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) #11 of 2,836 Restaurants in Lyon ££ - £££ French, European
8 rue Danton | 69003, 69003, Lyon, France
+33 4 37 48 00 10
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European
££ - £££
8 rue Danton | 69003, 69003, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

There was nothing to fault our experience at Le Danton. From the friendly welcome through three excellent courses for the three of us, it was the care taken in the preparation and presentation of the dishes which really stood out. The vibrant atmosphere added to...More

Thank Geoff S
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We booked lunch, precisely timed between two train journeys, and arriving late and knocking over a wine glass within seconds of our arrival we were still met with cordiality. Steak tartare can say a lot about a bistro and we were surprised that this one...More

Thank Gourmand1962
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We called at lunch time to book a table for that evening and were just in time – this is a small restaurant which is very popular, so I’d suggest booking up well in advance to be sure of getting a table. While eating there...More

Thank Niel-Wolverhampton
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

The food here's awesome and so tasty. The server was really nice and speaks English. Will definitely recommend this place to others visiting Lyon.

1  Thank Shouan W
Reviewed 14 May 2016

We weren't able to eat here, as reservations were not available during our stay. However, the people were so incredibly kind to us that I simply must add a good review. We came to the restaurant hoping to eat, as the hotel concierge said there...More

2  Thank gardengumby
Reviewed 7 April 2016

I recently spent two weeks in Europe visiting 10 cities, eating out everyday, and I must say this was the best dinner I had during that two weeks! I always loved food in Lyon from my previous visit, hence my expectation was high. When I...More

3  Thank Hamham730
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Happened across this restaurant purely by chance. We had expected our last meal in Lyon to be in one of the better restaurants in the Old town. But my wife wasn't feeling well and didn't want to travel very far. We were staying near Gare...More

4  Thank PRAdam
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Excellent restaurant from all points of view : the service is very good, the atmosphere is nice, and the food is just amazing ! The meats are very very slow cooked wich made them so tender. I ate the chicken and it was the best...More

2  Thank Pauline J
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Danton was simply the best restaurant I have ever been to in my life. We got the 5 course meal. Each course was absolutely sensational. The meat was the best meat I have ever eaten. It was so tender, flavorful, and it just melts in...More

2  Thank Anna B
Reviewed 7 December 2015

One of our friends had recommended us this restaurant. Unfortunately the food was not good as we expected. We have chosen the entree as a gamas dish and the main with a beef. They are just ok. The sauce of the beef was nothing special....More

3  Thank Setsuko61
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$52
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 rue Danton | 69003, 69003, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 37 48 00 10
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