Hotels, restaurants, delicatessen and clubs

Rive Gauche’s best spots

Le Cacaotier: the flavours of travel

Tahiti vanilla, hazelnuts of Piedmont, Sicily fennel, chestnuts of Turin… The list of flavours that make up the pralines, ganaches, giandujas and other creations of the House Le Cacaotier are invitations to a gourmet journey. Created in 1995 in Enghien-les-Bains by...

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Hôtel Bel Ami or how to choose your home…

Keeping fit, eating healthy, getting pampered, receiving all the attentions of the staff waiting on you hand and foot, a house cocktail, lounging in the large armchairs of the bar, having brunch, and sleeping at the Hotel Bel Ami, the 5-star “in the heart of...

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Hôtel Montalembert: the little palace of gastronomy

The terrace looks out onto a sunny and quiet street.  Today the venue of the Parisian intelligentsia, the Montalembert was established in 1926, at rue du Bac. How many guest books would you need to tell all the great moments of the interwar period, and the great...

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Villa Saint-Germain: in cocooning mode

Rue Jacob is one of the most charming streets of Saint-Germain, and it is also a peaceful haven. Its villa. A 4-star hotel with chic design and furniture and a cosy atmosphere. “We want our guests feel to at home in the villa”, says Marie Grail, the charming Director....

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Café Les Éditeurs: you’re in Saint-Germain-des-Prés!

There are only a few privileged places that encompass the true Saint-Germain spirit, and Les Éditeurs is one of those. First of all, because it is a Parisian café in line with the great tradition of “brasseries” with a home cooked “todays special” – accessible to...

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Culinary suspense at Monteverdi!

© brunoclergue.com With the revival of the Saint-Germain market and the number of visitors it attracts, the entire neighbourhood has got a new boost of life.   Under the leadership of Valérie Balard, the Monteverdi, a Saint-Germain institution since 42 years,...

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Huguette: the sea… to take away!

© Michel Trehet   If Saint-Germain-des-Prés is an island in the Parisian jungle, Huguette is a little seaside bistro! Inspired by the “crab shacks”, these small seaside eateries where you can taste freshly-caught fish, Huguette is a “beautiful cabin” dedicated to...

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La Chambre aux Confitures: the temple of jams

To modernise jams: well there’s a crazy challenge that Lise Bienaimé took on five years ago when leaving the luxury cosmetics industry. Daughter of a small grocer, she revived her childhood passion for jams and marmalades and her new shop, “La Chambre aux Confitures”,...

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Les Deux Magots got news for you!

No need to introduce the mythical café-restaurant “Les Deux Magots” in Saint-Germain. But the news that we will bring to you are all the culinary innovations that will wake up our taste buds, and, under the leadership of the new Development Director, Jacques Vergnaud,...

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Hôtel Bel Ami: if I’d been told the tale of Baudelaire…

© Philippe Barret   Here is a bit of satirical history, like the work of Guy de Maupassant, who printed his “Bel Ami” at the very spot where the hotel is located. Our Bel Ami of 2016 would be more of “an invitation to the Voyage” from another giant of literature,...

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Maison Brémond: Provence at Rive Gauche

It is at the former printers of the revolutionary Marat – see no conspiracy plot! – where this beautiful and welcoming delicatessen set up shop 6 years ago. And well, if there is a plot, it is to find the purest olive oil, the flagship product of the House! Because...

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Hôtel Le Récamier, chic and cosy

A boutique hotel at the Saint-Sulpice square? All Germanopratins have walked past Le Récamier at least a hundred times, this 4-star hotel is hidden in a corner of the square, in the shadow of the church towers. Renovated in 2009 by the renowned decorator Jean-Louis...

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Villa Madame: confidential hotel and intimate garden

The Villa Madame is a confidential 28-room-hotel and is one of those addresses that we truly appreciate in the 6th. Why? Because no one can imagine, until you have passed the doors of this Germanopratin den, that hidden at the back, there is a small terraced garden...

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Taokan duplicates its know-how at Rive Droite

Things are happening at Taokan, the Chinese gastronomic restaurant, that has made its marks in just 3 years, in Saint-Germain-des-Prés! The Taokan House has indeed crossed the Seine 4 months ago, for the Saint-Honoré district, to open a second restaurant with the same...

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The Café de la Mairie: another institution!

An institution doesn’t change… it evolves. For instance, the Café de la Marie and its unique and exceptional location, facing the Saint-Sulpice church. In addition to the brasserie’s menu, today you can order the “plat du jour” –daily special. If you feel like having...

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Regal Paris, gastronomy between friends

What a pleasure to discover a place which at the same time is a delicatessen, a caterer and a restaurant, and where you quickly realise that Alexandre and John, the two founder-brothers, gourmets and travellers, break new ground. In 6 months, the brand has become...

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Le Tigrr settles in Saint-Germain

To the question “What are your opening hours?” Arnaud Duhem, one of the managers of Le Tigrr, answers maliciously: “Le Tigrr it’s from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. and beyond when the feeling is right”. The tone is set to define this new concept –which already has his aficionados...

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