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Place des sens

5, place Edgar Quinet, 69006 Lyon, France
04 72 83 50 24
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Ranked #62 of 2,301 Restaurants in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $34 - $41
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thu - Sat 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Diner, French, Vegetarian, Organic
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: At the heart of Lyon, Place des Sens restaurant, owned by Matthieu Cesari, propose you a natural & original cuisine.Cooking at low temperatures, crisp vegetables in a wok, poached fish, certain products of biological origin ... Matthieu works in respect of the product and the preservation of vitamins.In a Zen & cosy atmosphere linked to Feng Shui, Matthew presents you with a menu that changes daily to the seasons.Note that painters and ceramists are regularly exposed in the restaurant.
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New York, USA
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Finding innovative vegetarian-friendly French cuisine in Lyon is nearly impossible, so when we ran across the reviews for Place des sens we were convinced we should give it a try and we couldn't be more pleased that we did! My dining companion (a full vegetarian) and I (a pescetarian) found Place des sens to be the perfect place for a... More 

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Lyon, France
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75 reviews 75 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I select this restaurant for dinner with my husband for his birthday because they offer organic food. Their menu is short and simple. The food as well as the restaurant decorations are not fancy, but somewhat natural and creative as printed in their name card. The thing we like most is that they use some of the organic ingredients to... More 

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Ontario, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I wanted to sample some of Lyon's renowned cuisine during a short stay in town, so I reserved a 7:30 pm table using the Fork about 2 weeks in advance of our visit on Saturday, Sept 27. This is a small cafe with limited seating away from the tourist hotspots (about a 40 minute stroll from Place Bellecour).Our waiter spoke... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We had an excellent dinner on the 6th of september. A three course meny that suited both vegetarians and others. We where very well welcomed and had a excellent servant who guided us through the dinner. Everything was top class. We highly recommend Place du Sense.

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New York City, New York
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We showed up without a reservation (although I would suggest having one) after my friend did some research and knew that they had vegetarian options for me, etc. They were kind enough to seat us even though it was coming to the end of the night and we did not have a reservation. We sat at a lovely little table... More 

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Washington, Virginia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Lovely atmosphere, excellent food. All courses are artistically arranged and delicious. A very elegant restaurant.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

The ambience was delightful, the service was friendly & helpful but the food was rather bland. Overall, we enjoyed the experience but it could have been much better if our food had been a bit more exciting.

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Additional Information about Place des sens

Address: 5, place Edgar Quinet, 69006 Lyon, France
Phone Number: 04 72 83 50 24
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 34 - 41
Cuisine: Diner, French, Vegetarian, Organic

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