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Leon de Lyon

1st 1 rue Pleney, 69001, Lyon, France
+33 4 72 10 11 12
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“porc” (3 reviews)
“foie gras” (7 reviews)
“quenelle” (6 reviews)
Opens in 9 min
French, European
1st 1 rue Pleney, 69001, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

nice old institution in the heart of the town. We tried the traditional plates like Cunelle and andouillette but we didn't like. the bright side is that we had the opportunity to try. great service

Thank gusvour
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A traditional brasserie and a top quality one. Everything we ate was delicious. Service was friendly and quick. The restaurant is divided into a series of attractive rooms.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Considering all the great eateries in Lyon having visited Leon I dont think I would go back. The food was Ok but you can get spectacular food in Lyon so OK is not really meeting the mark. Get the impression it used to be a...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Leon de Lyon after seeing a mention in the otherwise reliable "Where chefs eat". It was an entertaining evening that started with a glass of kir royale bouncing across the table. (Why did none of the male waiters step in to assist...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Finding a good restaurant in Lyon can be a daunting task because there are so many or, it can be easy because there are so many good restaurants. This one was a good choice. We ate at a table outside in the pedestrians only street....More

Thank Fred A
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Nice atmosphere, great location and the food was not superb There are less famouse lower cost places in Lyon which serve better food

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

We were looking for a restaurant for Monday night dinner, an evening when many restaurants are closed. Our first choice was in the middle of a rehab. We happened to walk by Leon of Lyon and remembered a good meal there in 1990. It's a...More

Thank carole l
Reviewed 31 July 2018

It is always a challenge to try and find a restaurant that is suitable for 2 couples in a new city with no knowledge of the area, I always turn to TRIPADVISOR for guidance therefore I feel its important to share my experience and view...More

Thank Katie G
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Had lunch on arrival last Sunday. 3 of us had the menu with. Very good beef. I had the veal piccata with lovely complimentary flavour but a wee bit tough. Followed by local cheeses. Service ok

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 18 June 2018

An "institution" of a restaurant that certainly rests on its laurels. Definitely the dining low point of my week in France last month. The seasonal asparagus starter was tough and unimaginative and pretty expensive. My veal rillette was okay, but wasn't braised quite long enough...More

Thank Adam W
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Yes, dogs are allowed in our restaurant. Best regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1st 1 rue Pleney, 69001, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Terreaux - Bat D'argent
  • Neighbourhood: Terreaux - Bat D'argent
  • Phone Number: +33 4 72 10 11 12
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