Selection of the month:
Aurélien Braguier, former executive Chef for Jean-Luc Rabanel in Arles, replaces Christophe Poard at La Truffière. He offers a light cuisine with a Mediterranean touch with Blue lobster cappellacci, lobster bisque, grated caviar, or Limousin beef fillet matured 60 days then smoked with aromatic herbs, market vegetables, and for dessert, a Baba Limoncello, coriander cream, apple and bergamot, ricotta ice cream. Closed on Sundays and Mondays – 4 rue Blainville, Paris 5th.
After the Martinez, Taillevent, L’Instant d’Or and Racines in New-York, the Chef Frédéric Duca has just opened his own restaurant, Rooster, where you will enjoy an ambitious and eclectic French cuisine, frequently renewed. On the menu, brains of lamb fritters, puttanesca sauce; beef with parsnips, carrots, candied citrus fruit and daube juice and for dessert a Panna Cotta, infused with bay leaf, cider jelly, Granny Smith apple sorbet. Tasting menu at 68 Euro, count 45 to 75 Euro à la carte. Closed on Saturdays and Sundays – 137 rue Cardinet, Paris 17th.
Our favourite addresses:
- Chez Fernand, a simple bistro serving traditional French cuisine in a warm and casual atmosphere, located a few meters away from the hotel only
- Allard, a 100 year-old bistro which serves the great classics of French cuisine. It belongs to Alain Ducasse, who by his name only guarantee the quality of food, wines and service.
- Le Christine, a modern French cuisine address which proposes casual delicate dishes and located just next door
- Alliance an excellent modern French cuisine (1 Michelin star) in a contemporary décor, located near Notre Dame (10-minute walk from the hotel) on the left bank
Haute cuisine :
- Saint James Paris : the most romantic address of Paris in the city’s only château-hotel! You will enjoy a refined French cuisine imagined by the young Chef Adrien Brunet.
- Le Relais Louis XIII, a medieval house of the 17th century rated one Michelin star. Manuel Martinez worked previously at the world-famous Tour d’Argent.