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Le Restaurant

13 rue des Beaux Arts, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 44 41 99 01
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Ranked #25 of 12,990 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $114 - $152
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 am
Tue - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: This is alongside Gilbert Isaac La Fermette Marboeuf that Julien Montbabut learn the basics of traditional French cuisine after its formation in Hotel School Grégoire Ferrandi in Paris. He continued his career in fine dining restaurants as the Pavillon Ledoyen and Jamin with Benoit Guichard, then joined the chef Philippe Bélissent to Hotel, rue des Beaux Arts. After two and a half years as a deputy head Chef, in which the restaurant gets a Michelin star, he decided to try his luck at the Pavillon de la Grande Cascade, also distinguished by a Michelin star, where he was quickly promoted to Assistant Chief.At the age of 29, it is through the front door that Julien Montbabut made his return to Restaurant Hotel as a chef. He wants to offer classic French cuisine based on products and following the seasons. He highlights juices, sauces and seasonings.It brings a modern twist and a touch of lightness through its new and short seasonal menu, where you can find for example green asparagus,with caviar Alverta Imperial, Brittany Crab,with lemon & ginger, Duck foie gras with green apple. Under a canopy, the room looks like a private lounge, with its velvet armchairs, lampshades his accordion, mirrors and columns Empire style. The atmosphere is intimate, cozy and romantic. The restaurant opens onto a patio where you can have lunch or dinner on sunny days. It is decorated with a lovely fountain made to plans by Claude-Nicolas Ledoux.In addition to the à la carte menu, a day menu is available for lunch, and costs 45 € (starter, main course and dessert) or 55 € (starter, main course and dessert). For customers in a hurry, this menu can be served in an hour."I can resist everything except temptation"Oscar WildeC’est aux côtés de Gilbert Isaac à La Fermette Marboeuf que Julien Montbabut apprend les bases de la cuisine française traditionnelle après sa formation à l’école Hôtelière Grégoire Ferrandi à Paris. Il poursuit sa carrière dans de belles maisons comme au Pavillon Ledoyen et au Jamin avec Benoit Guichard, puis rejoint le chef Philippe Bélissent à l’Hôtel, rue des Beaux Arts. Après deux ans et demi à ses côtés, au cours desquels Le Restaurant obtient une étoile Michelin, il décide de tenter l’aventure au Pavillon de la Grande Cascade, également distingué d’une étoile Michelin, où il est rapidement promu chef adjoint. A 28 ans à peine, c’est par la grande porte que Julien Montbabut fait son retour au Restaurant de L’Hôtel en tant que chef. Il retrouve avec beaucoup de plaisir cette adresse culte de Saint-Germain-des-Prés, et aspire à opérer le changement dans la continuité. Il souhaite proposer une cuisine classique française axée sur les produits et les saisons, et mettre en avant les jus, les sauces et les assaisonnements. Il apporte un twist de modernité et un zeste de légèreté à travers sa nouvelle et courte carte de saison, où l’on trouve par exemple des Cuisses de Grenouille, bouillon d’ail rose, légèrement dorées, fregola sarda cuisinée au vert, des Ris de Veau, jus aux herbes, morille jumbo, vieux comté ou une Entrecôte d’Argentine, jus corsé au thym, cuite au sautoir, pomme de terre fumée.Sous une verrière, la salle a des allures de salon privé, avec ses fauteuils en velours, ses abat-jours en accordéon, ses miroirs et ses colonnes de style Empire. L’atmosphère y est intime, cosy et romantique. Le restaurant s'ouvre sur un patio où l’on peut déjeuner ou dîner aux beaux jours. Il est agrémenté d'une ravissante fontaine réalisée selon les plans de Claude-Nicolas Ledoux.Outre le menu à la carte, un menu du marché est proposé au déjeuner, au tarif de 45 € (entrée-plat ou plat-dessert) ou 55 € (entrée-plat-dessert). Pour les clients pressés, ce menu peut-être servi en une heure.« Je peux résister à tout, sauf à la tentation »Oscar Wilde
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78 reviews 78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Make a lunch reservation -- much cheaper than dinner -- and then soak in the over-the-top ambiance and service. The presentation of the food is outstanding. The flavours are abundant and intense. The whole experience is amazing. Truly a special meal. Reservations in advance are a must. Just do it. Mmmmmmm.

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Brooklyn, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

My twin and I were visiting Paris for a long weekend and had made many reservations at different restaurants to experience Paris at its best. The one restaurant I was eagerly awaiting was Le Restaurant! I had visited 2 years ago and experienced a beautiful unique restaurant...a hidden gem with lavish decor of colourful sofas and arm chairs. Since the... More

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Austin, Texas
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My husband made lunch reservations for us here and what an absolute amazing experience it was! First class service, delicious food, and such a gorgeous setting! There are only about 11-12 tables inside the beautiful restaurant, but there is also a patio with outdoor seating. The chairs are plush and luxurious, the tables beautifully set, and the staff is friendly... More

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Galway, Ireland (Republic Of.)
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This was without doubt the best meal we have have ever had. We were there to celebrate my father-in-laws 70th birthday (a retired Art Historian/Academic who now resides in Montparnasse who's praise is sometimes hard to achieve). This establishment is where Oscar Wilde died in 1900 after claiming that, when asked to settle a few outstanding invoices, he was dying... More

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

My husband had visited Le Restaurant before and he was wanting to return. This restaurant was one of the main reasons we choose to return to Paris. I have to say that my husband went on and on about how wonderful the experience was. The dining experience lived up to everything he had told me. The room is cozy and... More

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New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Second time to this restaurant, and this time with friends. It remains one of the most unique in terms of the space and food presentation I can remember. The food is spectacular, the wine list really good, the service impeccable. Our friends who were with us for five days in Paris said while all the meals were great, this is... More

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Toronto, Canada
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Here's my review in 4 sections (The Food, The Ambience, The Service and Overall). ~!~!~!~ THE FOOD (110 Euros for 5 course tasting menu): I apologize in advance for not being able to recall what was in these dishes. I usually base descriptions off the menu listing, but since it was a tasting menu, I didn't know what was going... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

First of all, the settings are overwhelming. The restaurant has such a great atmosphere and vibe, very stylish in an old-fashined way. For 55 Euros on lunch, this is definately a great value. Not only do you get 3 courses, but also coffee and petits-fours. The marinated fish I had for a starter was very good, but no more. The... More

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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We were celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary and were delighted with the whole dining experience at this restaurant. The ambiance of the room, the staff, who are very attentive but not over the top. My husband doesn't eat pork and I don't eat any meat but I do eat fish. Once I explained this, the meals that were brought out... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The food here was truly outstanding! I could not want for a better romantic meal in my favourite city. The negative side to this restaurant was the staff. They were not only unattentive, but slightly pompous. It was our first time to this restaurant, but not our first time to high end restaurants (as my partner is a head chef).... More

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Additional Information about Le Restaurant

Address: 13 rue des Beaux Arts, 75006 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 44 41 99 01
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:30 am
Monday 7:00 am - 10:30 am
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:30 am  12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:30 am  12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:30 am  12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:30 am  12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:30 am  12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 114 - 152
Cuisine: French

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