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La Gargotte

15 rue Royale, 69001, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 28 79 20
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
20:00 - 23:00All hours
French, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
15 rue Royale, 69001, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 18 November 2013

This restaurant is only open at nights. We went there on a Satuday night and it was very busy. We had to wait quite a while between dishes. Having said that, it was delicious when arrived. The waiters try very hard to explain everything in...More

1  Thank melanie77777
Reviewed 23 October 2013

We made a reservation, the place is really full on the weekends. The menú is very nice, with some delic things, apart of the traditional lyonais cuisine, but with some dishes really good and originals. The waiters explain for you eveything, trying to make you...More

Thank mmssmm
Reviewed 17 October 2013

At the beginning of Rue Royale are a cluster of restaurants and cafes, so when visitors are looking for a restaurant for dinner and don't have reservations, they normally chose a place here - however if you just walk a little further up the street...More

1  Thank markandsue-84
Reviewed 22 September 2013

If you are going to stop in Lyon, make sure you eat here. Ivan is a fantastic host. We arrived late, without reservations, when the restaurant was very busy. He made room for us nonetheless. He took the time to explain everything on the menu....More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 21 September 2013

The owner is a chasrm to speak with, though the staff run constantly all night, at no time were we left without service. The two people who work in the resto care for their customers and for the food they serve. The place still mostly...More

Thank marc8lange
Reviewed 13 July 2013

La gargotte is a beautiful little restaurant, interior has been done with great taste, owners have created a very pleasant atmosphere with that. Adding to that was the enthusiatic and pleasant service by la gargotte's owner (and unfotunately also the restauramt's only front of the...More

1  Thank Roel B
Reviewed 2 July 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our night at La Gargotte! Ivan was a tremendous host who made us feel special. He took the time to explain the menu, and chatted with us about his life and experiences. The quality of the food was second-to-none, and the dessert...More

Thank Rach_Livi
Reviewed 18 June 2013

First off, the food is absolutely amazing. I love the location. Easily reachable by metro, next to a park, and a scenic walk. There were very few tourists like us wandering around down there, it felt like a very genuine Lyon experience, one without the...More

Thank JohnHodges77
Reviewed 16 June 2013

Thanks to Tripadvisor we found this restaurant on the way back from Paris to the cote d'azur. This was the only one of the top 20 that booked us in at 1 hour notice ! Lyon must have a cuisine francy population or no economical...More

Thank globaltravellerworld
Reviewed 9 June 2013

Our experience at La Gargotte was superb. Ivan was an ever gracious host who was as passionate about his food as he was in ensuring we were satisfied with our evening there. We were greeted warmly, served a fantastic meal accompanied with great wine and...More

Thank Peligroraton
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Questions & Answers
16 July 2017|
Response from ivan p | Property representative |
Hello, We will be pleased to welcome you on 29/7 at La gargotte Lyon 1. As vegetarian, we could suggest you 1) bean and cocomilk cream 2) pleurote (mushroom) risotto with on side bit of vegetable or just pleurote... More
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Janet Gilligan R
18 June 2016|
Response from ivan p | Property representative |
No problem. Hope to see you one day :) Ivan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
20:00 - 23:00
20:00 - 23:00
20:00 - 23:00
20:00 - 23:00
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 rue Royale, 69001, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 28 79 20
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