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L'elephant du Nil

#2,923 of 15,201 Restaurants in Paris
$$ - $$$French, European,
125 rue Saint Antoine, 75004 Paris, France
+33 1 42 74 18 12
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good50%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
“Friendly good quality Bistro”
May 3, 2017
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French, European, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
125 rue Saint Antoine, 75004 Paris, France
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Delicious food, homemade and fresh. Friendly service. We had entrecôte with real homemade chips and egg mayo with homemade mayonnaise. Fair price - we’ll be back!

Thank Kazza14336
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

I met an old friend here and I was able to order a very lovely virgin cocktail. The bartender took time to make it and it was perfectly balanced - some can make a mojito too sweet. Lovely location, lovely ambience and typically french tables...More

Thank Belle-Noel
Reviewed March 1, 2017

This looks a charming little place from the outside and its quite small inside. I joined a few locals at the counter and was obviously not quite quick enough asking for my pression because my waitress shrugged and moved off to deal with somebody else....More

1  Thank LargelyMonk
Reviewed November 10, 2016

Stopped in at this cute little neighbourhood bistro while touring Paris. Simple menu, Our server, Aurélie, explained the daily specials. She waiting on us with that characteristic French combination of insouciance and attentiveness, a roll-your-own dangling from her bottom lip. My steak was flavourful, served...More

Thank ZipoDoug
Reviewed August 23, 2016

On a recent trip to Paris, we were walking around the area of St Paul and found this small bistro where we had lunch. We all had plat du jour which was actually quite tasty, big portions ( maybe a bit too big), great housewine...More

Thank vidainbrussels
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend had lunch here earlier today. The vegetarian opinions are somewhat limited so we settled for a veggie omelette & pesto pasta. The waitress was very quick and attentive. The food was okay but nothing to write home about. Reasonably priced as...More

1  Thank kathrynjdf_
Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Loved this small brasserie! The owner is having fun and the staff transpires "joie de vivre". Everything we ate was perfect! Simple food all home made. The café gourmand is just to die for: lemon tart, brulée and moist chocolate cake...yummy. Going back soon.. For...More

1  Thank K-roPerth
Reviewed December 9, 2015

Nice cafe in the lovely Le Marais neighborhood to just grab a drink and people-watch! Located right next to the St Paul station, L'Elephant is perfect to sit down for a nice cup of coffee before you have to ride the metro to somewhere, which...More

1  Thank Jay Y
Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

Nice place, nice music... At night they turn on the music and play some nice music. The food is good.

1  Thank Eden H
Reviewed August 25, 2015

If you are looking for a place with a nice atmosphere and life at 'The Marais', this is the one. Delicious 'tartare de bœuf' and fresh dishes, as well as a good assortment of drinks. Very friendly service. The bar also organizes amusing concerts that...More

1  Thank VillasLosPajero... B
Le Marais
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restaurants, and hidden parks. Around each corner,
you'll come across little gems of architecture
spanning the centuries, from understated medieval
towers to classical libraries and 17th century
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 rue Saint Antoine, 75004 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais
  • Neighborhood: Le Marais
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 74 18 12
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