My 13 Best Bakery In Lyon

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| By : Christine
I’m a retired 65 years old and I live in western Paris. Born in Alsace, I have always lived in this beautiful region of eastern France. Passionate about travel, culture and literature. Find me on Linkedin.

How can you not find the best French baguette in the 2nd largest city in France: Lyon?

And the best croissant?

It’s impossible if you follow this guide of the best bakeries in Lyon (France) in 2023.

I have manually selected them for you.

Enjoy !

Christine

PS : please share in comments your best bakeries and experiences in Lyon!

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My Best bakeries In Lyon

And here is my personal selection of the 13 best bakeries and croissants in Lyon (France):

13. Le fournil de l’artisan – 4.4 / 5

  • Category: Bakery with croissant
  • Country: France
  • Region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
  • Department: Rhône
  • City: Lyon
  • Address: 152 Cr Lafayette
  • Phone : +33 4 78 60 79 13

My personal opinion:

Discover high-quality, affordable fare at this bustling bakery near La Part Dieu; from scrumptious mini-viennoiseries (croissants) to hearty salads, it’s a must-visit for any food-loving tourist like you and me!

Christine

12. Boulangerie Du Palais – 4.4 / 5

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  • Category: Bakery with croissant
  • Country: France
  • Region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
  • Department: Rhône
  • City: Lyon
  • Address: 8 Rue du Palais de Justice
  • Phone : +33 4 78 37 09 43

My personal opinion:

I uncovered a culinary gem in Lyon with a bakery so good, I crossed bridges just to savor their heavenly pastries! You must try the praline tart and almond croissant. Trust me, it’s worth every queue and penny!

Christine

11. Boulangerie Pâtisserie Du Grand Lyon – 4.5 / 5

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  • Category: Bakery with croissant
  • Country: France
  • Region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
  • Department: Rhône
  • City: Lyon
  • Address: 29 Rue Bouteille
  • Phone : Not available

My personal opinion:

From the moment I stepped into this bakery, I was captivated by the sights and smells of fresh pastries. Let me tell you, the croissants were still warm, flaky, and the best I’ve ever tasted! You can’t miss this gem where the food is crafted with passion and served with a smile!

Christine

Top 10 best bakery (and croissant!) in Lyon

Here is my top 10 bakeries in Lyon, France :

10. La boulangerie des Chartreux – 4.5 / 5

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  • Category: Bakery with croissant
  • Country: France
  • Region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
  • Department: Rhône
  • City: Lyon
  • Address: 49 Rue des Chartreux
  • Phone : +33 4 37 26 04 04

My personal opinion:

Imagine stepping into a delightful, family-run bakery, where the aroma of fresh bread fills the air, and friendly staff serve you the best banettes, croissants and pastries in Lyon! I insist, you won’t want to miss this charming culinary experience!

Christine

9. Ainay’s Bakery – 4.5 / 5

  • Category: Bakery with croissant
  • Country: France
  • Region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
  • Department: Rhône
  • City: Lyon
  • Address: 26 Rue Vaubecour
  • Phone : +33 9 67 43 09 65

My personal opinion:

Experience the finest bakery in town, boasting exquisite quiches, heavenly pastries, and authentic artisan breads. Friendly staff and an enchanting atmosphere make every visit a delight!

Christine

8. Boulangerie les Artistes – 4.6 / 5

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  • Category: Bakery with croissant
  • Country: France
  • Region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
  • Department: Rhône
  • City: Lyon
  • Address: 12 Rue du Mail
  • Phone : +33 4 72 27 07 63

My personal opinion:

Uncovering this bakery was a sensory delight; you too will be smitten by the flaky pastries and amiable staff. Their almond croissant is simply a must-try!

Christine

7. Au Pain Naturel – 4.6 / 5

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  • Category: Bakery with croissant
  • Country: France
  • Region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
  • Department: Rhône
  • City: Lyon
  • Address: 14 Quai Victor Augagneur
  • Phone : +33 6 76 33 62 13

My personal opinion:

Discover a gluten-free paradise in Lyon, offering stunning bread with the chestnut delight being a standout. Despite the occasional hiccup, this bakery’s commitment to quality and diversity has made it a must-visit. From the finest sourdough to delectable cookies and croissant, it’s a gastronomic adventure!

Christine

6. Boulangerie Pâtisserie d’Albon – 4.6 / 5

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  • Category: Bakery with croissant
  • Country: France
  • Region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
  • Department: Rhône
  • City: Lyon
  • Address: 11 Rue Chavanne
  • Phone : +33 4 72 98 34 28

My personal opinion:

Stumbling upon this bakery, I was floored by the mouthwatering array of pastries and sandwiches! Trust me, you don’t want to miss out on their nutella-filled chocolate bread and raspberry almond croissant. Their warm, speedy service is just the icing on the cake.

Christine

5. Boulangerie Fournil & Fourneaux – 4.7 / 5

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  • Category: Bakery with croissant
  • Country: France
  • Region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
  • Department: Rhône
  • City: Lyon
  • Address: 21 Rue Marc Bloch
  • Phone : +33 9 53 66 30 28

My personal opinion:

This is a simple but very good bakery; you’ll fall for their divine croissants and pastries and welcoming staff!

Christine

4. Au Vieux Pétrin – 4.7 / 5

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  • Category: Bakery with croissant
  • Country: France
  • Region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
  • Department: Rhône
  • City: Lyon
  • Address: 40 Rue Franklin
  • Phone : +33 4 78 37 85 19

My personal opinion:

Dive into a world of exceptional pastries at this bakery – I was blown away by the best croissant I’ve ever tasted! You won’t be disappointed exploring their tantalizing offerings!

Christine

3. Boulangerie Saint Paul |Maison Farine| Lyon – 4.8 / 5

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  • Category: Bakery with croissant
  • Country: France
  • Region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
  • Department: Rhône
  • City: Lyon
  • Address: 8 Pl. Saint-Paul
  • Phone : +33 9 82 42 74 38

My personal opinion:

Picture this: you’re stepping into arguably the best bakery in Vieux Lyon, where every croissant is a pastry-lover’s dream! I urge you to dive into this blissful haze of impeccable baked goods, and let your taste buds celebrate!

Christine

2. Artisan Pâtissier “Chez Grégoire Pâtisserie” – 4.9 / 5

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  • Category: Pastry shop
  • Country: France
  • Region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
  • Department: Rhône
  • City: Lyon
  • Address: 6 Rue Constantine, 69001 Lyon, France
  • Phone : +33 4 87 61 24 66

My personal opinion:

Uncover the secret of Lyon’s finest patisserie, serving sensational gluten-free, dairy-free delights. Surprisingly authentic French pastries and a warm ambiance make each visit a delectable adventure!

Christine

1. Sisters Bakery – 5 / 5

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  • Category: Tea house, Patisserie
  • Country: France
  • Region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
  • Department: Rhône
  • City: Lyon
  • Address: 31 Rue de la Charité
  • Phone : +33 9 88 59 16 15

My personal opinion:

Step into this elegant oasis, where the delicate pastries will tempt your palate and the warm, friendly service will make you feel at home. Trust me, you’ll be captivated by the beautiful interiors and delightful treats. Don’t leave without trying the heavenly scones and cornes de gazelle!

Christine

Eureka!

We’ve followed the flour trail through my premium French bread sanctuaries, croissant coves, and “pain au chocolat” paradises!

I bet you’ll discover your own patisserie paradise here.

Don’t ghost us!

Got a covert Lyon boulangerie? Spill the beans in comments!

Eager to connect with you, my fellow bread-heads!

Christine


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