Whether it's for a drink with friends, a family meal, or a Sunday brunch as a couple, Lyon's terraces offer great options for all kinds of occasions. So, here is our selection of ten fantastic terraces in Lyon that won't fail to please.
Mama Shelter: the cosy terrace
Small but very welcoming, the terrace at Mama Shelter is open every day from 7 am to midnight. Located in the heart of Lyon’s 7th district, it offers a warm, cosy and laid-back atmosphere. Please note: reservation is required for lunch, dinner and brunch on the terrace.
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Food Traboule: a terrace in an historic building
This Lyonnais food court is a place to be experienced, where people come to share and gather, in one of the most beautiful Renaissance buildings of Vieux-Lyon (Old Lyon). Twelve renowned chefs delight food lovers with their sweet and savoury creations, beneath the glass roof of the spacious terrace. This beautiful, welcoming space offers a taste of high-quality street food.
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L’Officine: an exceptional terrace in the heart of Lyon’s Grand Hôtel-Dieu
The terrace at L’Officine offers an exceptional view of the main dome of the Grand Hôtel-Dieu. In an ambiance mingling lounge and more upbeat music, try one of the many cocktails made by the highly skilled barmen, under the watchful eye of Marc Bonneton.
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In a warm and stylish setting, discover the terrace of this beautiful mansion built at the beginning of the twentieth century, and previously owned by Marguerite and Auguste Lumière. This Bocuse restaurant welcomes diners in the heart of the district that saw the birth of cinema, for a delicious and refined moment.
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Pilo: festive courtyard on the slopes of the Croix Rousse
The new hotel installed in a former college on the slopes of the Croix Rousse invites you to celebrate. Eat, laugh, sleep, work, dance... Pilo makes you enjoy every minute of the day and night. Discover Pilo's inner courtyard without further delay for festive evenings, a game of pétanque, with family or friends.
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Les Terrasses Saint-Pierre : a haven of peace
The restaurant - tea room "Les Terrasses Saint-Pierre" offers seasonal cuisine with fresh products. Its terrace offers a magnificent view of the cloister of the Fine Arts Museum, sheltered under the lime trees and bathed in calm.
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Les Terrasses de Lyon: shady terrace with a view over Lyon’s rooftops
This Michelin-starred gastronomic restaurant offers a pleasant shaded terrace: an ideal spot for a moment of calm. The cuisine served by Chef David Delsart gives pride of place to regional produce. The stunning view over the rooftops of Vieux-Lyon (Old Lyon) adds a touch of magic to the place.
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Le Sucre: a terrace by the water’s edge
Undisputedly one of the most sought-after addresses in Lyon, the rooftop of Le Sucre offers an almost 360° panoramic view… The highest point in the Confluence district, Le Sucre is a major venue for clubbing events and its mojitos are among the best to be found in Lyon!
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La Cité des Halles: a cultural wasteland
Located on a former industrial site, the Cité des Halles invites you to have a drink on its playful, artistic and festive terrace. Petanque and basketball courts, areas dedicated to the little ones, ephemeral shops of local artists and traders, as well as a second-hand shop with the brands Ciguë Vintage and Socrate. All of this will be accompanied by a restaurant and bar offering original cocktails and more than 15 brews from the emblematic Brooklyn Brewery.
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The restaurant Fond Rose: a stylish terrace and gourmet food
Located in a former bourgeois residence, near the banks of the Saône in Caluire, this excellent Bocuse establishment welcomes guests in a verdant setting. The food is excellent and the service is attentive, which is no surprise! A superb spot to unwind and enjoy a delicious meal.
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