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Nos ancetres les Gaulois

39,Saint Louis en L'Ile, 75004 Paris, France (Hôtel-de-Ville)
+33 1 46 33 66 07
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Ranked #6,909 of 13,620 Restaurants in Paris
Price range: $45 - $45
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood:
Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Description: When you step into this timeless venue, you will discover a festive restaurant straight out of a storybook and the imaginary world of Asterix. The success of the now well-known concept is based on a simple, but effective idea: long rows of tables, mixed salad, grills and wine served from the barrel, all in gigantic quantities. Also worth mentioning is the outstanding welcome which contributes to the friendly atmosphere.24/12 menu: Unlimited salads and dry sausages - Meat grilled over a wood fire - Mature cheese platter - Seasonal Fruit Basket - Christmas log - glass of champagne - Red Bordeaux wine at the barrel ad libitumNew year's eve: Potion - Unlimited salads and dry sausages - Rossini Tournedos - Apple sherbet calvados - Mature cheese - Seasonal Fruit Basket - Dessert - glass of champagne - coffee - Red Bordeaux wine at the barrel ad libitum
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Herts, UK
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I ate here over 15 years ago and it obviously made an impression on me as when I came back to Paris last weekend I suggested it to a friend of mine who thought it sounded like fun. The concept is very simple; fresh food, lots of it, unlimited red wine and entertainment. This all adds up to a fun... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My expectations were low when I agreed to go to this restaurant. I thought it would be low quality food in a corny atmosphere. I could not have been more wrong. The atmosphere was warm and friendly (I'd recommend arriving after 8, it's a bit quiet early on), the all-you-can-drink wine was surprisingly good, and the food was very tasty.... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is the best restaurant in Paris and France!!! I absolutely suggest it to you!! Great food, great location, great everything!!

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Nashville, TN
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The restaurant was a bit difficult to find, but once we did, we found the atmosphere to be entertaining. There was plenty of food and wine served, and our entire party, even the children, enjoyed the meal. Some of the service was family style, and some was plated. Everyone enjoyed the meal, even the children.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I had no idea what to expect when we arrived. The vegetable basket was stunning and raw and delicious. We were then told to go fill up our tanker with wine from a barrel! Bottomless. Then go and fix a shared plate of cured meats and nibbles. THEN came the meat and bread. Then in the candlelit cave pops out... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

My wife is a true food critic. We lived in New York for many years. Anyone that does not enjoy this restaurant needs to take life less seriously and enjoy pure fun. They have delectable vegetable baskets. Never seen anything like this before. Lots of wine, serve yourself. And it is very good. I am a connoisseur of wine, and... More 

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Varazdin, Croatia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I visited the restaurant just yesterday with my family (wife + two year old daughter) I do like the concept of authentic place + all you can eat and drink. Main course of the menu was not the best one comparing to selection of sausages and appetizers you can enjoy as much as you like. We haven't use opportunity to... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Wanna have fun in a typical old traditional French ambiance ? Eating great products and have a fantastic service- do yourself a gift and go there with friends - music- wine and grilled food will help you to have a live a great experience ... The menu has the perfect price with all you can drink French red wine concept...... More 

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South Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We were so disappointed when we discovered our favourite restaurant (next door) had stopped serving this rustic experience... it was intended to be one of the highlights of our honeymoon. Fortunately we went to investigate while visiting Notre-dame & discovered this gem right next door. Rustic, gloomy lighting, fill your jug with wine as often as you like & eat... More 

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Nos Ancetres les Gaulois is a Parisian Institution offering a unique formula, both qualitative and quantitative, where employees and its guests contribute to the conviviality in a medieval, authentic and festive atmosphere, leading to a unique and interesting experience. Nos Ancetres les Gaulois the food is good and the atmosphere fin. When entering this space out of time, you will... More 

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Additional Information about Nos ancetres les Gaulois

Address: 39,Saint Louis en L'Ile, 75004 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 46 33 66 07
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Hôtel-de-Ville
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 45 - 45
Cuisine: French

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