Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Bastille & Eastern Paris

L’Écailler du Bistrot

Oyster lovers should make a beeline for this famous seafood annexe of Le Bistrot Paul Bert, a rustic maritime spot serving a dozen varieties of fresh bivalves, freshly shucked and accompanied by a little lemon juice…
Top Choice Seafood in Bastille & Eastern Paris

Clamato

Arrive early: unlike its raved-about sister restaurant Septime next door, Clamato doesn't take reservations and you don't want to miss out on Bertrand Grébaut and Théo Pourriat’s seafood tapas. Sit at the bar or nab…
Top Choice Mexican in Le Marais, Ménilmontant & Belleville

Candelaria

You need to know about this terribly cool taqueria to find it. Made of pure, unadulterated hipness in that brazenly nonchalant manner Paris does so well, clandestine Candelaria serves delicious homemade tacos, quesa…
Top Choice Gastronomy in Eiffel Tower & Western Paris

L'Astrance

It’s been over 15 years since Pascal Barbot’s dazzling cuisine at the three-star L’Astrance made its debut, but it has shown no signs of losing its cutting edge. Look beyond the complicated descriptions on the menu …
Top Choice Modern French in Montmartre & Northern Paris

52 Faubourg St-Denis

This thoroughly contemporary, neighbourhood cafe-restaurant is simply a brilliant space to hang out in at any time of day. Be it for breakfast, coffee, a zingy fresh-sage infusion, dinner or drinks, 52 Faubourg, as …
Top Choice Bistro in Montmartre & Northern Paris

Le Verre Volé

The tiny ‘Stolen Glass’ – a wine shop with a few tables – is just about the most perfect wine-bar-restaurant in Paris, with top wines and expert advice. Unpretentious and hearty plats du jour (dishes of the day) are…
Top Choice Modern French in Montparnasse & Southern Paris

Le Casse Noix

Proving that a location footsteps from the Eiffel Tower doesn't mean compromising on quality, quantity or authenticity, 'the nutcracker' is a neighbourhood gem with a cosy retro interior, affordable prices, and exce…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Montmartre & Northern Paris

Soul Kitchen

This vegetarian eatery with shabby-chic vintage interior and tiny open kitchen is as soulful as its name suggests. Market-driven dishes include feisty bowls of creative salads, homemade soups, savoury tarts, burrito…
Top Choice Bistro in Montparnasse & Southern Paris

Le Beurre Noisette

Beurre noisette (brown butter sauce, named for its hazelnut colour) features in dishes such as scallops with cauliflower purée, and tender bœuf fondante with artichokes, courgette and carrot at pedigreed chef Thierr…
Top Choice Modern French in Montparnasse & Southern Paris

Le Clos Y

One of Paris' rapidly rising star chefs Yoshitaka Ikeda creates utterly original menus that change daily but might start with foie gras ice cream and move on to perch sashimi with beetroot, apple and powdered olive …