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Le Grand Vefour

#90 of 13,815 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Louvre / Palais-Royal
As featured in Best Food in Paris
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17, Rue de Beaujolais | 17 rue de beaujolais, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 42 96 56 27
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:30 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
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Southampton, New York
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful setting. The food was very good, desserts superb. The service is however not up to a two star rating. Very surprised by that for the price and the excellent reputation.

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Paris
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, the place looks great, and you can feel a lot happened here. The staff explains it very well, is very friendly and helpful. A lot of lobster and caviar on the menu. We took the 7 dish gastronomic menu with pairing wine; it was a bit disappointed to see that the signature dishes such as lièvre à la royale... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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63 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family has been here before and we all fondly remembered the place as where Napoleon and Josephine once ate...and that time the food was truly memorable. Sadly, this time it was not memorable, good, but not great, and at these prices, one expects great. Service perfunctory, little warmth; sharp contrast with Guy Savoy, for example. The food was good,... More 

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Paris, France
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160 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lunch menu, while one of the most expensive among 2* restaurants in Paris, is absolutely amazing. Food is extraordinary! The service is impeccable. And to top it, we were greeted by the chef. Absolutely magnificent!

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Thank Anton K
London
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

What amazing grande cuisine! Very relaxed atmosphere for such a classy place, that's probably what makes it even classier.Guy Martin himself welcomed us! The Lunch Degustation Menu is the perfect deal! So much to taste at the end! Very highly recommended!!! We were celebrating my 45th birthday and some other important events and we could not have dreamt of better!... More 

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

When you go to Paris for a visit, be sure and go to this place for a unique dining experience. We went for lunch and it wonderful. The food was out of this world, the service was impeccably. We had a 4 hour lunch and the service was unbelievable. The silverware and china was beautiful. The ambiance was beautiful. The... More 

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NY, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

It's still true that it's hard to find bad food in Paris...but when it comes to Michelin 2 and 3 star restaurants...we found several that were pretentious and/or sold their view of the city rather than their menu. When you're going to spend $300 for two, it better be to your liking..from soup to nuts. And Le Grand Vefour is... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

A beautiful restaurant, for sure. The wait staff clearly work as a well oiled machine as the service was impeccable. We enjoyed our meal - the foie gras ravioli was easily one of the most delicious dishes I've ever had, although my main course - chicken - was a little dried out and for the price we paid, that's beyond... More 

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Munich, Germany
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Le grand Vefour is for sure a one in a time experience. The ambient and the location itself is breathtaking. A place full of charme and history. The service was exceptional. The food was sensational and for a special evening in Paris, Grand Vefour is the place to go. Still probably the best Restaurant in Paris

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New York, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Located in Palais Royal. Time travel to Napoleons era. The interiors are the original decor and incorporate art in the reverse side of mirrors set into panels which create a magical glow. One must be feeling transported to the early nineteenth century at this place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$123 - US$270
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:30 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:30 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17, Rue de Beaujolais | 17 rue de beaujolais, 75001 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 96 56 27
Description
this historic restaurant overlooking the gardens of the Palais Royal. It is the oldest restaurant in Paris, frequented in the past not just by Napoleon and jJosephine but also by Victor Hugo and Colette. The flavours of the world come together in airy créations like Breton lobster asparagus and¨Parmesan cheese. Panfried Turbot and artichokes white pineapple-sage infused oil.Manjari chocolate cube, red berries black tea sherbet and fresh mint.

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From the majestic Louvre to the regal Palais-Royal, this neighbourhood oozes luxury. The grand arches along Rue de Rivoli are shadowed by mosaics in front of decorated vitrines and hotels. Place Vendôme is lined with the world’s best jewelers and their glittering window displays. Every other establishment has someone to open the door for you or park your car. You can spend hours gazing at its haute couture shops or lingering over a meal at any of its chic eateries. After all that indulgence, the Tuileries gardens provide stately respite, while theatres compete for your applause. It's a neighbourhood that draws admirers from around the world, all attracted to the luxe life in Paris.
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