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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
18:00 - 23:30
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Tue - Sat 18:00 - 23:30
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

Thank Sharon W
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102 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

Thank Zebusha
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank ToriValerie
Bogota, Colombia
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 :)

Thank Owenycaro
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51 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Recently went to Cafe Lyon for the first time for my parents wedding anniversary. The atmosphere, service and food was lovely. We really liked the way they have a simple menu and different options such as 2/3 course for a certain price. Would definitely recommend and return.

Thank ACSydney
Perth, Australia
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105 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Staying in Killara to consult doctors and looking for a dinner, I was not expecting much. Fortunately I came upon Cafe Lyon. An outstanding meal, nice wine by the glass and great service. I was delighted. Highly recommended

Thank Michael H
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The food was superb - French style making the most of great Australian produce. Service was friendly and attentive. Interesting wine list with excellent mix of Australian and French wines to complement the dishes. Able to get a wheelchair in too so added bonus

Thank JoW552
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

There is something about Cafe Lyons that reminds me of dining in France. The foods are amazing - deceptively shucked oysters served with a wonderful vinaigrette that complements the oyster's flavour. My main, the pan-seared barramundi was cooked to perfection with crispy skin. We ordered sides of chips and cauliflower gratin which was beautiful. I had the chocolate mousse with... More 

Thank Phil B
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Visited the place based on the positive feedback (on Tripadvisor), but left feeling rather underwhelmed. While the food was 'nice' the service was not up to scratch (maybe because it was a busy night ?). While it is a good restaurant, I believe there are better options for dinner in this price range.

Thank D D
Warrawee, New South Wales, Australia
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I have often driven past this restaurant but it is quite unassuming from the outside. We went there with a group of friends and had a lovely evening. The service was superb and the food and decor perfect. I was pleasantly surprised and will definitely go there again.

Thank Mel V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
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?