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Brasserie Georges

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Perrache - Charlemagne
French, European, Gastropub
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30 cours de Verdun Perrache, 69002, Lyon, France
+33 4 72 56 54 54
08:00 - 23:15
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 23:15
Fri - Sun 08:00 - 00:15
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great value for money, we had the 4-course lyonnaise menu, consisting of pork and fois gras terrine, pork cheeks in a rich gravy with potatoes, cheese and the praline chocolate cake, left really full and with drinks just over 70 euros, a special mention for the service we received, which is the best I've seen in a long time.All round... More 

Thank Anthony C
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380 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Brasserie Georges is a Lyon institution and has been in business since 1836. The place is huge and serves several hundred diners at a time. The home brewed beer is very good, and traditional Lyon dishes are served in very generous portions. My starter - a terrine de porcelet et volaille - was average, and the quenelles de brochet that... More 

Thank schmidtmg
Bern, Switzerland
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306 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great experience - a massive art deco brasserie (seating hundreds!), no reservations taken, just walk in, take a number, wait at the bar. Sooner or later, a table will free up! The food here tends heavily towards rich and generous portions, of impeccable quality. There is a frenzy to this place, but it never gets distracting. A required stopover... More 

Thank Zerosixzero
Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A huge barn-like Art Deco feel in this icon of Lyonnaise dining and the constant repetition of the 'happy birthday' song puts me in mind of a massive German beer hall, to be frank. The salmon in a tasty bouillon was perfectly cooked (accompanied by carrots, onions and mushrooms), but my friend's steak looked 'plonked' on its plate and rather... More 

Thank jcollinspope
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We left with our belt buckles loosened a few notches. Knowing the reputation for great sauerkraut we ordered 2 as main course for 2 guests. Food was succulent but could have fed a family of 4. Have some appetizers and share the sauerkraut! The beer on tap was cold and good. Bring your partner for birthday dinner and wait for... More 

Thank Peter B
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Typical brasserie next to the train station. Good quality, very efficient staff, definitely worth a visit.

Thank Anacaldeira7
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What more to expect? Good food, excellent service, wines perfectly temperatured, dessert as you wish and fair prices- good job.

Thank Martin M
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a firm believer that who Holly get serving you on the day really makes or breaks the experience. This may have been the case here. The waiter didn't seem to want to serve us at all and when he did, we were told to order food in a different section, even through there was a good menu on the... More 

Thank timmmyyy
Amboise, France
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169 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I first visited this venerable brasserie about 50 years ago and it never disappoints. An enormous Art Deco dining room, which must hold 200+ diners at any one time, the atmosphere is exciting because of the crowds, architecture, and decoration. Renowned for choucroute, local specialities and its own beer, whatever is ordered is good. Brasserie Georges does not accept reservations... More 

Thank Peter V
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exceeded our expectation is an understatement. The tartare de boeuf made in front of you and and the juicy boeuf au poivre are to die for.

Thank Steve T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$27
French, European, Gastropub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:15
08:00 - 23:15
08:00 - 23:15
08:00 - 23:15
08:00 - 23:15
08:00 - 00:15
08:00 - 00:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 cours de Verdun Perrache, 69002, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Perrache - Charlemagne
  • Neighbourhood: Perrache - Charlemagne
  • Phone Number: +33 4 72 56 54 54
Situe dans le centre de Lyon depuis 1836, la Brasserie Georges est un authetic lieu d'histoire et le rendez-vous incontournable de la gastronomie Lyonnaise. La richesse du decor, le service chaleureux et la cuisine ont fait sa renommee depuis bon nombre d'annees. Ouvert tous les jours de la semaine et de 11h15 a 00h15 le Samedi et Dimanche.

Located in the center of lyon since 1836, the Brasserie Georges is a historic monument and one of the high points of gastronomy in Lyon. The atmosphere is unique...Open every day of the week, all year round, until 11h15 pm and 00h15 am on Friday and Saturday.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?