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“Excellent night out for couples of any age - just do it”
Review of Bateau le Calife

Bateau le Calife
Ranked #14 of 17,628 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed August 25, 2014

Excellent staff, super efficient service, great food - including decent vegetarian options. Very good wine list. The ambience on the boat is magical and exciting as the daylight changes to night. The ride is very smooth and I was impressed that there is a dedicated safety officer who was highly vigilant - though he told me there has never been an incident. It does not matter which table you have, the all round and overhead views through the large windows are fantastic. If you want clear photos without windows there is a small open deck area (also handy for smokers!). I fully recommend this to any couples visiting Paris. It really is a delightful experience.

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Reviewed August 25, 2014

What a wonderful evening , cruising down the seine eating good food, drinking good wine , with the best view on the river.
This dinner is a must do if your wallet can afford it , cost 190e including a tip for a 4 course meal with a bottle of nice wine, and a beer each to start ( 2 people ),money well spent , highlight being when we arrived at the Eiffel Tower just as the light show started , noticed all the other dinner cruise boats were nowhere to be seen , so this was a planned stop to catch the light show , making this trip even more special.
Nice smooth boat ride , we had seats on the upper deck , but the other deck's view was almost the same.
Waiters were good and cheerful as well, making the whole experience memorable.
Would definitely do again if we return to Paris in the future

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Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

6 family members met up for the first time in many years on a dinner cruise. The ambience was wonderful with great food, lovely wines and good service. Being able to see many of the Paris attractions floodlit and of couse the Eiffel Tower alight and flashing as we arrived was a memorable experience.

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Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Spent last night on the Calife for the dinner cruise with my wife. Great atmosphere, especially with 2 wedding parties + numerous birthdays onboard. Food was excellent, staff very friendly, and they certainly work hard. Would recommend to any Paris first time visitors!!! City at night blows your mind.

Thank JohnGBelfast
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Reviewed August 24, 2014

Literally one of the nicest evenings I've ever had. Great value for money and very friendly staff. It was a surprise for my boyfriend and he was blown away, thoroughly recommend.

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