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L'auberge du Lyonnais

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9 rue de la Republique, 74000, Annecy, France
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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Everything was great until the steak. It was almost inedible. I was fortunate to have the fish which was beautiful. But the three people I was with ordered the steak and it was a huge disappointment. There was no real piece of meat in it. The wine selection was great the service was fine.

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Thank Vince V
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We have arrived 15 minutes after the kitchen has closed , nevertheless have been able to eat "le plat du jour" so aether meat or fish. We have taken both and we're happy with the quality. However, the servant was not very friendly and let us wait for him some time even though we were in a hurry. Also it... More 

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Tonbridge
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71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

After disappointing experiences at Les Chimeurs and Sarto, we were deliberating whether we should try the Lyonnais, given the mediocre reviews. Thank goodness we did. The setting is outstanding, right by the canal, right in the heart of the tourist area. The interior has been renovated, and was beautifully set out with linen cloths and tableware. We decided to go... More 

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Cambridge
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110 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

The situation is good beside the canal in centre of Annecy The owner is managing and his son runs the bar Waiters have been there for 25 years and sport a Parisiene insouciance So better not offended there are two menus at 39 E one with entrecote the other fish but the waiter did not know English name A simple... More 

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London
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Our group of 9 (adults and children) came across this canal-side restaurant while wandering through Annecy. The service was a trifle erratic (nothing another waiter/waitress wouldn't have cured), and there was some confusion over what the 'prix fixe' and prix formule' comprised. Nevertheless, the limited choices we were offered were excellent (simple dishes such as ham & melon starter, mains... More 

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Redlands, California
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103 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Dinner was so good we went again the next night. Staff was a bit rude, which is strange since the owner is such a nice guy. He's funny and entertaining. He knew we were from the US so he would introduce us to any english speaking patrons. Had some great conversations. The food definitely makes up for any staff issues.... More 

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Sydney Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 305 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Our desired restaurant for lunch was still closed for holidays and the alternative was fully booked. We wandered the old town from the lake and this was the most appealing restaurant open on a Monday. We enjoyed a delicious lunch - choosing the special menu. The foie gras was excellent, as was the smoked salmon, both steaks were cooked as... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Great setting, lovely views & friendly staff. Brilliant set menu- went for the oysters which were fabulous, then the fillet steak which was cooked perfectly & the accompaniments were beautiful! Would definitely recommend.

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Annecy, France
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131 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

I have been eating at this restuarant for the last 12 years.Yet the staff has yet to treat me like a local. In fact at times they have been rude.

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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

We went in for dinner when we walked by. From that moment on the staff did a really good job of making us feel unwelcome. Food was OK but service was horrible. We got one water glass for the three of us, the fries we ordered never came and the front tables where we couldn't sit because we had not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 rue de la Republique, 74000, Annecy, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Annecy

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