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Le Poelon d'Or

29 rue des Remparts D Ainay, 69002, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 37 65 60
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“quenelle” (16 reviews)
“pain perdu” (3 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
29 rue des Remparts D Ainay, 69002, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Don't be put off by the title of the review, albeit we felt we were being rushed the food was lovely. Make sure you book a table as it fills up quickly, we did book via the internet and had a confirmation which we fortunately...More

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been looking for a good Bouchon in Lyon but suspicious of potential tourist traps in the old town, and also wanted something with a broader menu as someone in our party doesn't eat red meat - a challenge for a Bouchon! This place was...More

1  Thank Andyabz
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I was back au Poelon d'Or in June 2017, as I find it is the best place in Lyon to try Lyon food and especially a Quenelle! Quenelle, saucisson chaud were excellent. Do save some space for dessert or a St Marcellin cheese! Highly recommended

Thank Guillaume R
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Good traditional local dishes served in a very cosy environment. Not much attention is given to details. They serve you pretty fast and expect you to order in the same manner..which is not very fair for the foreigners. Food is OK but I would not...More

Thank Amkunt
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We ate inside the restaurant and the atmosphere was very friendly. The duck & orange salad was great & we all had the Onglet de boeuf which was tender & full of flavour.

Thank _helenfox64
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This is a place that is maybe suffering from being a bit of a tourist trap. I thought the food was OK, but nothing great. It's cooked to a stereo type. My beef was really very bad. My partner tried the sausage which was much...More

Thank btvdan
PoelonDor, Propriétaire at Le Poelon d'Or, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

We're confused that you compare our Lyonnaise Cuisine to a colleague who proposes gastronomic cuisine. We're are not a Restaurant Gastronomic but a BOUCHON LYONNAIS. You do not seem to have understood the meaning, and the history of our cooking and, we are sorry that...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017

We had an outstanding lunch! Excellent, traditional Lyonaise dishes that were well-prepared and nicely presented. The crowd was almost entirely locals. Close to the Musee des Tissues.

Thank BigJNK
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

If I were to form a Monday night club, where friends and visitors would socialize and enjoy excellent food, this would be my recommended permanent venue. The food is consistently excellent, the service first class, and the ambiance very amenable. I chose the set menu...More

Thank ZanderAustralia
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

A very pleasant environment with very friendly service. Easily located close to the Rhone river. Very Lyonnais menu: an outstanding salad with juicy lardons et a perfectly cooked egg. Also the quenelle and the ravioles were really good!

Thank Marco R
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

The food wasn't bad but nothing special. Starters were good, mains small and boring and the deserts almost felt bought. The environment was nice but I would personally not recommend the restaurant.More

Thank Kardouni
PoelonDor, Propriétaire at Le Poelon d'Or, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

We are sorry that do not know how to us appreciate our cooking of Lyon. It is about a simple and home-made cooking. Our desserts are home-made, and it is a real pity that your papillae did not know how to recognize them :-) !...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
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19:30 - 22:00
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12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 rue des Remparts D Ainay, 69002, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Carnot - Gailleton
  • Neighbourhood: Carnot - Gailleton
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 37 65 60
The whole team is happy to welcome you from Monday to Friday for you to discover a fine an genuine cuisine from LYON, at the heart of the Ainay quarter.Member of the "Authentique Bouchon Lyonnais" association
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