This restaurant takes the form of two small rooms, one above the other, each with a seating capacity of no more than 15 people - so it's not exactly large. Other reviewers describe this as "cosy", but I would be more inclined to say it is "poky", particularly as we were greeted by a blast of ice cold air every time the nearby front door opened (this being January).
The menu was presented on a blackboard; there was a good selection of about 5 starters, 7 main courses and 5 desserts. You pay a fixed price based on the number of courses you choose (38 euro for three courses on this occasion). Wines were also displayed on a separate blackboard, with the cheapest bottle being 24 euros.
Food-wise things got off to a good start with an "amuse bouche" made from a pea mousse and caramelised orange -- delicious. And the starters were OK, although the portion of dressed crab was rather small.
Our main courses were distinctly disappointing. A braised beef with baby vegetables boasted a total of three slices of carrot and four mushrooms. Meanwhile my colleague's spinach-stuffed chicken was tough. Dessert portions were also small. The service was efficient, but somewhat impersonal. Prices were reasonable.
So in summary: the setting, the food and the service are all distinctly average.
I have eaten in so many better Parisian restaurants, many very close to this place. So, alas, I won't be returning.
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