What's on in Paris in Winter 2012/2013

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Spring 2012/2013 Art of the Table
Paris 5th
Notre Dame area
Tour d'Argent

A unique location with a superb view of Notre Dame accompanies one of the most refined gastronomic menus in the world. All these combine with a warm and courteous reception to make an unforgettable dining experience.

Le Tour d'Argent
15-17 Quai de la Tournelle
Paris 5th
Metro:Maubert-Mutualité
Closed: Mondays
Phone 33(0)1 43 54 23 31
Menu: from 54 Euros
Paris 1st
Palais Royal/ Louvre area
Le Grand Véfour

A must for both gourmets and lovers of historic nostalgia. Located in the Palais Royal Gardens, this three-star restaurant has offered fine and subtle cuisine and artfully combined menus since the 1700's.

Le Grand Véfour
17, rue de Beaujolais, Paris 1st.
Phone 33(0)1 42 96 56 27
Metro: Palais Royal
Menu: from 59.50 Euros
Paris 7th
Eiffel Tower area
Le Jules Verne

No need to introduce Jules Verne, but you may have trouble booking, even a month in advance. If you do manage to find a table, with Paris and the Seine at your feet, the experience will be unforgetable. It's like dining in a science-fiction setting of the 19th century, where the food—and wine—stand up to the uniqueness of the location.

Le Jules Verne
Eiffel Tower, 2nd Floor (special elevator)
Phone 33(0)1 45 55 61 44
Metro: Bir-Hakeim
Menu:
dinner:110 Euros
lunch: 45.75 Euros
Paris 7th
Invalides area
Paul Minchelli

In an Art-Deco surrounding, an art of cooking that comes from the ocean, with a unique and imaginative way of preparing fish, from salmon to homard, that is simply outstanding.

Paul Minchelli
54, boulevard Latour-Maubourg, Paris 7th
Phone 33(0)1 47 05 89 86
Metro:Latour Maubourg
Menu: 53.40 Euros
Paris 8th
Champs-Elysées area
Lasserre

An elegant, historic location — together with a sliding roof for starlight dining to the music of a live pianist — provides a nice setting for the exquisitely refreshing menu of in this delicious food and pastry, and

Lasserre
17, Ave Franklin D. Roosevelt, Paris 8th
Phone 33(0)1 43 59 02 13
Metro: Champs-Elysées-Clémenceau
Closed: Sundays & Mondays
Menu: 48.80 Euros
Paris 8th
ChampsElysees,
Concorde area
Laurent

Don't shy away, you'll be received with charming smiles, great yet light and fresh cuisine, and superb wines. And if you also have a taste for glitter and luxury the price could be considered justified for an unforgetable evening out.

Laurent
41, ave Gabriel, Paris 8th
Phone 33(0)1 42 25 00 39
Metro: Champs-Elysees/Clemenceau
Menu: 59.50 Euros

Paris 8th
Champs-Elysees
area
Les Elysées-Hotel Vernet

The perfume of Provence and the Mediterranean Sea; an art of cooking passed on from master to master. Terrific wine and impeccable service.

Les Elysées-Hotel Vernet
25, rue Vernet, Paris 8th
Phone 33(0)1 44 31 98 98

Metro: George V
Menu: 48.80 Euros
Paris 8th
Champs Elysees/
Victor Hugo area
Taillevent

Suave and warm atmosphere that mingles a very fine classical taste with fantasy and exquisite cooking; the art of cuisine at its summum bonum in this old mansion of the duc de Morny. To experience at least once in a lifetime!

Taillevent
15, rue Lamennais, Paris 8th
Phone 33(0)1 44 95 15 01

Metro: George V
Menu: 76.25 Euros
Paris 8th
Théâtre des Champs-Elysées area
Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée

The finest cuisine — traditional, yet imaginative and full of surprises — is assured by the famous Alain Ducasse, in a marvelous Regency interior with welcoming hospitality.

Plaza Athénée
25, Ave Montaigne,
Paris 8th

Phone 33(0)1 53 67 65 00
Metro: Alma-Marceau
Closed: Saturdays & Sundays
Menu: from 190 - 300 Euros
Paris 16th
Bois de Boulogne
area
Le Pré Catalan

Exquisitely tasty cooking served in-doors or out (depending on the weather) in this rural pavilion, redecorated since Lenotre, with a great selection of wines. A really gay and unforgettable moment to spend in company of friends.

Le Pré Catalan
Route de Suresnes, Bois de Boulogne, Paris 16th
Phone 33(0)1 44 14 41 14
Metro: Porte Dauphine
Menu: From 44.20 to 115 Euros
Paris 8th
Rond Point des Champs-Elysées area
Ledoyen

A superb town house on the Champs-Elysées is a fitting location for the fine cuisine of newly decorated three-star chef Christian Le Squer — who makes the best langoustines in Paris.

Ledoyen
Carré des Champs-Elysées,
Paris 8th

Phone 33(0)1 53 67 65 00
Metro: Champs-Elysées-Clémenceau
Closed: Saturdays & Sundays
Menu: from 150 Euros
Paris 17th
Bois de Boulogne
area
Guy Savoy

After 17 years with 2 stars, Guy Savoy earned his 3rd star— and not just for the superb country-inn facelift to his restaurant. His raw oysters, artichoke and black truffle soup are classics.

Guy Savoy
18, rue Troyon, Paris 17th
Phone 33 (0)1 43 80 40 61
Metro: Charles de Gaulle-Etoile
Closed: Saturday lunchtime & Sundays
Menu: 145 Euros


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