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Les Fables de La Fontaine

#382 of 14,093 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighborhood:
Tour Eiffel / Invalides
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131 rue Saint Dominique, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 44 18 37 55
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading some reviews I decided to give it a try here at Lea Fables de la Fontaine in Paris. My friends and I order the €25 set lunch and on the side we order the crispy egg yolk appetiser and Rosè wine....to me everything is good except the main dish is too salty and very much taste like Asian... More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An incredibly nice place where one can enjoy several excellent dishes with a good drink. The food was incredibly good, it was the quality of food, we were satisfied with a 3 course menu, there was water in the cups and on the table at all times when the waiter filled consecutively when they were out walking. It's a quiet... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got a lunch reservation a few days ahead of time after reading a review of it. It has a michelin star - and it feels sophisticated but not pretentious. The dining room was modern and comfortable. Service was great. Food was fantastic - must try the crispy egg yolk. We also had the oysters, beef cheeks, the sea bass,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

So happy I booked a table at Les Fables for New Year's Day dinner - it was the perfect place to start the year. I had been to Paris for New Year's five years prior and had no dinner reservations which led to the worst meal experience of my life. But this - redemption! We had a very reasonably priced... More 

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Thank JulesTravs
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

I decided to choose this restaurant after reading many good reviews in TripAdvisor. I arrived at the place 3 minutes to 7 pm, the door still closed. There were several people outside the restaurant too. The size of the restaurant was quite small. We were allocated to a table near the door. I ordered the crispy egg yolk which is... More 

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Milan, Italy
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Very nice restaurant with an outstanding quality of food. All the plates combine different flavors in an original and a very tasteful way. Very crowded with small tables, but the place itself is also very small.

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Prague
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

We had Gravlax Salmon, Crispy egg yolk for a starter and it was excellent same like everything what we had. Michelin star on the right place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

We were invoted for lunch here for the first time. The restaurant is not lare some 10-15 tables and the menu is rich. Each dish was to perfection and we was clearly described by the waiter, AMbience extremely nice,

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Adelaide, Australia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

Although the seating was not as expected (high stool table) it was comfortable and the space full but attractive. Then followed a wonderfully delicious dinner, carefully prepared, not over the top with foams, moss or the like and presented by attentive and pleasant staff. Recommended for both quality and price.

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Toronto, Canada
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We knew it's good and made online reservations for lunch. It is rather small place with many tiny tables.It got crowded at some point of our lunch but overall a good experience. Seafood dishes a bit on the pricey site but very tasty and well presented. I would recommended it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 rue Saint Dominique, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Neighborhood: Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Phone Number: +33 1 44 18 37 55
Description
Fables of La Fontaine took the time to embellish. To welcome the new kitchen of Julia, the room wants to be more spacious and light, thanks to its increased capacity and windows to admire the fountain of Mars from its table. On the walls are stone walls contrast with the industrial lines of windows. The decoration is in tune with the times with a solid oak furniture, handmade, art of the table uncluttered and very light tones inspired naturalness. David Bottreau to head the restaurant for ten years told the kitchen Julia SEDEFJIAN, formerly second restaurant, went head today. Together they reflected on a new kitchen, which is the new life given to the restaurant: gourmet cuisine tinged with a bistronomic generosity. They dust off the gourmet kitchen, and make accessible star, with only watchword quality and creativity. The kitchen retains its identity by selecting marine classics of the marine world, but also delicious and unknown products to the general public. The noble products such as sole, lobster, caviar are available now in suggestion, according to arrivals. Seasonal products are showcased, guaranteeing freshness preserved, and starred cuisine is reflected in specific executions, controlled, in order to rediscover and exhaling in the flavors

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With the Eiffel Tower at its core, the Invalides area of Paris is guaranteed to impress. Golden towers and Baron Haussmann's urban vision meet military precision, stretching avenues, and luscious lawns. The area boasts the Musée D’Orsay, the tomb of Napoleon, the National Parliament and UNESCO, as well as luxurious, exclusive residences. In fine restaurants and at the weekend markets, families, diplomats, and politicians brush shoulders with the tourists who come to see this postcard-perfect area for themselves.
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