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Bar Melhor

20 quai Docteur Gailleton, 69002, Lyon, France
+33 4 72 41 20 20
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Come for the view

Decent cocktails, decent service. Small space with superb view of the Saone and Lyon to the south... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David P
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Good spot for drinks with a view

8th floor of Sofitel Hotel; good quality cocktails available; wide selection of spirits and wines... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Laurence T
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
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30 Apr 2018
“Good spot for drinks with a view”
15 Feb 2018
“Great view, cosy ambiance”
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Hours Today: 17:30 - 01:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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20 quai Docteur Gailleton, 69002, Lyon, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decent cocktails, decent service. Small space with superb view of the Saone and Lyon to the south and east. Smallish space but surprisingly uncrowded at 8pm.

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

8th floor of Sofitel Hotel; good quality cocktails available; wide selection of spirits and wines to choose from; beautiful setting; live music regularly played here; generally pleasant ambiance; can be a great place to have a drink before (or after) entering the Michelin star restaurant...More

Thank Laurence T
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SofitelLyon, Responsable relations clients at Bar Melhor, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Dear Laurence T, We would like to thank you for your review regarding your passing by the bar Le Melhor. It is with pleasure that we read your compliments about our cocktail bar. You can make sure that we will share it with the Melhor's...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Decided to come here for pre-dinner drinks on a Friday night. We got lucky and got a table immediately. There was a good jazz singer in the background even though for my wife it was slightly too loud. Service was fast including some cheese snacks....More

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SofitelLyon, Responsable relations clients at Bar Melhor, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Dear Peter O, We would like to thank you for your visit at the Melhor bar and for your feedback about your experience! We are happy to read that you had a great time and that you enjoyed the view. We will share your compliment...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

This isn't our first visit and won't be our last. My wife likes to end the evening here especially when we have our eldest son with us - he doesn't drink so can drive us home. The team here can fix you most any drink,...More

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SofitelLyon, Responsable relations clients at Bar Melhor, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Dear Simon--Newton, This is a pleasure to read your nice comment toward our bar Le Melhor. We are happy that you enjoyed the live music, every friday and saturday, and the original cocktails made by our dedicated barmen ! All the team look forward to...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

This ia a small bar on the 8th floor of the Sofitel hotel. Rather than a bar it is more a waitingroom for the one star Michelin restaurant on the same floor.More

Thank Eric H
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SofitelLyon, Responsable relations clients at Bar Melhor, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Dear Eric H, Our bar Le Melhor situated on the 8th floor of the Sofitel Lyon Bellecour, next to the gastronomic restaurant, is in fact a cosy bar where guests can admire the wonderful view over the city of Lyon while drinking nice cocktails. We...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

The place to drink cocktails in Lyon if you're anglosaxon and request a minimum level of luxury. Awesome view on Rhône River and lyon left bank part of the city with the 3/4 skyscrappers of new financial district.More

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SofitelLyon, Responsable relations clients at Bar Melhor, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you Alain G for your positive comment toward our bar Le Melhor. We are pleased that you enjoyed the view over the city of Lyon while drinking nice cocktails made by our passionate bartenders. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back...More

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