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Stylishly authentic Moorish décor and faultless food.
6 Paul Bert
A delightful restaurant with the appearance of a modern bistro.
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.
Allard
The perfect little bistro, full of character and quintessentially French.
Anahi
This atmospheric laid back South American restaurant is a carnivore's dream come true.
Apicius
Subdued elegance and food to make your taste buds tingle.
Au 35 rue Jacob
Au 35 rue Jacob has a delightful simplicity in both its food and décor.
Au Passage
One for easygoing tapas lovers, Au Passage serves up healthy portions with even healthier glasses of wine.
Au Pied de Fouet
Wonderful unpretentious French cuisine and lovely staff.
Barroco
A laid back Brazilian restaurant with excellent live music from Thursday to Sunday.
Benoît
A classic bistro founded in 1912 with a traditional French menu.
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
Brasserie Lipp
An authentic brasserie once frequented by the likes of Satre and Hemingway.
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.
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.
Caffé Burlot
Italian-inspired, marble-clad dining space from two chefs Thierry.
Chez Janou
It's all about the warm sunny south at this informal bistro serving Provençal food and wines.
Chez Julien
One of the best views and the best steak and chips in Paris.
Chez l’Ami Jean
Enjoy superb gourmet food in an informal atmosphere at Paris' oldest Basque restaurant.
Chez Mai
Eccentric little Mai will keep you entertained in her shoebox Chinese restaurant.
Chez Marianne
Chez Marriane's Falafel is the perfect snack whilst wandering through the Marais.
Chez Omar
Buzzing and relaxed spot to go for generous serves of North Africa's best.
Chez Paul
Derrière
Unconventional irreverent and downright brilliant setting you'll also get terrific bistro-style food here.
Drouant
Magnificent upscale brasserie with superchef Antoine Westermann.
Fish La Boissonnerie
Enjoy fresh fish dishes and regional wines in a homely atmosphere.
Foyer Vietnamese
It might not look like much from the outside but this Vietnamese is always packed; affordable with food that's never disappointing.
Frenchie
Gregory Marchand’s Frenchie restaurant, found in the Rue de Nil, has achieved cult status for its fine food and wonderful atmosphere – it’s easy to see why.
Georges
The trendy top-floor restaurant of the one-time controversial 'inside-out' building.
Higuma
The fantastic dumplings and noodles are superb at the slightly hectic Higuma.
Hôtel du Nord
A fashionable spot on the scenic quai of the Canal St-Martin.
Interview with Chef Eric Ripert
Hg2 speaks to chef Eric Ripert as he defines his cooking style, reveals his favourite cities and discusses his hopes for the future.
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.
Kodo
Kodo is popular with a dapper arty set that appreciate culinary genius.
L’Atelier de Joel Robechon
A concept restaurant that really delivers; L'Atelier is worth a visit.
L’Ecailler du Bistrot
Fantastic choice for fresh seafood and delicious desserts.

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