Le Grand Restaurant currently holds the #3 ranking in our list of our favorite Tasting Menus over 100€. Practical information Address: 7 rue d’Aguesseau, 75008 Nearest transport: Madeleine (8, 12, 14) Hours: Closed Saturday & Sunday; Open Monday-Friday for lunch & dinner Reservations: Book a few weeks
Practical information Address: 9 place de la Madeleine, 75008 Nearest transport: Madeleine (8, 12, 14) Hours: Closed Sunday & Monday; Open Tuesday-Saturday for lunch and dinner Reservations: Book a few weeks in advance Telephone: 01 42 65 22 90 Average price for lunch: 60-100€ Average price for
Practical information Address: 42 avenue Gabriel, 75008 Nearest transport: Franklin Roosevelt (1, 9) Hours: Open every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner Reservations: Book a few days in advance for breakfast and lunch; Book a few weeks in advance for dinner Telephone: 01 58 36 60 60 Average
The neo-classical pavillion that houses Ledoyen is owned by the city of Paris, which seems to make sense given that this is one of the city’s oldest and most grand restaurants.
Alain Ducasse’s flagship at the Plaza Athénée remains one of the bastions of French gastronomy. Since autumn 2014, the restaurant has reoriented its cuisine around fish, cereals and vegetables. The quinoa doesn’t come cheap here: expect to pay more than 1000 euros for 2 people at
The bustling Saint-Lazare train station is now home to this eagerly anticipated new address from acclaimed chef Eric Fréchon of L’Epicure and Mini Palais. Open seven days a week, at all hours of the day and night, the 3 Michelin star chef will serve casual, classic French food to those on-the-go (and those who want to linger).
Practical information Address: 18 rue Jean-Nicot, 75007 Nearest transport: La Tour Maubourg (8) Hours: Closed Sunday and Monday; Open Tuesday-Saturday all day Reservations: Walk-ins Welcome Telephone: 01 53 59 96 96 Average price for lunch: 20-39€ Average price for dinner: 20-39€ Style of cuisine: Spanish,
The clean lines of Roger’s shop show off his bold style and playful displays. Contemporary flavors like lemongrass and Sichuan peppercorn mix with classic pralines, dark ganaches, and caramels. A Meilleur Ouvrier de France.
International ubiquity might make La Maison du Chocolat easy to overlook on a visit to Paris, but this shop, with its heavenly ganaches, remains a standard bearer.
Few shops approach the depth and range of the collection here.
This historic shop, in the Chambeau family for five generations, produces old-fashioned, handmade chocolates and candies.
Practical information Address: 6 rue du Forez, 75003 Nearest transport: Filles du Calvaire (8) Hours: Open Monday-Saturday for breakfast, lunch & dinner and Sunday for brunch Reservations: Walk-ins welcome, but book a day or two in advance for brunch Telephone: 09 83 82 53 53 Average price for lunch: 10-19€
This cheese shop is just outside the Treilhard market.
This baker finished 2nd in the 2012 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
This charming patisserie near Parc Monceau is run by Miyuki Watanabe, who worked with Gerard Mulot.
This bakery, known for its excellent baguettes, also makes a fine range of pastries, including what Gilles Pudlowski calls the best baba in Paris.
This historic traiteur and patisserie invented the oft-imitated Opera Cake.
One of the most recognizeable gourmet food brands in the world, with a sprawling shop selling all manner of condiments, chocolates, plus a pâtisserie and café.
The Maille boutique is a must for any mustard lover.
Don’t let the multiple locations fool you into thinking that this is some kind of mediocre chain bakery: The breads at Kayser are excellent.
Truffles in every form (fresh, preserved, in oils, vinegars, cheeses…) line the shelves of this luxury boutique, in business since 1932.
Whether you favor whisky or whiskey, LMDW has you covered, with an wide international selection of both, plus almost every other kind of hard stuff.
The grande dame of Paris pâtisseries, and where Macaron Mania began.
Practical information Address: 62 rue Madame, 75006 Nearest transport: Saint-Placide (4), Rennes (12) Hours: Closed Sunday; Open Monday-Saturday 8am-7:30pm Telephone: 01 42 22 06 06 Reservations: Reservations not accepted Average price for lunch: 20-34€ Style of cuisine: British, soups/salads/sandwiches Website Facebook Additional locations Address: 25
Haute cuisine in the George V hotel.
Eric Fréchon of the Bristol is the consulting chef of this contemporary, chic brasserie. Book a table on the terrace when weather permits. Open every day, all day.
Practical information Address: 6 rue Balzac, 75008 Nearest transport: George V (1) Hours: Closed Saturday & Sunday; Open Monday-Friday for lunch and dinner Reservations: Book a week or two in advance Telephone: 01 58 36 12 50 Average price for lunch: More than 100€ Average price
Practical information Address: 20 rue d’Artois, 75008 Nearest transport: Saint Philippe du Roule (9) Hours: Closed Saturday & Sunday; Open Monday-Friday for lunch & dinner Reservations: Book many weeks in advance Telephone: 01 43 80 19 66 Average price for lunch: More than 100€ Average price
Practical information Address: 41 avenue Gabriel, 75008 Nearest transport: Champs-Elysées Clemenceau (1, 13) Hours: Closed Sunday; Open Monday-Friday for lunch and dinner; Open Saturday for dinner only Reservations: Book a few days in advance Telephone: 01 42 25 00 39 Average price for lunch: More
At Le Relais de L’Entrecôte, the choices are steak or steak, and the supply of golden fries is unending. Which is how the line to be seated will seem unless you go early. Three locations.