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Le Recamier

#598 of 13,826 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
££££
Neighbourhood:
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
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4,rue Recamier, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 45 48 86 58
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Saturday
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

An old favourite of mine. I hadn't visited the restaurant for many years but both the soufflés sales et sucrée were wonderful. My wife had a spinach soufflé and I had a fig and foie gras, followed by pineapple and grand marnière soufflés. All wonderful and unlike anywhere else. Service excellent

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Thank TrevorBrussels
Volos, Greece
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116 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nicely decorated restaurant , where you can meet ( almost ) only locals . The chef came out to salute us in a very friendly way . There is an outside but covered area for smokers , so thoughful . Prices were in our budget range ( up to 30 euros per person ) . Raviolis were superb... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Smart restaurant (some though not all were wearing ties) and a lot of money for a soufflé. The soufflé's were excellently done, but they must be turning a hefty profit here. The main difference between the soufflés were the sauces. Beautifully described in the menu but then a bit of a disappointment when the arrive in a small ramekin next... More 

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Bogota
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Cathie is absolutely a great place for soufflés in Paris. All soufflés, salt and sweet, are terrific. The restaurant is in a beautiful neighborhood and it is just the right place for lunch. A must is the cheese soufflé, the apricot soufflé and the spinach soufflé. Highly recommended. I was in Paris in summer 2015 and visited Recamier every single... More 

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Irvine, California
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Amazing Souffle. It is nothing like what I had from U.S. The service was great. I really recommend to try both savory and sweet souffle.

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Thank Headbig
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We have known this restaurant for many years where it is tucked away down a closed alley just off rue de Sevres near the Bon Marche. is tucked away down closed alley just off the rue de Sevres, near Bon Marche. We recently reacquainted ourselves and enjoyed a wonderful simple omelet followed by a sublime Grand Marnier soufflé. The sliced... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We went here as me and my friends adore souffles and this place delivered. We even order 4 savoury and 4 sweet souffle between only 3 of us (we did get some looks) alongside a wonderful bottle of Chablis. I have to say the salted caramel souffle was by far my favourite. This whole meal was meant even more special... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I enjoyed the suggestion of a friend to have dinner with her at Le Recamier. The simplicity and the atmosphere are very convivial and simple and the service is warm and attentive. It serves essentially souffles (and a few other dishes). They are creative in terms of tastes and the way they mixed them , the salty and the sweet... More 

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Thank Gugeux
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Paris is known for rude and snobbish people.. Somehow in my many trips to the city, I experienced some great people and was almost forgetting this notion - and that's when I experienced this restaurant.. We had to wait for a table (in a not completely full restaurant) which was fine - but the wait staff was rude when he... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

- it was first time I try the Special dish ( check my pictures )and the restaurant experience was nice . - I like the restaurant team they are very friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$54
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4,rue Recamier, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Neighbourhood: Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 48 86 58

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Saint-Germain-des-Pres
In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops, ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants. Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine art school and small museums hide in unassuming squares. The neighbourhood’s namesake church is the oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented musicians every weekend. The Luxembourg Gardens house the national senate, splendid lawns and flourishing flower beds. Famous faces and bourgeois Parisians frequent Saint Germain accompanied by the students of Rue Saint Guillaume and Rue des Saints-Pères. This is a neighbourhood where afternoon people-watching from a café or playing cards in a brasserie are a key part of the daily fabric.
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