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Le Grand Vefour

17,rue de Beaujolais, 75001 Paris, France (Louvre / Place Vendôme)
01 42 96 56 27
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Ranked #97 of 12,784 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $130 - $292
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Louvre / Place Vendôme
Description: this historic restaurant overlooking the gardens of the Palais Royal. It is the oldest restaurant in Paris, frequented in the past not just by Napoleon and jJosephine but also by Victor Hugo and Colette. The flavours of the world come together in airy créations like Breton lobster asparagus and¨Parmesan cheese. Panfried Turbot and artichokes white pineapple-sage infused oil.Manjari chocolate cube, red berries black tea sherbet and fresh mint.
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340 reviews from our community

85% Recommend
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English first
Strasbourg, France
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

exellent reputation and very large cuisine ! i loved this optionsthat a friend advised me. you can go for a special occassion !

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San Francisco, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

So I was told this is a historical restaurant and that so many famous people like Napoleon used to come here. It sounded very impressive so we went ( for lunch) The first impression was nothing special, like many other high end classic restaurants, servers wore tuxedos and service was professional. But the place was just ok, old traditional grandpa... More

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Kingston, Jamaica
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Oppulence and grandeur to spare. This restaurant is why Michelin stars were created. Not for the budget traveler by any means, but worth every dollar. The food must only be described by a professional to do it justice. An appetiser of Lobster removed from the shell as if by magic, preceded by a pre-appetiser bite, only the taste of which... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

A historic restaurant 230 years old located at Palais Royal. A three course menu ended up with nine courses. From appetizers to desserts , all are excellent. I picked Monk fish for the main course; it was " refreshingly fresh"....If you love cheese , you will be overwhelmed. If you love dessert, you will be amazed. Wine selection was great... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is an exceptional restaurant. The food was magnificent. This was without doubt the best meal that I have ever had. The wines were excellent and sensibly priced. We were looked after perfectly throughout by the polite and attentive staff. Highly recommended.

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

It has been a couple of months since I was here, but the fabulous memories of this place are extremely vivid. First is the stunning room. A step back in time to an age of old world grandeur. Add in attentive service and excellent cuisine and you have a wonderful dining experience. The service is very good. The dishes are... More

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San Diego, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I really only tend to write when I think something is amazing, or terrible. This was one of the best dinners I have ever had. The history of the restaurant alone is amazing, but the staff was wonderful, the decor gorgeous, and food outstanding. DO check their prices before you go as some people seemed to be surprised by the... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

You have to eat in at least one grand old establishment when in Paris, and this is it. Make time to enjoy a unique experience.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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159 reviews 159 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

I write on Tripadvisor to ensure the good restaurants rank at the top and the crap at the bottom. I have done 6 michelin restaurant in Paris and Le grand vefour was by far the best. Like a modest millionaire, the waiters dont act like state presidents, food menu is actually understandable, food is delicious and you leave the restaurant... More

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New York City, New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

Perhaps one of the finest dining experience I've ever had. The atmosphere, tastes, impeccable service....the epitome of Parisienne dining. I will never forget how the foie gras ravioli burst in my mouth with a decadence that I can only describe as orgasmic. Tip: eat it in one bite. Do not cut!

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