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11 Place Antonin Gourju, 69002, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 42 01 33
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09:00 - 16:15
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Washington, DC
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

La Voute - Chez Lea (it actually has two names) is a small restaurant right off the Saone river across from the Cathedral St.-Jean-Baptiste and a short walk from the Place Bellecour. Its menu is replete with the local specialties (chicken with vinegar sauce, pike dumplings, a large selection of offal, etc) that are well-prepared and delicious, consistently so, but... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We are staying at Hotel des Artistes (very good by the way!) which is just around the corner from this restaurant It's amazingly good. All the other people in the restaurant were French. I had salades des herbes with a dressing which was superb. I asked how it was made but it was a secret! The saucisson was very good... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I found La Voute upon recommendation from my hotel, which was just around the corner. Dinner was extraordinary, a meal I will not forget any time soon. I enjoyed the Salade Lyonnaise et les Saucisson Chaud. My only regret was not being able to finish my meal. Leaving any of the meal untouched is nearly a crime! The ambiance is... More 

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Grimbergen, Belgium
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I went there to try the tartare the saumon. Don't follow my example: it was the saltiest stuff I ever had! Next was the cervelle de canut. The presentation was kind of original (put on the plate with a pastry bag). The consistency was however as heavy as a brick. To conclude I ordered a noisette. It came with cold... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Le Voute Chez Lea, what a very pleasant dining experience, lovely "entree" mackerel in aged vinegar and Lyon sausage with pistachios. Quenelles x 2 for mains.......absolutely magnificent followed by prunes in Armagnac and Valhrona Chocholat Gateaux all washed down with a lovely Red. Staff extremely helpful and spoke good English. Plenty of well to do locals who were obviously regulars.... More 

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Paris, France
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2,060 reviews
378 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 880 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We had lunch in this restaurant based on the recommendation of a friend from Lyon who thinks it is one of the current best 2 "bouchons lyonnais". Location - On a little square, close to the center. Easy to find and a nice walk in the neighbourhood afterwards. Quality of food - Excellent traditional local food. Service - It was... More 

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Toronto
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We dined at La Voute Chez Lea on the recommendation of our Hotel concierge, and it did not disappoint. I was in the mood for chicken, which is not popular in Lyon in the summer, but one of the signature dishes of this charming old-world style restaurant is their Chicken in Old Wine Vinegar, served with a side of macaroni... More 

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Thank merrywench
New Zealand
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76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

A charming traditional cafe. Friendly but non intrusive service, they easily translate and speak English. The food is traditional. The saussicon starter was good, it came in a creamy stock sauce. I had the chicken in a vinegar creamy sauce. Without the sauce the chicken is a little strong, but with the sauce it's really good. Try it. He had... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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305 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Delightful little restaurant with very friendly and capable staff. Made us feel very welcome. My wife thoroughly enjoyed her filet, simply prepared with butter and mushrooms. I had the 3 course menu, a good value @ 29 euros. My chicken had a creamy rich sauce with a bit of tartness from vinegar -- an unusual, but tasty meal. The mesclun... More 

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Malta
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Food lovers out there: this is the place for you!!! The menu offers a varied choice: as a starter we had macaroni gratin and as mains a tournedos grille each, one with an anchovy sauce and the other with a tarragon sauce. The desserts are unbelievably good as is the house wine. No wonder the locals frequent this place which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
French
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 16:15
Tuesday
09:00 - 16:15
Wednesday
09:00 - 16:15
Thursday
09:00 - 16:15
Friday
09:00 - 16:15
Saturday
09:00 - 16:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Place Antonin Gourju, 69002, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 42 01 33

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