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Le Tambour D'arcole

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Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
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5 rue d Arcole, Paris, France
+33 1 44 07 23 63
08:00 - 02:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great hamburger. Fair price. Very close to Notre Dame With kids. Kids menu. 12 Euro Hamburger 13.5 Euro

Thank bellamirs
Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this lovely little restaurant/bar near to Notre Dam the food was all cooked/prepared in front of you and of good quality. We had a main meal and pud which was sufficient and assisted by some great rose wine to wash it all down. Staff also very welcoming and friendly.

Thank Caer R
Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Nice food and nice staff with the added bonus of free wifi. The server was very kind to me and my poor attempts at speaking French. He was patient and kindly switched to English when I was really struggling. We ordered some simple French food (croque Madame and steak tartare) which we enjoyed.

Thank Sarah O
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

But prices (5 euro for a tea) it is a bit crazy for me. Got shocked as well when my pancake I ordered was put for some reason into the microwave... thats the reason just okay

Thank Damian T
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Food and service good, clean, relaxed atmosphere would eat here again. Reasonably priced given the proximity to Notre Dame.

Thank Michael69Ireland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I have ever seen such as rude manager ever before. Don't go there! standard quality, if you don't speak french, avoid it! extremely expensive.

Thank Amaia D
Belfast, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Partner and myself went into Paris for a walkabout. After walking/ sightseeing we wanted a place to eat. By luck we happened on this restaurant. The staff were friendly and helpful. The place was not crammed. The food was excellent and reasonably priced. the chips were exceptional! Nice decor. We were both tired travelling but this was a lucky find.... More 

Thank Comp21
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93 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

After visiting the Notre Dame cathedral we happened upon this gem of a cafe. Situated down a side street the cafe was not overly busy and more importantly not over priced. We sat outside and absorbed the Parian atmosphere adjacent to a narrow cobble stoned road. I ordered the snails in garlic sauce as an entree, burger for a main... More 

Thank Rick B
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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415 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped for liquid refreshment and shade. Very relaxed with no pressure to move, free wifi. Prompt service and prices reasonable.

Thank Speigal
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Visited the place during euro2016.. the waiter is a really cool guy, funny and nice. Came back twice during our stay.

Thank Maja P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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French, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 rue d Arcole, Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
  • Neighbourhood: Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
  • Phone Number: +33 1 44 07 23 63

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
Two islands sit in the middle of the Seine at the very heart of Paris. The more majestic one, Ile de la Cité, sparkles with history. This is the birthplace of Paris, the home of the Gothic Sainte-Chapelle, and the site of the prison where Marie Antoinette was held before her execution. Tourists flock to see the iconic Notre Dame and the beautiful bridges that straddle the Seine. Ile Saint-Louis, the more provincial island, welcomes you with cozy traditional eateries, small boutiques, and what some people say is the best ice cream in the city. This is essential Paris from its very beginnings to its modern appeal.
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