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249 rue Marcel Merieux, 69007, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 69 46 26
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Open now
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

I took some friends to this restaurant as it had been recommended to me. The reception was frosty and we waited a while before anyone noticed us and took us to our table. The service was too long and we waited for 50 minutes for our main course which was supposed to be asparagus risotto. We were served with a... More 

Thank Lydie R
Petaluma, California
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165 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

This place was a life saver. We got back to our hotel after the Italy v Belgium euro2016 game, nothing open in the area. Saw some people smoking outside this place and we asked if the kitchen was open, which it wasn't. However, they ended up inviting us in and cooking us pasta alla Norma, which was simple and really... More 

Thank tonitone
Margate, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We travelled to Lyon on the new Eurostar service from London. We went exploring and found this lovely restaurant. Friendly welcome, excellent, cheerful service. I had the salad with carpaccio of scallops to start with, delicious and very light. Next I had the Sicilian pizza, rich tomato sauce and loads of topping. Dessert was an absolute revelation, a rum baba... More 

Thank RobWheelerMargate
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I've been to this restaurant three times because we were so impressed with the food and the decor on our first visit despite the service being slightly careless. The second time, both the food and the service were worse and last night everything had gone really downhill. The food was not good, and the service was careless, slap-dash and sloppy.... More 

Thank Samantha D
Stéphane B, Propriétaire at Carmelina, responded to this review

Hello, We read your comment with great attention. We regret that your visit to our restaurant didn't satisfy you. Could you tell me the dates of your visits ? Thank you More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 249 rue Marcel Merieux, 69007, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 69 46 26

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?