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Shan Gout

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Neighbourhood:
Bercy / Nation
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22 Rue Hector Malot, 75012 Paris, France
+33 6 18 83 36 66
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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214 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I am reviewing this restaurant again. Why you may ask? As they we're here originally (rue Hector Malot) then moved to the rue de Charenton and then back here once again some things have changed. The chef who is as great as any French chef spends days cooking, weeks finding products and as much time using his intelligence and imagination... More 

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Thank Stecolombe
Bengaluru, India
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

There are bad restaurants, terrible restaurants and then there is Shan Gout. I've been to Paris 9 times and had my share of rude service and bad Asian food. But this is just jaw-droopingly bad food and the service is not just rude. It was get-up-and-scream bad. It is probably the worst restaurant my wife and I have ever been... More 

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Thank Balap
Singapore, Singapore
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101 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

One of the best Chinese food in Paris. Having been to Paris for many years this is the authentic to date. The dumplings are worth the visit alone. Unfortunately the owner wants to turn the place into a noodle joint, which is a pity as his range of culinary skills is excellent.

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Thank kkyang
Singapore, Singapore
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101 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

A homely restaurant run by a couple. Husband cooks in a open kitchen and wife serve the food and takes orders. Food is fresh and made to order. The home made noodles in sesame sauce is good.

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Thank kkyang
Paris, France
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156 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

We had lunch at Shan gout last summer. On the plus side: good fried ravioli, not too greasy. Beef was tasty. On the down side: our waitress was not helpful at all, she would not explain any dish and she seemed interested only in giving details about their wines - we do not drink wine. The chef was extremely rude,... More 

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1 Thank Arale N
Paris, France
1 review
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

I had read the disappointing comments but as a friend invunted me there, I was there with that friend last week for dinner: NOTHING Chinese :( In what kind of Chinese restaurant are you proposed a starter-main dish-desert kind of meal?? No sharing?? But more importantly, food was not acceptable to even average standards: overcooked, hard to chew and big-chunked... More 

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Thank Franck C
Paris
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44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

Service is good, food was tasty and interesting adaptations of typical Chinese dishes. Being of Asian it's just hard to justify some of the prices simply for nice presentation. A very nice western Chinese restaurant though.

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Thank JTravellerSydLon
hong kong
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295 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2013 via mobile

We went to the one on rue de Charleston. They only provide set dinner, no a la carte. The chef had a very hot temper and throwing the cookie wok. But his cooking is very delicate. Food is unbelievably good! I will definitely go there again next time.

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Thank piaHongKong
Paris,France
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123 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2013

In spite of its previous ratings and recommendations on this side and being considered as Tres chic by the likes of Fooding , the place is best avoided. Having reserved we arrived at 8.30 to find the restaurant empty. Outside decor grotty at best. Inside ok but gets noisy and claustrophobic when it is even half full. Weird service ,... More 

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Paris, France
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2013

I wrote an enthusiastic review for Shan Gout a few months back, but I'm sad to report that my second experience there was quite disappointing. After only a few months, the décor is already showing signs of use - chipped paint, elegant tableware replaced by less-elegant tableware. The once very basic and original menu has been replaced by a much... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Rue Hector Malot, 75012 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Bercy / Nation
  • Neighbourhood: Bercy / Nation
  • Phone Number: +33 6 18 83 36 66
Description
Shan Gout is a restaurant of our Global Village. We aim to utilize a marriage of traditional Chinese cooking techniques and those of the western culinary scene to serve up various dishes and tasting menus, paired with carefully selected French wines and Chinese teas. Shan Gout is committed to promoting healthy dining, utilizing the freshest ingredients and simple cooking to create delicious cuisine for our guests.

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Nestled between the Seine, Bastille, and Père Lachaise lies a peaceful side of town where wide avenues and impressive buildings accompany green spaces and small parks. Landscaped havens are plentiful, from the Bercy Park to La Coulée Verte and most impressively the Bois de Vincennes, which even contains a medieval castle on its doorstep. For an escape from the masses head to this calming neighbourhood where real Parisians make their homes.
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