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La Mere Brazier

#18 of 2,818 Restaurants in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence
Griffon - Royale
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12 Rue Royale, 69001, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 23 17 20
12:00 - 13:30
19:45 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 13:30
19:45 - 21:30
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383 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chef Matthieu Viannay has restored this iconic Lyon restaurant to its former glory. Service is impeccable, and the wine list is very extensive, with markup levels that are fair. We had a very good bottle of white Châteauneuf du Pape. We chose the Menu tradition with three mains which is fairly priced at Euro 125. The dishes served are classic... More 

Thank schmidtmg
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79 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The old house in this beautiful neighborhood is a hidden adventure. The restaurant is divided by 4 or 5 intimate dinning rooms. Beautiful decoration. Feel like dining at someones home. The waiters speak perfect english and it was very helpful. About the dishes..so they were very good. We shared the sole fish which was a real delight.

Thank Ronitronen
Brussels, Belgium
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150 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An institution in Lyon, we were told, and a holy place of classic French cuisine. Both are ctrue if you measure the number of waiters, assistants and wardrobe clerks around and if you would count the calories on your plate. It is an experience, but not to be repeated often if only for health reasons. We prefer the more evolved... More 

Thank Pieter D
Beirut , lebanon
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89 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

You know that Lyon is the capital of gastronomie in France and la Mere Brazier is where everything starts. It is a very unique place for unique occasions or for unique VIP guests to show them the french nice places and to taste the refined plates there. Very special "degustation" , very special wine , excellent deserts. Above all ,... More 

Thank George K
Amman, Jordan
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522 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

As soon as you walk in, you know your gonna be spending a lot. Very elegant staff wait for you, very formal and well presented. The menu is large enough but you wont find anything below 50 Euro. Some dishes go up to 200 Euro. The food is French and the focus is on presentation as well as taste, the... More 

Thank kmiqdadi
Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We were there for lunch on our 1st day at Lyon. The restaurant was easy to find with great decor. Service was excellent and staff were friendly and professional. Had a big selection of wines and sommelier's recommendation was great, everybody love it. Food was more than superb, everything matches so well together and we truly had a 5 stars... More 

Thank AliCoolWine
New Paltz, New York
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158 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you are looking for a three star Michelin restaurant with impeccable service, a certified sommelier and creative, delicious, incredible food from start to finish, then this is the place! I recommend the more expensive fix price menu (approximately $200) to get a broader selection of specialties. Wine is extra and a wine pairing is also available. By the Way:... More 

1 Thank retiredandtraveling5
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We expected more from a supposed 2-star restaurant in the world's gastronomic capital. The food was underwhelming and the staff, although attentive at times seemed ready to be rid of us towards the end, to the point we left half our cheese board untouched and are till waiting for the port list to go with the cheese.

2 Thank Ryan G
Canberra, Australia
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170 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

When I travel to France, I look for restaurants that have fine and rare wines available at reasonable prices so this review may be of little interest to you unless you share that interest in wine. The food here is very good in a traditional style, with special mention to a Bresse chicken cooked in vin jaune and served in... More 

3 Thank aussietony_10
Wolfville, Canada
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657 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Upon our arrival at La Mere Brazier, we were seated in a small room (where there was a lot of traffic as there was another room in behind, so patrons and servers had to go through the space we were in to access it). Both my husband and I immediately noticed a very musty smell in the room; we tried... More 

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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
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
19:45 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:45 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:45 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:45 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:45 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Rue Royale, 69001, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Griffon - Royale
  • Neighbourhood: Griffon - Royale
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 23 17 20

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