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Cafe Lyon

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366 Pacific Hwy, Lindfield, Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales 2070, Australia
+61 2 9416 5026
Today
18:00 - 23:30
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Tue - Sat 18:00 - 23:30
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a great restaurant. No 2 ways about this- ambience, service, food, wine and value- are best on the north shore. But.....it would be nice if they would change the menu a bit more. That's my view, but given the amazing popularity and number of return guests, it's seems most don't agree. Lindfield is pretty conservative

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Thank MJB2065
Stewkley, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A family visit of six people to the Cafe Lyon proved to be a great success and enjoyed by all. One should not be put off by its location adjacent to a main Highway as once inside there is a completely different atmosphere. This was a first visit and the cafe was full to capacity so booking is strongly advised.... More 

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Thank Neil D
Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Restaurants come and go; initially many open with a flourish but soon service wanes and food quality follows. I'm glad to say Cafe Lyon isn't one of those. Having walked from a disappointing venue, we were greeted warmly, and seated quite quickly considering the late hour and the still busy restaurant. The oysters were surprisingly good for Pacifics, and the... More 

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Sydney
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Little gem at the north shore near home. Must say the light in the restaurant is gorgeous that is quite warm and soft. Tables are quite close to each other but not noisy at all. Food. Dishes are excellent perfect taste and portion. Must try soufflés with coffee,beautifully ends the dinner. Service. It is friendly and good enough.

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Thank Flora Y
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A large group of friends chose Cafe Lyon for a very special occasion where we were well served, provided with tasty interesting dishes while the staff were friendly and helpful. I am looking forward to a return visit.

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Thank Carolle M
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fussy north-shore menu but the food was okay. Over attentive service is something I don't seek but at least we were spared the pleasure of filling our own wineglasses. My group's opinion was very positive, however, so maybe I expected too much. The set menus seem a good idea and provide reasonable cost options.

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Thank govan4me
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I love Cafe Lyon! Always fabulous service and beautifully crafted food. They do excellent winery and themed dinners. I have been a regular diner since they opened. Lovely wine list and customer friendly booking and seating hours. They do a divine soufflé! I just wish they would go back to their yummy pommes frittes, simple beautiful French fries ( no... More 

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Thank Sharon W
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104 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Top notch restaurant.. Sumptuous food, so delicious - zucchini flowers for an entree, barramundi as a main and the mango soufflé as dessert. The soufflé is to die for, so flavoursome and light... Excellent service by staff and beautiful private room. Even if I have to be picky, I just can't find anything negative. The whole dining experience was faultless.... More 

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Thank Zebusha
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Always consistent, great food and wonderful service. Excellent for lunch or dinner. Highly recommended.

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Bogota, Colombia
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Went to celebrate a birthday and had an amazing dinner, food was really delicious from entrees to dessert. The service was very good, very attentive and they were really thoughtful with the dessert for the birthday person. We will definitely be back :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 366 Pacific Hwy, Lindfield, Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales 2070, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Ku-ring-gai  >  Lindfield
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9416 5026

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