Restaurants

Top Choice Gastronomy in Bastille & Eastern Paris

Septime

The alchemists in Bertrand Grébaut's Michelin-starred kitchen produce truly beautiful creations, served by blue-aproned waitstaff. The menu reads like an obscure shopping list: each dish is a mere listing of three i…
Top Choice Market in Bastille & Eastern Paris

Marché d’Aligre

A favourite with chefs and locals, this chaotic street market's stalls are piled with fruit, vegetables and seasonal delicacies such as truffles. Behind them, specialist shops stock cheeses, coffee, chocolates, meat…
Top Choice Bistro in Bastille & Eastern Paris

Le Servan

Ornate cream-coloured ceilings with moulded cornices and pastel murals, huge windows and wooden floors give this neighbourhood neobistro near Père Lachaise a light, airy feel on even the greyest Parisian day. Sweetb…
Bistro in Bastille & Eastern Paris

Le Chardenoux

Dating from 1908, this picture-perfect Parisian bistro with a polished-timber façade, patterned tiled floors, marble-topped tables, mirrored walls, bevelled frosted-glass screens and a centrepiece zinc bar is a list…
French in Bastille & Eastern Paris

Les Déserteurs

Deserting their previous workplace, Les Déserteurs' chef Daniel Baratier and sommelier Alexandre Céret have combined their talents here at their own premises. In a contemporary space with high blonde oak tables, gre…
Bistro in Bastille & Eastern Paris

Le Bistrot Paul Bert

When food writers list Paris' best bistros, Paul Bert's name consistently pops up. The timeless vintage decor and classic dishes such as steak-frites (steak and chips) and hazelnut-cream Paris-Brest pastry reward th…
Bistro in Bastille & Eastern Paris

Dersou

Much of the seating at this hot spot, which turns out creative fusion cuisine, is at the counter, where you get first-class views of chef Taku Sekine at work. Intricately constructed tasting menus are a highlight, w…
Bistro in Bastille & Eastern Paris

Le 6 Paul Bert

Opened by Bertrand Auboyneau of nearby Le Bistrot Paul Bert, this fire engine red-painted bistro is now helmed by chef/co-owner Beau Clugston (formerly of Noma in Copenhagen). Prepared in the open kitchen, his stagg…
French in Bastille & Eastern Paris

Table

Unusual and rare artisan products sourced from all over France decide the day's menu at Michelin-starred Table, styled like a contemporary table d'hôte, with diners seated at the curvaceous zinc bar while talented f…
Pastries in Bastille & Eastern Paris

La Pâtisserie

This is no ordinary pâtisserie (cake shop) but the temple of celebrity chef Cyril Lignac, whose extraordinary creations include an apricot-glazed baba au rhum, white chocolate tarte citron (lemon tart) and his famou…