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la menthe

) #783 of 2,833 Restaurants in Lyon ££ - £££ French, European
15 rue Merciere, 69002, Lyon, France
+33 4 72 56 05 01
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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French, European
££ - £££
15 rue Merciere, 69002, Lyon, France
Neighbourhood: Cordeliers - Jacobins
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Admitted we arrived quiet late ar 22.20 but opening hrs showed 23.30. We were ignored the first five minutes and upon approaching somebody to ask, he said it was quiet late so we have to order the plates straight away without the starters. We agreed...More

Thank marabamberg
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Lucky enough to walk past on an evening stroll. The welcome was warm and the restaurant is an inviting space. Loved the food and the friendly ladies who served us. Will go back when we return to Lyon.

Thank SoTi
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Early evening, we were heading back to the popular eating area and looking for somewhere with a good selection of non-meat dishes. This little restaurant was perfect. Great food, good and friendly service and eclectic seating. It filled up quickly and luckily there was more...More

Thank jss359
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

A friend recommended this place to have a romnatic dinner in a cosy and lovely place. There aren't many tables (maybe 10) so it is better to book. On Saturday they do not accept bookings, however if you go there around 8:30 you will be...More

Thank mary1909
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Loved loved loved it. Great menu options and food is excellent. Friendly service and cute place. Strongly recommended!

Thank Belgaboy77
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We had a late night meal here after the rugby. An unexpected funky little spot on the edge of the street. We ate a la carte. Do not miss the St Marecelin cheese here...the best we found all weekend. The staff were very attentive and...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Chanced upon this restaurant as we were walking to see st nizier church. As soon as its midday the crowds come in. I'm not sure how the poor lady runs both floors of the restaurant with little assistance from the kitchen. Great food selections from...More

Thank cpr2exs
Reviewed 29 April 2016

This is a small restaurant in Lyon. It is intimate and the seating is covered in varied French fabrics. I will start with the basics. My husband is still dreaming about his beef burgundy, which was so well prepared. The potatoes and country vegetables added...More

Thank diane f
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We chanced upon this little restaurant on a Saturday evening and glad we did. Cosy atmosphere, good service and great food to match. Echoing some of the previous reviews, the mixed starter (all veggie) was fantastic, which gave a taster of all the starters on...More

Thank RogerRug71
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

You absolutly have to eat the mixed plate of starters . Delicios !!! Fair Prices ... If you want to enjoy great local dishes ,- la menthe is the right place !

Thank allest629
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Sophie C
bonjour, je suis Sophie,je suis désolé , vous n'avez rien aimé,et j'en suis vraiment attristé. mais je tiens a répondre; La souris d'agneau n'est pas sous vide elle est cuisinée par la cuisinière nous n’utilisons aucune sauce toute faite ,pour les desserts dans la farandole le moelleux ,la crème brûlée et salade de fruits sont maison nous faisons aussi notre tiramisu,crumble et tarte praline et NON nous n'achetons pas des desserts chez Metro par contre il est bien préciser sur la carte la que la tarte normande,tarte citron et tatin sont traiteur ; en aucun cas non plat sont acheter sous vide nous ne sommes pas parfait ,nous avions surement fais des erreurs trop salé trop cuit PEUT ETRE mais dire que tous est acheter chez METRO .....ON ECRIT PAS DE TEL INSULTE SANS SAVOIR je suis attentive au critique car ca fait toujours avancer tout est fais maison sinon c'est précisez Cordialement Me Coudant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 rue Merciere, 69002, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Cordeliers - Jacobins
  • Neighbourhood: Cordeliers - Jacobins
  • Phone Number: +33 4 72 56 05 01
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