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Le Petit Fer a Cheval

30 rue Vieille du Temple, 75004 Paris, France
+33 1 42 72 47 47
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck confit” (15 reviews)
“tarte tatin” (12 reviews)
“salad” (16 reviews)
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French, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
30 rue Vieille du Temple, 75004 Paris, France
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Reviewed yesterday

The duck confit is their signature dish for a reason - it's fantastic! The restaurant is very small and hidden away behind the open front bar - thank goodness there was a sign saying the restaurant is round the back or we would have missed...More

Thank JMBW11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice and testy fresh food cooking restaurant in the Marais (rare). Large choice, even SANDWICHES, of French cuisine . We had a plat du jour 13€ and bœuf bourguignon, the 2 served with 2 different fresh cooked vegetables. (rare) Wine also by the glass....More

Thank JacBrussels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

glad we went as did feel very authentic and a slice of history with its horseshoe bar. Service was fine...not massively friendly but not rude or anything. croissants were truly delicious and very flaky but €16 for 2 croissants and 2 coffees it's a little...More

Thank HG001London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Twelve foodie friends had a simply delightful meal tonight. We made a reservation for the back room area and had a wide array of tasty & delightful delicacies; everyone was as pleased (which doesn’t always happen). The duck confit was the hit of the evening,...More

Thank Scenic70291
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

My husband always remembered the duck confit we had two years ago on our last trip, so this was our first stop for dinner after arriving in Paris this afternoon. The duck confit was as good as we remembered with crispy skin and succulent meat....More

Thank jdVancouver
Reviewed May 14, 2018

I’m not kidding. We now live down the street and have been coming back for 20 years. I suppose I can let the secret out a bit. Xavier the owner owns a little village of restaurants on this block, including La Belle Hortense across the...More

7  Thank 377roberth377
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

After walking and wandering around La Marais all day we were starving and ended up at this fabulous little bistro. We had excellent, attentive service and a wonderful meal. There are tables in the back as well as on the street. The menu was in...More

Thank TakeMeAway44
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Our waitress was exceptional. Friendly, attentive and well versed. She was the one who mixed the Tartare, though she offered to let us do it. I also had their grilled chicken liver salad as a starter which was both filling and tasty. This is more...More

Thank Raymond V
Reviewed April 23, 2018

we really enjoyed our time in this little bar in central Marais. It has a couple of seats outside and around the horseshoe bar inside, plus in a small back room. It is very popular with locals and tourists and although we didn't eat here,...More

Thank lesanjo
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

The place is small and easy to overlook when walking in this part of Marais. There are few tables outside and it is almost impossible to see that behind the horseshoe shaped bar there is a small room with few tables. The decor is like...More

Thank Cecile S
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Mary M
May 27, 2018|
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Response from Tom_B_Paris | Reviewed this property |
We called in advance to make a reservation but ended up waiting for a long time like 1 hour so not even worth it.. difficult if you are with children.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 rue Vieille du Temple, 75004 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais
  • Neighborhood: Le Marais
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 72 47 47
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