BEAUTIFULLY-DECORATED PARIS RESTAURANTS
The Grand Cascade, in the Bois de Boulogne, is a restaurant with beautiful décor that dates back to the time of Napoleon III. Ideal for special occasions and business meals, this is a prestige establishment that combines gastronomy with refinement.
Near the Grande Cascade is the Auberge du Bonheur and its wonderful garden. Far from the madding Paris crowds, this beautifully decorated restaurant features an enchanting: winter fireplace and a garden terrace for sunny days in summer.
More traditional, Chez Georges and Le Ballon des Ternes are two beautifully-decorated restaurants featuring Art Deco furniture. Note the beautiful zinc bar but also large comfortable banquettes that give the place its typical Parisian charm.
An Italian-style brasserie, The Bellagio offers delicious meals in a beautiful Venetian setting. The warm colors and Italian touches make it one of the most popular restaurants on the Avenue des Ternes.
Lovers of seafood will appreciate the Garnier Saint-Lazare, a beautifully-decorated restaurant in the heart of the capital. The paneling recalls the decor of luxurious yachts, offering a distinguished and original setting.
From traditional brasserie to fine dining, discover our beautifully-decorated Paris restaurants.
Art Deco style brasseries
Located near the famous square of the same name, the Royal Vendôme is a beautifully decorated Paris restaurant. Faithful to the Art Deco style, it features a large zinc bar and a tile mosaic typical of traditional brasseries. The menu includes the best of bistro-style cooking, with knife-chopped steak tartare, roast chicken, crème brûlée and chocolate fondant.
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A legendary 17th arrondissement restaurant, Chez Georges is a brasserie with a beautiful décor dating back to 1926. The wide banquettes, period lamps and wood paneling give the restaurant a friendly atmosphere, ideal for business lunches or romantic dinners. The signature dishes include a leg of lamb carved tableside with haricot beans.
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|BALLON DES TERNES
Close to the Porte Maillot, the Ballon des Ternes is a French brasserie with a beautiful décor. This Paris restaurant has a vast menu ranging from shellfish platters and an Angus prime rib for two to sole meunière and crystalized lemons, offering something for everyone. The Ballon des Ternes also has two private rooms for business meals or special events.
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Italian restaurants with a beautiful decor
if you want to enjoy Italian cuisine in a beautiful setting, the Bellagio is the ideal spot. The Venetian setting and typical lunch menu take you to the heart of Italy, with seafood risotto, beef carpaccio, crispy pizzas and tiramisu.
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|BELLAGIO PIZZA BAR
An unusual Paris restaurant, the Bellagio Pizza Bar offers tasty pizzas at a friendly circular bar. The menu includes antipasti, pasta, and most of all delicious pizzas ranging from a simple margherita to a tartuffo topped with white truffle cream.
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Beautifully decorated Paris restaurants: seafood
|BALLON ET COQUILLAGES
Using the same concept as the Bellagio Pizza Bar, the Ballon et Coquillages is a bar where you can sit and eat shellfish round a circular bar. The seafood includes shrimps, crabs, oysters and clams. Note that the Ballon et Coquillages is an off-shoot of the nearby Ballon des Ternes.
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For lovers of seafood, the Garnier is a perfect choice. This beautifully-decorated Paris restaurant offers a varied menu that includes large platters of shellfish, sole meunière with crystallized lemon, sea bass, and a slice of grilled turbot. Specialty: a daily market menu.
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Unusual restaurants with an exceptional décor
|L’AUBERGE DU BONHEUR
In the heart of the Bois de Boulogne, the Auberge du Bonheur is a beautifully-decorated restaurant radiating exotic charm. In this inn once owned by Napoleon III, you can enjoy French specialties such as guinea fowl breast and mushroom sauce or roast fillet of sea bream and ratatouille. In summer, the Auberge du Bonheur offers a large terrace where you can eat in fine weather.
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|LA GRANDE CASCADE
This beautifully decorated hunting lodge dating back to Napoleon III is one of most popular restaurants in the guidebooks. You can enjoy the gourmet dishes of this Michelin-starred venue in the large dining room or out on the garden terrace in fine weather. Among the attractions on the menu, the macaroni stuffed with celeriac with foie gras and truffles is the house’s signature dish.
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