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Lyon and the Alps Restaurants

Café des Fédérations

  • 8 rue du Major-Martin Map It
  • Presqu'île
  • French

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For 80 years this sawdust-strewn café with homey red-check tablecloths has reigned as one of the city's leading bouchons; however, it may have overextended its stay by trading on past glory—some readers report a desultory hand in the kitchen, and native Lyonnais seem to head elsewhere since the legendary Raymond Fulchiron's recent retirement. Still, for a taste of classic Lyon gastronomy in a historic setting, the deftly prepared local classics like boudin blanc (white-meat sausage), boudin noir (black sausage), or andouillettes (veal and pork tripe sausage) are hard to beat.

Restaurant Information


8 rue du Major-Martin, Lyon, 69001, France

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Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Sun. and late Dec.–Jan.


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