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112 cours Charlemagne | Centre Commercial Confluence, 69002, Lyon, France
+33 4 72 77 75 40
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12:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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New Zealand
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687 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We had a problem finding somewhere open on the weekend but this place was and the service and food were ok but not memorable

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Thank Narziss
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Had a meal here on Sunday afternoon as our hotel restaurant closed between 1400 and 1900 each day. The commercial centre was recommended by our hotel receptionist. Am so glad we spoke to him. This is a very modern American style diner but with French flair. We were quickly shown to our table and menus were brought right away. We... More 

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Larne, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

When we arrived the staff seated us quickly and took our order. The food didnt take to long to be served, the only down side was that the sides we had ordered were cold. The steaks themselves were cooked to order and really tender.

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Province of Barcelona, Spain
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158 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

Ideal on summer time. Great view at the terrace. Expensive food for the quality that you recieve. The service is ok.

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Thank mpous78
Vienna, Austria
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111 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

Quality of beef average and cooking without much taste.Male waiter neither helpful nor friendly. Part of the order has been forgotten. Not very tidy. Much better restaurants nearby.

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Thank Reiserebekka
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

I loved this place. We went along on a warm evening and sat on the terrace at the back. It was lively and informal and had a great general feeling about it. The view over the river as we ate, the lights shimmering on the water, it all helped to make the evening a really good experience. it looked good... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Excellent service with all staff speaking impeccable English. Drinks and snacks were served quickly and our order was brought to the table in good time. The food was really tasty though my steak was just a little too chewy to be considered for 5 stars. The dessert choice consisted of typical French offerings or Ben & Jerry sundaes. Delicious!

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Thank Mike P
Lyon, France
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172 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

Went there with the children. Staff was not super friendly, but expected in France. Good is ok, portion is generous. Nothing particularly special but ok for 'treat' meal after a movie.

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Thank Ratna_BSBL
Lyon, France
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Shocking! Arrived at 12.45, served at 2pm. Dirty tables around us not cleaned, staff acting like all is normal. It was my daughter's birthday and completely ruined. To finish it all off, when the kids food eventually arrived it was blatantly under cooked. This was the worst restaurant experience to date - my advice: avoid

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Thank olimar
Lausanne, Switzerland
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

It was not as bad as expected for restaurant in a shopping mall. We ate there simply because it was located closest to the movie theater and my son requested. I had a burger which did not look so good when it came but the bread and meat were surprisingly fresh and tasty. The wine I had (red, côte du... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Steakhouse, Grill, Barbecue, European
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 cours Charlemagne | Centre Commercial Confluence, 69002, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 72 77 75 40

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?