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“Bad place” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lyon Cafe

Lyon Cafe
Ranked #89 of 138 Restaurants in Kandy
Cuisines: Asian, Sri Lankan
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Antwerp, Belgium
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376 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 383 helpful votes
“Bad place”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2012

The restaurant was recommended by the Lonely Planet but it was really bad. There are some construction workings going on, so there is only place in the Chinese resto. There was really a bad smell and there was not enough light to eat good. The food was not tasty or special. It's a dirty place because the cloth on table was filthy.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Czech first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
uk
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Friendly service and good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2012

Ate at the Lyon twice during our 3 night stay in Kandy ,there were two sections to the resturant one that serves alcohol and one that doesnt so you have a choice ,as we enjoy a beer with our meal went in that section, the service was good we enjoyed devilled chicken one night and chicken with cashew nuts the second visit both were plentiful and delicious.There was some work going on on the first floor during our visit so only the second floor open.The cost of the food was very reasonable,we were staying at the sevana guest house which is on the same road ,a one minute walk so very convinient for us.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Brian N S
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“food was not that tasty”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2012

the special was not that tasty....would have been better...portions are not enough..

Visited March 2012
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Thank misha b
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3 reviews
“Fine”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2012

Food is da best we can except in dis restaurant but service is terrible I hate it good place sit and eat nice atmosphere

    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Zelushanth
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NJ
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Been a long time - But never been beat”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2012

I spent a lot of time at the Cafe Lyon in 1986. Lots of great dishes if your taste buds can handle some serious spice. My favorite dish was the Cashew Chicken. I've had Cashew Chicken many times since, but never anywhere as good.

Visited April 2011
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Thank OldCorp
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