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African Lounge

#8,801 of 14,299 Restaurants in Paris
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20 B rue Jean Giraudoux, 75116 Paris, France
+33 1 47 20 58 14
19:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
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Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
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Westfield, New Jersey
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Place is small but lively friendly atmosphere. Food is very good. We had baked sole with fried banana

Thank smith1049
New Jersey
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My hotel hqd recommended Speakeasy because I wanted live music I was told by staff I did not fit the criteria at Speakeasy I tried the African lounge it was a friendly atmosphere and great food and wine I enjoyed it ver much

Thank Arli S
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

I usually do not eat african outside of Africa but this one is worth the deviation! Great food served in no time. Not sure if it is the usual timing but it was really appreciated for a late dinner on a wednesday night.

Paris, France
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Well-appointed African restaurants where you actually want to sit down and enjoy a meal aren't always easy to find, but the African Lounge is one of those spots! Located a few blocks from the Champs-Elysés, the restaurant is small but very cozy and the portions are quite generous. We had enough food to share between two people and still have... More 

Thank Belinda M
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334 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2013

There are very few good african restaurants in Paris. Hidden rue Jean Giraudoux (16th), a quiet sloping street near Place de l'Etoile, African Lounge is among the best. We were a large group and came for lunch in July. We had booked and agreed on the menu. We were the only clients in the small dining room nicely decorated with... More 

Thank Christophe M
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 17 September 2012

This was hands down the best african meal I have ever had in Paris! I have been going now about 10 times with family and friends and the service has always been excellent and attentive, the food is absolutely amazing especially the yassa, the tieboudien, the perfectly cooked grillades, the starters which were all excellent and even simple sauces like... More 

Thank MKulcsar77
Resana, Italy
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92 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2012

Nice food Nice service Good food experience and accept the suggest!

Thank chycco77

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
19:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 B rue Jean Giraudoux, 75116 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Champs-Elysees
  • Neighbourhood: Champs-Elysees
  • Phone Number: +33 1 47 20 58 14

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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