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Riviere Kwai

7 rue Chavanne, 69001, Lyon, France
+33 4 72 00 87 11
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good50%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
7 rue Chavanne, 69001, Lyon, France
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed September 11, 2017

The menu is very limited. Dishes ordered spicy had no discernable spice. Staff was cold and distant.

Thank Chester S S
Reviewed August 27, 2017

Carefully selected Thai recipes are served in a cosy friendly atmosphere much appreciated by locals. The restaurant is composed of two parts: one serving mostly woks all day long (you may have it even during the infamous French off-hours), and the other offering a pleasant...More

Thank Tema A
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Check this place out for a twist on Thai. The larb was so fantastic with super fresh lettuce and larb featuring rice noodle which was amazingly tasty with the perfect spice up. Super busy so make a reso or go before the rush at 20:00....More

Thank Waimeawahine
Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

There is something wonderful about taking the best of different cuisines and fusing ingredients, flavours, textures and techniques. The Rivière Kwai achieves that by adding a Lyonnaise twist to Thai food. The restaurant dining room is cozy, accommodating maybe 30 diners, the open plan kitchen...More

Thank ZanderAustralia
Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a "must" every time I visit Lyon. The food is a unique blend of Thai street food with French nuance, producing a true gastronomic experience. We started with the papaya salad. The first taste caused flavours to explode in my mouth, with...More

Thank ZanderAustralia
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Sunday evening many restaurants are closed in Lyon so we have been walking around to find this place. Not cheap but very good. This is not a simple Thai but a real good one. Service excellent as well

Thank Jan M
Reviewed May 8, 2016

Stumbled across this place. just orth of the main eating street on the peninsula. Unassuming looking place with a limited menu. We both had the prawn citronnelle soup which was aromatic and flavoursome. Main courses, we had the Duck Red Curry and Massaman ( Lamb...More

Thank mark b
Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

Firstly food was delicious fresh and very tasty but unfortunately we had a very rude waiter/manager. I haven't been to Lyon in over 20 years and my friends kindly booked this restaurant as a treat. We were 10 mins late, parking is difficult on Saturday...More

2  Thank Hurleysm
Reviewed October 9, 2015

We chose the 3 course meny for only 18 euros. We had a spicy biff salad and mild porc and rise dish. We had the chocolat fondant last and it was really amazing all of it. you could really taste all the different ingredients. The...More

Thank Christian W
Reviewed July 29, 2015

The Appetizer are really small compare to the price you pay it. Also my and my friend didn't found the taste well adjusted in the meals. A lot of coriander in all dishes was overlapping all other taste. Personally I have enjoyed the "green curry...More

Thank The_ T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$23 - $31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 rue Chavanne, 69001, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 72 00 87 11
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