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Le Garet

7 Rue du Garet, 69001 Lyon, France (Jules Ferry - Récamier)
+33 4 78 28 16 94
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Ranked #76 of 2,097 restaurants in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Jules Ferry - Récamier
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Annapolis, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Nice to discover French "gastronnomi" in Lyon. Typical restaurant . Will be back as soon as possible.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Small Bouchon restaurant with friendly service by owner. Busy and on tourist route. Restricted menu but with good selection, Scratchings high in fat just like pork crackling

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London, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

A wonderful meal at an authentic Bouchon Lyonnais. Everything was delicious. And if you are a rugby lover there is a treat as you go upstairs to the toilets...

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Great food and great wine !!The service was really good too!!We loved the pot with cornichons that were served at the beginning !Highly recommended!!

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Gex
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

A cosy small buchon serving very good to excellent simple traditional fare. Friendly staff who seemed to know all of the clients on a Friday night. Good choice of specials not usually encountered. Only disappointment was the very short wine list of local wines.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

We're not fans of offal but we knew we had to try this bouchon, one of Lyon's greats. We booked by phone a few weeks before going to France without any problem, although February is probably not a peak time. While people around tucked into squares of fried tripe and various tube-filled sausages with gusto, we had beautifully tender veal... More

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

We were here two years ago and couldn't get back in last year- a sign of its popularity. The restaurant is packed and you need to be friendly with your neighbours. The servings are generous. I had a rillette of porc for starters and it was enough for all four of us or as a meal of its own. I... More

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Motherwell
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71 reviews 71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Le Garet is something of a self fulfilling prophesy as far as tripadvisor is concerned, most of the Buchons have been doing the same thing for decades so its hard to find any that are truly terrible at doing this style of food.Le Garet is packed all the time, with tourists from France as well as elsewhere due to its... More

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riberac
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109 reviews 109 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

There are so many restaurants in Lyon claiming to be bouchons so a little research is necessary if you want something as authentic as Le Garet. Booking ahead, as we did, is essential. We visited on a freezing, snowy December day and the 'chaleur' was the perfect antidote for the cold weather we left outside for an outstanding couple of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

We booked this in advance on the advice of our hotel and were very glad we did! By 7.30pm the locals were flooding in and within minutes there wasn't a spare table and were turning people away throughout the evening. They offer a la carte, specials and a set menu and whilst there are a lot of local dishes the... More

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