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Bistrot du Sommelier

97, boulevard Haussmann, 75008 Paris, France (Champs-Élysées)
01 42 65 24 85
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Ranked #991 of 12,461 restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Champs-Élysées
Description: Appartenanrt a Ph Faure-Brac meilleur sommelier du monde en 1992www.bistrotdusommelier.com
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English first
Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We had a great dinner and the wines were well explained for each course. The wine came "blind" then they arrived with the bottle and told us all about it. The cheese course let the whole meal down, it was bland and uninteresting.

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We had the most expensive 'pairing' menu which means that we had about six courses, each with a different wine. Served by the devine Matthew, who was knowledgeable and delightful, we learned about each wine, and had some wonderful surprises. The courses were superb, especially the lamb, and the strawberries. The cheese course could improve, but it was a most... More

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Milan, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We went there for dinner choosing a Blind menu. We specified our allergies -nothing strange, just a couple of things easy to reconize- to avoid problems with food. One hour later the main course had one of the TWO ingredients that we banned. When we asked to the waitress to check the course she answered us that was better speak... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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69 reviews 69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Within easy walking distance of our overnight stay at a nearby hotel, my partner & myself just happened upon this intimate & inviting 'local' for our quintessential French bistro dinner. . . . .& we're very glad we chose it, too ! Snappy service in a quaint setting (that tried just a little too hard with its wonky upbeat décor),... More

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melbourne
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212 reviews 212 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Went for lunch with my wife as a friend from Australia recommended it. Nice lunch, we chose fixed price three course lunch with matching 3 wines chosen by the restaurant. 55€ each. They chose the wines to go with the food you order and then you guess what you are drinking. Wines were interesting and some varieties I had never... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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187 reviews 187 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Great fun trying to guess the source of the wine at every course while enjoying super French cuisine. What a place. Been there a few time, the first with a real wine lover who seemed to know most of the wines. What fun. A bit expensive but hey you are in Paris. Not too far from the Arc de Triumph... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I dined here just over ten years ago on our honeymoon and have dined here on each trip to Paris since. So this is our third trip here. Each time has been wonderful and this time was no exception. I no longer drink alcohol so I cannot review the wine. But my wife enjoyed the wine and... More

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UK
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We went here in early November, I ordered from the a la carte menu - cray fish entree, steak and then roasted figs. The food was very good, but what made this special was three matched wines chosen by the Sommelier. He asked us to describe and guess what we were drinking and then told us what we had. Strongly... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

My husband and two friends dined here during a recent trip to Paris in October. We read about this restaurant in our Lonely Planet guide book and wanted to try it, in particular because we love wine not just the food. We tried the Discovery Menu, which for 70 euro included 4 courses and 4 glasses of wine - there... More

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New York City, New York
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16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

My wife and I ate here for our first dinner in Paris and we loved every aspect of our meal - except for the final bill :) Being our first meal on our honeymoon we each splurged for the surprise food and wine pairing tasting menu and each dish and wine were excellent choices. Two of the standouts were a... More

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