We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Le Plomb du Cantal

₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Neighbourhood:
Montparnasse
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Get directions
3 rue de la Gaite, 75014 Paris, France
+33 1 43 35 16 92
Website
Today
07:00 - 00:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 07:00 - 00:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

1,196 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 225: English reviews
Houston, United States
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

A cold, rainy night in Paris. The perfect weather for Le Plomb du Cantal. It's a warm & welcoming restaurant for the hungry & the cold! I've tried most of their proteins (sausage, duck breast, duck confit, steak) and they're all large tasty portions. However, the star is always the aligot (creamy mashed potatoes with cheese & garlic) which come... More 

Helpful?
Thank GlobalFoodie77069
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

tried this seemingly popular restaurant and i was a great experience. The food was really good as well as the atmosphere

Helpful?
Thank behinares
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

The combination of the entrecôte and potato in any form of preparation is amazing. It can be french fries, truffade or aligot.

Helpful?
Thank Marcio M
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
136 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Went to this restaurant and its sister in Rue de Maine (same menu) several times over the summer. They serve the food of the Auvergne region of France. I had heard of aligot before (mash with lashings of tomme cheese and garlic) and indeed that is excellent here but I was unaware of truffade which is saute potatoes with lashings... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Lewis_Ma_48
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

For the past 20 years I have been calling regularly to this vibrant, family-run restaurant and last week , once again , it was exactly the same wonderful experience....an instantly warm and attentive welcome, an extravagant menu full of "rarely seen elsewhere" specialties from the Cantal region (Centre France) and of course quality dishes served exactly as it should be... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jacques H
Paris, France
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I have been here a number of times and I have never been disappointed - the steak and magret de canard is very good but the best thing is the potato! Cheesy and garlic-y you can choose either truffade (bit of potato) or aligot (smooth mashed potato). Definitely recommend visiting!

Helpful?
Thank tgra91
sf
Level Contributor
31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Travelling with preteen aren't easy. For us the adults, we were ll about tasting and experiencing French cuisine at its best city for culinary adventure. For them, it was about having both, their adults happy and good and strong wifi. I can feel some readers eye rolling gesture now :) But our waiter, young, yet gracious and understanding, he catered... More 

Helpful?
Thank vinaboe
Sudbury, Canada
Level Contributor
102 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

After watching aligot Instagram videos I had to come here and try it. It did not disappoint. There's enough to share between two people. The staff are really nice. They give you free bread. Would definitely eat here again.

Helpful?
Thank Stephanie L
Adelaide, Australia
Level Contributor
40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This street buzzes.. There are 3 theatres and about 15 restaurant/bars in the 200 metres of street. Le Plomb looks "Parisienne" and is. Generally filled with locals and an occasional tourist. This is not michelin hat stuff but good hearty country style food of hearty proportions. The speciality seems to be the potato which accompanies each meal which is done... More 

Helpful?
Thank Hughright
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Level Contributor
299 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I've been coming to Paris for many years -- and time and again one of my colleagues keeps asking me have I been to Le Plomb yet.. and I keep saying .. No.. not yet. Well I finally went and now I miss all the other items I COULD have come here -- all those lost opportunities to devour some... More 

Helpful?
Thank SJM-Weasel

Travellers who viewed Le Plomb du Cantal also viewed

 
Paris, Ile-de-France
 

Been to Le Plomb du Cantal? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 26 - US$ 105
Cuisine
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 00:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 rue de la Gaite, 75014 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Montparnasse
  • Neighbourhood: Montparnasse
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 35 16 92

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Le Plomb du Cantal and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Le Plomb du Cantal staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Montparnasse

Neighbourhood Profile
Montparnasse
The namesake tower of Montparnasse dominates over the landscape but the fun part is the throbbing life that goes on below it. Bright lights, busy cinemas, brasseries and diners encompass hidden museums and parks to entertain the masses. Long avenues lead away from the tower to take you to unsuspecting places and historical monuments and treasures. In between lie adorable ivy-covered houses with beams and small gardens to match. Just a short metro ride away from the centre of Paris this neighbourhood has something for every hour of the day.
Explore this neighbourhood