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Le Passage

#221 of 2,818 Restaurants in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence
Terreaux - Bat D'argent
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8 rue du Platre, 69001, Lyon, France
+33 4 78 28 11 16
Tue - Thu 19:30 - 21:30
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 13:45
Fri - Sat 19:30 - 22:30
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Gorron, France
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016

This trip was a while ago and I can't say who with but the food a to la Passage was excellent. The service too was very good. Although expensive it was worth it. We will return to Lyon one day and will certainly go there for another meal

Thank Sandra H
Bend, Oregon
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92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

In a traditional atmosphere, but with friendly (not stuffy) service and a pleasantly interesting menu. Many places in central Lyon seem to have the same set of traditional dishes, but Le Passage was refreshingly original. I would absolutely go back.

Thank RonFritz
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2015

The quintessential French fine dining experience. Situated down a side street in the heart of Lyon's stylish Presqu'Île, Le Passage is a hidden reward for those willing to scratch beneath the surface of the undeniably fine array of Lyonnais bouchons for something really special. You'll be greeted by staff trained to offer a welcoming and efficient service, in what is... More 

3 Thank dfcharity
Pordenone, Italy
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172 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Very well known restaurant in central Lyon with old-style atmosphere and vintage interiors. Service is excellent, professional and calm while food is good but...not really anything excellent. Prices are too high compared to what you get even if the experience was OK.

Thank Merengue70
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Near our apartment Le Passage offered upscale French dining we were looking for. Our wait staff spoke English and were both welcoming and efficient. We visited on a Tuesday and although they had an event upstairs, the main dining room service was unrushed. A excellent location for a special French dinner.

Thank Don W
Chester, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Requested a restaurant serving traditional French cuisine from the hotel and they arranged the booking direct. We were met by 3 gentle men at the door , shown to our table on the 1sr floor and introduced to our waitress. Service was excellent and when I asked about different wines the so lire told which wine he would drink with... More 

Thank Iain G
Dublin, Ireland
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Le Passage has many things going for it - decor is excellent, food is good and staff were friendly. Managed to get a table at short notice on a Saturday night when other popular spots nearby were fully booked. Wine list wasn't extensive but there was a good variety on offer.

Thank NiallSparky
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122 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

What a great find in Lyon! Restaurant is esthetically pleasing, staff cannot do enough for you and the food is magnificent! Our hotel recommended this gem to us and I pass along the recommendation to you! It is literally in a passage so don't look for a storefront window but instead for a sign indicating the location.

Thank DMZ56
Saint Louis, Missouri
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Wonderful food, lovely atmosphere, 5-star service! We went there on based a recommendation of the concierge at our hotel, the Cour des Loge. The recommendations had excellent for everything, and this was no exception! The mussels, lobster, fish, foie de gras, and all the other items we had were prepared to perfection. I would return or highly recommend to anyone... More 

Thank Karen G
Novato, California
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78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Traditional formal French dining room. We were the only people there at 7:30 pm but it was full by the time we left. The service was efficient, if not friendly. My meal of warm foie gras with asparagus and veal sweetbreads was delicious My husband had the "menu" of rabbit rillettes (delicious) and sea bream with shrimp (fishy tasting). We... More 

Thank PrimroseLlane

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 rue du Platre, 69001, Lyon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon>  > Terreaux - Bat D'argent
  • Neighbourhood: Terreaux - Bat D'argent
  • Phone Number: +33 4 78 28 11 16

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