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Saint James Paris - Le Restaurant

#432 of 14,216 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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43 avenue Bugeaud, 75116 Paris, France
+33 1 44 05 81 82
19:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 19:00 - 22:00
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Paris, France
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had diner in this 1 star Michelin restaurant and food was really fantastic: delicate, nicely decorated with a discreet and present service. On top, the place is gorgeous in particular the garden place surrounded by montgolfieres. Let's have a look you will be amazed to discover such a place in Paris.

Thank Guillaume L
Boston, Massachusetts
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51 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent tasting menu. The Pigeon was very good and a few surprises. Price is steep, but we found it a great experience. Staff was fantastic.

Thank LaLiga16
Paris, France
1 review
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited the restaurant for the brunch today. We were extremely disappointed. The buffet, the presentation and the quality of the food are far below standard. 80€ (without alcohol) per person for such a brunch is a real joke.

Thank Tammam K
David N, Responsable de la restauration at Saint James Paris - Le Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Mr K., We are truly sorry to read your comment, which comes as a real surprise. Our brunch is appreciated for the diversity of its choices and the quality of its products. Perhaps, you could give us more details about your experience with us, so we could understand better what in particular was not up to your expectations? We... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I came for brunch in september and we had a table in the garden. This time we were in the main dining room, close to the fire place. Beautiful decoration, having the feeling to be in an very old chateau. The brunch was as good as last time. Same dishes despite of the new chef. Fantastic selection if meals, cheese,... More 

Thank Tifenn H
David N, Responsable de la restauration at Saint James Paris - Le Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Madam, We would like to thank you for your kind words, the best reward for our team. We have taken good note about your suggestion. When you come to have brunch with us, you will definitely find the pastries, the fruits and the crepes every time. However, our new Chef Jean-Luc Rocha and our pastry Chef Mathias Alet are... More 

San Antonio, Texas
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98 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

so we ate in many restaurants in Paris during out stay but this was the most memorable. The sommelier was knowledgeable and helpful and selected a outstanding wine for us. The food was great and suitable for those who are gourmands and also for guests like us.

Thank travelandtravail
David N, Responsable de la restauration at Saint James Paris - Le Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for giving our Michelin star restaurant a try during your stay at Paris’ only chateau-hotel. We are all delighted that among your experiences in Paris, the one you had here will be most memorable. Our chef sommelier, Elise Esnouf, skillfully selects the best matching options to the creations of our Chef. We all thank... More 

Paris, France
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I love Saint James, the brunch is incredibly good and people are very nice. The hidden terrace is a perfect gem !

Thank parisianfoodista
David N, Responsable de la Restauration at Saint James Paris - Le Restaurant, responded to this review

We are very pleased you enjoyed the brunch we propose every Sunday as well as the quality of service we offer. As you said, the terrace is a privileged place, very rare in Paris, and completely hidden by hundred-year chestnut trees. If you’ve liked our garden, we are sure you will love the dinner into our neo classical dining room... More 

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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I have been to this place 3 times and always different always great you can take the tasting menu and you will have a great moment you can buy the relais et chateaux box and you will have another great moment but I think the presentation is better and nicer for the second one the staff is great and always... More 

Thank Claude7592
David N, Responsable de la Restauration at Saint James Paris - Le Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for posting a such of nice review. It’s a great pleasure for all our team to read your nice words about them. Indeed, we are very proud of your confidence and fidelity. We are waiting for welcoming back a fourth time!! More 

Hawthorn Woods, Illinois
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240 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Our choices of champagne was extensive. Each course was imaginative and well-constructed. The flavors and aromas were mind-boggling. The wine list was quite extensive, and we enjoyed an exceptional 1er cru burgundy.

Thank mssrfoie
David N, Responsable de la Restauration at Saint James Paris - Le Restaurant, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed our creations as well as the service of our team and our wine selection. We are very proud to read your kind review about your experience at the restaurant. We hope to welcome you back soon to offer you new flavors and aromas discoveries. More 

Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I guess one would expect the quality when staying at the hotel but quality , attention to presentation, and the service were exceptional

Thank wcbeattie1
David N, Responsable de la Restauration at Saint James Paris - Le Restaurant, responded to this review

It’s a real pleasure to read your comment. All the staff is very touched by the fact you were so attentive to every details and care they provided you. We would like to thank you for the pride that your words gave us. We hope to have the opportunity to take care of you one more time during a next... More 

Belchertown, Massachusetts
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108 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

It is a beautiful, private outdoor space in Paris. The food is fantastic and the area is closed to the general public until mid-evening, making it a fantastic little oasis. Go there for any meal of the day and you will not be disappointed. A Must.

Thank Lawrence C
David N, Responsable de la Restauration at Saint James Paris - Le Restaurant, responded to this review

We are very glad that you’ve enjoyed our "little oasis" as you described our garden where you can hear the bird whistles and the lapping of the fountain. Thank you very much for your kind words about “the fantastic food” of our Chef, who is the second woman to have been awarded by the precious tittle of Best Craftman. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$102 - US$188
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 avenue Bugeaud, 75116 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
  • Phone Number: +33 1 44 05 81 82
One Michelin star. The Saint James Paris is altogether a hotel member of Relais & Châtaux and the home of the exclusive Saint James Club. The restaurant is open to the public Monday to Saturday for dinner only (7:30pm to 10:00pm) upon reservation - tables up to 8 persons. It is set in the theatrical but cozy dining room of what used to be the Thiers Foundation, and a perfect setting for a family reunion, a romantic celebration or a business dinner. Dinner is served in the gardens, under the sky of Paris, when the weather allows. Discover the generous & refined creations of our Chef, Jean-Luc Rocha, Brest Craftsman of France (M.O.F.) and of our Pastry chef Mathias Alet. To accompany their dishes, our head sommelier Elise Esnouf has imagined subtle pairings. True to the traditions and centered on the products themselves, the dishes of Jean-Luc Rocha are developed on a classic base to which he adds touches of surprise. He always achieves a balance of flavors in order to offer comforting and understandable compositions. Excellence is his goal, and the highest degree of conscientiousness his best daily tool. We look forward to welcoming you !

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