Anyone that wants to learn about where to buy wine, liquor, and beer in Lyon has definitely come to the right place. Our alcohol guide will try to cover the topic in as detailed of a way as we possibly can so that you can make the right decision on how to proceed.
A list of the best local liquor stores and wine shops in town will get us going. Anyone that is ready to go pick up a bottle of vodka, tequila, wine, or a case of beer will get their info quick and be ready to head out the door.
Up next we will dive into the best breweries and beer bars near you, and a list of Lyon wine bars will follow that up. Wineries and vineyards in your area will get a shout out, and we will wrap this up by mentioning some of the best local happy hours where you can buy cheap alcoholic drinks after your work day ends.
Towards the end you will find an alcohol map for the area with all of the various venues we are mentioning pinned on it. And everyone is welcome to read some of our other blogs about drinking alcohol all around Europe at that link.
Best Liquor Stores & Wine Shops In Lyon
Whether you want to buy a case of beer, some vodka, tequila, wine, or just about any other alcoholic drink you should be able to get them at any of these best liquor stores and wine shops in Lyon:
- Au Goulot at 76 Rue de la Part-Dieu
- Cave Chromatique at 35 Rue de la Charité
- Guyot Cave at 32 Quai Saint-Antoine
- The Whisky Lodge at 7 Rue Ferrandière
- La Maison Des Rhums at 78 Rue de la Part-Dieu
- Antic Wine at 18 Rue du Boeuf
- Maison Malleval at 11 Rue Émile Zola
- Muraato at 7 Rue Charles Dullin
- O Wine Angels at 2 Pl. Bertone
- Récoltant Manipulant at 1 Rue Hippolyte Flandrin
- Winemasson at Tour Oxygène 10 Blvd Vivier Merle
Au Goulot has a selection of quality products at moderate prices that are good for your health and the environment. They can assist you in choosing a drink for special occasions such as weddings, religious festivals, birthdays, departure parties, or company celebrations and there is also a tasting every Thursday.
Cave Chromatique is a wine shop near you that sells not only rums, whiskeys, cognacs, and ports but also rare alcohols such as piscos, Mexican tequilas, mezcal, gins, and vodkas. You can experience tastings to learn more about your favorite drinks.
Purchase wine cases, gourmet boxes, and accessories at Guyot Cave and get free delivery on orders of €120 or more. Their wine merchants handpick their must-haves and novelties each week.
The Whisky Lodge has been supplying exceptional spirits and rare drinks to your area since 1968. They specialize in whiskey but also supply cognacs, armagnacs, rums, white spirits, liqueurs, and even altered wines. In addition to their retail and trading activities they are also breeders and importers of alcohol.
La Maison Des Rhums carries more than 700 rum references from around the world to satisfy any budget, taste, and occasion. They are open Tuesday to Friday from 10am to 1:30pm then again from 3pm to 7pm and on Saturday from 10am to 7pm.
Maison Malleval is one of the oldest wine cellars in your area with over 5,000 collections of wines and spirits including extremely old vintages and highly rare bottles. There is something for everyone whether they are novices or seasoned connoisseurs.
O Wine Angels specializes in natural wines from France, Italy, Slovenia, and Austria but also extends to champagnes, spirits, and beers. They have a bar with a terrace where more than 800 cellar references can be tasted on site and accompanied by mouthwatering products.
Discover a diverse range of wines and champagnes made only by winegrowers who harvest their own grapes at Récoltant Manipulant. There is a wine bar that opens on weekends as well.
Breweries & Beer Bars In Your Area
When you want to go sample some new suds or just watch the game with some pals these local breweries and beer bars are a great option:
- Beer O’Clock at 4 Rue Octavio Mey
- Les Fleurs du Malt le Bar at 15 Quai Romain Rolland
- My Beers at 97 Cours Charlemagne
- Platypus Brewpub at 32 Cours Charlemagne
- Hopstore at 27 Rue de la Martinière
- L’Atenium at 80 Rue Montesquieu
- Hopper at 43 Cours Gambetta
Les Fleurs du Malt le Bar presents more than 15 draft beers and over 200 bottled beers. You can visit them every day from 5pm to midnight on Sunday and Monday, until 1am Tuesday and Wednesday, and until 2am Thursday through Saturday.
If you’re looking for a place that serves regional and homemade food where beer and board fans can gather or e-sports enthusiasts can come to watch the biggest games on giant screens L’Atenium is a great option. There is a huge assortment of craft beers from local and around the world.
With its collection of 32 bottles of beer from across the world Hopper will satisfy all of your taste buds. Delicious pizzas, cold meats, cheeses, and salads are also available starting at 3pm on weekdays and 12pm on weekends.
Wine Bars In Lyon
Wine bars in your area are a great place for a date, a business meeting, or to hang out with a big group of friends:
- La Cave Des Voyageurs at 7 Place Saint-Paul
- La Cave d’à Côté at 7 Rue Pleney
- L’Ange Di Vin at 13 Rue de la Monnaie
- Aromo at 15 Rue Montesquieu
- Le Vitis Bar at 131 Blvd de la Croix-Rousse
- Chai Vous at 12 Quai Victor Augagneur
You may spend your evenings with friends over a few bottles and regional products at La Cave des Voyageurs from 5pm to 1am Tuesday through Saturday. They can also advise you on the choice of your wines.
Aside from focusing on world wines Aromo offers a diverse selection of gins, tonics, and unique cocktails. They host tastings every 3rd Thursday of the month from 7:30pm to 9pm and can accommodate business or family gatherings.
Le Vitis Bar is a terrific alternative to sipping on fine wine and is open Monday through Saturday from 7am to 9pm and on Sunday from 8am to 3pm.
Chai Vous gives you the opportunity to explore the nearest centiliter from over 25 continually changing references on the menu. The whole of their establishment can be reserved for your event such as company dinner, departure drink, afterwork, birthday, engagement, and more.
Wineries & Vineyards Near You
While these wineries and vineyards may not be right in town they are worth the drive:
- Stéphane Ogier at 97 Route de la Taquière
- Guigal at 5 Route de la Taquière
- Domaine François Villard at 330 Route du Réseau Ange
- Cave Yves Cuilleron at 58 RD 1086
- Famille Pierre Gaillard at Lieu dit “Chez Favier 508 route de Bazin
Stéphane Ogier has retained the taste of refinement and subtlety that has become characteristic of their local wines as a result of their expertise in Burgundy. Every year the winemaker strives to vinify the plots separately in order to bring out the most of their potential and the blends are altered based on the vintages. Etienne Guigal founded the Guigal in 1946 and it is home to a unique vineyard where vines and wine have been nurtured with constant devotion, without artifice, and viticulture that listens to nature.
Domaine François Villard has more than 40 hectares of vineyards supplemented by a few grape purchases and produces approximately 400,000 bottles each year. The estate has been in organic conversation on the Ecocert label since August 2019 and all labor in the vineyard is done entirely by hand.
Best Local Happy Hours
These happy hours in Lyon can be a great option to buy cheaper alcoholic drinks after work when you need to unwind:
- Hopstore at 27 Rue de la Martinière
- The Flowers of Malt the Bar at 15 Quai Romain Rolland
- Paddy’s Corner at 4 Rue de la Terrasse
- Dam’s Pub at 4 Place Sathonay
Visit Paddy’s Corner for one of the best happy hours near you between 5pm and 9pm every day or go to Dam’s Pub for their special hour from 6pm to 9pm every week with all pints at €5.
You can read more of our posts on:
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- The Best Bars Near You In Geneva
- The Best Bars Near You In Zurich
- The Best Bars Near You In Paris
Enjoy Drinking Wine, Liquor, & Beer In Lyon
For the time being that is all we have to share but check back in because we will do our best to keep this page updated. After reading about all of those local liquor stores, wine shops, breweries, beer bars, wine bars, wineries, vineyards, and happy hours near you we think you are ready to accomplish your goal.
Do us a favor and mention if we got anything incorrect or if any of the above places have closed down in the comments so we can keep the lists up to date. Now have fun drinking wine, liquor, or beer in Lyon.