Gourmet restaurants Paris : a gastronomic tour
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Gourmet restaurants Paris : under the aegis of renowned chefs
The tradition of French haute cuisine is due in no small part to the country’s succession of incredibly talented chefs. The capital is home to some of the country’s best restaurants.
In the 8th arrondissement, Pierre Gagnaire Pierre Gagnaire is at the helm of the eponymous restaurant. This eminent specialist of molecular gastronomy creates harmonious and luminous dishes.
There is also the divine cuisine of the south-west of France served by Hélène Darroze in the 6th arrondissement, or the creative cuisine to be found in Joël Robuchon's Atelier in the 7th.
Gourmet restaurants Paris : dining in a magnificent setting
There is the food but there is also the setting. Paris harbours a host of restaurants which combine tasty dishes with a certain architectural cachet.[caption id="attachment_761" align="aligncenter" width="424"] Gourmet restaurants Paris[/caption]
The Drouant, near Opéra, is one of those chic brasseries which has adorned its interior with sumptuous decorative objects. The Grand Véfour is a restaurant steeped in history with a lavish neoclassical decor.
We should also mention the Carré des Feuillants in the 1st arrondissement, with is ultra trendy designer-style decor, where you can taste the delights of the chef Alain Dutonnier, or Le Meurice, in the 1st arrondissement, a restaurant with a long history and a sumptuous 19th century decor.
Stay at the Hotel Vice Versa to sample some of Paris’ gourmet restaurants
Visitors keen to discover the flavours of the capital’s finest restaurants will particularly appreciate the Hotel Vice Versa which showcases the 7 deadly sins.
The hotel is just a short metro ride from all these gourmet restaurants!Organize your trip with the Parisian Metro's interactive map.