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La Chimère

Average price €27
8.9/10
863 reviews

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Restaurant menu

Chef's recommendations

Menu Gourmand
€25.9
Average price €27 Special request

Scores & Reviews

Fabulous
8.9/10
based on 863 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Food :8.6/10
Service :9.2/10
Setting :9.3/10
  1. Laurent C.
    Laurent C.
    • one review
    10/10

    Très bien. A recommander

  2. Philippe C.
    Philippe C.
    • 2 reviews
    9/10

    Duo de foie gras au top !!! Souris d agneau copieuse et excellente...

  3. Viviane G.
    Viviane G.
    • one review
    10/10

    Really nice place. Amazing food. Good service. I would recommend to everyone to go there.

  4. Marine P.
    Marine P.
    • 38 reviews
    10/10

    Excellent restaurant !!!!

  5. Boris B.
    Boris B.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Perfect food and excellent service. There was not the slightest «but they should have …» or even «but they could have …». We were extremely happy with everything from the ambiance to the service to the kitchen. It was just perfect (and moderately priced).

  6. Kenichi S.
    Kenichi S.
    • one review
    10/10

    Très bien! Merci beaucoup We were really enjoyed our meal. The stuffs were very friendly. Food was delicious.

  7. Chenxi M.
    Chenxi M.
    • 2 reviews
    9/10

    Tres bien

  8. Jean G.
    Jean G.
    • 41 reviews
    9/10

    excellente nourriture excellent service

  9. Philippe B.
    Philippe B.
    • 20 reviews
    7.5/10

    Bien mais cher

  10. Francis s.
    Francis s.
    • one review
    10/10

    Enjoy the local cuisine with a very warm atmosphere. The waiter is very friendly and the food price is reasonable

  11. Rodrigo C.
    Rodrigo C.
    • 9 reviews
    10/10

    maravilhoso

  12. Sean H.
    Sean H.
    • 10 reviews
    10/10

    Great baby lamb and foi gras!

  13. Susan B.
    Susan B.
    • one review
    8/10

    Very nice atmosphere and good! Reasonable price

  14. Phyllis Y.
    Phyllis Y.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    RATING DOES NOT REFLECT SATISFACTION...I ordered the pork in mustard sauce. It was extremely well presented. The meat was good but not of the very best quality and the sauce a little bit too spicy. The atmosphere was very delightful, felt very French with pictures etc. I went to this restaurant because it was recommended by my hotel and , of the recommendations, this one offered a promotion,from La Fourchette. I was extremely disappointed when I was charged 4,50 eors for plain water; this was the only restaurant on my entire trip that charged for water and I can only assume they did it to make up for the discount from La Fourchette. I found that very unacceptable and would not recommend it for that reason.

  15. José R.
    José R.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    Je recommande

  16. Dominique B.
    Dominique B.
    • 65 reviews
    8/10

    La Chimère n'en est pas une !!!! Cadre accueillant, mets raffinés sont les véritables atouts de cette excellente adresse. Reste à avoir un service en salle jovial pour que la tableau soit parfait.

  17. Alexandre r.
    Alexandre r.
    • 16 reviews
    7/10

    Cadre sympa. Service très long. Réduction la fourchette non admise car 5mins de retard sur la réservation

  18. Sofiane R.
    Sofiane R.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Nous avons passé une tres bonne soirée Dans ce restaurant :cadre très sympa, cuisine tres bonne et personnel tres accueillant , nous recommandons vivement ce restaurant

  19. Julian d.
    Julian d.
    • 75 reviews
    9/10

    Not too dissimilar in appearance from other nearby bistros in downtown Lyon (this one is two steps away from the Cathedral) so we chose it through a bit of guesswork. We were not disappointed. Slow-cooked tender lamb and beef as main dishes and sophisticated but fulfilling desserts accompanied by a reduced but sensible quality wine selection. We benefitted from a discount which made the evening a very attractive quality/price proposition.

  20. Richard S.
    Richard S.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    Excellent value for a high quality menu. Make sure you book as plenty of passing trade missed out.

More information

Opening time

Déjeuner de 12h à 14h (samedi et dimanche)

Dîner : de 18h30 à 22h30 (du mardi au dimanche)

How to get to the restaurant

14, rue du boeuf, 69005, Lyon, France

Public transport

Métro Vieux Lyon (LD), Bus 27 arrêt Vieux Lyon, C3 arrêt gare Saint Paul

Directions to get there

Parking Saint-Jean (200m)

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About the restaurant

VIEUX-LYON - Réparti sur 2 salles dont un caveau avec pierres apparentes, le restaurant La Chimère dispose de tout ce qu’il faut pour passer une soirée réussie. Cheminée d’ambiance pour instants feutrés, cuisine soignée et saveurs d’antan revisitées pour les gourmets du 5ème arrondissement de Lyon.

FRENCHY INVENTIF - En cuisine, on jongle avec les petits plats authentiques savamment concoctés. Point de classiques, ici on mise sur la créativité et les produits de qualité.

APERÇU - Parmi les bons petits plats bistronomiques : gratin à l'oignon, œufs en meurette à la beaujolaise, croustillant de pieds de porc, souris d'agneau confite façon tajine, tarte citron déstructurée...

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