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5 Place Edgar Quinet, 69006, Lyon, France
+33 4 72 83 50 24
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Apr 30, 2018
“Delicious food, elegant with excellent service!”
Jan 14, 2017
“Good service, awful bland food, overpriced”
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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5 Place Edgar Quinet, 69006, Lyon, France
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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fell in love with this place; tasty food, warm friendly service and great ambiance - something for all tastes on the menu

Thank Andrea T
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

The food was so bad it was amusing. The service was good and the waiter English language friendly. However as vegetarians we were astounded this place has such a good reputation. The lentil soup was served neither cold nor hot - it was just slightly...More

2  Thank Bogart04
Reviewed December 18, 2016

I've selected this restaurant due to the entry in tripadvisor regarding vegan dishes; I've received very nice and charming welcome and was told that despite many tries to correct he misleading entry with tripadvisor the restaurant does not offer any vegan dishes; I'd like to...More

Thank EST2505
Reviewed October 8, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed every morsel of our dinners at Place des Sens. We began with the eggplant terrine appetizer which was savory & delicious. My husband had the pork which was literally fork tender & expertly seasoned. I had the quinoa with veggies, which was...More

Thank magnoliamws
Reviewed July 13, 2016

very good place to eat healhy dishes, enjoy different mix of flavours, taste delicious desserts and simply have a good meal in a good company :) nice tables on the 1st floor to stay hidden from other guests. bravo for particular attention to visitor's wishes...More

Thank Tataloon
Reviewed October 1, 2015

Having used T/A to source what was 'filtered' as the best veggie restaurant in town, we booked ahead so my wife could enjoy a vegetarian experience rather than have a 'normal' menu adapted for her. This restaurant is tiny, but clearly very popular. We both...More

1  Thank Bob T
Reviewed September 4, 2015

This is a charming little place with wonderful servers, helpful and English friendly. And some of the food was amazing. The sorbets, the drinks were superb. They had a nonalcoholic Merlot I wish I could get in the US. The bread was lovely. My main...More

1  Thank nagonmom
Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Excellent service and tasty food! Also non- vegatarian left the place happy. Menus give good choices and the portions are visually well designed. We enjoyed the main course and dessert more than the starter (too big portions for us, salmon tartar& sparragus soup itself were...More

1  Thank Reija A
Reviewed July 19, 2015

While we are not vegetarian we prefer not to eat meat so we were very pleased to read about this restaurant and to make a reservation on-line. It wasn't hard to find and we sat outside in a small cordoned off area. The setting was...More

2  Thank Jinty27
Reviewed June 7, 2015

After reading so many great reviews on TA, I made a reservation here for the weekend when my husband and I had friends in town. Overall, the experience was average: Although the service was great, the decor felt a bit cheap, the mixed drinks were...More

1  Thank Jennifer J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$17 - $31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
12:00 AM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Place Edgar Quinet, 69006, Lyon, France (Formerly Place des sens)
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 72 83 50 24
  • E-mail
At the heart of Lyon, l'equilibre restaurant, owned by Apolline Jitten, propose you a natural & original cuisine.Cooking at low temperatures, crisp vegetables in a wok, poached fish, certain products of biological origin ... Apolline works in respect of the product and the preservation of vitamins.In a Zen & cosy atmosphere linked to Feng Shui, Apolline presents you with a menu that changes daily to the seasons.Note that painters and ceramists are regularly exposed in the restaurant.
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