Visit Paris Hotels To Find Restaurants To Suit All Tastes
For those that want a special city break, there is no better city than Paris. Home to some of the world’s most recognisable landmarks, most exclusive designer shops and revered art galleries, it is also known to be the home of some of the best restaurants in the world. Even though it’s very easy to stumble into a bistro or café, it’s worth doing some research to find the best possible eateries for what you need. It isn’t hard to find something good, there are brilliant restaurants on every corner of the city. You don’t have to eat somewhere close to your Paris hotels, as the metro system is very good.
For those that want to explore the late-night scene of Paris around Les Halles, there are several late-night restaurants that stay up as late as you do. Au Pied de Cochon is a particularly good restaurants if you want something to eat before heading back to your hotels. Don’t leave this charming eatery without trying one of the croque monsieurs or steak with garlic butter. Full of friendly locals, you’ll talk about a meal here for years to come.
Le Grand Véfour is one of the best restaurants in the city. With sumptuous décor and a very famous clientele, this restaurant has one of the richest heritages in all of Paris. This was said to be Victor Hugo’s favourite restaurant, and it’s not hard to see why with its fantastic views over the Palais Royal gardens and the best lobster in the city.
Mélac restaurant is the place to come if you want to dine with discerning Parisians. With most of the ingredients sourced from surrounding towns and cities, here you’ll get a real taste of France. This restaurant dates back to 1938, and its zinc bar still attracts diners from around the world.
For an old-fashioned Parisian dining experience, head to Chartier. This huge restaurant manages to be quaint yet imposing at the same time. This is the place to come authentic French brasserie fare, with delicacies on the menu including chitterling sausage and sweetbreads as well as more traditional dishes. This really is the place to come if you want an insight into the sort of place where local Parisian choose to eat for a special occasion.
If you want a cheaper supper, then go to Au Duc de Montmorency. This fantastic restaurant has something for every taste. Although the quality won’t be as good as some of the fine dining institutions in the city, it’s the ideal place to come for a quick lunch or dinner. Here you can have all of the traditional French favourites including some particularly delicious moules frites. It’s only a couple of minutes from the Louvre, making it the perfect place to come for those that want to have a hearty meal after soaking up some culture. So however much you’ve spent on your Paris hotels, you’ll save a bundle here.
Fleur Fisher works in the travel industry and writes articles based on the world’s top destinations and the latest holiday offers.