The Traditional Cuisine

Brasserie Le Nord

Located between the two majestic rivers Rhône and the Saône, the Brasserie Le Nord was the first brasserie opened by Paul Bocuse in 1994.
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A typical Lyon’s restaurant

The Brasserie Le Nord, a typical Lyon restaurant, will carry you back to another world with its old-fashioned decoration, its wooded tones and its magnefic chandeliers and stained glass windows.


Established in 1994, the first Bocuse brasserie and one of our must-see restaurants is  based in the heart of Lyon, near the Palais de la Bourse and the Opera of Lyon. This traditional restaurant marks the beginning of the Brasseries and Restaurants whose success has grown tremendously since then. 

A traditional cuisine

Our restaurant based in the 2nd district of Lyon reinterprets the major classics of traditional Lyonnaise cuisine. You will be able to discover dishes made of local good quality products. As Monsieur Paul liked them, authentic and generous dishes. 

The signature courses at Brasserie Le Nord ? The pike Quenelle and calf's liver.

For the most special events such as Christmas, New Year's Eve, Easter or Mother's Day, Brasserie Le Nord suggests a special menu to suit each event. This Brasserie as well as all our restaurants is open on every Monday, Sunday and public holiday.
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The chef of the Brasserie du Nord

Passionate from an early age about the art of cooking, Chef Rémi Denis obtained a VTC (Vocational Training Certificate) in cooking at the Domaine de Clairefontaine when he was a youth. At the age 18, he  integrated  a gastronomic restaurant as a commis in Ardèche, then worked for 4 years in Corsica during the summer and in Val-d'Isère in winter. He finally joined "La Villa Calvi" in Corsica, after years of instructive and enlightening training. 


After these beautiful years, Chef Denis returned to Condrieu, his home town, and began working in a gastronomic restaurant in Annecy for 5 years with experienced chefs. 


Finally he joined the Bocuse group in 2015 as first chef de partie at the Brasserie L'Ouest for two years, then junior second, sous-chef and now is the Chef at the Brasserie Le Nord.

The crew

Upon your arrival at the Brasserie Le Nord, you will be welcomed by the manager of the Brasserie Clément Verneuil and his team. Our kitchen brigade is made of chefs who are devoted to work with local products and will help you (re)discover the classics of Lyon's cuisine. 


Alexandra’s brightness and her teammates will brighten up your meal with impeccable service . 


All the teams are at your  disposal to coordinate your meal and make your lunch or dinner an extraordinary and unforgettable experience ! 

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Practical information

Contact us

04 72 10 69 69 

18 rue Neuve

69002 Lyon

How to get there?

Parking : LPA Cordeliers (payable access)

TCL : Métro A, Cordeliers stop

Our timetable

From Monday through Thursday : 12pm-2pm, 7pm-10pm

From Friday through Saturday : 12pm-2.30pm, 7pm-10.30pm

Sunday : 12pm-2.30pm, 7pm-10pm

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Groups & events

Book a lounge or privatise our Brasserie

For special events, whether professional, with friends or family, you have the facility  to book our lounges and outstanding rooms for private use. 


On the first floor, you will be able to book the rooms for groups, perfect for business lunches or family receptions. If you are willing to welcome a large number of guests, you also have the possibility to privatise the entire restaurant. 


You can book  by contacting our customer service department department via our contact form or by calling 04 37 64 64 69. In addition, we also offer an additional perk of providing menus adapted to groups.