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La nef des fous

Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine
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5 rue du Boeuf, 69005, Lyon, France
04 78 42 73 67
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Lyon, France
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only few tables, it's quiet. Nice food & wine ("pots"). Not pricey and their desserts are yummy ! Better make a reservation firsts.

Thank lpks2016
Fife, Scotland
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend picked this place for a night out & what a selection it was. At €30 for three courses it was excellent value!! The food was delicious & the wine was also very good. Would definitely return if I were to visit Lyon again.

Thank rthorpey
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely settings, full colors art deco, fine furnishing, sweet diner and personal service, what else? I Love Lyon

Worcester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

A bit dismayed at being led into the downstairs part of the restaurant, which was full and lively on the street-level floor, we were soon joined by other groups and the room's atmosphere livened up as the evening went on. The décor is, as described elsewhere, quite fun, but it was the food which most impressed. We started with duck... More 

Thank ThomSix
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food and good service. Quirky decor, and warm atmosphere. Definitely recommend! The duck tartare was to die for and my friends'food was equally excellent. A nice place for dinner with friends or a date. Will go back.

Thank Chtitelodie
Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We had dinner at this very unusual little restaurant after recommendation from our tour guide. It is very small and tables are a little cramped. I liked the interesting decor, which was quirky yet elegant, including a tub of goldfish near the staircase. We both had the beef which came with new potatoes and a few green beans. The meat... More 

Thank R J
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We had a great meal here. I'd heard about this restaurant from colleagues and had the pleasure of visiting it with them on this occasion. There are some eye-openers, such as a bath positioned on the stairs full of live fish! The food was excellent, the service friendly, and the bill quite reasonable for the food we enjoyed. I'd come... More 

Thank Alex F
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

A fantastic place with character just one block off the main touristy street. Interesting interior as if you were eating at your Victorian aunt's place and she is a bit of a pack rat. The menu price of 29 euros is a deal for a starter, main course, and dessert. We had a really nice bottle of Bordeaux wine for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Very interesting décor including goldfish in an old bath tub. Lovely menu, excellent flavours and very friendly staff. Good value for money as location rightin the heart of Vieux Lyon.

Thank armourgg19
Paris, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Best meal I ever had in Lyon... Awesome recipes and cooking, original place and deco and very good service.. prices are totally correct, the quality of the food is way beyond average.. they have very good choice of quality wines

Thank j s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$22 - $89
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, 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  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine
  • Neighborhood: Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine
  • Phone Number: 04 78 42 73 67

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?