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Le Petit Fer a Cheval

30,rue Vieille-du-Temple, 75004 Paris, France (Hôtel-de-Ville)
01 42 72 47 47
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Ranked #1,826 of 12,905 Restaurants in Paris
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Neighborhood: Hôtel-de-Ville
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Neighborhood: Hôtel-de-Ville
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Islington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This is a quirky little place that you could miss, as the main restaurant is behind the bar that you see from the street. Food is okay and good value for this area. Very well positioned on a busy street in the centre of the Marais.

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Brussels, Belgium
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

A very cosy restaurant, small, with a real Parisian atmosphere, hidden behind a bar. Lots of locals seem,to,come there for the variety of daily dishes. Was all right, but nothing more. Although not expensive at all.

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Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

Truly an experience. the server ran around the corner for fresh croissants. The energy is local sweet and oh so french. Felt I was part of a special vignette of life and we were a part of it. next time kir and wine and just sit and savour the moment.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

Popped in here for a spot of lunch - the place is tiny, but has a nice feel. While there were a couple of plats du jour there was no menu du jour which makes lunch a little more expensive here compared to some other places. The food was average, but acceptable for lunch - will try this place for... More

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Paris, France
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Small, intimate, great Parisienne ambiance. For and service superb - but please don't tell anyone. This place is so good I want to keep it all to myself :) Like stepping back in time to 1893 the bar is original and so is most of the decor.

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Paris, France
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

I don't usually write online reviews but felt compelled to as I wasted a precious Saturday night out here. I have eaten excellently and cheaply so many times in Paris. This was not one of those times. The food is solid school dinners in style. I tried each of our three dishes and the quality was the same throughout. It's... More

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Senior Contributor
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45 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Opening Remarks: - The name in English means “horseshow” which is an ode to the horseshoe shaped bar - The café/bar has been operating for over 100 years in the Marais area - Owned by Xavier Denamur who owns a few popular spots in the area - With it’s “made for one” dining tables and it’s focus on the bar,... More

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Sacramento, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

A friend who lives in Paris took us to this place 10 years ago and we have gone back at least once a year since. This is a small neighborhood bistro that makes no nonsense good fresh food at fair prices. Order the soup of the day with one of many salads or the meal of the day (always with... More

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

This bar has an amazing atmosphere, i have been here for breakfast and dinner and both times were different but both great the menu is not extensive, there is maybe one or two dishes in the evenings but the dish i had was fantastic and not expensive either the open front of the bar is ideal in the summer and... More

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Nice atmosphere and friendly barman. The restaurant out the back is very cosy but the food didn't match up to the cost. I guess this is the price you pay for eating in the center of Le Marais. I would go there again for a drink but find somewhere off the beaten track for dinner next time.

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