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Le Poelon d'Or

#49 of 2,816 Restaurants in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Carnot - Gailleton
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29 rue des Remparts D Ainay, 69002, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 37 65 60
Mon - Tue 19:30 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Wed 19:00 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 19:30 - 22:00
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Good ambience, great food and value for money. Restaurant serves Lyonnaise dishes. Would recommend and return again. Restaurant was busy so would suggest booking rather than risk walking in - especially at the weekend.

Thank wedd
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122 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

When I thought of a favorite bouchon to introduce a friend to Lyonnaise cuisine, this establishment was the natural choice. For starters I enjoyed the wonderful foie gras with artichoke heart and we shared a pot of very fresh Beaujolais nouveau. The pate was superb with the crusty bread. For main course, quenelle with crayfish sauce was absolutely perfect. By... More 

1 Thank ZanderAustralia
Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I went to Le Poelon d'Or twice on my recent trip to Lyon, both because it was a block from my Airbnb, and because the food was excellent. The waitstaff is friendly, and it has a nice neighborhood ambience. The Salade Lyonnaise was outstanding; the duck confit and desserts were good but not exceptional. It's perhaps a bit pricey for... More 

1 Thank paperclips6135
Melbourne, Australia
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105 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by the hotel staff. The restaurant serves traditional Lyonnaise fare. Had a shared entre of fois gras and artichoke which was sensational.Meals we chose were the special of Brest chicken in a morel sauce with rice and steak with potatoes gratin. Chocolate mousse finished off the meal. All courses were excellent and we were well... More 

Thank George D
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74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Our hotel recommended this place and made a reservation for us. Best meal we had on our two week trip traveling Spain and France. Very authentic. Every course and drink was amazing. We left incredibly full and happy. We recommend visiting here.

1 Thank victoriaann77
Grand Bend, Canada
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233 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We booked a table here for our last nite in Lyon as a special treat. While the Lyonnais food was acceptable the bald guy was less than friendly and borderline rude. Unfortunately he also added an extra bottle of viognier to our bill without the slightest hint of an apology. Tip: watch your bill as this could be a routine... More 

Thank Balls99
Perth, Australia
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81 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The menu specializes in Lyon cuisine and it doesn't disappoint. Enjoyable and filling dishes, good friendly and fun service and typical decor. We had a great family meal here and all walked out full and happy.

1 Thank Idefix82
Christchurch, New Zealand
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248 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We went a la carte and had only mains. But we did start with a traditional communard - the aperitif of Beaujolais mixed with creme de cassis. The tete de veau was moist, tender, perfect. It came with potatoes and carrots and a creamy egg dressing. The other dish was boudin - two good sized pieces, soft, seasoned, delicious. It... More 

1 Thank WingerJack
1 review
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Me and my partner fund this place by accident but glad we did. The staff is very friendly and the food was exceptional. We recommend you try the poached egg in red wine.

Thank Ivett D
Calw, Germany
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Enjoyed dinner while stayed for vacation. Very friendly staff and fantastic food. Wonderful dessert.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 rue des Remparts D Ainay, 69002, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Carnot - Gailleton
  • Neighbourhood: Carnot - Gailleton
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 37 65 60
The whole team is happy to welcome you from Monday to Friday for you to discover a fine an genuine cuisine from LYON, at the heart of the Ainay quarter.Member of the "Authentique Bouchon Lyonnais" association

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