"Don’t leave place Bellecour before stopping off at Badiane. Lyon’s answer to Notting Hill’s Books for Cooks (London) offers a deluge of gastro-literature along with gadgety gifts that will astound even the most weathered foodie."
- Inflight by EasyJet, 2007
"Lyon also has a Gourmet Bookstore, Badiane where one can buy gastonomical books in English or French - a little piece of Lyon to take home with you!"
Conveniently located at 1 place Bellecour, Badiane is foodie and booklover's heaven. You can shop their store or their online shop. Currently Badiane is offering flat priced shipping within France for 2.50 euros. Anthony Bourdain, Alain Ducasse, Gordon Ramsay, Paul Bocuse...all your favorite chefs are there!
A word from the owners, Marianne Vellieux-Motus and Catherine Guérin:
"Badiane is a one-stop-shop for all things food. We offer a wide assortment of books on cuisine (but specializing in the French genre, of course), cooking courses taught by renowned regional chefs, and an art gallery devoted to food. The wide selection of material, the convivial atmosphere and the helpful, bilingual staff make Badiane a must-see."
From Badiane's website:
Step into Badiane, the bookshop for every type of cuisine. You’ll discover thousands of books; a genuine feast of savours.
From floor to ceiling, the shelves are loaded with works, each describing dishes more succulent than the last, while the tables are laden with piles of books that evoke cuisine, wine, good products and healthy eating!
Next to the cookbooks, you can also leaf through novels, poems, stories, photo albums, essays, studies, biographies, dictionaries, and more besides.
Whatever your age, you’ll find something to chew over at Badiane!
Badiane: A book for every cuisine
1 place Bellecour, 69002
04 72 41 18 00
Open Mondays from 2 pm to 7 pm
Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10 am to 7 pm
By métro : lines A et D - Bellecour
By bus : lines 28, 29, 30, 91 10, 14, 15, 88
By car : car parks at Bellecour, Célestins, Antonin Poncet, Saint Antoine