Le Lion d'Or

71, rue Saint Jean 14400 Bayeux France Map
Average price €54.00
8,8 /10
74 reviews
309 reviews

Special offers and Menus

Special offers are only available by booking online with TheFork.
You'll be able to select the menus in the last step of booking, if available for your criteria.
Menus

Menu 35€

By booking this set menu, you will be able to order either this set menu or "à la carte" if you change your mind.

This set menu includes:Starter + Main course + Dessert

  • Starter
    • Oysters from Asnelles, Granny Smith apple and celery cream
      OR
      Veal carpaccio, green tea and Ginger, radishes and vegetables
  • Main course
    • Duck breast fillet, with spring honey, mashed sweet potatoes, coriander, white asparaguses
      OR
      Pollack, season vegetables in broth with Yuzu, clams
  • Dessert
    • Golden apple pastry, Calvados and caramel sauce with saffron
      OR
      Banana and milk jam
      Oat crumble, milk jam ice cream

Please note: The main courses listed above are susceptible to change depending on market availabilty. All changes are will be indicated.

Menu 35€

By booking this set menu, you will be able to order either this set menu or "à la carte" if you change your mind.

This set menu includes:Starter + Main course + Dessert

  • Starter
    • Huîtres d'Asnelles en gelée, tartare de pomme Granny Smith à la mélisse, crème de céleri iodé
      Ou
      Carpaccio de veau au thé vert et gingembre, radis Ostergruss, crème de sucrine aux oignons cébettes
  • Main course
    • Magret de canard au miel de printemps, purée de patates douces, coriandre, asperges blanches
      Ou
      Lieu jaune de ligne, nage de légumes printaniers, amandes farcies aux algues fraîches
  • Dessert
    • Pomme dorée croustillante, cannelle et Calvados, sauce caramel safranée
      Ou
      Banane et confiture de lait, la banane en jeu de texture, pépites d'avoine, glace confiture de lait

Please note: The main courses listed above are susceptible to change depending on market availabilty. All changes are will be indicated.

About the restaurant Le Lion d'Or

Etabli dans un ancien relais de poste datant du 18ème siècle, Le Lion d’Or vous invite à vous reposer dans l’atmosphère paisible de la vieille ville de Bayeux, à quelques pas de la célèbre tapisserie.

Dans un cadre chic et imprégné d’histoire, venez savourer une cuisine aux inspirations normandes. Le Chef vous concocte des mets remplis de saveurs et de finesse, lesquels vous transporteront hors du temps.

Cet établissement de charme vous offre aussi la possibilité de séjourner dans de jolies chambres alliant tranquillité, confort et raffinement.

Restaurant prices

Average à la carte price
€54.00
(average à la carte price based on a two-course meal excluding drinks)

Drink prices

  • €3.60
    Half bottle of mineral water
  • €4.80
    Bottle of mineral water
  • €4.00
    Glass of wine
  • €24.00
    En flaske vin
  • €13.00
    Glass of champagne
  • €78.00
    Bottle of champagne
  • €2.80
    Coffee
Prices and menu can change. Those prices don't take into account any promotion and are VAT included.

How to get to the restaurant Le Lion d'Or

Opening time

Ouvert tous les soir de 19h15 à 21h et le mardi, mercredi, jeudi, vendredi et dimanche midi de 12h à 14h00.

Closing period

Du 20 décembre au 14 janvier

Services

  • Check , Credit Card , Luncheon voucher , Mastercard , Visa
  • Privatisable (120 maximum number of guests.)
  • Bar , Can be privatized , English spoken , Open in August , Pets allowed , Wheelchair Accessible , Wifi
Fabulous
8,8 /10
Only clients who have dined at the restaurant, after booking on TheFork, can leave their opinion.
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    11
Food
9,7
Service
7,9
Setting
7,7
Value for price
Correct
Noise level
Quiet
Waiting time
Correct
12/74 reviews
Lynne P.
(1 review)
Average Rating
8,5 /10
Food
10
Service
6
Setting
8
  • Meal date : 5 Oct 2018
Food was great. Service just okay.
Elisa H.
Adventurer
(1 review)
Average Rating
5 /10
Food
6
Service
4
Setting
4
  • Meal date : 30 Sep 2018
The waiter was not helpful at all. You get used to the rudeness after a while, after all we are Americans. The entree was good but the portions were small and it was overpriced. I have no trouble paying for a great meal but the whole experience was rather disappointing. We won’t be back.
Manuela H.
Conqueror
(5 reviews)
Average Rating
7 /10
Food
10
Service
4
Setting
4
  • Meal date : 27 May 2018
The waiting time after placing the order exceeded an hour!
Derek S.
Adventurer
(1 review)
Average Rating
6 /10
Food
10
Service
2
Setting
2
  • Meal date : 31 Oct 2017
We arrived at 5 minutes to 7pm for a 7 o’clock reservation and were asked to go to the bar for a drink. 45 minutes later we were still left there waiting. Once we got into the half full restaurant we again had to wait before placing our order. We didn’t get any food until well after 8.30.

The food was excellent but we did not feel welcome or carefully attended to by the restaurant staff.

We shall not return and neither will we recommend the restaurant.
Jens Erik S.
Adventurer
(1 review)
Average Rating
9 /10
Food
10
Service
8
Setting
8
  • Meal date : 7 Oct 2017
Very good food and competent guidance as regards wine.
Kevin B.
Explorer
(2 reviews)
Average Rating
9 /10
Food
8
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 23 Sep 2017
A very nice dining room with a good atmosphere and the staff were very good.
Alan F.
Foodie
(34 reviews)
Average Rating
9 /10
Food
10
Service
8
Setting
8
  • Meal date : 16 May 2017
Atmospheric and reasonably updated old hotel. So much history, especially from WWII on! We were a tad upset to walk in at 7:30 PM and see 40+ people already there, most from one or more American tour groups. The patrons were in good spirits, and the staff were doing their best to keep everything moving along. All of our dishes were very artistic and most, but not all worked. An amuse d'bouche and one of our starters were just plain flat/blsnd. fortunately, everything else was spot on. An extensive, rather pricey wine list. Someone has to keep the hotel solvent.
Michael W.
Explorer
(2 reviews)
Average Rating
9,5 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
8
  • Meal date : 21 Apr 2017
nous etions tres contents de la qualite et du service.
andrew M.
Explorer
(3 reviews)
Average Rating
5,5 /10
Food
8
Service
4
Setting
2
  • Meal date : 5 Apr 2017
Food was of a good standard and well presented. However it's quality was not considerably better than others in the area.

The service was average at best, taking considerable time for the simplist of tasks, which was disappointing given the low number of diners in the restaurant.

The hotel looks wonderful and is a nice setting. The private room however has no character at all. Taking some character from the bar and recreating it within the private room would be a considerable improvement.
Francisco A.
Foodie
(17 reviews)
Average Rating
6,5 /10
Food
8
Service
4
Setting
6
  • Meal date : 14 Aug 2016
Decent food (nothing amazing) but our experience was totally ruined by the LONG waiting time. we booked at 8pm and the "amuse bouche" arrived at 8h55pm!!! the starter around 9h15pm! it was already close to 11pm when we left. The place was not at all full but there only 2 waiters (one of them "apprentice") who were doing their best, but they could not managed to serve all tables in an efficient way.
Lynn B.
Explorer
(3 reviews)
Average Rating
10 /10
Food
10
Service
10
Setting
10
  • Meal date : 22 May 2016
Excellent food. Presentation and service
Pierre B.
Conqueror
(5 reviews)
Average Rating
3 /10
Food
4
Service
2
Setting
2
  • Meal date : 14 May 2012
I will not recommend this restaurant to my US and English veterans and friends (extremely noisy,food without research and originality, expensive for what is produced. To avoid. Tres decevant:tres bruyant (groupe de 42 personnes), nourriture banale sans originalite,tres cher pour ce qui est servi - a eviter
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