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James Joyce Pub


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#549 of 3,154 Restaurants in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner

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Irish, Bar, British, Pub
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was early for my dinner so stopped by this bar for an hour. I must say a very authentic pint of Guinness - tastes just like it does in Dublin. Good Irish music playing - nice, relaxing and authentic. Manager was very friendly and chatted....More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the better Irish pubs you'll find in France. Staff was great, beer was good and the food was solid.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Eric S
Reviewed May 12, 2019

We stopped here for lunch (Fish n Chips) and while the owner was lovely, the chips were cooked in the microwave and the battered fish fillet was warmed up in a small toastie oven. Like the kind of frozen fish you can buy from the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank kirib30
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Wife and I were sight seeing around Lyon and came across this pub - noticed their happy hour prices. Guinness pint for 5 euro is quite good in that area considering we just paid 7.50 euro for a white 50 cl beer about 30 minutes...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JP J
Reviewed July 11, 2018

We had been walking around Vieux Lyon and were in need of refreshments. Traditional style of of pub even with a French landlady who was pleasant and helpful. Nice range of beers and the Guiness was as good as we had for a long time....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ChrisandMick60
Reviewed May 11, 2018

Love Irish pubs and this one was very nice. Great location and friendly staff. Good place to rest after a busy day of sight seeing.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank jml3dfw
Reviewed May 1, 2018

As we strolled along the streets of Lyon, we found this Irish Pub and decided to stop for a drink. What a wonderful choice! The bartender was amazing! He had landed in Lyon as a Guiness rep and then had been asked to stay on...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Kelly O
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Great service as the staff were very friendly. Decent choice of beers, I did not try the food, but it looked fine. A good atmosphere, definitely a place to pass by after a good walk.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Gordon P
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

This is a must do!! Liam the bartender is wonderful! So friendly and fun. Good crowd and vibe. Lots of locals too.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Stephlamanna
Reviewed November 17, 2017

When visiting a town always find....the Irish bar! Very helpful staff, friendly too. Wide selection of drinks available including Tullamore Dew whiskey.

Date of visit: October 2017
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