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Le Poelon d'Or

) #56 of 2,853 Restaurants in Lyon $$ - $$$ French, European
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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“foie gras” (8 reviews)
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French, European
$$ - $$$
29 rue des Remparts D Ainay, 69002, Lyon, France
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11 - 20 of 85 reviews

Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I was back at the Poêlon d'or in January 2017 and my previous reviews are still holding up: it's a great place for enjoying lyon food! This time I tried the foie gras with artichoke, which was a surprising and delicious combination. I also had...More

Thank Guillaume R
Reviewed 26 January 2017

À nice restaurant with specialties from Lyon and its region. People are nice and the quality and quantity of products are very good too.

Thank Audrey7969
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The wine and potatoes "au gratin" were very good. The meat (beef) was of a good quality but tasteless. The dessert was ok. The waiter (seem to be the chief waiter on the 14th of January) made us feel anxious since the beggining of our...More

Thank Monogiannes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

One of the few certified "authentic" bouchons in Lyon. This is simple food done extremely well. It is a lot more basic than some of the other restaurants in town, but offers what people define as traditional Lyonnaise cuisine. Service was somewhat flippant and borderline...More

Thank mattyhirsch
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

The people in there are extremely friendly. They don't speak fluent english but have tried their hardest to help us. I had the beef ribs (which was a special dish) and creme brûlée and it was so delicious. Highly recommend. The price is also reasonable...More

Thank Mg C
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Good ambience, great food and value for money. Restaurant serves Lyonnaise dishes. Would recommend and return again. Restaurant was busy so would suggest booking rather than risk walking in - especially at the weekend.

Thank wedd
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

When I thought of a favorite bouchon to introduce a friend to Lyonnaise cuisine, this establishment was the natural choice. For starters I enjoyed the wonderful foie gras with artichoke heart and we shared a pot of very fresh Beaujolais nouveau. The pate was superb...More

1  Thank ZanderAustralia
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I went to Le Poelon d'Or twice on my recent trip to Lyon, both because it was a block from my Airbnb, and because the food was excellent. The waitstaff is friendly, and it has a nice neighborhood ambience. The Salade Lyonnaise was outstanding; the...More

1  Thank paperclips6135
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by the hotel staff. The restaurant serves traditional Lyonnaise fare. Had a shared entre of fois gras and artichoke which was sensational.Meals we chose were the special of Brest chicken in a morel sauce with rice and steak with potatoes...More

Thank George D
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Our hotel recommended this place and made a reservation for us. Best meal we had on our two week trip traveling Spain and France. Very authentic. Every course and drink was amazing. We left incredibly full and happy. We recommend visiting here.

1  Thank victoriaann77
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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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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