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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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“tarte tatin” (11 reviews)
“duck” (19 reviews)
“salad” (16 reviews)
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French, Bar, European
$$ - $$$
30 rue Vieille du Temple, 75004 Paris, France
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Reviewed yesterday 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

2  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
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Food is ok...nothing special... but no horse meat. Oh.. and is bit expensive we took 2 glass of wine and two steaks 60 euros? Come on...

Thank don v
Reviewed March 28, 2018

This is a very typical old school small French bar. Very busy, loads of atmosphere, good service. Food (though we didn't eat) looked great, lots of sharing plates of cheese, hams and pickles. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed March 21, 2018

We just returned from a week in Paris. Our apt. was just a couple of steps down the street from this little gem...and gem it is! The beer is very good (I suggest the blonde) and the wine is, well, the wine is French. We...More

1  Thank sbright50
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

My Mom and I stopped here for a late lunch. We sat in the small area in the back, past the bar. She loved her beef bourguignon, and I liked the vegetarian salad. We shared some sort of apple tart with creme fraiche that was...More

Thank AccidentalTexan
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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
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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