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#12 of 3,112 Restaurants in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Le Flair est un restaurant traditionnel français aux notes asiatiques apportées par le Chef d'origine japonaise, Monsieur Watanabé. Le concept est simple, offrir une cuisine raffinée dans une ambiance de bistrot et en gardant des prix raisonnables. Le restaurant fonctionne au déjeuner avec une formule unique à 21 €, entrée, plat et dessert qui change toutes les semaines pour un maximum de fraîcheur. Le soir, le Chef propose 2 expériences à travers 2 types de menus : - Le menu Flair à choix multiple, à 34 €, entrée, plat et dessert qui change toutes les 3 semaines. - Le menu Carte Blanche, à 46 €, à l'aveugle on se laisse guider par le Chef pour un voyage encore plus intense.
$19 - $52
Lunch, Dinner
French, European, International
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews foie gras amuse bouche sorbet three course meal japanese french fusion a michelin star restaurant course menu an appetizer by the glass great meal service was excellent main course chef dishes cauliflower merluza creativity
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For starter I had sald with two fish and vegetables which was very fresh. For mains there was a pork filet with black beans and corriander sauce. Desert was my favourite carrot cake with orange sauce. Make a reservation!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank R7769RMalext
Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

Delightful! Very last minute booking(an hour before) via tripadvisor/the fork. Felt lucky to get such a great meal. Refined French cuisine with Japanese hints. Attentive helpful service. Good wine choices wine with nice wine by the glass a real treat. Nice decor, good atmosphere. Chef...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank marinemarlin
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to me by a friend and I wasn't disappointed. Everything was perfect. The food amazing and the service high class! Must come back!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Thomas R
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Refined French-Japanese fusion cuisine in an elegant and tranquil setting. Service was welcoming and unobtrusive, very attentive. We were served 2 amuse-bouches, the first one being a puree of parsnips and the second a smooth gelatin reduction topped with a dice of octopus and ginger....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Chang- G
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Firstly, the staff are very friendly and welcoming which made for a good atmosphere and dining experience. We took the set menu of 32 euros each and had mixed feelings. My partner had the duck entree and really liked it - said the flavors were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MFSB
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Discovered this restaurant by chance, walked in for lunch on 28 July 2018. initially bad feeling as there is no choice for lunch but only one flat price 3 service meal (while we did like the menu as at the door). Second impression was much...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bemaris
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Had one of our best meals here. Although the menu is limited there is good choice and the food and service was of a high standard. Would definitely return if I was in Lyon again. My only minor quibble would be that air con would...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank curlew
Reviewed July 28, 2018

After reading the rave review from tripadvisor we booked this place with great expectation. Unfortunately both the food and the setting were rather disappointing. The amuse bouche was a mini version of charwanmushi (classic Japanese steam egg) but served cold. The starter was ok but...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Busygowhere
Reviewed June 22, 2018

We spent 16 days in Southern France and Switzerland and had 3 outstanding meals. One was a Michelin 3 star restaurant and although not as many courses, Flair held its own with creativity, presentation and flavors. We had the 4 course option which included 2...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ontheroadagainsoon
Reviewed April 18, 2018

A friend recommended this restaurant near Place Carnot and it proved an excellent choice. We had the three course menu for 20 euros pp. For starters we had salad with two fish (mackerel and tuna raw) and extremely fresh vegetables, for main course pork filet...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank SophiaK
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