Bouillon Racine

restaurants / Bistros & brasseries

Bouillon Racine information

Location
Paris , France
Address
3 rue Racine, 6e
Telephone
+33 1 44 32 15 60
Getting there
Metro: Cluny–La Sorbonne
More information
www.bouillonracine.com
Prices
weekday lunch menu €16, menus €31-42
Opening hours
noon-11pm
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Inconspicuously situated in a quiet street, this heritage-listed 1906 art-nouveau ‘soup kitchen’, with mirrored walls, floral motifs and ceramic tiling, was built in 1906 to feed market workers. Despite the magnificent interior, the food – inspired by age-old recipes – is by no means an afterthought.

Superbly executed dishes include stuffed, spit-roasted suckling pig, pork shank in Rodenbach red beer, and scallops and shrimps with lobster coulis. Finish off your foray into gastronomic history with an old-fashioned sherbet.