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Royal Madeleine

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Neighbourhood:
Louvre / Palais-Royal
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11 Rue Chevalier de Saint Georges | Anciennement Rue Richepanse, 75008 Paris, France
+33 6 76 15 29 22
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12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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139 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We had to return to Royal Madeleine after our first visit. We had many dishes, but the escargots are too good to explain. The scallops were awesome as well. We just had so many dishes and try were all so good. I had the crepe Suzette and it was excellent.

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1 Thank adiazjr15
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87 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The menu changes with seasonal ingredients and cooked with great flavor and down to earth cooking. The escargot is a must try and if you are there in the winter, do the frog legs.

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Thank Robertal34
San Jose, California
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

My girlfriend and I walked to this place from the Louvre. This looked like an authentic place from the outside. However, the experience was terrible. The staff were extremely rude in their behavior. We didn't order wine and they were visibly unhappy with that. We didn't get water for ages while the nearby tables all got multiple rounds. The food... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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71 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

I had lunch at Royal Madeleine on a Saturday this November. The food is as good as ever under head chef Martin Harispe. I had cepes and a perfect steak au poivre, with crepes Suzette for dessert. These are classic bistro dishes done with elan and outstanding produce. I had previously eaten here in October of 2014 and the charming... More 

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1 Thank Blair C
Saint Charles, Illinois
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

Love the Royal Madeleine. The atmosphere isn't stuffy. It's a warm, friendly classic french bistro. My husband had the best blanquette de veau of his life at this restaurant. It's a place we will definitely return to on another trip to Paris.

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Miami, Florida
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

We went to this nearby restaurant near Madeleine on recommendation of our hotel concierge and some good Tripadvisor reviews. My wife ordered the foie gras appetizer which burned her mouth and was inedible. I had escargot in garlic butter which was Average. We both ordered the signature dish, veal stew. It was plentiful and good, but not great. When they... More 

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1 Thank ijloewy
Paris, France
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186 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

There are not many good restaurants around the Place de la Madeleine in Paris. The Royal Madeleine is a real exception in this gastronomic desert. Great wine list, and excellent food. Always a pleasure to go there. The table setting is particularly smart as you can have adjusting "boxes" to preserve intimacy. Great idea.

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1 Thank Verneuil13
Kansas CIty
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

The french onion soup, ladled out of a tureen and served with cheesy croutons, is divine. One of our group regularly gets the veal stew served in a copper pot, and raves about it. Great service and nicely appointed decor.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

Fabulous place that has all the charm of a small resturaunt with a simple but delicious local fare. Strongly reccomend the seafood options.

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1 Thank AmanWhoTravels
Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015

We found this place by accident after shopping nearby. The atmosphere and service were great. The veal stew was amazing. Our very friendly waiter was happy to explain things in English and we had a perfect evening. Compared to Australian prices, it was really pretty reasonable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Rue Chevalier de Saint Georges | Anciennement Rue Richepanse, 75008 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Phone Number: +33 6 76 15 29 22

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