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L'Alexandrin

#394 of 2,710 Restaurants in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence
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83 rue Moncey, 69003, Lyon, France
+33 4 72 61 15 69
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12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
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Zurich, Switzerland
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135 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

A small restaurant in a cozy style. The chef worked also for Paul Bocuse, now he created his own style of a modern light kitchen. Friendly service, and the prices are more than reasonable for the high quality level.

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Thank David_P_Switzerland
ne england
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176 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

I was bowled over by the interesting, varied, delicious food. Never thought I would enjoy andouille but it was wonderful. We started with a mini hamburger, a bit sweet for me, but the next 5 shot glasses with superb things were just what I wanted...and so it went on. We had the regional lyonnais menu Quite delightful. Staff looked a... More 

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Thank roeyNeEngland
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

We went for my sister-in-law's 21st birthday. We had the chef's table in the kitchen etc., but it doesn't matter. the sheer wit, attention to detail and flavour were remarkable. If you're in Lyon, and can get in, fill your boots.

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Thank cailean_siar
Madrid, Spain
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Uninspiring setting, but genuine welcome and space around the tables. Some very interesting lunch menus, including a completely vegetarian one - unusual for a Michelin star resto in France (and yes, the 2016 star was there). Overall, a lovely long, relaxed lunch experience with a wide variety of quality ingredients, and interesting dishes (a Snickers based dessert... my son will... More 

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Thank B_the_B
London, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

A credit to the Lyonnais. adjacent to the palais du justice Elegant cuisine well chosen simple wine list. Before going on to see Saracens win European glory six of us had a glorious meal. We had the Lyon regional menu Highly recommended

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Thank Harry H
Brussels
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98 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

May 15th had dinner at L'Alexandrin. The place was fully booked that evening, with also the presence of a group of 11 people that eve - this did, luckily, not generate too much noise. The place is not very big and rather traditionally decorated. During our dinner it was pretty warm in the restaurant. We opted for the Esprit de... More 

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Genève, Suisse
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2014

I cannot understand why another reviewer recently wrote that this restaurant lost its Michelin star. I carefully checked and they have a one star in 2014 Michelin guide. We had a very pleasant evening there. The food was excellent, and easy to understand (no unnecessary sophistication). The service was friendly, even if the hostess can appear "reserved" sometimes. What was... More 

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Thank PierreGVA
Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2014

Extremely disappointed with this Michelin Star restaurant - definitely not worth the price. Visited on a Saturday night - they only had 4 tables of guests. Restaurant was hot and stuffy. Seems that even though there were 3 servers, only 1 of them was doing the serving, the other 2 were probably new and simply awaiting orders. Food was average,... More 

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Paris, France
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2013

We recently went to L'Alexandrin on a weekend trip to Lyon, and can easily see why the restaurant lost its Michelin star. While the quality of the food was decent, the service was so bad and rude that it completely ruined the experience. There were only two servers for the room on a Saturday night and they were outrageously slow... More 

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Shepparton, Australia
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199 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2013

Attended as a group of 4 and had the very best of nights. Had the tasting Lyon menu and came away extremely contented and very happy. It would rate as one of the best meals I have ever had. The service was simply brilliant and well synchronised. I believe it is a husband and wife team ably assisted by some... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 rue Moncey, 69003, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 72 61 15 69

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