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A Hedonist’s guide to…

Paris

Pamela Popo
Found in the Marais, Pamela Popo is a stylish book-lined bistro offering indoor and al fresco dining, with a menu of delicious French dishes.
La Ferme Saint-Simon
A seasonal French restaurant on the Left Bank, La Ferme Saint-Simon is a sleek, moody space offering a great wine list and a menu of creative dishes.
Restaurant Guy Savoy
Restaurant Guy Savoy, with its views over the Seine, the Académies, and more, is a much-lauded Michelin-starred restaurant in the Monnaie.
La Tour de Montlhéry-Chez Denise
An old school Parisian bistro, La Tour de Montlhéry-Chez Denise has red-and-white checked tablecloths, free-flowing wine, and a menu of meaty classics.
Vivant
In the hands of chef Pierre Touitou and sommelier Clément Jeannin, Vivant offers great food, natural wine and much-loved kitchen playlists.
The V at Hôtel Vernet
The V at Hôtel Vernet serves up modern French cuisine in a light, airy dining room that's encircled with contemporary art and crowned with a glass dome.
L’Oiseau Blanc
L’Oiseau Blanc is an elegant French restaurant perched on the rooftop of The Peninsula Paris with an aviation theme and a weekly changing seasonal menu.
Buvette Gastrothèque
The sister sibling of Buvette Gastrothèque, the Paris outpost of the same name offers bistro classics and innovative twists in its trendy So-Pi setting.
Le Dauphin
Le Dauphin is a bijou tapas-style restaurant with Rem Koolhaus and Clément Blanchet-designed interiors and a menu of modern French dishes.
Le Coq Rico
Le Coq Rico is an all-poultry restaurant in the 18th arrondissement from chef Antoine Westermann, offering ethically sourced and masterfully cooked fowl.
Porte 12
A modern French restaurant housed within a former atelier, Porte 12 offers set dining menus for lunch and dinner in the 10th arrondissement.
Le Terroir Parisien
Chef Yannick Alleno turns his Michelin-starred talent to offering affordable, creative bistro fare at Le Terroir Parisien at the Maison de la Mutualité.
La Poule au Pot
A classic French bistro in the centre of Paris.
Bones
Following the gastronomic success of head chef Henry James at tapas bistro Au Passage in the 11e, local foodies gave a shout of triumph at the opening of his de
6 Paul Bert
A delightful restaurant with the appearance of a modern bistro.
Chez Paul
Les Fous de L’Île
A quirky cabinet of curiosities that serves home-cooked French fare.
Le Réfectoire
Trend-setting chef Inaki Aizpitarte serves high-quality fare amidst art-school-chic design.
La Régalade Conservatoire
A trendy restaurant for tourists with taste.
La Fidelité
Derrière
Unconventional irreverent and downright brilliant setting you'll also get terrific bistro-style food here.
Café de l’Homme
Dine with the Parisian well-to-do and a view of the Eiffel Tower.
Café Français
Modern French bistro from the Hotel Costes brand located in hip Bastille...
Café Noir
You will definitely be tempted to overindulge at this eclectic Parisian bistro.
Benoît
A classic bistro founded in 1912 with a traditional French menu.
Le 114 Faubourg
Sleek interiors and chic diners make Le 114 Faubourg the go-to brasserie for the urban elite.
La Mascotte
Authentically old-school unpretentious dining - a Parisian classic.
La Gazzetta
Informal and cool this bistro is among those which are quietly revolutionising French dining.
La Fontaine de Mars
A picture perfect bistro loved by both locals and tourists.
La Cantine du Faubourg
A dining experience akin to clubbing you can eat till 1am and down cocktails until 4am.
L’Opera
Where food and architectural design meet in a flurry of juxtapositions...
Le Train Bleu
The gold Rococo brilliance and painted frescos make this no ordinary railway buffet.
Le Timbre
Tasty French cuisine made with the freshest market ingredients.
Le Taxi Jaune
Cool and retro bistro in the up and coming northern Marais.
Le Sporting
Dim lighting sumptuous food and fabulous wine makes for perfect romantic dining.
Le Rousseau
There is a subdued elegance at this popular left-bank haunt.
Sur Mesure Par Thierry Marx
Situated in a modernist white dining room with futuristic wave-shaped walls courtesy of Patrick Jouin, the restaurant turns out delicate, light-handed, and artfully arranged plates.
Robert et Louise
Feel at home with an open fire and quintessentially French dishes.
Au Pied de Fouet
Wonderful unpretentious French cuisine and lovely staff.
Au 35 rue Jacob
Au 35 rue Jacob has a delightful simplicity in both its food and décor.

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