8 Place des Celestins
69002 Lyon, France
tel: 04 78 62 29 96
Open Tuesday to Saturday for lunch and dinner
Closely located to the Theatre des Celestines
, Brasserie Francotte is popular with theatre going diners. The homely decorated restaurant areas (ground and first floor) are enhanced by the addition of an open front terrace, which allows for a feeling of space and an airy atmosphere. The menu is traditionally Lyonnaise, with an additional contemporary helping of creativity that makes this restaurant stand out from others. Specialities from the menu include; fresh cod with apple and garlic, beef or salmon tartar, 'ancient veal kidneys', risotto of the moment and the house profiteroles. Menu prices are slightly above average, with a midday menu priced at 19 euros, and a traditional evening menu priced at 31 euros. Service staff at the restaurant speak English, French and German.