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La Gargotte

15 Rue Royale, 69001 Lyon, France
+33 4 78 28 79 20
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Ranked #21 of 2,269 Restaurants in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Fri 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Southport, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Nine of us in town for a conference ate here based on Tripadvisor reviews. As ever a wise choice. Ivan was a terrific host. Enthusiasm is so contagious. Lovely food, not too much choice so each dish was excellent. Really reasonable wine, tremendous value wine all served by staff who were so pleasant. We loved it and if any of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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200 reviews 200 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This restaurant was quite a surprise....it looks to be a very casual eatery that serves good but not outstanding food and certainly the price, 26 euros for three courses, backs that up. So much for preconceived notions. Ivan meets everyone at the door with a handshake and warm greeting. He has a very earnest puppy dog manner, you have to... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My daughter has come to live in Lyon for 6 months. By way of an introduction to local and cosy restaurants we ended up booking a table at this establishment . We were not disappointed. The restaurant is lovely and tucked away 2 mins from the river. It's chef/ patron is a charming guy called Ivan whom worked under marco... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Awesome experience dining here. One of the previous reviewers mentioned the amuse bouche, was outstanding. Def a deal for 3 courses and 26 euros. It's a neighborhood restaurant that the locals go.

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Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

After being really disappointed with some mediocre food and service in the usual tourist areas over the past few days, we ate here at La Gargotte in Rue de Royale tonight after reading local recommendations. We highly recommend this small well run and traditional Lyon restaurant. The value for money will astound you! The owner is enthusiastic and charming, and... More 

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Grasse, France
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82 reviews 82 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Chef is a young and ambitious guy - he delivers excellent service. Food is good there - not top top but good, apart from his foie gras - this starter dish beats all foie gras that we had in our live - and we had already a lot of foie gras in our live (including in California where there is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We had a great experience here. A warm welcome, very fine foods, all at affordable prices and a really sympathetic owner. A must!

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Brescia, Italy
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Went there during a road trip. It was amazingly good (exactly as you expect French cuisine to be) and at a very reasonable price (we were on a tight budget). Tables were so close that we even started chatting with our 'neighbors', who suggested us what to eat. A very friendly atmosphere and staff. We would definitely go back when... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Our last night in town was spent at our favorite restaurant in Lyon. Food was delicious. We had a great bottle of Guigal's Cornas. The chef was totally entraining. The place was bustling with locals. We had several courses, and everything was reasonably price. Go to try this place if you want to get off the beaten path and have... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

On a recent trip to Lyon, my goddaughter and I decided to take the advise of our AirBnB hosts and visit La Gargotte. We enjoyed a fabulous meal in this intimate space. The food was prepared with care, blending a variety of ingredients to produce delightful dishes. We also loved the artistry put into the presentation of the dishes. While... More 

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Additional Information about La Gargotte

Address: 15 Rue Royale, 69001 Lyon, France
Phone Number: +33 4 78 28 79 20
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon
Open Hours:
Tuesday 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: French

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