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Cafe Branly

Tour Eiffel / Invalides
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27,Quai Branly, Paris, France
01 47 53 68 01
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating

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    3 of 5 stars
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  • Value
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Typical museum eatery

Hadn't been back to this place for museum+lunch for several years but had the same experience. It's a place to grab a bite if you need replenishment while touring a great museum. If you can wait, you can probably get a better meal in the neighborhood, although this is a very touristy area... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 19, 2015
frederick, maryland
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Toronto, Canada
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299 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crowded at lunch so we had to wait. Very nicely appointed with lots of light and space between tables. You could have a full lunch or something lighter. Recommended!

Thank gitta45
frederick, maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Hadn't been back to this place for museum+lunch for several years but had the same experience. It's a place to grab a bite if you need replenishment while touring a great museum. If you can wait, you can probably get a better meal in the neighborhood, although this is a very touristy area. Servers were very nice and professional but... More 

Thank fred200099
Lillooet, Canada
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78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

If you are heading to the Musee Branly do yourself a favour and bring a bag lunch and sit outside in the garden instead of giving this place your money.

Thank Colin_M_Walsh
Rhode Island
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150 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

After a long visit in the museum we had a nice leisurely lunch - food was tasty, well plated and the coffee excellent. Our service was good and it was very comfortable. The only negative was watching them reuse bread from one basket to another, may be an acceptable french practice - ugh.

Thank MaddyLibby
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126 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

after a visit to the fabulous Musee Branly we saw this place in the garden. As it was a lovely sunny day we sat outside and had the best view of the Eiffel Tower. Food was pleasant and typical casual lunch place.

Thank northie
Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Being in such nice surroundings and inside the area of a really terrific museum, one expects something better. It is expensive, poor service and OK food. A pity the restaurant on the top floor of the museum was closed, otherwise we would have never fallen into this place. In a city like Paris, it is easy to find something better.

Thank Frans K
Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

Arrived mid afternoon with my wife and 2 kids. Was met at the door by a semi friendly waiter who asked us to wait 2 minutes. Not a problem. Happy with that. Wife and kids went to the toilets (more to follow in those later). While waiting in walks what I think is a manager in a blue suit. He... More 

Thank DanCav701
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We had coffee and 3 mini cakes for 8 euros. Pricey yes, but what do you expect from a restuarant linked to a museum, and less than 15 minutes walk to le tour effiel? So don't know why people are complaining about the cost. This is purely for the setting you can bring your own sandwich and sit by benches... More 

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Paris, France
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

The museum and surrounds are incredible but the restaurant is really not worth it. We had the most insipid coffee, complained and got two more of the same. What a shame.

Thank Janine K
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14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Cafe has a small lunchtime menu, with only one choice for children, and chicken nuggets and chips! It was quite expensive, food was ok, but found nothing wonderful or terrible

Thank Natalie P

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 27,Quai Branly, Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Neighborhood: Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Phone Number: 01 47 53 68 01

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Tour Eiffel / Invalides
With the Eiffel Tower at its core, the Invalides area of Paris is guaranteed to impress. Golden towers and Baron Haussmann's urban vision meet military precision, stretching avenues, and luscious lawns. The area boasts the Musée D’Orsay, the tomb of Napoleon, the National Parliament and UNESCO, as well as luxurious, exclusive residences. In fine restaurants and at the weekend markets, families, diplomats, and politicians brush shoulders with the tourists who come to see this postcard-perfect area for themselves.
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