The Gourmet's Agenda

Lyon's treat? Great news – Love of good food is certainly no sin in Lyon!

This guide will keep you up to date with all the events on a daily basis (celebrations, fairs, festivals, etc.), markets, cookery workshops, tasting sessions, cultural and good food events in Lyon and the region. More than enough to make you want to eat more, enjoy more, and discover more!

Lyon's restaurants use our region's finest produce, meaning that "C'est Lyon qui régale" (It's Lyon's treat) is far more than just the city of Lyon and its immediate surroundings, it's also Beaujolais, the Lyonnais, the Northern Côtes-du-Rhône, Bresse, etc. – all with the sole purpose of treating you!


Good food means good produce! In Lyon, there's everything you need: stroll through our selection of Lyon markets and you'll quickly understand why...

Culture and fine food

Of course not! "Culture isn't like jam – it's like chocolate: a treat to be enjoyed and shared with friends!" (Didier Hallépée) So why choose? With...

Festive events

What's good cooking for you? Having a good time, sharing a drink or a good meal with friends or family? Whether you're at a neighbourhood party, a...

Cookery workshops

Look what I made!

Tasting sessions

Keen amateur? Novice? Sign up for one of our workshops to discover the region's grape varieties, appellations and fine wines. Accompanied by experts,...

Food's ready

Exceptional dinners to 4 or 6 hands, typical Lyon’s dishes or original brunches… Restaurant owners reserve their best tables for unique moments, not...

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Chef's Suggestions

The Pumpkin Festival

The Pumpkin Festival is an event, located in the heart of the Botanical Garden, festive and completely free. It offers a set of activities and...

By Antoine

Antoine Allegre

Wine Fair and independent Winemakers #28

From the 25th to the 29th of October 2018, at Halle Tony Garnier, you can meet independent wine-makers from all over France, who will be delighted to...

By Isabelle

Isabelle Fournet

Sous les pavés, la vigne #5

Head down on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th of November 2018 for the 5th edition of the Lyon contemporary and natural wine show. 

By Mihriban

Lyon Tasting #2

For the second year, the sumptuous Palais de la Bourse will welcome you on the 10th and 11th of November 2018 for an unmissable wine-lovers event!

By Mihriban

Signature dishes

Upcoming events over the next few months: save the dates, tell people about them, and bring them along! 

A Lyon, c'est l'mâchon - Munch on a traditional mâchon in Lyon!

A novel experience for those who tend to skip breakfast, and a firm favourite among gourmets, a mâchon is Lyon's equivalent to a good English...

Chocolate Fair

The chocolate fair, opens its 5th edition at the Cité Internationale. 3 days dedicated to chocolate gourmets!

Lyon Whiskey Festival # 1

The Lyon Whiskey Festival is the Lyon event entirely dedicated to the world of whiskey!

Lunch Tasting 100% Olive Oil

A lunch workshop that celebrates the terroirs and the varieties. You will enjoy a selection of French and foreign olive oils to develop your...

Lyon menu

C’est Lyon qui régale ("It's Lyon's treat") invites you to discover Lyon's gastronomy at all kinds of events, revealing its secrets, its history, and its current form.

The editorial team hopes you'll enjoy our articles on the history of the mères lyonnaises (Lyonnaise mothers), the celebrated career of chef Paul Bocuse, the characteristics of contemporary cuisine, the rich and fertile soil around Lyon, the region's famous vineyards, etc.

Enough to get a better idea of what to choose off the menu in Lyon!

Contemporary cuisine

Now there is a new generation of young cooks who are taking up the mantle and creating their own wonderful dishes!

The Mères Lyonnaises

In Lyon, gastronomy was above all a woman's responsibility…

Lyon and its terroirs

Once the capital of the Gauls, it is a city where people live well and eat well. Venture into any of the secret passageways known as traboules and...

Paul Bocuse (1926 - 2018)

Paul Bocuse passed away on Saturday the 20th January 2018. As people of Lyon, we pay tribute and express all of our appreciation to this great Chef,...

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ONLYLYON Tourist Office and Convention Bureau wanted to share the sensational selection of good food events in Lyon and the region, joining forces...

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With C'est Lyon qui régale ("It's Lyon's treat"), ONLYLYON Tourist Office and Convention Bureau wanted to share the sensational selection of food...


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