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La Chimere

#137 of 2,877 Restaurants in Lyon}
€€ - €€€French, European
14 rue du Boeuf, 69005, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 37 01 87
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“quenelle” (5 reviews)
“profiteroles” (2 reviews)
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14 rue du Boeuf, 69005, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We broke in when it was actually closed, however we were warmly greated, and the lunch was served. Bundle of compliments to steward, who gently entertained us while we were waiting for the food by easy casual conversation, which included brief lesson of French as...More

Thank Natalia_Yusupova
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I had the vegetarian options and they were really lovely. The ambience was great, really quite chilled and unobtrusive. The service was laid back, friendly and helpful. However my partner opted for the boeuf tartare and whilst this was enjoyed at the time - it...More

Thank LeedsYorksUK
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The hostess was very lovely and accomodating for our limited French. We had the $20 set menu which was excellent value. I can also highly recommend the slow cooked leg of lamb. The menu has an English translation under each item.

Thank Bettina_Meiser
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The food is absolutely the best we have had with a good price. We enjoyed the most a three course set dinner of $19 euro featuring quenelle (a little like a fish soufflé with a lobster sauce), a Lyon specialty. It was really good. Have...More

Thank Po-Kang W
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I don't believe I ever walked out of a restaurant before on account of a rude server, but I guess there is always a first time. I can understand that the restaurant was busy, but after having been served some bad house wine, I tried...More

Thank labocagrande
Chimere2016, Gérant at La Chimere, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

This is the first time our restaurant had to deal with a customer that orders a meal for 3 persons (plus wine), and that leaves without saying or paying anything !! The waitress was indeed very busy with a fully booked restaurant on that sunday...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017

We found this restaurant on the internet looking for a good french restaurant and we were not disappointed.

Thank shushu-saki
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We stopped here for a 7 pm dinner with no reservations. No problem at all. The hostess was very kind and treated us very well with our limited french-speaking abilities. I found the restaurant charming. We split some great pate and then dove into the...More

Thank johnvback
Reviewed 11 May 2017

On a rainy night wandering Viex Lyon just looked in the window and was piqued by the interior. At 8pm we were one of only 3 couples and by 9 were the only customers. This confused me since everything was just as I'd want it....More

Thank catfishsammy
Reviewed 19 April 2017

If you want international business get a new credit card machine! Other reviews warned of this and it's TRUE. First-booked on Tripadvisor, resv. Confirmed with 30% off. They didn't have resv.(there goes discount). Food good but not outstanding. Another table had same issue with the...More

2  Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Stumbled across a little gem. Great service excellent food authentic surrounds really nice evening meal

Thank k&Sjl
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6 December 2016|
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Response from Chimere2016 | Property representative |
Hi, Our email adress is lachimere2016@gmail Thanks !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 rue du Boeuf, 69005, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 37 01 87
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