Bouillon Racine

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Paris , France
3 rue Racine, 6e
+33 1 73 20 21 12
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Metro: Cluny-La Sorbonne
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weekday lunch menu €16, menus €31-42
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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 no afterthought but superbly executed (stuffed, spit-roasted suckling pig, pork shank in Rodenbach red beer, scallops and shrimps with lobster coulis).

Finish off your foray into gastronomic history with an old-fashioned sherbet. Two-course children's menus mean kids don't miss out.