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Lyon and the Alps Restaurants

La Mère Brazier

  • 12 rue Royale Map It
  • Presqu'île
  • French
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 04/15/2014

Fodor's Review

This is a legendary location in Lyon—even more so now that Mathieu Viannay, one of the top names in the city's contemporary cuisine scene, has honored food pioneer Eugénie Brazier by opening a restaurant in her former space. A winner of the coveted Meilleur Ouvrier de France prize, Viannay continues to experiment with taste, textures, and ingredients in this carefully restored traditional house. He describes the menu as "mixed" between completely modern cuisine and

"Mère Brazier recipes revisited" such as the poularde de Bresse demi-deuil (Bresse poultry in "half mourning," that is, with black truffles under the breast skin).

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12 rue Royale, Lyon, 69001, France

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Restaurant Details:

  • Closed weekends and Aug.
  • Reservations essential

Updated 04/15/2014


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