LE COMPTOIR CECIL A gourmet restaurant
for getting together


Comptoir Cecil A bistronomic restaurant
in Lyon 2

Le Comptoir Cecil, a true Lyon culinary institution in the neighbourhood, has established itself over the years as an emblematic address in the city. Founded in 2018, the restaurant has evolved and grown while preserving its historic charm.

Entering Comptoir Cecil in the heart of Lyon is like taking a journey through time and flavours. The decor, a subtle blend of authenticity and contemporary design, creates a warm and friendly atmosphere. The walls bear witness to the place’s past, while incorporating modern elements that appeal to a regular clientele.

  • The restaurant opens its doors at 6am, welcoming early risers for a gourmet breakfast.
  • Lunch, a key moment in the day, brings together busy professionals and lovers of gourmet breaks in a spacious room that can seat up to 50 people.
  • .. It’s teatime: for passers-by in the City of Lights looking for a sweet break, the Comptoir offers hot drinks and home-made pastries.
  • Dinner, a time for relaxation and tasting, reveals the full richness of the Comptoir Cecil menu. The dishes, prepared with fresh, local produce, celebrate Lyon’s gastronomy while also embracing contemporary influences.


The restaurant’s strategic location, between Place Bellecour and Place des Jacobins, makes it a must-visit spot. Just a stone’s throw from the République shopping street, it offers customers a culinary experience right in the heart of the bustling city. What’s more, its proximity to Part-Dieu station makes it an accessible and convenient venue for all diners in the city.

Comptoir Cecil is a meeting place for all generations in the heart of the second arrondissement. Families come here to celebrate special occasions, friends to share convivial moments, lovers or sisters for more intimate moments, or clients for successful business meals.

The restaurant extends its hospitality from Monday to Friday, from 7am to 10pm, offering flexibility appreciated by customers with varied schedules.

The Menu

At Le Comptoir Cecil What’s for dinner?

For breakfast, lunch, a simple gourmet break or dinner, there’s always an opportunity to indulge in generous, simple and sincere dishes that give pride of place to local and seasonal produce.

Discover the signature menu devised by our passionate brigade.

Continental buffet: pastries, selections of breads, cereals, dried fruit, homemade cakes, eggs, bacon, sausages, fresh fruit, yoghurt, cheese, charcuterie, gluten-free products, selection of fruit juices, hot drinks...
Daily menu according to the Chef's inspirations. French bistronomic market-style cuisine with inspirations from elsewhere.
Apéro / tea time
Apéro / Tea Time
Selection of homemade pastries (cookies, marbré, New York roll, carrot cake...) and hot or refreshing drinks (hot chocolate, teas, fruit juices, iced infusions, iced coffee...)
Daily menu according to the Chef's inspirations. French bistronomic market-style cuisine with inspirations from elsewhere.

Our GROUP OFFERS Le Club des Aubergistes Lyonnais

Study days, team building, cocktails, afterworks on the terrace, birthdays, games… Choose the Club des Aubergistes Lyonnais for your events and seminars. Whatever your project, a dedicated team will ensure your event is a success.

Fancy sharing a good meal? Our chef Rosie and the entire team at Comptoir Cecil restaurant will prepare the most suitable catering option for you: daily specials, à la carte dishes, meal trays, buffets, platters, etc. Are there several of you around the table? Take advantage of a group offer and enjoy a well-deserved gourmet break. What can we offer you? An all-day service to satisfy both small and large appetites. From breakfast to dinner, including aperitifs and tea time, the door is always wide open at the Comptoir Cecil.

LE COMPTOIR CECIL,A truly local place to live

Comptoir Cecil is more than just a Lyonnais restaurant. It has a real spirit, common to all the establishments in the Aubergistes Lyonnais collection: it’s a place of local life, coiled in its environment, the result of a fusion of histories and encounters… a succession of precious moments that give it its unique character.

A succession of precious moments that give it its uniqueness. What can we offer you? A warm welcome all day long, to satisfy both small and large appetites. From breakfast to dinner, including aperitifs and teatime, the door is always wide open at the Comptoir Cecil.

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F.A.Q. about Comptoir Cecil

  • What's the difference between gastronomic and bistronomic?

    Gastronomic cuisine is characterised by a sophisticated approach, elaborate dishes and a formal experience, often associated with prestigious establishments. In contrast, bistronomy fuses gastronomic quality with a relaxed atmosphere, offering creative cuisine in more accessible venues, promoting a friendly and affordable dining experience.

  • Can the Comptoir Cecil restaurant be privatised?

    Yes, we offer to privatise the restaurant for your private or professional events. Please do not hesitate to contact our sales team:

  • Are there any provisions for people with allergies or intolerances?

    Of course, don’t hesitate to inform our team when you arrive so that we can adapt your menu.

  • What methods of payment can be used to pay for your meal?

    Comptoir Cecil accepts cash, bank card, ticket restaurant.

  • Is the bistro open at weekends?

    Our restaurant is open for lunch/dinner from Monday to Friday. However, breakfast and the bar are available at weekends.

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Come to the Cecil counter,2 minutes from Place Bellecour.

Public transport nearby:

Bellecour is a major and central crossroads.

Bus: 31, 35, C10, C5, 9, S1

Metro: line A, line D

  • From Perrache station – 8 minutes : Metro A (2 stops), get off at Bellecour, walk 2 minutes.
  • From Part-Dieu station – 20 minutes: Metro B (2 stops), get off at Saxe Gambetta, Metro D (2 stops), get off at Bellecour.

Nearby car parks: Bellecour and Célestin.