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Drouant

#1,054 of 13,462 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighborhood:
Opera / Bourse
French, European, Gastropub
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16 Place Gaillon, 75002 Paris, France (Formerly Drouant)
+33 (0)1 42 65 15 16
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I should start by saying that the staff here were pleasant and polite. We were greeted well and shown immediately to our table. I should also say that my partners fish dish was lovely and that he enjoyed it very much. My gripe is that I couldn't eat the Skate dish I ordered because it was old and smelt of... More 

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Thank Helen J
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here at the weekend. Good service and excellent wine, but the food was only average really given the relatively high price. Some top quality starters (sea bream tartare, fois gras) but the salads were just too big for a starter and the main courses (the faux-steak and the lobster in particular) were just a bit boring. Despite it... More 

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Thank Richard P
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Birthday day celebration. Memorable occasion and attentive staff. Dinner, dessert and wine selection were outstanding. Drouant came highly recommended and did not disappoint.

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caterham
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To cut a long story short, I was invited by one of the owners after translating (my job) their menu a couple of years ago and, apparently, being "very nice"... I had lunch there in April 2016, and had known Drouant for years since I used to live a few hundred yards away. I don't always believe in "Michelin ***",... More 

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Thank JOHNPAMPAM
The Hague, The Netherlands
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72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is located maybe 500m south of Blvd Haussmann on a small peaceful square with away from the traffic. You can eat inside and outside on a nice terrace, shielded from the street. We were welcomed at the door and offered to eat in our out. We decided for inside, hoping for it to be cooler than outside. The... More 

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Thank oldtraveller131
Paris, France
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76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

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 July 5, 2016

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
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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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Thank 60Cam
Steenokkerzeel, Belgium
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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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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Thank Jean M
London
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10 reviews
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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 

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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, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
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 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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