You don’t need to be a guest at the grand Le Meurice hotel to enjoy the luxury of having tuxedoed waiters serve you solidly made classic cocktail in the intimate, clubby den. But you may need to be a millionaire. The atmosphere might be retro, but at 25 euros a pop, the prices certainly are not.
Practical information Address: 228 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Nearest transport: Tuileries (1), Concorde (1, 8, 12) Hours: Open Monday-Friday for breakfast, lunch and dinner; Open Saturday and Sunday for breakfast only Reservations: Book a day or two in advance for breakfast; Book a week or two
If you’ve worked up an appetite while waiting in line to see the Monets and Manets, here’s a selection of our favorite places just a short stroll away from the Musée d’Orsay.
No silly categories or kooky awards – just the top ten new restaurants of 2013 according to our Paris by Mouth contributing editors.
Three-star restaurant Le Meurice has announced that Alain Ducasse will be taking over its kitchen in September.