Restaurants

Top Choice Bistro in Louvre & Les Halles

Frenchie

Tucked down an inconspicuous alley, this tiny bistro with wooden tables and old stone walls is always packed and for good reason: excellent-value dishes are modern, market-driven and prepared with unpretentious flai…
Top Choice Modern American in Louvre & Les Halles

Verjus

Opened by American duo Braden Perkins and Laura Adrian, Verjus was born out of their former clandestine supper club, the Hidden Kitchen. The restaurant builds on that tradition, offering a chance to sample some exce…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Louvre & Les Halles

Maison Maison

Halfway down the stairs by Pont Neuf is this wonderfully secret space beneath the bouquinistes (used-book sellers), where you can watch the bateaux-mouches (excursion boats) float by as you dine on artful creations …
Top Choice Israeli in Louvre & Les Halles

Balagan

Cool navy blues and creamy diamond tiling contrast with the chic vibe at this Israeli hot spot. Come here to sample delectable small plates: deconstructed kebabs, crispy halloumi cheese with dates, onion confit Ashk…
Top Choice Fusion in Louvre & Les Halles

Uma

Embark on a culinary voyage at Uma, where chef Lucas Felzine infuses contemporary French sensibilities with Nikkei: Peruvian-Japanese fusion food. The lunch menu comes with two exquisitely prepared starters (think c…
Gastronomy in Louvre & Les Halles

Le Grand Véfour

Holding two Michelin stars, this 18th-century jewel on the northern edge of the Jardin du Palais Royal has been a dining favourite since 1784; the names ascribed to each table span Napoléon and Victor Hugo to Colett…
Patisserie in Louvre & Les Halles

Fou de Pâtisserie

Single-name patisseries scatter across the city, but for a greatest-hits range from its finest pastry chefs – Cyril Lignac, Christophe Adam (L’Éclair de Génie), Jacques Genin, Pierre Hermé and Philippe Conticini inc…
Korean in Louvre & Les Halles

Hero

The creative team behind Le Mary Céleste and Glass have also designed this unique drinking and dining space. Hero cooks up yangnyeom (crispy fried Korean chicken) in sweet and sour, garlicky or fiery gochujang sauce…
Patisserie in Louvre & Les Halles

Stohrer

Opened in 1730 by Nicolas Stohrer, the Polish pastry chef of queen consort Marie Leszczyńska (wife of Louis XV), Stohrer's house-made specialities include its own inventions, the baba au rhum (rum-soaked sponge cake…
Italian in Louvre & Les Halles

Daroco

Mirrored ceilings create a space-defying effect in this former JP Gaultier boutique, now transformed into a spectacular trattoria. Premium ingredients are used in mains such as dorade fillet with orange jus and fenn…