Playtime

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Practical information

Address: 5 rue des Petits-Hôtels, 75010
Nearest transport: Gare de l’Est (4, 5, 7)
Hours: Closed Saturday, Sunday, and Monday
Reservations: Last minute booking usually OK
Telephone: 01 44 79 03 98
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Average price for lunch: 20-34 €
Average price for dinner: 20-34 €
Style of cuisine: Fusion
Special attributes: open Monday
Type of crowd: hipsters, foodies, bobos, neighborhood locals
Interior: quirky & playful
Atmosphere: casual

Reviews of interest

  • John Talbott (2011) “The exterior looked like a thousand places in the 1950’s and the interior is “wow-ee,” evoking Jacques Tati’s ‘Playtime’ sets, circa mid-1960’s…innovative cooking, nifty decor, fun choices and oh so easy prices.”
  • Caroline Mignot (2010) “Un décor 50’s, pile dans la tendance annoncée, Mad Men, fashion, design…Un melting pot d’ingrédients, grec, turc, japonais, qui se perdent un peu dans le superflu. En fait, j’ai été déçue, j’y goûtais de la confusion et des plats malhabiles.”
  • Pudlo (2010) “Côté cuisine…de mets ménagers un brin fusion, mitonnés au gré du marché et de la saison. Les menus sont gentils tout pleins, l’unique serveur gambade, sourit, raconte, mais à peine.”
  • François-Régis Gaudry – L’Express (2010) “Bien sûr, certains plats s’emmêlent un peu les fuseaux, comme ce saumon un rien jetlagué… Mais on préfère encore l’échappée belle d’une vraie cuisine d’auteur… au train-train du énième néobistrot copiant des banalités sur l’ardoise du voisin.”
  • Bruno Verjus (2010) “Une cuisine en devenir, un lieu très Fooding.”

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1 Comment on Playtime

  1. Really great food (amazing chocolate dessert too). Prices kinda high (higher than noted here), but reasonable value for money.

    Would like the fixed menu to change a little more often, and with a supplement of 3 euros for one choice out of four, you may end up spending more than you intended.

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