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Gai Moulin Bistro

10 rue Saint Merri, 75004 Paris, France
+33 1 48 87 06 00
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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10 rue Saint Merri, 75004 Paris, France
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Reviewed 31 March 2013 via mobile

On holiday from Scotland my partner, who is a head chef and I visited the restaurant on a Saturday night. We got a nice welcome but after that although the service was ok it was not the best and the staff seemed very rushed and...More

Thank Robster24
Reviewed 31 March 2013

Went here on our second night in paris and have to say it was crammed packed but the still managed to get us a able after very litte wait, the service was a bit more rushed than where we had eating before but the place...More

Thank George G
Reviewed 28 March 2013

We were hoping for a pleasant Parisian meal but we should have realised that there's a reason why the restaurant was empty when everywhere else was busy. I ordered the confit de canard. The food appeared from the kitchen suspiciously quickly and it was obvious...More

3  Thank OrangeWindies
Reviewed 6 March 2013

On my recent visit to Paris I was informed by my concierge of a fabulous restaurant 'Gai Moulin Bistro' tucked away in Rue St. Merri in the 'Marais' area in Paris' 4th district. On visiting the restaurant I found the welcome by the owner 'Christophe'...More

Thank Akin O
Reviewed 6 March 2013

We went to the restaurant on a Saturday evening without a reservation and got a table with no trouble. Being a typical bistro, elbow room wasn't great and you can overhear conversations very easily (fascinating when you speak French!). The bistro was full of local...More

Thank Euroguyz
Reviewed 31 January 2013

We visit the Gai Moulin at least once during our January buying trips to Paris. This year's visit was fabulous as always. I agree with so many reviewers of their impressions and comments. They always make the guest feel so at ease and seem to...More

Thank ATLluxury
Reviewed 27 December 2012

After staying in the Marais area for several days my husband and I happened to walk by this busy bistro. They have a great lunch menu with many choices at a very resonable price. The meal was exaclty what I expect for lunch time with...More

1  Thank Kri D
Reviewed 10 September 2012

Chris, the english speaking owner of this quaint restaurant in the Marais continues to impress. They have a 21Euro prefixe menu with appetizer/entree/dessert with plenty of choices, always along with the best bread in Paris. The service is fast excellent and Chris always makes one...More

Thank jetfo
Reviewed 28 June 2012

The menu is excellent and we always ensure we go back. Loads of choice and a good value menu.

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 23 May 2012

Its probably best to start with the positive aspects of this restaurant - the toilets were clean and the staff tried to be hospitable. Although they did have the glazed look you see in the staff who work in the restaurants on Gordon Ramsay's Kitchen...More

Thank spainagain2
Le Marais
The Marais is a winding maze of multi-faceted streets
that beg to be explored. It bursts with small
boutiques, historic buildings, cozy traditional
restaurants, and hidden parks. Around each corner,
you'll come across little gems of architecture
spanning the centuries, from understated medieval
towers to classical libraries and 17th century
splendour. This neighbourhood unites a rich mix of
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18 July 2015|
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Response from legaimoulin | Property representative |
Thank you for your request yes we can take booking for august 10th for 8 yet I note the booking tks Christophe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 rue Saint Merri, 75004 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais
  • Neighbourhood: Le Marais
  • Phone Number: +33 1 48 87 06 00
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Gai Moulin Bistrot is one known as one of the first and oldest gay bistrot in Paris and is now an open, lively, friendly and bistrot for EVERYONE including families! Gay Moulin Bistrot offers great traditional cuisine and has the advantage to mix a cosy intimate atmosphere while being large enough to host big groups ( special price for 15-20 people) with its 100 seats spread in 3 big rooms! Reservation recommended for dinner.
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