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Are there any Eiffel Tower VIEW restaurants?

Old Jul 12th, 2007, 08:03 PM
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Are there any Eiffel Tower VIEW restaurants?

Hi all,
I've been trying to find (on Google) a restaurant that has a view of the Eiffel tower from the tables but only the actual tower restaurants come up.
Have any of you been to one that has a view of the tower?
Thanks for any help xx
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Old Jul 12th, 2007, 08:06 PM
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Old Jul 12th, 2007, 08:18 PM
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I haven't been there, but les Ombres, in the Quai Branly museum is supposed to very good, and has a great view of the Eiffel tower.
http://www.lesombres-restaurant.com/
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Old Jul 12th, 2007, 08:30 PM
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Hi!
Marc that restaurant is astounding but all meat.
I should have made it a bit clearer:
I'll start again.
We are vegetarians (I know) and students, but we are saving up our money, so we don't have to go to a cafe lol but not the most expensive place in PAris.
Being romantic and beautiful with a lovely view is what we're looking for!
Oh and that serves vegy food (yes, yes I know lol)
Robespierre I am on that site right now.
Thank you to you both xx
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Old Jul 13th, 2007, 06:58 AM
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There's also the Cafe L'Homme at Trocadero -- their outside terrace as a full-on view of the Tower!

Enjoy!

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Old Jul 13th, 2007, 07:17 AM
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Chez Francis on Place Alma.
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Old Jul 13th, 2007, 07:57 AM
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Some of the restaurants on top of the hill in Montmatre have a view of it although fairly distant. We went there the year it started sparkling on the hour - DH didn't know about this so we went up to Montmartre on his birthday & I just looked around until I found a restaurant with a view, which looked OK menu-wise. I'm afraid I can't remember the name of the one we went to but it wasn't difficult to find one.
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Old Jul 13th, 2007, 08:04 AM
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In case you are looking for alternatives...you could picnic on the Champs de Mars by the ET.
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Old Jul 13th, 2007, 08:29 AM
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I second Chez Francis - you can also sit outside there on a nice evening.
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Old Jul 13th, 2007, 08:33 AM
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Here's a photo of the terrace where I sat. I framed my menu

http://tinyurl.com/3b67eh
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Old Jul 13th, 2007, 08:40 AM
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I second Chez Francis - well located and decent food. We had dinner and the view was spectacular. Not all tables have full view, though.
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Old Jul 13th, 2007, 09:28 AM
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Another vote for Chez Francis - ate there again Wednesday night.
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Old Jul 13th, 2007, 05:23 PM
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This won't help you, but...my friend's family's apartment on the Right Bank.
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Old Jul 13th, 2007, 08:16 PM
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As mentioned earlier, the Cafe L'Homme at Trocadero is just across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower.

Here is a photo I took from our table at that restaurant in May 2006. I'd say it qualifies as a full view of the tower. It was a terrific spot!

http://1955design.com/view.jpg
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Old Jul 13th, 2007, 08:25 PM
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You can have a drink at the bar at the top of the Tour Marparnasse and see the Tour lit up. Expensive but really cool.
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Old Jul 13th, 2007, 08:32 PM
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luvparee and dwzemens,

Wow! That photo is amazing - how is the food at this cafe? It seemed like an excellant place to take in the view - too bad I didn't know about it on my last trip!
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Old Jul 13th, 2007, 08:45 PM
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Anna1013,

We did not eat at the restaurant, just sat for a couple hours and enjoyed a perfect late afternoon in May. A few glasses of wine, a terrific view, wonderful weather - my wife and I could not have asked for anyting else.

The restaurant looked very upscale and the service was very good, for what that is worth.
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Old Jul 13th, 2007, 08:54 PM
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dwzemens,

Thanks! Do you know if the food was pricey? May...we were probably there at the same time - I'll be putting this on my list for next time
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Anna1013,

I don't recall the food prices, but I am certain that in the location it was, along with the upscale appearance and very keen service, that it must have been quite expensive.

But it would be worth it!
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Frankly, I can't really remember what my bill was, but I'm thinking about E55. Not cheap, but the view is worth every penny! We chose off their prix fix menu -- not ala carte. That would also have included a kir royale before dinner, wine with dinner, and coffee afterward. The food was wonderful!

Enjoy!

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