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Le Tournebievre

#91 of 13,696 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Odeon / Saint-Michel
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65 quai de la Tournelle, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 44 07 27 34
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:45 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good food and kind staff. We have the beef and lamb and both were excellent! I would post the picture but we finished everything. Also the only place that served the bread hot.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Le Tournebievre and it was every bit as good as the first. Excellent service, great ambiance, beautiful food and a good selection of wines.

Thank Steve T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here on a recommendation from someone who lived in the neighborhood and were not disappointed. Service was friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. She recommended a fantastic bottle of wine that they get from a local supplier that complemented our meal perfectly. The food was creative and delicious, the atmosphere is relaxed and homey. We had a wonderful meal... More 

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Hoover, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Favorable TripAdvisor reviews, and the closeness to our rental apartment, led us to make reservations at this unique establishment for our first evening meal in Paris. Our server spoke excellent English and was very amicable and helpful. The menu(carte) was short, but very unique in that it had fixed prices for each course. There was also a short selection of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Recommended by Trip Advisor and not a disappointment. Walked in off the street and friendly greeting. Asked for and was given vegetables instead if rice with tasty halibut fish well worth a try. Meredith

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Oakville, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

July 14 2016, A re-visit after a walk on Ile de St Louis, since we were there 3 years ago. The cafe was empty and we were not sure it was open since it was La Fete Nationale (Bastille Day). Our friendly waiter explained the restaurant has changed ownership six months prior. The quality and service has not suffered and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

The restaurant is just off the Seine near Notre Dame, easy to get to. It offers al fresco dining and seats inside. We ate on a drizzly evening and it was very comfortable inside. The hostess was very attentive and helpful. We enjoyed two starters (including a delicious shrimp soup), a halibut special (quite good), and an apricot dessert that... More 

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Addison, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

This restaurant is in a great location along the Seine with a view of Notre Dame. It has a friendly helpful staff that speaks English. We found our food to be pretty good with a limited but quality wine list. If you are in the 5th, it is worth going to.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic meal at Le Tournebievre. The food was excellent, as was the service, and the restaurant is in great location, right next to the seine. Would definitely recommend.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

A friend recommended this restaurant and so we dinned the other night. Staff were very well trained and gave us a lovely night. Food was excellent we shall visit again.

Thank Thomas D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$42 - $54
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:45 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 quai de la Tournelle, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Neighborhood: Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Phone Number: +33 1 44 07 27 34
On the banks of the Seine, moments from Paris' Ile de la Cite and within easy reach of Paris' most celebrated landmarks is Le Tournebièvre restaurant . The first thing that will undoubtedly strike you about the restaurant (formerly Le Rencard Gourmand) is the breathtaking view across the river. But quite apart from the fairytale setting, Le Tournebièvre is special in its own right. Its classic French bistro cuisine is hugely popular with locals so it provides a real Parisian experience, quite apart from the usual tourist-version of Parisian dining. The simple bistro interior is accompanied, in the summer months, with pavement dining under a wide, shady awning. The traditional French menu is created using fine, seasonal ingredients, with a wide choice for all tastes. And, sacre bleu, the service at Le Tournebièvre is both professional and genuinely friendly.

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Odeon / Saint-Michel
As the bustling center of entertainment for the residents of the Rive Gauche, the activity at Odéon never stops. Boulevards are lined with traditional cafes, restaurants, and boutique cinemas. The streets surrounding the fountain at Saint-Michel provide eateries from around the world. Lively bars are just next door and the prototypical terraced French brasserie is on every corner. The setting for this area is second to none; the Haussmann-style boulevards are contrasted by monumental architecture and overshadowed by the iconic Notre Dame, all within a moment’s walk from the Seine. This neighborhood's world-famous bookshops, cafés, and streets will not fail to impress you.
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