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Le Chardenoux

#504 of 14,947 Restaurants in Paris
££ - £££French
1 rue Jules Valles, 75011 Paris, France
+33 1 43 71 49 52
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“pork chop” (5 reviews)
“pain perdu” (4 reviews)
“crab” (5 reviews)
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1 rue Jules Valles, 75011 Paris, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most delicious chicken and dessert. Lovely staff. Great location. Must try when in Paris. One of the amazing restaurants run by Cyril Lignac.

Thank Rosie T
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Several visits always with pleasure. Refined and delicious cuisine. Only reservation: the menu is short and does not renew quickly. No fuss, professional service. Fine wine at reasonable prices.

Thank Drandtalley
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

The Chardenoux is an old parisien bistrot managed by the new and talented french chef Cyril Lyniac. The decor has been kept as it was which gives the location a charming and nostalgic ambiance. The staff is friendly and helpful. The restaurant proposes traditional french...More

Thank RJA65
Reviewed 18 November 2017

great atmosphere, very buzzy. Five of us went for an early dinner after a fairly stressful journey. Heaven!! From the Kir Royale to start through the main courses of pork chop in satay or in my case Pollack in sesame and tandoori sauce the food...More

Thank Beverley S
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We had two really nice dinners at Le Chardenoux in Paris (just off the delightful rue Paul Bert in the 11th arrondissement) in September 2017. Le Chardenoux offers a varying three course menu at 41 Euros per person with at least five choices each for...More

Thank Canadianstraveling
Reviewed 27 September 2017

There are many choices of restaurants in Paris. A friend in the know suggested this. We loved it. Every dish was fresh and tasty. The service was grea.

Thank Debra T
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Our apartment is less than 100 metres from this excellent French restaurant and it took us 5 days to get here. There is no a la carte menu - 41 Euros prix fixe for 3 courses. Plenty of choices in our view. My starter was...More

Thank Philip D
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Based on previous reviews, we were expecting more from this place. Food was fine, but unremarkable. I had a chicken dish. It was tasty, but the potatoes were cold. My husband had a pork chop which he said was tasty. I guess we were expecting...More

Thank stgregorygirl
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Not because you appear on Mater Chef (the tv show) you are a good chef. It is suppose to be an old brasserie, the food was ça va (ok, like they say in France). It was overpriced for the place where it is located and...More

Thank Brownsville_Traveler
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived in Paris at our apartment around 6.30, the lady there recommended some local Restaurants and we chose this one. We were booked for 7.45 outside , lovely evening whilst people watching. Menus were a fixed price for dinner. Our waiter was knowledgeable and...More

Thank caz226
Bercy / Nation
Nestled between the Seine, Bastille, and Père Lachaise
lies a peaceful side of town where wide avenues and
impressive buildings accompany green spaces and small
parks. Landscaped havens are plentiful, from the Bercy
Park to La Coulée Verte and most impressively the Bois
de Vincennes, which even contains a medieval castle on
its doorstep. For an escape from the masses head to
this calming neighbourhood where real Parisians make
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Response from Anette J | Reviewed this property |
They have a website, and we called them to book-i think the booking was easily done in English
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$124
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue Jules Valles, 75011 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Bercy / Nation
  • Neighbourhood: Bercy / Nation
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 71 49 52
  • E-mail
Founded in 1908 by the Chardenoux family from the Lozère region, this authentic Parisian bistrot - actually listed as an historic monument - has seen generations of workers and market gardeners, when the countryside was just outside Paris. It is the old-style counter, a piece of their history and those little Bistrot dishes - so friendly, generous and heart-warming - that the Chef wanted to give back to Parisians when he took the place over in 2008. Renovated and refurbished, the Chardenoux has been given a second lease of life, a room buzzing with lively conversation and the tinkling of glasses. The food served features fine seasonal produce, convivial cooking that is always cheerful and lively with that little extra touch of soul and generosity dear to Cyril Lignac. Like at the Chardenoux des Près, the chef has put together a menu that gives pride of place to genuine Parisian bistrot specialities, not forgetting the finest products from French soils. In a room that seems almost suspended in time, the ceiling has a painted sky, and there is also a terrace for 20 diners for lunch or dinner outside when spring rolls around.
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