Top choice gastronomy in Bastille & Eastern Paris

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 ingredients, while the mystery carte blanche dinner menu puts you in the hands of the innovative chef. Reservations require planning and perseverance – book at least three weeks in advance.

Its nearby wine bar Septime La Cave is ideal for a pre- or post-meal drink. For stunning small seafood plates, its sister restaurant Clamato is right next door.