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Le Grand Vefour

#76 of 13,457 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
Louvre / Palais-Royal
As featured in Best Food in Paris
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17 rue de Beaujolais | 17 rue de beaujolais, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 42 96 56 27
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Ramstein, Germany
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took the family (kids in their early 20's) for lunch as it was much less expensive. The lunch lasted 2 1/2 hours. The food just kept coming and was the best restaurant experience I will probably ever have. The staff was attentive and friendly. The food was unbelievable - I highly recommend this restaurant if you want to splurge.

Thank Oneredkat
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First things first: This will be an expensive dinner; with wine, tips and a three-course à la carte meal, you are looking at €450 minimum. You will not be admitted wearing flip-flops, Tees, jeans, or anything short of formal dinner attire, so why not take the opportunity to dust off that white tux jacket and dress like Rick in 'Casablanca'?... More 

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This temple to French savoir-faire in the kitchen, the vineyard, the dining room, the architecture---only gets better and better over the years. My first time there was my Precious Mom and me, when I was 9 years old. This means that Guy Martin and his Dream Team are able to not only perpetuate but constantly nourish the dream come true... More 

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Fearrington Village
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

My Grandson wanted to go to a great restaurant on his first trip to Paris so we selected Restaurant Vefour. We were not disappointed. We both ordered off the 125 Euro four course Lunch menu (with three appealing choices for appetizer, main course and dessert). We especially enjoyed the mains (he had sea bass and I monk fish). The cheeses... More 

Thank GilAxlander
Christian D, Directeur de salle at Le Grand Vefour, responded to this review

Dear GilAlexander, Thank you very much for your trust in Le Grand Véfour. We appreciate your nice comments about your visit. We are happy that you spent a nice lunch with your Grandson. Waiting for your next trip in Paris, Regards, Christian More 

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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has been open for 232 years and should be open that much longer based on my last visit. Holy moly this place is amazing. The duck ravioli was simply the best thing I have ever put on my face. Wow. It's not cheap but it will be remembered all my life.

Thank Damon G
Camas, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Beautiful décor and nicely prepared food that tasted as good as it looked. A delightful lunch was enjoyed by all. Cheese cart was sublime. A lovely little niche in a quiet corner of Paris to enjoy a leisurely and delicious meal.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

This was the only 2-Michelin star restaurant we visited on our trip to Paris. The place is stunning and full of history. We were very excited to dine at Le Grand Vefour because we expected to be wowed. However, we were totally disappointed. Service was professional and attentive. No issues there. The Maître’ D took time to talk to us... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

This is the most incredibly dining experience I have ever had. The chef was waiting to greet us when we arrived and welcomed us with open arms. The service was perfect from start to finish. We were there for a 3 course lunch which turned into a full degustation with all the extra amuse buches and tastings that came as... More 

2 Thank Clare A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

This is one of Paris’s best restaurants, I was so looking forward to going, I think the chef is absolutely brilliant, fantastic historical setting and amazing food. And the food really was superb……… so why 4 stars. This is a Michelin restaurant of the highest order. It took 40 minutes to get our drinks delivered, 40 minutes (no food ordered... More 

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Milan, Italy
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67 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

The location is fantastic, nothing to say. I had been there on Friday evening for my wife's birthday. The service was good and everything was supposed to be perfect but as soon as we arrived at the hotel, my wife discovered she had a food intoxication. We had to catch the first flight back to Italy the morning after because... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$130 - $287
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 rue de Beaujolais | 17 rue de beaujolais, 75001 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Neighborhood: Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 96 56 27
this historic restaurant overlooking the gardens of the Palais Royal. It is the oldest restaurant in Paris, frequented in the past not just by Napoleon and jJosephine but also by Victor Hugo and Colette. The flavours of the world come together in airy créations like Breton lobster asparagus and¨Parmesan cheese. Panfried Turbot and artichokes white pineapple-sage infused oil.Manjari chocolate cube, red berries black tea sherbet and fresh mint.

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Louvre / Palais-Royal
From the majestic Louvre to the regal Palais-Royal, this neighborhood oozes luxury. The grand arches along Rue de Rivoli are shadowed by mosaics in front of decorated vitrines and hotels. Place Vendôme is lined with the world’s best jewelers and their glittering window displays. Every other establishment has someone to open the door for you or park your car. You can spend hours gazing at its haute couture shops or lingering over a meal at any of its chic eateries. After all that indulgence, the Tuileries gardens provide stately respite, while theaters compete for your applause. It's a neighborhood that draws admirers from around the world, all attracted to the luxe life in Paris.
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