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Chez Paul

#47 of 2,806 Restaurants in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Terreaux - Bat D'argent
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11 Rue Major Martin, 69001, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 28 35 83
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
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Munich, Germany
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67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

If you are passing by Lyon you need to get in touch with local food! It is heavy but is great! Chez Paul is a really nice Bouchon Lyonnais that I definitely advise!

Thank Dennis B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

A glance at my other reviews will show that I am not one for giving up on meals but hear we left our money on the table half way through the main course and walked. Nobody seemed surprised! In a tightly packed room we were shown to the wall end on a tiny six seat table. Two more people arrived... More 

Thank Peter S
Montreal, Canada
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

great to start your day! we had our tea and croissant there every morning. price is very reasonable and staff was very helpful.

Thank Maverick298
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

13h20, there had lot of places but all what they said was 'we are sorry'. 0 explanation, this place is awful

Thank Lee C
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91 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Being somewhat of a gastronomic adventurer I have made it a habit to visit a different bouchon each time I visit Lyon. Chez Paul is somewhere I definitely want to return. My friend and I had a wee bit of difficulty finding the restaurant, even with the help of gps. When we did we were warmly welcomed into the lovely... More 

Thank ZanderAustralia
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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441 reviews
428 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

So. Much. Food. SO MUCH FOOD. We got a table, somehow, in this small and packed bistro on a quiet street. The atmosphere is bustling, with waiters bringing jugs of red wine and huge bowls of food around at high speeds. It's hot and crowded, with the sound of laughter and happy chat coming from everyone. We each thought we... More 

Thank Meredith B
Norwich, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

The resturant was packed, we asked if there was room for three and they placed us on a long table between two groups of people. Everyone shared their dishes on this occasion, we ate what was left if a pasta dishes from the guys on our left. The guys on our right let us taste the pike dish before we... More 

Thank squaredog W
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We had a fantastic local meal here on our first night, choice of menus but the starters were fantastic 7 bowls to choose from or some of each! Main course, cheese and dessert followed, all in all a great experience. Such a welcoming atmosphere too.

Thank fisherking63
Shanghai, China
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119 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Located on Lyon semi island in a quiet street near Republic Place, this Bouchon serves all local French specialities you can expect. Food served is good, but it is not suitable to every palet; especially when you know what ingredients are used behind the funny names. For vegetarians, there is a special selection. Set menu is good value for money... More 

Thank Wai C
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89 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

My wife and I wanted to try the traditional bouchon and quite enjoy the idea of being sat next to strangers. We had reserved a table for 2 in advance and we were put at the end of table with all 8 others French. Nice couple came in just before us and we were treated as a table for 4... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Rue Major Martin, 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 28 35 83
Le restaurant comporte deux salles avec possibilite de privatisation pour les groupes (55 et 70 personnes) avec des formules speciales.

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