The Top Restaurants in Paris

Paris is one of the most romantic destinations in the world, with its cobbled streets, beautiful sky lines and stunning landmarks. What could be more romantic than sitting in a little bistro in Paris, nibbling cheese and bread over a candlelit table, looking out at the river Seine? From red wine, to côte de boeuf, Paris is full of wonderful places to spend an evening with a loved one, or friend, and sample some of the best food in the world. Practically every street in central Paris has a range of excellent restaurants, boulangeries and cafes to choose from, here is our pick of some of the top restaurants in Paris .

Le Coq Rico

In the heart of the area of Montmartre is Le Coq Rico, a cozy little restaurant with wood paneling, comfy seats and a mouthwatering aroma of roast chicken it almost feels like a mountain chalet on a ski resort. Rotisserie chicken is the specialty of this restaurant, and chicken lovers will not be disappointed. For starters expect slow cooked gizzards, spiced hearts, and fried wings, followed by a succulent roast chicken, or two.


Facing the stunning St-Julien-le-Pauvre church, this traditional style bistro is in a wonderful location. Created by the chef Nadège Varigny, this restaurant is inspired by the food of her childhood in Grenoble. Expect simple, traditional and delicious French bistro cuisine.

Le Meurice

In the heart of the city you will find this glamorous Parisian restaurant perfect for those wanting to splash out. Complete with chandeliers and marble floors, overlooking the grand and famous Tuileries Garden, you will feel like the crème de la crème dining in this restaurant. From marinated pigeon, to ravioli with snails in garlic butter, the food is rich, decadent and is a true feast for the senses.

Le Tablettes

Another swanky restaurant on our list is Le Tablettes. The fancy interior is enough to take your breath away, with apricot colored velvet upholstery and stylish furnishings, this is a restaurant where you should get dressed up and treat yourself. The menu will also leave you speechless, be sure to try the squid cooked in white wine and herbs.

One of our favorite things about Paris is there is so much choice, and with France being renowned as having some of the most delicious food in the world it’s hard to go wrong. We are sure there are plenty of other restaurants in Paris, which we simply have to try. If you have a recommendation we’d love to hear from you, we are always happy to hear from our readers. Get in touch on social media or you could even start your own travel blog to review restaurants around the world. You can search for your own unique domain name with web hosts such as 1&1, and with platforms like WordPress, starting a blog is actually pretty easy. Besides, what better excuse to travel to Paris to sample the delicious French cuisine than to write up your own reviews, and publish them online. Or if you simply want some more inspiration check out this list of the 100 best restaurants in Paris.


-- Editor-in-Chief SLiNK Magazine