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Siffleur de ballons

#2,752 of 13,337 Restaurants in Paris
#2,950 of 13,940 Places to Eat in Paris
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Bercy / Nation
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35 Rue de Citeaux, Paris, France
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
In the mood for a real Italian-style "aperitivo" in Paris?

I beg to differ with negative reviews about this place. Yes, French waiters don't understand the concept of the customer is always right, but that's because their salary doesn't come FROM the patrons (tips) but from the owner of the establishment (which is often just happy to see waiters show up... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2013
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

This is wine bar that does food so if you're not a wine drinker then you'll probably do better elsewhere. That said, on the food front the accent is on quality tasty ingredients simply prepared (charcuterie, cheeses in their prime, salads, tartines, bread) and for the money you'll do better than most restaurants and bistros. The service exudes pride, energy... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Went here in July ,at the time the food was of a southern french slant very unpretentious and satisfying the wine choice was very extensive but we were served by a really friendly guy who was happy to recommend a fantastic red from the langue doc region which complimented the food perfectly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

I beg to differ with negative reviews about this place. Yes, French waiters don't understand the concept of the customer is always right, but that's because their salary doesn't come FROM the patrons (tips) but from the owner of the establishment (which is often just happy to see waiters show up for work on time, since French labor laws allow... More 

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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527 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Well, I don't know about the food, but the behind-the-desk service is presumptuous in a I-know-it-all-and-you-don't style which is certainly not pleasant. I went in to buy two bottles of champagne and once inside I had one glass of red and can tell you that that specific red served by glass is only good if you want a serious headache.... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

Simple but great food with a fantastic wine selection, and at prices that are a bargain by any standards in Paris. Hinting at southern french cuisine, with plates of sliced meats and cheeses, all great, and staff who are happy to help you work through a selection of the right wines (and who are also happy to speak English as... More 

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palmyra western australia
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2011

We tried this little place as it was across the road from another (sister) restaurant called L'Ebeauchoir which was fantastic. Staff swap between the two and are wonderfully helpful and friendly. Quality of food and wines could not be faulted, in fact were superb. Great value for money, we have chalked it in for our next stay!

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2011

This restaurant isn't very big so try to book, or make sure you pop in outside of key eatting times. However the size helps to add to the local feel of the restaurant. We originally popped in to try some of the amazing local wines that the provide by the glass at very reasonable prices, but then we saw the... More 

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Additional Information about Siffleur de ballons

Address: 35 Rue de Citeaux, Paris, France
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Bercy / Nation
Open Hours:
Tuesday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: French

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 35 Rue de Citeaux, Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Bercy / Nation
  • Neighborhood: Bercy / Nation

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm

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Bercy / Nation
Nestled between the Seine, Bastille, and Père Lachaise lies a peaceful side of town where wide avenues and impressive buildings accompany green spaces and small parks. Landscaped havens are plentiful, from the Bercy Park to La Coulée Verte and most impressively the Bois de Vincennes, which even contains a medieval castle on its doorstep. For an escape from the masses head to this calming neighborhood where real Parisians make their homes.
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