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Our Neighbourhood

Our Favorite Restaurants(approx. Prices) :

  • Right on the Celestins Square :
    L'Amboise : ± 30 €
    Friendly and cosy atmosphere, home made dishes
    & a famous chocolate cake :
    Tél.: 04 78 42 31 50
    http://www.lamboise.com/


  • Café Terroir : ± 25 €
    Authentic cuisine, local products
    Tél.: 09 53 36 08 11
    http://www.cafeterroir.fr/


And many more adresses in & outside Lyon ...

  • Amongst the memorable gastronomical souvenirs:
    - the unforgettable Giraudet's Quenelles (fish mousse sausage)
    - Cold cuts of Lyon from Reynon
    - Cheeses from Cellerier or Mère Richard
    - Delicious chocolates from Dufoux
  • Within 15 minutes walk :
    La limonade de Marinette : ± 30 €
    Delicious salads in the atmosphere of an old epicerie
    Tél.: 04 72 32 31 73
    http://www.limonade-marinette.fr/


    Chez Abel : ± 30 €
    The most traditional lyonnais bouchon, closed on sundays :
    Tél.: 04 78 37 46 18
    http://cafecomptoirabel.fr/


    Chez Carlo : ± 30 €
    Impeccable trattoria :
    Tél.: 04 78 42 05 79


    Le Petit Persan : ± 35 €
    Persian cuisine : the exotic taste :
    Tél.: 04 78 28 26 50
    http://www.lepetitpersan.fr/


    Le Passage : ± 35 €
    Fine French menu in an elegant dining room :
    Tél.: 04 78 28 11 16
    http://www.le-passage.com/


    Maison Marie : ± 35 €
    Fresh products
    Tél.: 04 78 42 38 12
    http://www.lamaisonmarie.com/


    L'Archange : ± 35 €
    In a cosy setting, a soothing atmosphere, a traditional French cuisine revisited by a creative Chef.
    Tél.: 04 78 28 32 26
    http://www.archange-cafe.fr/

Favorite Local Attractions :

  • Go down the Fourviere's Hills through its gardens to wander in the Medieval town.
  • Join the tourist office visits of the Traboules of old Lyon & the Croix Rousse district.
  • Fall in love in the Museum of Beaux Arts' convent & admire ancient fabrics at the Musée des Tissus.
  • Search for a treasure at Villeurbanne Sunday morning flea market from 7am to 1 pm.
  • Eat a "tarte au sucre" in Perouges and frogs legs at Bouligneux sur Chalaronne (Ain).
  • Rent a bicycle at the Bicyclette Bleue restaurant in Joyeux (Ain) & wander along the ponds & then enjoy their home specialities
    http://www.labicyclettebleue.fr
    Tél.: 04 74 98 21 48 at Joyeux dans l'Ain.

Favourite Theatre :


Of course the magnificent Théâtre des Célestins.
Tél.: 04 72 77 40 00

http://www.celestins-lyon.org/

 

“Created in 1792, twice damaged in fire in 1871 & 1880, the theatre keeps nevertheless its old convent charm. Célestin, an unknown monk who lived there became Pope. Later on, the church became a theatre..."
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Théâtre des Célestins Lyon centre

And when we can not accomdate you, we suggest :

Hotel Bayard** Bellecour

www.hotelbayard.fr