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Metropolitan Cocktail Club

Bar Metropolitan Cocktail Club in LyonMetropolitan Cocktail Club (Lyon)

The former Redwood cocktail bar from champion bartender Bonneton has a new name, and it’s been handed over to the masterful Rémy Merlin, who used to work at Le Florian and La Cour des Loges. If the space has changed a bit (a copper bar, mirrors ringed with neon lights, an orange bench, a brick wall), the tiki bar menu has been replaced by a collection of classics, plus a book of creations crafted by Rémy. You’ll find the Met Martini, with herby, sweet and smoky notes, mixing gin, Mandarine Napoléon liqueur, Laphroaig whiskey and Grand Marnier ice cubes (€10) – or the Old Brasilian, marrying cachaça and peaty whiskey under a veil of ginger beer (€10). For shaker haters, there are around fifteen whiskeys served by the glass (Tullamore, Macallan, Caol Ila.. €12 to €14) and Brooklyn Lager by the bottle (€7 for 330 ml). Alas, there aren’t many interesting soft drinks or mocktails available. As for the food, you can nibble on Sibillia charcuterie or Mons tête-de-moine cheese platters (€15-20). // A.S.

Getting there

Bar Metropolitan Cocktail Club
1, rue Chavanne
TEL: +33 4 72 26 62 27
Subway: Hôtel de Ville - Louis Pradel