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Cafe Shakespeare & Company With Bob's Bake Shop

37 rue de la Bucherie, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 43 25 95 95
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 rue de la Bucherie, 75005 Paris, France
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Reviewed yesterday

Perfect place to enjoy a coffee and a donut while people watching (or reading one of your new books that you might have picked up from the bookstore next doors!)

Thank Marianne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a bit extensive and small, but it is cosy and you have a lovely view of Notre Dame. They also serve mocha latte which is not to be taken for granted in Paris.

Thank Emma N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived before opening time so sat next door for a coffee and the lovely view of Notre Dame. Outside were a few second hand books and inside the shelves are full! Such a shame that they ask for photos not to be taken as...More

Thank travelwithteens18
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Was only walking past and this place just had the right vibe for me to want to go in. They cater for vegans which is awesome. Great amount of seating. Coffee was lovely. And so was the smoothies. No straws or plastic which is great...More

Thank webbtravellog
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Having been in the magnificent S&Co Bookshop we had high hopes for the cafe but were sadly disappointed. I’m a believer in a limited choice if the quality is high but it could be much better here. The service is not great as you are...More

Thank V5095RLalanh
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

After your visit to the iconic book store, stop by the café! When the weather is nice you can sit outside and people watch or take your food and drink to the park right next-door. This wonderful, peaceful and secluded spot is located on the...More

Thank Ron G
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We stopped in at Shakespeare and Co. Cafe every morning for the two weeks we were in Paris because as others have stated, they have some really good coffees, lots of healthy choices for breakfast or lunch, and their staff was very courteous, helpful, and...More

1  Thank stevepeck2017
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

... And when you are done with buying books, take a seat and enjoy in artisan coffee and delicious cakes...

Thank Ognjen J
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Very friendly staff, great coffee, and the food was delicious! They only have a small selection of food though for breakfast and lunch, think bagels and scones. Great location if you're looking for a snack/ small meal, and it's lovely to sit on the outside...More

Thank courtney s
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Had such a wonderful breakfast at this cafe right next to Shakespeare and Company’s bookstore. We had the avocado bagels which was spread with a generous amount of hummus topped with avocado, pomegranate seeds and a little drizzle of pesto! We also ordered the bagels...More

Thank Escape741008
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 rue de la Bucherie, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Neighborhood: Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 25 95 95
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