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Brasserie Francotte - CLOSED

Place des Celestins, 69002, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 37 38 64
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good49%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
11 Jul 2015
“Very good food, in a classy upscale neighborhood”
25 Jun 2015
“Recommend ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Place des Celestins, 69002, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 11 July 2015

This Brasserie located at Le Place Celestins , has been in business since 1920 . It has a small menu , plus daily specials , and has the same chef for many years . It's set across from , and on the sidewalk of a...More

Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

My colleagues and I came over from London for a conference. Based on Trip Advisor, we decided to come here. Great food and romantic setting, would highly recommend

Thank Ross W
Reviewed 8 June 2015

I had veal kidneys and my wife had the fresh cod. Both well prepared. The kidneys were ample and stronger than where I enjoyed them at home. The fish was excellent. Service friendly, helpful to us non French speaking customers. No trouble to recommend and...More

Thank nsvancouver
Reviewed 6 June 2015

We ate at Francotte while staying at adjacent Hotel des Artistes. Service is friendly and helpful. Decor is pretty standard French Brasserie. The wine list is well-chosen and reasonable in price. We had a light meal of steak tartar and broiled cod. Both were well...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2015

I went twice to this Brasserie on my recent visit to Lyon because it was almost next to my hotel and was highly recommended by a friend. The lunch was excellent (sweetbreads), and so was the dinner, a combination of shrimp and pork. It was...More

Thank YMRob
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

When we booked, the hosts told us they were used to having pre-performances customers for the theatre nearby. Although we repeated three times we were expected at the theatre at eight, we were five minutes late : we coudn't get in the theatre on time...More

Thank PierreM69003
Reviewed 29 January 2015

nice and freindly staff,, attentive - we both enjoyed the food and the location near our hotel - can eat earlier than traditonal restaurants which we like

Thank AlanONYC
Reviewed 10 December 2014

We are fish eaters and often struggle to find good fresh fish properly cooked (ie still moist inside). This restaurant succeeded on both accounts and we had a great meal which we thoroughly enjoyed. Highly recommended.

Thank achsah
Reviewed 23 October 2014

We ate there two nights in a row, which is quite contrary to our "cannot go back policy". It was so nice.the first time that we wanted to return. The service was superb and the atmosphere is warm and friendly. Our entrees were excellent and...More

Thank Pat S
mp090410, Propriétaire at Brasserie Francotte, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2014

We were very pleased to read that you had good tim in our restaurant. It was a pleasure to see you twice in our place. Thanks for your message on Tripadvisor, it was very kind of you.Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 22 September 2014

We had dinner here and it was one of the best we had while in France for two weeks. They accommodated my sister who is a vegetarian. My mother had the cod and said it was the best seafood she has ever had and we...More

Thank Courtnie E
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Restaurant Details

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USD 23 - USD 45
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place des Celestins, 69002, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 37 38 64
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