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34, cours Franklin Roosevelt, 69006, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 24 08 52
11:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Not quite sure why this restaurant doesn't get more attention. Every dish we had was spectacular, the service was attentive, the portions were extremely generous and well-priced, and the atmosphere is Old World elegance to the 10th degree. If eating light is your thing, you'll struggle here, but for those who like it old fashioned and classically French, it's a... More 

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TheodoreLyon, Gérant at Le Theodore, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, It was a real pleasure to have you with us ! Le Théodore More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

We had a lovely meal here last week for four people and they were very nice! Wonderful food and the wine pairing was wonderful. We had my seven month old daughter with me and they were very child friendly. Do make a reservation for dinner, they fill up quickly after 7:30.

Thank Claire W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The bass and the tuna were excellent, grilled to perfection. Not to forget the delicious ducks for the kids. The service was excellent and the waitress was very helpful. If you are in Lyon, you must try it out.

Thank Dany K
Paris, France
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

This is a super restaurant where we had lunch. We opted for the 'Menu du Jour' which was very reasonably priced along with a carafe of Côtes du Rhône wine. The food was excellent and the service was very friendly, professional and efficient. We will certainly return to this fine establishment when we're next in Lyon. Highly recommended!

Thank Marcus B
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

We had a lovely time here under the shade of the trees across the road from the restaurant. The service was very good. This was a 1st taste of authentic French food we were not disappointed, we ate the Cassolette of snails in Provence as an entree, they were divine, the entire menu was tasty and we were introduced to... More 

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east yorkshire
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

We had a lovely meal at this restaurant, sat outside on the evening. The food was well cooked and tasty with good selection of wines. Not over pricey either. Staff were friendly and very helpful. Worth a visit.

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Thonon les bains
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2014 via mobile

Nice brasserie decor. Spprakibg but somehow tasteless food. Sloppy service (on a busy saturday night though). Voila !

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Santa Rosa, California
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

We've been here a few times over the years, and decided this would be perfect for lunch. Nice outdoor patio - sheltered from the hustle and bustle of the street. The other diners all locals. Menu highlights - the Salad Lyonnaise (pity we can't find lardons in California) and the Clafoutis with crème anglaise! A relaxing enjoyable lunch -

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Melbourne, Australia
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564 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2013

This is not a tourist place so we liked it. We were a group of 6 for dinner on a very busy night but did not feel neglected by waiters. The service was good. A smallish menu - about 6-8 dishes each of meat, seafood and entree but they had some good value menus starting at 27€ for 3 courses.... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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55 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2013

I stayed in Lyon for a few days and on the last evening I wandered down the road, and took a right turn to cours Franklin Roosevelt. I wanted to eat but knew not what. So I saw this restaurant which catches your attention with it's outside red colour and well lit for that matter. Looked quite grand to me.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 37
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34, cours Franklin Roosevelt, 69006, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 24 08 52

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?