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The Smoking Dog Pub


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#671 of 3,145 Restaurants in Lyon


Pub, British
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

Went here for a pint while walking around Lyon. The place has an amazing atmosphere of an English Pub. Great music. Friendly staff fluent in English and French. Would happily drink here again.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

This was a nice cosy bar to visit. Friendly & helpful staff of whom were also bilingual. Prices the cheapest we have encountered in Lyon.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

One of the best pubs in Lyon! Been here a few times over the years and the beer is always good, service great and guys behind the bar fab to talk to. Great place to sit with a good pint and watch the world go...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Really good pub with s good choice of beer. I’ve made two attempts to visit this pub during one day. The first one had no success - the barman couldn’t give me a change from 50 euro and told me, that they are not able...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank xorvat84
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

If you like live sport with English commentary this is the place to be in Lyon. Also weekly pub quiz on Tuesdays Bi-Lingual FR / EN. If you're here first Wednesday of the month the Erasmus Students visit for their monthly speed dating binge after...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

We visited The Smoking Dog while in Lyon for a football match. There was a selection of draught beers such as Belhaven available, served initially in proper glasses before the number of people in the pub increased at which point the staff started using plastic...More

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

I LOVE this place. I looked forward to the pub quiz every week as a student. Great ambiance with rocky, book-lined walls. This place definitely has a special place in my heart.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank lgarvey11
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Had a great time celebrating a wedding. The owners Dave and Linda are so friendly and nothing is too much trouble. Would definitely recommend you pop in

Date of visit: September 2017
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

La chouffe on tap good music naughties and 90s. Like a Belgian bar good chill out pub lot of choice in this area of Lyon this is quirky and original than other establishments !!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Y8117KEstephenh
Reviewed December 16, 2016

Decent English style boozer with a nice selection of beers, helpful bar-staff and football on tv ( though not intrusive). I liked this as it didn't suffer from the cliches of English Pubs abroad. Dead handy for good eateries too - just as well as...More

Date of visit: December 2016
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