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Clown Bar

114 rue Amelot, 75011 Paris, France
+33 1 43 55 87 35
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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114 rue Amelot, 75011 Paris, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am so glad this was recommended to us by family who were taken by locals here before. I love their very fresh and new menu that I have never seen else where and so delicious at that. The price is right as well. Every...More

Thank foodyholic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Experience has taught me to avoid the hype on new restaurants until the serious reviews come out. Good word of mouth can be created by skilled PR. (In the U.S., even before the restaurant opens, complete with photos of “delicious” dishes which will be served.)...More

Thank LJL4090
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed my dinner at Clown Bar very much. I came alone and did not make any reservation so was seated at the bar which was fine. However, if you're a couple or group, you must make a reservation. The food was extremely delicious. The...More

Thank petualang
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

The beautiful Belle Epoque space is (tastefully) decorated with clowns. The menu has been revived by Sota Atsumi’s intriguing small plates. Wines are heavily natural, with good options by the glass as well as the bottle. Don’t expect to get a table without calling a...More

Thank ericdallemagne
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

If you enjoy beeing ignored, than this is your place. Could have been so cool but the most arrogant and worst service ever.

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing dinner with perfectly paired wine! From the appetzizers (tempura sardines and oysters) entrees ( duck/foie gras, pigeon) to dessert, we were in absolute heaven! The restaurant was completely booked but fortunately it wasn't uncomfortably cold to eat on the terrace which had heaters....More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I was in Paris for about three days and had two of my meals here. Veal brains were perfectly prepared. The raw scallop dish... a different take on Coquille St Jacque was sublime. Perhaps one of the most unique dishes I have tried in a...More

Thank Phil-e-donuts
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Let's declare The Clown Bar is not a quiet romantic restaurant, If you prefer a calmer environment, is not this the place you long for.Here you will find food and wine industry people socializing for hours over many bottles of wine and lots of delicious...More

Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

The welcoming of the staff is always a sign of care and quality and our welcome set up a great evening of food and conversation..the tables are close together but in this restaurant it is an atvantage.. the quality of the cuisine had tables around...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Clown Bar was one of the key places were wanted to go to when we came to Paris. We booked a reservation for dinner exactly 30 days in advance. The menu was small and somewhat limited. This said, everything we had was really different and...More

Thank Sockster
Bastille / Oberkampf
Bastille and Oberkampf are lively parts of town made
for entertainment. During the day rows of unassuming
bars welcome customers for a bite or a drink, but it’s
at night this area really comes to life. Students and
young professionals fill the busy bars around Bastille
and Oberkampf. At Place de la Bastille, crowds flock
to the Opéra Bastille in the evening and groups wait
for coveted tickets during the day. Towards
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Response from twodivers | Reviewed this property |
Fairly good English.
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Response from Zvante | Reviewed this property |
Just call them, good english spoken staff!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 rue Amelot, 75011 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Bastille / Oberkampf
  • Neighbourhood: Bastille / Oberkampf
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 55 87 35
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