Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • How do you plan your trips?
  • Please help us learn by participating in a brief survey.
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 roaming Prague...but for how long?
  2. 2 Trip Report Azores
  3. 3 Barcelona to Paris - Road trip in between?
  4. 4 San Francisco retirees would like to move to Paris for a year- crazy idea?
  5. 5 Cooking tours 3-4 days June 4 in Northern Italy
  6. 6 Opinion on sights in Florence
  7. 7 Trip Report Houses, Gardens & Walking in England
  8. 8 What's the biggest mistake you made on a European trip?
  9. 9 Short Trip in July
  10. 10 Trip Report Springtime in Holland - Trip report
  11. 11 Advice on car and getting around Aeolian Islands
  12. 12 10-12 days - Czech Republic/Austria/Munich?
  13. 13 Rome neighborhoods equivalent to arrondissements 6 and 7 in Paris?
  14. 14 4 Nights - Bern/Grindelwald / Interlaken / Lucerne
  15. 15 Where to go...one month w/a one year old
  16. 16 Trip Report Paris & Cote d'Azur Trip report
  17. 17 Looking for Italy Itinerary Advice (8N)
  18. 18 Planning a solo trip mostly to France, advice please!
  19. 19 Trip Report Roman Roamings: 2 Weeks of Wanderings
  20. 20 Sim Card Options
  21. 21 Greek Islands (small)
  22. 22 38 Days in Paris
  23. 23 Day trip ideas from Bristol, UK
  24. 24 Sim card/Amsterdam
  25. 25 English Gardens Itinerary Advice please
View next 25 » Back to the top

Trip Report 6 weeks in Paris - Restaurant Roundup

Jump to last reply

We leave Paris tomorrow (sniff) after 6 weeks - but since we're driving to Venice (via Corsica) I can't really complain!

I did a lot of restaurant research before I left and overall was thrilled with the restaurants we chose - following is a list and brief comment. At the bottom is a link to the Restaurant pages of our blog which has a much fuller description of the meals and photos, plus pricing and address details. (we are still adding to it so check back in a few days for all the restaurants listed below)

Note virtually all of our meals are at lunch - the value is better and we cook in the apartment in the evenings. In most cases we had a reservation (made the day before but it is January).

Taillevent - went twice for lunch. Superb value for 80E (95E with an excellent flight of wine)
l'Affriole - an accidental find in the 7th. Also went twice for creative, delicious food.
L'Epi Dupin - some reviews were negative (too many tourists, indifferent service) but agreed the food was good. Which it was - and no tourists (except us) and excellent service
Le Mesturet - near our apartment in the 1st - fun bistro/good prices
Le Regalade St Honore - excellent lunch - walked in without a reservation and got the last table at 1pm
SPRING - although a single menu is not our favourite, we had a wonderful time here and the American chef is delightful (he sourced a chicken for us to cook at home - see the blog for the great Cou Cou experiment)
Yam'tcha - exquisite, delicate Cantonese/French cuisine and charming service
Aux Bon Crus - "our" bar/restaurant up the street from our apartment on Rue des Petits Champs - ate here many times - delicious confit (and same prices lunch and dinner which is nice). Owner Luke and Manager Malika are charming hosts
L'Ecurie - well known old restaurant by the Pantheon - famous for steak/frites. Room is delightful and staff lovely. Steak was good/frites were great
Domaine Lintillac - near the Bourse - good confit/duck at a very reasonable price
Les Fine Gueules - wine bar/restaurant - excellent fish
Higuma - Ramen restaurant famed for their dumplings. The constant line up meant we had to try it - dumplings were delicious/soup was a little thin but plentiful and cheap
L'Ami Jean - excellent Basque cuisine
Rotisserie D'en Face (Jacques Cagna) - a sentimental visit for us as we went to Cagna's main restaurant 27 years ago - had a lovely lunch at the Rotisserie across the street and spent time with M. Cagna
Au Coins des Gourmets - Indochinese cuisine - a vegetarian friend was visiting and the menu selection was excellent for him.
Joe Allen - craved a hamburger!

Ones that got away - on the list for next time

Frenchie
La Cordonnerie
L'Violins d'Ingres
Le Reminet
Robert et Louise
Willi's Wine Bar
Aux Lyonnais



http://lizandrichardsa.typepad.com/parisandbeyond/restaurants/

30 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement