We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 2,307 Lyon Restaurants

Brasserie Francotte

Place des Celestins, 69002 Lyon, France
04 78 37 38 64
Website
Improve this listing
Reserve a Table Online
Ranked #686 of 2,307 Restaurants in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $45
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Write a Review

116 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    44
    49
    12
    7
    4
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Ardsley on Hudson, NY
Top Contributor
229 reviews 229 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

nice and freindly staff,, attentive - we both enjoyed the food and the location near our hotel - can eat earlier than traditonal restaurants which we like

Was this review helpful? Yes
Yorkshire
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We are fish eaters and often struggle to find good fresh fish properly cooked (ie still moist inside). This restaurant succeeded on both accounts and we had a great meal which we thoroughly enjoyed. Highly recommended.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Napa, California, United States
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We ate there two nights in a row, which is quite contrary to our "cannot go back policy". It was so nice.the first time that we wanted to return. The service was superb and the atmosphere is warm and friendly. Our entrees were excellent and desserts were exceptional. Owner recognized us from night before and appreciated our return visit. I... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
mp090410, Propriétaire at Brasserie Francotte, responded to this review

We were very pleased to read that you had good tim in our restaurant. It was a pleasure to see you twice in our place. Thanks for your message on Tripadvisor, it was very kind of you.Hope to see you again. More 

Port Orchard, Washington
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We had dinner here and it was one of the best we had while in France for two weeks. They accommodated my sister who is a vegetarian. My mother had the cod and said it was the best seafood she has ever had and we live in Seattle. They were very pleasant and helpful as we don't speak much french.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Milan, Italy
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

really the best breakfast that you can have in town and anywhere home made marmalades, croissants, fruit salad, coffee in a nice potterie, with a warm atmosphere and a lovely waitress I've done it a lot of times, every time I go to lyon I have to take breakfast there. The thing I don't like is the new stuff on... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Killingworth, CT
Top Contributor
164 reviews 164 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The Brasserie Francotte was good but not one of the best meals ever. Set on a pretty square in a pleasant part of Lyon, the restaurant seemed slightly formal. The dishes are prepared with great care and the presentation is creative and pleasing. Scallops were good but could have been more tender and sweet. The avocado pancake fell a little... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Schaffhausen
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We have spontaneously visited teh Brasserie Francotte during our stay in Lyon. We really got very surprised about it. The food was absolutely delicous. Probably the best food we had during our stay in Lyon. The staff was very friendly. We can really recommend the restaurant. And on our next stay in Lyon we will visit it again of course... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Forest Hill, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Brasserie Francotte is literally around the corner from the Hotel des Celestins, which makes it a wonderful place for dinner after a long day of flights from the USA. The food and the service were excellent. My wife, who speaks French, had called prior to our departure from home to make a reservation for our group of 8, but although... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Naples, Italy
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We arrived to this Brasserie following the TripAdvisor suggestions and the history behind this restaurant. The food was good and also the personnel is really careful of the persons. We eat an 'entrecôte' and a dessert. The meat was on the average while the desserts were superb. The wine, easy, was excellent. The price of the dinner was a little... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Verona
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Excellent but not outstanding. The brasserie is good, good wine and good food too. (But I would have expected better) Interesting location and tipical environment.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Brasserie Francotte also viewed

 

Been to Brasserie Francotte? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Brasserie Francotte

Address: Place des Celestins, 69002 Lyon, France
Phone Number: 04 78 37 38 64
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 23 - 45

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Brasserie Francotte staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?