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Le Ballon

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$$ - $$$
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15 Place des Reflets | La Défense 2, 92400 Courbevoie, La Defense, France
+33 1 47 76 11 33
12:00 - 14:30
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Showing 8: English reviews
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55 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is not very good in this restaurant. It is a good place to get a drink, but not the best to eat. Dont recommend it.

Thank Zé M
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Went for lunch with a friend out of the blue and found the place comfortable, the staff were friendly and efficient and the food was nice.

Thank Gayathri A
Munich, Germany
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94 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Good for a business lunch Fast and good service Normal prices for Paris Make a reservation... possible online

Thank B_aus_Muenchen
Budapest, Hungary
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Since the restaurant is in the middle of La Defense, it is targeting business peoples having a decent lunch during the middle of the day. Generally during lunchtime it is crowded, so you better off with a reservation.The food is great, portions are bug, and you have many choices. When weather permits, it's good to have a nice lunch outside,... More 

Thank Marton S
Thorpe Bay, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

This little restaurant is in a bit of a concrete jungle around the business area of La Defense. However, on a sunny day in Paris the tables outside are full up with office workers, has a lively buzz and the place does very good food. There is no real reason for coming into this area unless you are working here... More 

Thank emwmarine
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248 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2013

There are not so many good restaurants in La Defense. Le Ballon is one of them, with its sistership Le Story Place. Both are located 10 mn walk down La Défense Arch, near The Esplanade metro station. A typical business address, very busy at lunch time, reservation is necessary. Prices are a bit high, but you get a large choice... More 

Thank Christophe M
The Woodlands, Texas
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437 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2013 via mobile

This is a good place to have a good and quick (for local standards) French lunch. The food is good, well presented and the service is good. Prices are also Ok for a lunch place.

Thank Carlos A
Miami Beach, Florida
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96 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2012

This is a typical French restaurant in the center of La Defence. Wine and food are both good without being exceptional. It is extremely busy for lunch, so you must arrive early or reserve a table. This is a good business address with predictable and polite service.

Thank Gpy14

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Place des Reflets | La Défense 2, 92400 Courbevoie, La Defense, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Hauts-de-Seine  >  La Defense  >  Courbevoie
  • Phone Number: +33 1 47 76 11 33

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?