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Chez Paul

11 Rue Major Martin, 69001, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 28 35 83
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“prunes” (9 reviews)
“apple sauce” (5 reviews)
“beans” (8 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
11 Rue Major Martin, 69001, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Please don't visit here if 1) You don't like traditional French food. 2) You don't want to be seated next to a complete stranger. 3) You prefer quiet restaurants! Otherwise you'll leave a rubbish review and this place doesn't deserve it. The food is hearty...More

Thank GuyD-M
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We order a set with entrée, main course and deserts. Typical Lyonnaise food. We love it. Highly recommend the pork cheek with red wine. Really want to try again! A must try restaurant in Lyon

Thank maggieh1q84
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I was in Lyon for one week and ate here twice. Absolutely fantastic food and atmosphere. Both times I went for lunch and got the three course menu. Between me and my friends I tasted almost every dish on the menu. The quenelle was absolutely...More

Thank Wunderwood98
Reviewed 11 September 2017

While the staff speak English and offer menus in English, the food is unrelentingly typical local dishes served in the traditional way. The focus on meat from all parts of the animal may be challenging for some but if you're keen to try typical Lyonnaise...More

Thank shaneenmcglinchey
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I chose this place casually and I was very lucky. A real local restaurant different from other more touristic, a proof of this was the presence of a family from Lyon at the table next to mine. I chose the lunch menu for 20€, very...More

Thank Mikelone B
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Went with a group and we chose the two course, main and dessert for 17 euro. While the main was very nice it wasn't outstanding.however the shared deserts were delicious. Just like mum used to make. Big huge share desserts. Reckon the prunes were the...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 3 June 2017

From a set of very reasonable priced menus, you are presented the whole bowl of starters, very large main course, delicious desserts. Very nice atmosphere, highly recommended.

Thank Philippe L
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We ordered the Grand Plate: shared entrees, choice of mains, shared desserts and choice of cheese. Accompanied by lovely fresh bread. A lovely dish of homemade pork scratchings went down well. We overate on the delicious entrees (various meats and 7 shared bowls), struggled to...More

Thank Jacquetta M
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Des ingredients de qualite, une carte variee, des plats copieux et surtout delicieux, un service tres agreable et une patronne au top, le tout a un prix raisonnable...que demander de plus?! A ne pas manquer si vous cherchez un bon bouchon sur Lyon. Quality ingredients,...More

Thank clauxmoi
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Went there with some friends. The ambiance is great and the food is local. Quality and quantity are present. A great experience, you should try.

Thank Antoine E
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Nicola G
18 October 2017|
Response from GuyD-M | Reviewed this property |
Probably not. The menu is very traditional Lyonnaise in style, ie very/all meat based!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Rue Major Martin, 69001, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Terreaux - Bat D'argent
  • Neighbourhood: Terreaux - Bat D'argent
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 28 35 83
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Le restaurant comporte deux salles avec possibilite de privatisation pour les groupes (55 et 70 personnes) avec des formules speciales.
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