Cafe de Flore Restaurant Paris Photo Meg Zimbeck

Café de Flore

Cafe de Flore Restaurant Paris Photo Meg Zimbeck

The people watching — if not the food — is fantastic at De Flore, where tourists cram on the patio with fashion people and literary types (real or imagined) for coffee, drinks, and a little piece of Left Bank history.

Practical information

Address: 172 blvd St. Germain, 75006
Nearest transport: St. Germain-des-Pres (4)
Hours: Open every day
Reservations: Reservations not necessary
Telephone: 01 45 48 55 26
Average price for lunch: 10-19€
Average price for dinner: 20-34€
Style of cuisine: Classic French

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Reviews of interest

  • Time Out (2012) “Bourgeois locals crowd the terrace tables at lunch, eating club sandwiches with knives and forks as anxious waiters frown at couples with pushchairs or single diners occupying tables for four… A café crème is €4.60, and the omelettes and croque-monsieurs are best eschewed in favour of the better dishes on the menu (€15-€25).”
  • Gilles Pudlowski (2011) “Les bouteilles d’eau (Vichy Saint Yorre, Badoit) sont en version mini, les prix maxi. On est serrés comme des sardines en boîte. Mais il y a de l’air. Et nous sommes à Paris, au Flore…C’est un bout de scène théâtrale sur le thème de l’été à Paris.”
  • François Simon (2010) “Sincerement c’est pas mal du tout…”

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