We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Le Caro de Lyon

$$ - $$$
Terreaux - Bat D'argent
French, European, Gastropub
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
25 rue du Bat D Argent, 69001, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 39 58 58
Website
Today
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 19:00 - 00:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

371 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 29: English reviews
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Lyonnaise classics done well in a grand very pleasant, library-like atmosphere. Service is extremely accommodating, portions are generous and prices are very fair. Compared to some other Lyon restaurants it felt a bit big and impersonal, but they are also open at times when lots of other restaurants are and is a safe bet.

Helpful?
Thank mattyhirsch
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Well designed plates, tasteful dishes and fresh ingredients. We (2 persons) had main courses,soft drinks and desserts for about 60 euro.

Helpful?
Thank Salomé D
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
175 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

After driving around and around to find a particular restaurant, we came across this restaurant. It was a lovely hot night and we sat outside. The food was really lovely and just what we wanted. The customer service was terrific. The atmosphere was really special. The wine selection was lovely too. A lovely delightful place, a definite thumbs up from... More 

Helpful?
Thank Shelle65
juliette d, Gérant at Le Caro de Lyon, responded to this review

Hi Shelle, I am delighted fate brought you to the Caro de Lyon and that you enjoyed your night. Thank you for you comment and I hope to see you again another time! More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
100 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

We had one night in Lyon, we wanted a traditional bouchon but this was the only place that had a kitchen that was open. We opted for the set menu at EUR35pp....the starters we ok at best....a salad with poached egg for her and Lyonnaise sausage in a pastry for me. They were both ok but nothing really screamed traditional... More 

Helpful?
Thank JT S
Level Contributor
153 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

The restaurant has a nice old fashioned feel to it, but sadly the food and service were nothing to write home about. I went here for a group meal - only about 10 people - so shouldn't have been too difficult to deal with. But we waited ages to get any drinks at the start, and refills were equally tardy.... More 

Helpful?
Thank THWL23
geneva
Level Contributor
458 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

Went as a table of four.Sat on the covered terrasse. Service was prompt and friendly. Menus were good value for money.The quenelles were not the best but very decent. Desserts were good and hearty. A sure choice if in Lyon and don't forget to visit the interior.

Helpful?
Thank angelo65Geneva
Paris, France
Level Contributor
90 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

really enjoyed the Perfect service from the staff. I found the food good though the wine is a bit expensive. I had a menu with the snells as starters, good; then the duck which was ok even though I would have liked it better with homemade rustic style mash potatoe. Bad point: à strange smell in the restaurant that day.

Helpful?
Thank LIN B
Level Contributor
23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Nice decor , ok food , nice people but a bit too slow on service despite best efforts . The quenelle was too hot, almost burning while the saucisson Lyonnais was fine but not refined .

Helpful?
Thank Geoffroy d
Lausanne, Switzerland
Level Contributor
77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

I had a lovely ris de veau, which is not easy to find. The setting is lovely, location good after a day of shopping. There was a nice wine selection, with a reasonably priced Gigondas. One of my friend's meat dish was undercooked, but they fixed it really quickly.

Helpful?
Thank sgolamco
Fiorenzuola d'Arda, Italy
Level Contributor
163 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

Very nice restaurant in down town Lyon, one of the many but a real good one. Not a Buchon so possibility to eat also a Franch cousin. Good wine selection e good service

Helpful?
Thank Luigi P

Travellers who viewed Le Caro de Lyon also viewed

 

Been to Le Caro de Lyon? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
Saturday
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 rue du Bat D Argent, 69001, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Terreaux - Bat D'argent
  • Neighbourhood: Terreaux - Bat D'argent
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 39 58 58

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Le Caro de Lyon and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Le Caro de Lyon staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?