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Drouant

#1,020 of 13,487 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighborhood:
Opera / Bourse
French, European, Gastropub
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16-18, place Gaillon, 75002 Paris, France (Formerly Drouant)
+33 (0)1 42 65 15 16
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Paris, France
Level Contributor
59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Although the food is not Michelin star-tier of spectacular, the traditional and yet fancy food is good. Service is fast and reliant, very professional. Also, the location is very beautiful, in some sort of hidden path, especially in summer. I will certainly come back!

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Thank PavoCristatus
Tucson, Arizona
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on Sunday July 3rd before France played in the Euro. Recommended by Westin concierge as good place for very nice meal on our last night in France. I read the reviews from others, and I can only say that my wife and I arrived at 6:50pm for a 7pm reservation (we were early). We were seated promptly, asked for... More 

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Thank Dave R
Greater Sydney, Australia
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

High expectations for this restaurant let down by reality. Marketed as a fine dining experience, it certainly appears that way on entry. Appearances don't count for much, however, when the quality of one of the courses was so poor that most was left. Service was mixed: waiters passed our table a number of times without filling empty wine glasses, making... More 

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Steenokkerzeel, Belgium
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

We ate in this restaurant on a Sunday evening and had a lovely meal. The food was very nice and well presented. An excellent wine list and nice service. We had an excellent moment in this restaurant

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London
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Booked the private Salon Goncourt for a special occasion Feb 2016. Booking made in Oct 2015 and all details subsequently confirmed by their ‘Reservations Dept’. On the day of the event (only because I happen to drop in to check on things!) I am informed that they have double booked themselves. Long story cut short: The staff onsite try to... More 

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Antoine_Westermann, Responsable relations publiques at Drouant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this feedback, our commercial person will get in touch with you to understand better your experience. But we want to let you know that Chef Westermann and all the staff of Drouant is very sorry about that. And keep hopping to have the chance to welcome you again for giving you the right experience. More 

Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

I'm commenting on an establishment far from my usual haunts and cuisine and I hope I don't run out of characters. Found this restaurant many years ago and through business was fortunate enough to visit here twice a year. Situated near The Opera, it's fine dining personified. Bookings essential well in advance which can be done online. Table #32 is... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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283 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

We found ourselves looking for a little bistro in Paris, and asked the concierge for help. Having tried a few others in the area, he recommended this one - a little upmarket but not over the top. Service was efficient, even to English speaking people. The food order is taken by one person, and the wine order by another, with... More 

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Penngrove, California
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

The food was good, the service was great. But, we had better food elsewhere. It was VERY expensive for what you got. Small servings. But, they were mostly tasty. The four of us all agreed, we would not eat there again. I would choose something like the others I have reviewed in Paris ... check out my other reviews. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food & Great Wine card. The athmosphere was excellent. We Were sitting outside a warm evening in april. Will absolut reccomend.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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129 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

Drouant serves classic French Bistro cuisine. Rich, decadent, subtle flavors, expertly cooked and wonderfully presented. I was also lucky to dine when white asparagus is at its finest. Steamed to perfection with a simple yet rich hollandaise sauce this is a seasonal treat the is not to be missed. The John Dory fish main course was equally perfectly prepared. Tender... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$40 - $80
Cuisine
French, European, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16-18, place Gaillon, 75002 Paris, France (Formerly Drouant)
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Opera / Bourse
  • Neighborhood: Opera / Bourse
  • Phone Number: +33 (0)1 42 65 15 16
Description
Located in the Opéra neighbourhood, Le Drouant is a hot destination eatery – open 7 days a week – with five private rooms and a pleasant mezzanine. It is a real institution! Every year the famous Prix Goncourt takes place in one of the private rooms.You will appreciate its Brasserie ambiance and Art-Deco decoration married with a contemporary design. Black furniture and golden walls create a genuine experience, as well as outdoor seating. Plus, inventive menus seduce a varied crowd and satisfy varied appetites. Let’s relish the Chef’s hors d’oeuvre served by theme, in 4 small portions – Tomato Gaspacho, Peking Prawns, Marbled Ham and Stuffed Fajitas.Other products to taste: Veal Foie gras from Corrèze and roasted Cod.

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Neighborhood Profile
Opera / Bourse
The neighborhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades, and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here, modern day workers continue to take advantage of the legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theaters, and cinemas sit side by side with French bistros predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in another. The area is most famous for the Palais Garnier opera house and glamorous department stores.
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