The connoisseur gourmet diary !

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!

Markets

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

To quote Didier Hallépée "Culture isn't like jam – it's like chocolate: a treat to be enjoyed and shared with friends!" So why choose? With us, you...

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

Whether you are keen amateur or novice? Sign up for one of our workshops to discover the region's grape varieties, appellations and fine wines....

Food's ready

Multichef prepared dinner, typical Lyonnais dishes or original brunches… Restaurant owners reserve their best tables for unique moments, not to be...

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Chef's Suggestions

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...

By Antoine

Antoine Allegre

Champagne Lombardi Tasting

We’ll be happy to provide an introduction to oenology! We welcome you by appointment, for group or individual tastings and the opportunity to buy our...

Lyon Beer Festival #4

On the 27th and 28th of April 2019, beer lovers will flock to La Sucrière for the Lyon Bière Festival.

By Antoine

Antoine Allegre

Beer Tasting at Ninkasi Gerland

Ninkasi puts on a workshop for both enthusiasts and novices! On the programme: the history of beer and its main types, production methods, discovery...

Signature dishes

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

To eat oysters in Lyon

The oyster: a tender taste of the sea that is low in calories and rich in immune-system-boosting trace elements and minerals.

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...

Le Grand Mâchon LOU 2019

"The mâchon lyonnais is the morning mass of the real gones, it seals the meeting because, in Lyon, we do not know each other until we have eaten...

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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