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Le Bistrot Lorette

#51 of 13,719 Restaurants in Paris
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Neighborhood:
Opera / Bourse
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43 Rue Notre Dame de Lorette, 75009 Paris, France
+33 1 42 81 13 87
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Dear customers, you are most welcome to bistro lorette but for those who...
Dear customers, you are most welcome to bistro lorette but for those who do not yet know our restaurant it seems useful to clarify some important details. Firstly we are a neighborhood bistro, not a gourmet restaurant, we have neither the desire nor the claim, we are only 2 to manage the facility 1 kitchen 1 bathroom, so there may have the expectation (reasonable) at your arrival. Cooking takes time, we take the time, do you have time?
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Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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  • 15
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A gorgeous little French bistro

I loved the intimacy of the small restaurant and the obvious passion for food that the owner(?) has. We had a 3 course dinner for 32 euros - profiteroles with crab and cod, served hot, for main seabass fillet with risotto and for desert hot cherries with pistachios. There are four choices of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
CheekyLondon
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London
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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London
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I loved the intimacy of the small restaurant and the obvious passion for food that the owner(?) has. We had a 3 course dinner for 32 euros - profiteroles with crab and cod, served hot, for main seabass fillet with risotto and for desert hot cherries with pistachios. There are four choices of each course, and this apparently changes regularly.... More 

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Cork, Cork, Ireland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We found this place on here as it was super close to our hotel (Hotel Joyce), we didnt have a reservation but decided to chance it as it was so close. We were lucky and got the last free table for the night, several people came and were sent away after us. Grub was very tasty and reasonable and we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

My Mum and I had a lovely meal is this great little bistro! Great atmosphere with personal service! The Gambas was a delicious starter with a melt in your mouth lamb as a main. Thank you!

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Lucca, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

My son and I, travelling in Paris, adored this little French restaurant. My son was adamant we should eat only in true and authentic French Restaurants - and this was perfect. I loved the duck, my son loved everything ( we went for 3 nights of our 5 night stay) great beer and wine selection - highly recommend. Eat with... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Small, intimate French restaurant with wonderful food. The only downside would be that it was very hot and stuffy - they turn the heat up so make sure you wear layers! But apart from that I wish we had gone back there for a second visit and tried out some of the other dishes!

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KENDAL
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Definitely carefully prepared food done with skill and imagination. A lot more vegetables than a typical Paris restaurant. A small place which can be tricky to book but worth the effort. I got the feeling that turning up after mid evening diners have finished will not mean you get a table without reservation, even if there are spaces.

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Venezia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I decided to have dinner here as I read the positive comments. We reserved a table the morning for the night and just had a 7.30 pm available. Worth it, I was in Paris with my boyfriend, we are from Italy and we were a little concerned about french cuisine but I have to say that dishes were pretty special... More 

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Paris, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This place is very well known and is usually difficult to get a reservation. We had dinner here with friends and family and the food was just amazing. Great selection of wines and very attentive service. I highly recommend this place for a wonderful dining experience !

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Lexington, South Carolina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Yes, it was tough to get a reservation at the last minute. We had our hotel concierge call at 2 PM and they were told by an answering machine that they take reservations from 9 AM until noon and then again after 6 PM. They open at 7 PM.There is no website. It was our last night in Paris, so... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We had difficulty making a reservation as they were closed the weeks prior to our arrival. Our hotel was able to make a booking for 9pm after several attempts. Totally worth the wait! Best meal we had in Paris and the wine was fabulous!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 43 Rue Notre Dame de Lorette, 75009 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Opera / Bourse
  • Neighborhood: Opera / Bourse
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 81 13 87

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions

Description

Dear customers, you are most welcome to bistro lorette but for those who do not yet know our restaurant it seems useful to clarify some important details. Firstly we are a neighborhood bistro, not a gourmet restaurant, we have neither the desire nor the claim, we are only 2 to manage the facility 1 kitchen 1 bathroom, so there may have the expectation (reasonable) at your arrival. Cooking takes time, we take the time, do you have time?

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Neighborhood Profile
Opera / Bourse
The neighborhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades, and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here, modern day workers continue to take advantage of the legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theaters, and cinemas sit side by side with French bistros predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in another. The area is most famous for the Palais Garnier opera house and glamorous department stores.