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Cafe Sud

12 rue de Castellane, 75008 Paris, France
+33 1 42 65 90 52
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (20 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (6 reviews)
“apple tart” (4 reviews)
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7:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
French, European, Gluten Free Options
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12 rue de Castellane, 75008 Paris, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After foie grad and asparagus with smoked duck for starters we had beef and the rack of lamb for mains. Everything was excellent! We finished off with Cafe Gourmond. All in all excellent fare at a restaurant price.

Thank patrice d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all we were extremely impressed by the server; she handled the entire restaurant by herself with great efficiency and charm. The food was quite good. I was very pleased with the Foie Gras (a favorite); the portion was generous and the pear poached...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is located in a short and quiet street. Sitting just outside was very pleasant. I enjoyed my first meal there so much that I went a second time. I had the 36 Euro menu (starter plus main). My starter was a kind of...More

Thank beachesToronto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food in this restaurant is really very good. The seating is great with bifold doors opening up on the busy side street - meaning that there is plenty of character. My husband had the most amazing ravioli starter - so well recommended! The artichoke...More

Thank MoyaIngbirchworth
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We found this place after searching on Tripadvisor and really liked it. Very good food, service and friendly place. Very good value for money. You pay $$ for $$$$ :)

Thank Bjorn_Gunnarsson
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We visited Cafe Sud with a friend and caught the last table for dinner. The waitress was very kind and funny. We took the meat and duck and were not siappointed. They were in the best traditions of french cuisine. The prices are comparable to...More

Thank 25AlexA9
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Stopped for a night-cap and where nicely entertained by a great jazz quartet (Friday night). Seating outside and inside with big open windows. Good vibe.

Thank GedandNick
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Loved everything. Either lamb rack or scallops are the perfect choice. If in season, do not miss the white asparagus. Even the salad is splendid. A bargain considering the quality of the food. On my night, mostly a local Parisian clientele. They know a great...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

A return visit after a couple of years and it was even better than our last. We had lovely kir royals on arrival, scallops to start (perfectly cooked), fillet of beef with roasted new potatoes (again, perfect) and a wonderful chocolate fondant to finish. Washed...More

Thank Maria T
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We chose café sud as it had an appealing interour and the menu attracted us. A lovely Young lady served us with a smile. Its a pleasure to be served by someone Who seems to enjoy their job. My steak tartare was a perfect portion...More

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Graeme M
13 March 2018|
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Response from RonV808 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea the problem in France is that the month of August is the vacation period for the French people and businesses.
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16 March 2017|
Response from Jean Luc y | Property representative |
Hello Thank you for choosing cafesud restaurant we 'll be closed between 13th to 18th august Best regards Cafesud Manager
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Jean T
30 December 2016|
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Response from bryan a | Reviewed this property |
Matts answer is correct, French Bistro relaxed and casual Bryan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 37 - US$ 223
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 rue de Castellane, 75008 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 65 90 52
  • E-mail
Your culinary journey starts while seating at your table in a refined and intimate atmosphere. The décor elegantly features soothing colours punctuated by shelves and antique books, which provide added character to the venue. Chef, previously working at the Vivarois, shares his culinary expertise through innovative, tasteful and light combinations- for a gastronomic rewarding experience You will indulge with an inventive and contemporary cuisine consisting of a selection of classic dishes subtly updated through spicy accents. Wine lovers will enjoy intense fragrances and tastes featured in the generous wine list.
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