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Drouant

) #860 of 14,328 Restaurants in Paris ₹₹₹₹ French, European, Gastropub
16 Place Gaillon, 75002 Paris, France
+33 1 42 65 15 16
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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French, European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
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16 Place Gaillon, 75002 Paris, France
Neighbourhood: Opera / Bourse
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As usual, the welcome and service were excellent. We were a little disappointed with the main course as my lamb was overcooked and my husband's fish was not to write home about. Another odd thing was their attempt with Lebanese food; not Noura but creative.

Thank W9737BGsophia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked at the last minute and was not disappointed, found and booked via TripAdvisor and all in all an excellent experience. Great service and excellent food , we shared the selection of starters followed by the skate and the lamb ; both were delicious. Good...More

Thank wattsyoung
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant offers very good food in gracious setting. The staff is very friendly and helpful. It is near the Palais Garnier and is open late, so it it an excellent choice for a post performance dinner.

Thank Dallas-Voyageur
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Drouant is worth the trip for several reasons. First of all, the square it is on in the 9th is picturesque. The inside of the restaurant is charming and the wait staff top notch. I had the chicken dish which I have to say was...More

Thank Cheryl094
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Might deliver the Prix Goncourt but would not be receiving Michelin stars... Service was at best described as chaotic: had to ask 3 people to make order and when ordered wine, we got water. The food was really nothing special but expensive. You can eat...More

Thank Marc M
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Recently while in Paris we returned to dine at Drouant after almost a year's absence since the first time there. That first time was memorable because of the excellent food and wine and service. Everything about this restaurant is first-class and yet it is a...More

Thank Gerald m
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Very delicious food , we tried veal escalope and roasted chicken ... veal scalope was the best Veal we have ever tried the thickness was just perfect soo thin and crunchy ...roasted chicken was perfect too ...also the mille feuille dessert light and just perfect...More

Thank munerah_b
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Lunch was classic, beautifully plated, and elegant in a serence setting just blocks from the opera house. Every bite was rich and delicious.

Thank Wendy P
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Classy restaurant, ideal for informal as well as for meeting dinners. Kind and attentive service. I just found the poulet dish nothing special while they suggest it as one of the specialisties of their menu and compared to other original choises they offer.

Thank ZCleliaZ
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Very good food but at times I was asking myself if I was at a French or an Asian restaurant. Confused me a bit but overall food was good, service was also ok.

Thank Jose C
Nearby
Opera / Bourse
The neighbourhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle
époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades,
and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here,
modern day workers continue to take advantage of the
legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th
century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theatres, and
cinemas sit side by side with French bistros
predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in
...More
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Sarahhillsuk
Hello I'm visiting Paris for the very first time in a couple of weeks. We have booked a table for my husbands 30th, could anyone tell me what the dress code is please, as I would like to wear a nice evening dress but unsure if this would be to much. Much appreciate any of your help Thank you in advance xxxx
20 October 2015|
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Response from Don M | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I have been lucky enough to visit Paris many times. Dress code is smart casual, generally. But the French are always well dressed, so don't be under dressed and don't wear jeans!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 80
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Place Gaillon, 75002 Paris, France (Formerly Drouant)
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Opera / Bourse
  • Neighbourhood: Opera / Bourse
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 65 15 16
Description
Located in the Opéra neighbourhood, Le Drouant is a hot destination eatery – open 7 days a week – with five private rooms and a pleasant mezzanine. It is a real institution! Every year the famous Prix Goncourt takes place in one of the private rooms.You will appreciate its Brasserie ambiance and Art-Deco decoration married with a contemporary design. Black furniture and golden walls create a genuine experience, as well as outdoor seating. Plus, inventive menus seduce a varied crowd and satisfy varied appetites. Let’s relish the Chef’s hors d’oeuvre served by theme, in 4 small portions – Tomato Gaspacho, Peking Prawns, Marbled Ham and Stuffed Fajitas.Other products to taste: Veal Foie gras from Corrèze and roasted Cod.