The 8 best restaurants in Paris

Published on : 07 July 20206 min reading time

With more than 25 million visitors each year, Paris is more than the capital of France! Capital of fashion, art, French history… It has everything in it. Monuments and museums that you can’t get enough of, trendy bars, chic restaurants… and such a romantic atmosphere! All you have to do is walk through the streets of Paris to feel its mixed and bohemian atmosphere. No matter how many times we visit it, we discover a new face every time!

Julien Restaurant

Address: 16, rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis, Paris 10

Telephone: 01 47 70 12 06 06

Subway: Strasbourg Saint-Denis

Cuisine: French

This traditional brewery, created in the last century, has a unique Art Nouveau style decor, everything in the Julien brewery reminds us of the Belle Époque: the floral glass roof of the last room, the mosaic on the floor, the mahogany bar of Cuba made by Louis Majorelle, the cuisine that is on offer is in the tradition of Parisian breweries with a touch of inventiveness: hot foie gras escalope with lentils, braised lamb mouse with small vegetables and rosemary, etc.

Few places where L’Peut can be found in the Parisian atmosphere of the Belle Epoque while enjoying traditional French cuisine. Julien is this unique place.

KONG Restaurant

Address: 1, rue du Pont Neuf, Paris 1

Telephone: 01 40 39 39 09 00

Metro: Pont Neuf, Châtelet

Kitchens: World cuisine

On the 5th and 6th floor of the Kenzo building, opposite the Pont Neuf, is LE KONG, an ultra-modern restaurant halfway between Paris and Tokyo, this restaurant has all the makings of a concept for the most trendy Parisians: set design by Philipe Stark, musical programme chosen by Béatrice Ardisson. In the kitchen The duo formed by Richard Pommiès and Fumiko Kono, ensures a quality cuisine and all in discovery. The cuisine is of the traditional French type, combining Japanese flavours. On the 6th floor, the impressive glass roof offers you a breathtaking view of Paris. In short, LE Kong restaurant is a chic and trendy restaurant… and which remains accessible (between 30 and 40 euros).

Restaurant L’Alcazar

Address: 62, rue Mazarine, Paris 6

Telephone: 01 53 10 10 19 99

Subway: Odéon

Cuisine: French

For the past 10 years, the Alcazar has been the trendiest place in Saint Germain. Lyrical Mondays invite gourmets and Mélomanes Une to taste a tasty, original and modern cuisine… Under the 12m high glass roof, you will discover a friendly way to listen to opera… Once you have tasted it, you will return to the Alcazar, especially for Sunday brunch (some say it is the best brunch in Paris …)

Restaurant Le Fumoir

Address: 6, Rue de l’Amiral Coligny, Paris 1

Telephone: 01 42 42 92 00 24

Subway: Louvre-Rivoli


A true emblem of the City of Paris is the cosy and trendy smokehouse bar where it is easy to spend the day. It has everything in one: coffee, tearoom, cocktail bar, restaurant… and even a library! A stone’s throw from the Louvre and rue Rivoli, Le Fumoir is the ideal place for a lunch break. Let yourself be tempted by its refined French cuisine SI: Beef carpaccio with niçoise, lamb mouse with barbecue spices, chocolate terrine with Amarena cherries… At any time, you will be able to sit comfortably in one of the armchairs and discover its library (book, international press…). At the end of the day, go for cocktails! A chic atmosphere guaranteed!

Georges Restaurant – Centre Pompidou

Address: 19, Rue Beaubourg, 6th floor, Paris 4

Telephone: 01 44 78 47 47 99

Subway: Rambuteau

Kitchens: World cooking

After your visit to the Centre Pompidou, you will find on the 6th floor the Restaurant Georges, an establishment of the Costes brothers. In a decor in harmony with the one that replaces it, this restaurant is ideal for a business meal with a lunch or to offer you an international and inventive cuisine. Although the prices are a little bit student (count 60 to 80 euros per person), the Georges is worth the detour just for its terrace and its breathtaking view over the whole Paris.

Restaurant La Maison Blanche

Address: 15, Avenue Montaigne, Paris 8

Telephone: 01 47 23 23 55 99

Subway: Alma Monceau / Franklin Roosevelt

Cooking: French

Perched on the rooftops of the Théâtre des Champs Elysées, come and discover one of the most beautiful restaurants in Paris: La Maison Blanche. The sober and elegant decoration SUMMER Reviewed in 2001 by a former student of Philippe Starck. Here we propose you a cuisine of the South, strong in taste and aromatic, Elaborated by the Pourcel Brothers (Le Jardin des Sens in Montpellier). Within the kitchen, the young and talented Thierry Vaissière, the challenge of combining improbable flavours, so Can operate at full capacity for example, as for this duck foie gras with fine A jelly of bitter cocoa, passion and vinaigrette with grape chutney… a wonder.

Restaurant L’Atelier

Address: 5, rue de Montalembert, Paris 7

Telephone: 01 42 42 22 22 56 56 56

Subway: Rue du Bac

Cuisine: French

Opened in 2003, L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, invites us to discover In an original and very chic setting, a cuisine inspired by the friendliness of tapas or sushi bars. Here there is no table, but stools in red and black “placed around a counter where the cooks are working. On the kitchen side, let yourself be tempted by the mini tapas Façon dishes that will allow you to fully enjoy one of the best cuisines in the world. The wine list is very rich (nearly 200 references) and thirty are served by the glass. The concept is original and seductive. There are already 6 workshops of Joël Robuchon in Le Monde (only 1 in France), the possible success around Joël Robuchon’s workshop is growing and unfortunately the bookings are, at lunch between 11:30 and 12:30 or between 14:00 and 15:00, and in the evening only at 18:30. The rest of the time, it’s on the waiting list.

Restaurant Le 404

Address: 69 rue des Gravilliers, Paris 3

Telephone: 01 42 42 74 57 57 81

Subway: Arts and Crafts

Cooking: Moroccan

404 Paris is one of the best restaurants in Paris. Located in a private mansion in the Marais district, you will be immersed in an authentic Berber décor and a friendly atmosphere. 404 serves a tasty North African cuisine: tajines, couscous with seven vegetables and oriental pastries are among the highlights of the menu. Are you looking for an original brunch in Paris? This is the perfect place. Every Saturday and Sunday, the restaurant offers delicious Berber brunches. To end your day in style, take a walk to the nearby Andy Whaloo bar (same owner) and let yourself be drawn by the oriental music in Qui règne Moderne souk CE.

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