PARIS- the city of love, the city of lights, is also a city of cuisine excellence. It holds the second position when we talk about the cities with most Michelin stars restaurants. From quintessential French cafes to new age gastronomic joints to an absolute ethnic cuisine; everything is served in this city. Of course, choosing the best restaurant in Paris to have a good stomach full of food is nothing short of a task!
But don’t worry, here we have gathered the 7 best restaurants in Paris which will not disappoint your taste buds, your mood and ya, your pocket (that we can’t really say)
- Benoit Paris
- Breizh café
Making its space in the list of top 50 restaurants in the world, Septime is entirely known for its plant-based recipes. It has also been awarded the Sustainable Restaurant award. With the opening of Septime, the owner and chef, Bertrand Grebaut have proved that how healthy food can be delicious too. Septime is located at 80 Rue Charonne in the 11th arrondissement. A seven-course meal costs around 80 euros per person. Considering this plus that it has recently been awarded its first Michelin star, dinning in Septime Paris is definitely a good idea! Just ask your hotel concierge to make your booking there.
2. Benoit Paris
Serving scrumptious food since 1912, Benoit Paris is one place that a person can never go wrong with. It is located at 20 Rue Saint Martin and is a classic restaurant in the city. The place offers some of the finest French meats like calf’s head with ravigote sauce, seared sea scallops, pan-seared beef fillet, Scottish salmon steak and any seafood plate that fills up your stomach before the heart. The place has been Michelin starred and is a true staple of the city.
Staying in Paris for 3-4 days, a person just can’t eat French food all the time. Give yourself a treat by trying this middle-eastern cuisine restaurant. It is the buzz of the city right now. The place provides healthy dishes like roasted cauliflower, famous potato pita bread, and lamb kebab. The place has a relaxed vibe, and the dishes served here are more causal as compare to Septime and Benoit Paris. Miznon makes an excellent option for lunch and late-night pangs of hunger.
Opposite of the Septime but owned by the same chef, Bertrand Grebaut, Clamato is known for its seafood affair. It is a place to go if you are really looking for something exciting and fresh. The items listed on the menu are delivered daily from Lille d’Yeu, an exceptionally rare delight to find in Paris. Here call for Maldon oysters, cod fritters with wankaina sauce, swordfish ceviche with lime, ceviche-style raw scallops in orange juice topped with lentils, line-caught meager with radishes.
5. Breizh café
After all the delicious food, it is time to have a sweet escape. Breizh café is simply known for its best Breton-style crepe in Paris. It is located at 14 Rue Des Petits Carreaux and follows the traditional crepe making style with a modern Japanese twist. They focus on the original flavor combinations than the usual ham, egg, and cheese. The ingredients are all fresh and classically top shelf once.
Chic décor, immaculate services, and the culinary muscle to pull off the prestige of three Michelin star; Epicure offers the finest of dining experiences. The dining room is vast, with adequately spaced sitting arrangements. Few tables overlook the Le Bristol interior gardens and the scrumptious dishes are all created by Chef Eric Frenchon.
Following the vegetarian and vegan trend, the French chef, Alian Passard has made vegetables the star of this restaurant. Just like cooking meat on the flame, the chef cooks vegetables on an open fire and gives a variety of color, texture, and flavors to the food. The thing to notice, Passard runs his vegetable gardens to ensure that the best of vegetables are cooked in his restaurant. No pesticides or chemical fertilizers are used in his gardens. The meal actually comes expensive here, but again it is a memorable experience on your trip to Paris.
So, the food options are endless in Paris but before you finalize your Paris tour package and apply for France visa online, do make up your mind as to where you want to treat your taste buds.