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La nef des fous

) #295 of 2,831 Restaurants in Lyon $$ - $$$ French
5 rue du Boeuf, 69005, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 42 73 67
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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5 rue du Boeuf, 69005, Lyon, France
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

Great atmosphere, food & set up: restaurent is in the vieux Lyon, the tables, accessories, paintings are very inspiring and enjoyable. The menu is not that large but the quality is astonishing. I recommend the home made foie gras. the wine card is also limited...More

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Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

Good food in a great atmosphere with unique decoration especially the bath on the stairs. Interesting menu and good wine choice. Reservation recommended.

Thank lyon_traveller
Reviewed November 10, 2016

Great location, downtown, very fresh food quality, interesting wine list from all france. Booking recommanded. Only open for dinner even sunday. We'll go back for sure.

Thank billbryers
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Good atmosphere and nice decor but food nothing to write home about... the chocolate fondant desert was the best bit. Found the main and starter a bit rich...

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Reviewed October 29, 2016

Very nice place with great decor and a nice ambience. On the menu they only had a vegetarian starter rather than a main course, so I asked if I could just order that. They said I had to order a starter and a main but...More

Thank Tash S
Reviewed October 22, 2016

This lovely place is very nicely decorated and is in many ways much more attractive than the other restaurants in the neighbourhood. Service is attentive and friendly, also in English. The quality of food is very good, not super (the only reason for only 4...More

Thank suomituristi2015
Reviewed October 16, 2016

This restaurant had been recommended to us, but we were only able to have a light lunch. Still glad we got to see it. Our lunch was outstanding. Highly recommend!

Thank lizcraven
Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Great quirky decor, Service felt a bit rushed, all the main courses came with the same garnish. However the said garnish was very good and when you see how quickly they suddenly feel up during the evening (mostly with tables booked even on a Monday...More

Thank Didsbex
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Yes, indeed, I let them fool me! We were attracted by the very nice, eccentric decor, which creates a very cozy atmosphere, as well as by the short by interesting menu. But... The tables are so close to each other that you feel you are...More

Thank sluciani
Reviewed September 6, 2016

It is located in the old town or so just getting there is interesting. The room is small and intimate but the decor is what grabs the attention. Something between medieval and gothic. My wife sat on a throne styled chair to eat. The food...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$22 - $89
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 rue du Boeuf, 69005, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine
  • Neighborhood: Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 42 73 67
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