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Stylishly authentic Moorish décor and faultless food.
Agapé Substance
A destination for diners seeking cutting-edge gastronomy. Seasonal ingredients are selected on a daily basis. Guests can watch the magic unfold from the vantage point of the bar at the open kitchen.
Akrame Restaurant
This restaurant turns out gorgeous, surprising courses that are built around seasonal produce. The 4 and 6 course tasting menus can be partnered with accompanying wine pairings.
Apicius
Subdued elegance and food to make your taste buds tingle.
Caffé Burlot
Italian-inspired, marble-clad dining space from two chefs Thierry.
Chez Julien
One of the best views and the best steak and chips in Paris.
Jean-Francois Piege
Cosy French comfort food in a chic apartment atmosphere.
Kinugawa
Situated just a short stroll away from the Louvre, Kinugawa does sushi and sashimi with aplomb – its gorgeous and skilfully handled plates make for a welcome petite pause from richer Parisian delicacies.
L’Instant d’Or
Haute cuisine in the heart of the Golden Triangle. 
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.
L’Opera
Where food and architectural design meet in a flurry of juxtapositions...
La Cantine du Faubourg
A dining experience akin to clubbing you can eat till 1am and down cocktails until 4am.
La Fontaine de Mars
A picture perfect bistro loved by both locals and tourists.
Le 114 Faubourg
Sleek interiors and chic diners make Le 114 Faubourg the go-to brasserie for the urban elite.
Le China
Le Comptoir du Relais
Famous chef Yves Camdeborde wanted to get back to basics when he opened this tiny left bank restaurant. The old school décor harks back to Paris' golden age (although it's new) as does the unpretentious mouth-watering food.
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.
Le Cristal Room
The menu is as glistening as the chandeliers. Worth visiting if only for the novelty toilets.
Le Grand Véfour
An elegant, opulent restaurant looking out onto the gardens of the Palais Royal, Le Grand Véfour offers haute cuisine in historic surrounds.
Le Jules Verne
Enjoy fabulous food and views from 125m up the Eiffel Tower.
Le Murano
A funky restaurant serving modern French fare with an international twist.
Le Petit Marché
Scrumptious food a step away from the romantic arches of Place des Vosges.
Le Severo
With its incredible streaks, hot and crispy French fries and flawless wine list, it's not hard to see why many have named Le Severo the best steakhouse in Paris.
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.
Restaurant David Toutain
Restaurant David Toutain serves up elegant, contemporary tasting menus in its light and airy space in the 7th arrondissement.
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.
Restaurant Okuda
Restaurant Okuda, the brainchild of Chef Toru Okuda, offers up a superlative taste of Japanese cuisine in Paris’ 8th Arrondissement.
Septime
Set in a spare, rustic-chic dining room that evokes a vacation home more than a stuffy hotel restaurant, the bistrot’s ever-changing five-course menu captures the best of seasonal ingredients.
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.
Sushi Okuda
Sushi Okuda in Paris’ 8th arrondissement offers a dining experience not often found outside Tokyo, from the sleek decor to the superlative menu.

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