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L'Instant Fromage

) #7 of 2,853 Restaurants in Lyon ££ - £££ French, European
31 Rue Sainte Helene, 69002, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 92 93 54
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“salami” (3 reviews)
“tartine” (7 reviews)
“salads” (8 reviews)
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French, European
££ - £££
31 Rue Sainte Helene, 69002, Lyon, France
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

CHEEEEEEEESSSEEEE!!!! A very simple unassuming spot that makes for a great lunch bite. This place is run by a very enthusiastic bunch. They are very happy to explain all the menu options, particularly the cheese plates which of course... hey it's called Fromage right? Wine...More

Thank VADCMDtonian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right in the centre of Lyon, small restaurant with plenty of character. I went early for lunch to avoid crowds. We travel with two babies and its always difficult to find a spacious table in a small restaurant. It was not a problem to acomodate...More

2  Thank gsakis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is an awesome place the mixed fromage and charcut plat is amazing, you can rely on the waiter's taste to put it together.:)

Thank zsenyaulicka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for two dinners during our stay. The service is great. One of the owners/servers recommends cheeses and wines if requested. He is very knowledgeable. Just trust him. He was right on! Very small place, I would recommend to go early or make...More

Thank Marianne S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We decided to visit L'Instant Fromage after a recommendation we got while doing a wine tour to the Beaujelais. We got a friendly welcome and were seated immediately. Kiki explained the menu to us and we opted for the mixed platter. After the blink of...More

Thank MatsNL
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I live in Lyon and love to visit this spot for a great lunch at a nice price. The guys who run this resto are so nice and friendly and will speak english if you need help. The food and wine is great and the...More

Thank ARH1220
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Omg we looked on ta for A place to eat near where we were going to be. We came up with L' instant frommage. It couldn't of been more perfect. I have a couple glasses of wine my wife had a beer we shared a...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Small and cozy with a lot of atmosphere and super friendly staff. It's a heaven for cheese lovers with a huge selection and high quality. Next to the cheese you can have more than decent ham/sausage/salami or salads and soups. To really enjoy, you should...More

Thank 50viaggiallanno
Reviewed 13 December 2016

A lovely place to have lunch. Great wine, super nice cheese and meat platter and really helpful staff who are happy to assist. Would advise getting there before 12.30 because it was full when we left. Really nice place!

Thank almcilrath
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

People who love cheese: go there!! We enjoyed a mixed plate with three sorts of cheese and two sorts of dried meat - accompanied by fresh bread and the waiter's recommendation for red wine. Will go there again, definitely!!

Thank Kathrin K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Rue Sainte Helene, 69002, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Carnot - Gailleton
  • Neighbourhood: Carnot - Gailleton
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 92 93 54
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