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Taverne Henri IV

#1,276 of 13,659 Restaurants in Paris
#1,372 of 14,249 Places to Eat in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
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13,place du Pont-Neuf, Paris, France
01 43 54 27 90
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Reservations

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    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars

Excellent. Good atmosphere, good service, good food and vine, very old building, Paris, expensive! Nice place to relax after sight seeing’s.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2015
Moscow, Russia
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  • Local cuisine
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Moscow, Russia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 NEW

Excellent. Good atmosphere, good service, good food and vine, very old building, Paris, expensive! Nice place to relax after sight seeing’s.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

We visited this place for lunch after my partner announced she had been before last year with her parents and had loved it. Quite small and too easy to walk past as the front door is where ice cream is served. Neat old style layout with pleasant wait staff, shown to a table and presented with menus. Selected a nice... More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I have been going to this place for over 30 years on my too infrequent trips to Paris. I was saddened when I heard that the original owner, Robert Cointepas had sold the business and subsequently passed away. He was a bit of a curmudgeon, but added lots of color to the place. The new owners are carrying on the... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

A real find - very friendly welcome, great French food and a good selection of wine. We arrived and it was packed with locals but were warmly welcomed with our young son and had a great meal. Will definitely return!!

Stevenage, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We've been to Paris three times in three years and always make the time to visit. We always go for a bottle of red wine and a cheese platter for two. It's excellent. The guy who served us this time was friendly and knowledgable. Made to feel very welcome. It's just slightly off of the beaten track and when we've... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This is restaurant is such a gem. Great charcuterie and cheeses. Great wine. Truly attentive owner. Yes, it happens to be in a really busy tourist area, but it's also small and special and doesn't at all feel like a tourist trap. Please go!

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Very slightly off the heavily beaten path of tens of thousands of trippers every day. Slightly refreshing therefor that it is not overrun and is still somewhere that you can pause for a couple or three glasses of wine and perhaps a small snack. Friendly and convivial.

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Los Gatos, California
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I am not sure how this place has so many great reviews. We ate here for lunch, and ordered le duo jamons. Way too much cheese for me. The service was nice and the restaurant is quaint, but it did feel like we were at a bar where the finest item to cook food in was a toaster oven.

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Danville, Indiana, United States
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

My wife and I first visited this little wine bar in 1993 and nothing has changed in over twenty years. It has excellent wine selection, cheeses, and cured meats. It is not luxurious, but a friendly place for lunch or early dinner. We believe it is actually the best wine bar on the Seine. But you should know a few... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

So, boyfriend proposed on NYE in Place Dauphine at around 3pm. We were pretty ravenous, and most of the other places in the little square (if you can call it a square) appeared shut, this didn't, so we made the executive decision on the spot and walked in. It was really rather twee. I loved it. Small and intimate, which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13,place du Pont-Neuf, Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
  • Neighborhood: Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
  • Phone Number: 01 43 54 27 90

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine


Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
Two islands sit in the middle of the Seine at the very heart of Paris. The more majestic one, Ile de la Cité, sparkles with history. This is the birthplace of Paris, the home of the Gothic Sainte-Chapelle, and the site of the prison where Marie Antoinette was held before her execution. Tourists flock to see the iconic Notre Dame and the beautiful bridges that straddle the Seine. Ile Saint-Louis, the more provincial island, welcomes you with cozy traditional eateries, small boutiques, and what some people say is the best ice cream in the city. This is essential Paris from its very beginnings to its modern appeal.
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