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L'Astrance

#291 of 13,146 Restaurants in Paris
#316 of 13,746 Places to Eat in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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Trocadero
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4 rue Beethoven, Paris, France
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12:15 pm - 3:00 pm
8:15 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 12:15 pm - 3:00 pm
8:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 21
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Creative & Exclusive

WOW - what a meal and presentation. Definitely recommend doing the wine pairing. This was my fiance's favorite restaurant in the world

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
Jim A
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San Francisco, CA
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Hong Kong, China
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85 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

FOOD bread: Basic and good. Easy to say no to another piece. ingredients: Excellent shrimp, albeit not local. presentation: Explanation good, straightforward, professional, but not passionate like Pierre’s. creativity: Simple. taste: Excellent. smell: Excellent. execution: Perfect. Shrimp with seafood consommé. Shrimp from Surinam. Broth very similar to a non-spicy Tam Yum, making this a Tam Yum Goong. Excellent shrimp, nice... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

WOW - what a meal and presentation. Definitely recommend doing the wine pairing. This was my fiance's favorite restaurant in the world

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New Jersey/Florida
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Possibly among the top 1 of restaurant meals I have had, ever. Cleverly saving the best for last, we had lunch at l'Astrance on our last day in Paris. It had rained all morning and my wife and I were soaked and crabby. A 3* lunch was probably the last thing we wanted. Nevertheless, in we go to a warm... More 

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Bath
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85 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The quality of food and cooking is outstanding, service excellent, wine stupendous and I put this in my top five best meals. Go and be stunned!

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RPV, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

While visiting Paris on our last trip we wanted to visit a 3 star Michelin restaurant with some French friends, together we chose L'Astrance. This place was a bit more relaxed than other 3 stars I have been to, they know how to have a bit of fun. The menu simple states, "The menu will be a surprise." Although in... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is not a casual restaurant. It's been on the Fifty Best Restaurants in the World list for many years, and it has three Michelin stars. It's also expensive. But it is worth every euro you spend. They do not have a set menu or even a written menu. Everything uses the freshest possible ingredients in the chef's own preparations,... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

There are no words to describe the experience , you will be served memories in plates that you will for sure remember for years to come , Bravo !

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Toronto
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We had one of our favourite dinners (out of 8 Michelin 3*s) at L'Astrance. It was a set menu with wine pairings. All the courses were very light and well presented. The first 3 courses were raw and very simple on sauces. The concept at L'Astrance is that 'you don't choose your meal if you go to a friend's house,... More 

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Corralitos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Cuisine: modern, yet with traditional touches--exquisitely prepared and presented Service: as you would expect (and hope!) from a Michelin 3-star, and also very friendly Cannot think of anything we didn't like--also the price is the least expensive for any 3-star in Paris--a bonus.

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This was my second visit/ lunch at L´Astrance. Last time was three years ago and that was one of my top ten meals ever. This time it was just as good, if not better. Eating at L´Astrance needs some planning. They only receive bookings by phone. And you should book way ahead. (One/two months) What i really like about L´Astrance... More 

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Additional Information about L'Astrance

Address: 4 rue Beethoven, Paris, France
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Trocadero
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:15 pm - 3:00 pm  8:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 12:15 pm - 3:00 pm  8:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:15 pm - 3:00 pm  8:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:15 pm - 3:00 pm  8:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: French

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 rue Beethoven, Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Trocadero
  • Neighborhood: Trocadero

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:15 pm - 3:00 pm
8:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:15 pm - 3:00 pm
8:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:15 pm - 3:00 pm
8:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:15 pm - 3:00 pm
8:15 pm - 9:30 pm

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