Paris in the summer is a wonderful place to visit for a short break. This lovely romantic city attracts tourists from all over the world who love to take in Paris and all it’s glorious sites and wonderful events. Of course, it goes without saying, the cuisine in Paris is out of this world, with traditional and more modern restaurants offering some of the best food on the planet. Below are five of the top restaurants in Paris.
The restaurant is located in the Hotel Meurice, and is renowned for serving wonderful food and fine wines in a superb setting that’s so typically French. You’ll enjoy your meal in a splendid, stylish dining area with a mosaic floor, crystal chandeliers overlooking the lovely Tuileries Gardens. All the food served in Le Meurice is specially sourced, so you can expect everything you find on your plate to be top notch. You’ll find the restaurant in Rue de Rivoli and men must wear jackets if you plan on having dinner at the restaurant which is also open at lunchtime.
L’Astrance is another haute cuisine restaurant that serves the best food in town. You’ll find the restaurant in the 16th arrondissement on a lovely cobbled street called Rue Beethoven. It’s open for lunch and dinner and if you want to celebrate a special occasion, then this is gorgeous place to dine for a romantic dinner for two.
You have to dress up to dine at Les Tablettes, but this is all part of the fun of dining out in a French haute cuisine restaurant. Les Tablettes is also situated in the 16th arrondissement on Avenue Bugeaud and it’s open every day for lunch and dinner. If you love Provencal cuisine and want to dine in a very luxurious setting, then this is a must place to go to when you are visiting Paris.
Thoumieux is a very fashionable establishment where you’ll enjoy some fantastic food and have a great fun time at the same time. You don’t need to order a three course meal in Thoumieux, which you often have to do in many other haute cuisine restaurants in Paris. You can have a single dish or whatever you fancy. You’ll find Thoumieux in the 7th arrondissement on Rue Saint Dominique. It is only open for dinner, but it is open every day.
Macéo, is run by an Englishman and is a very stylish restaurant that serves a lot of vegetable dishes, making it a perfect choice if you are vegetarian. Macéo also boasts a very good wine list and the food is out of this world. You’ll find the restaurant in the 1st arrondissement on Rue des Petits-Champs and it is open for lunch and dinner but closed on Sundays.
Paris is such an exciting capital to visit and when you find a real treasure of a restaurant to celebrate a special occasion, it is a real find. The five restaurants mentioned above are real gems where you’ll enjoy the best food in town. Eating out in Paris is a treat and there is nothing nicer than treating a loved one to a special meal when you’re on a romantic trip to this lovely city.