Paris Restaurants

Frenchie

  • 5 rue du Nil Map It
  • Around the Louvre
  • French
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 06/25/2015

Fodor's Review

The prodigiously talented Grégory Marchand worked with Jamie Oliver in London before opening this brick-and-stone-walled bistro on a pedestrian street near Rue Montorgueil. It quickly became one of the most packed bistros in town, with tables booked months in advance, despite two seatings each evening. Marchand owes a large part of his success to the good-value €68 five-course menu at dinner (prix fixe only)—boldly flavored dishes such as calamari gazpacho with squash blossoms, and melt-in-the-mouth braised lamb with roasted eggplant and spinach are excellent options. Service can be, shall we say, a tad brusque, but for some that's a small price to pay for food this good.

Restaurant Information

Address:

5 rue du Nil, 2e, Paris, 75002, France

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Phone:

/01–40–39–96–19

Restaurant Details:

  • Closed weekends, 2 wks in Aug., and 10 days at Christmas. No lunch
  • Reservations essential

Published 06/25/2015

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