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Le Cap Bourbon

#2,217 of 14,090 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Opera / Bourse
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1 rue Louis le grand, 75002 Paris, France
+33 1 42 61 81 05
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 23:00
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Rainham, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

A small brasserie type restaurant that offers quick hot food and wine or beer, etc., with a convivial atmosphere. My colleague had beef burger and fries which he said were ok. I optimistically chose samosas for a starter and tandoori chicken for a main. Neither of the 'Indian' dishes had anything remotely Asian about them except for the little dishes... More 

Thank Voxsilens
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76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed dinner at this neighborhood cerestaurant after a day touring Paris, France . The connection to Reunion is interesting we enjoyed the beer and house chardonnay, and several menu items. The cheese plate was enjoyable. We were in the restaurant at the same time the White dinner was taking place at Place Vendome, and just after the after work... More 

Thank williamf802
Los Angeles, California
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199 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

We walked from our hotel The Westin Paris - Vendome to the restaurant a few blocks away left out of the hotel up two long block and turn right on the street the restaurant is located on the left side of the street mid block. The menu was in French and English. The service was outstanding. The waiter carefully explained... More 

Thank George700East
Lillehammer, Norway
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44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Don't miss this one! We had the best lunch ever in Paris! Just enjoy, we had hamburger maison and Ceasar salad. It was just delicious.

Thank Erik A
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92 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Staying at the park Hyatt and walked down the street and found the place. It is a pub/restaurant so wasn't expecting much but were surprised with the quality of the food. Had some great lamb masala and tandoori chicken. Looked like only three people working (waitress, bar tender, and cook) and it was a full but service was excellent. Inexpensive... More 

1 Thank ACJai
Omaha, Nebraska
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118 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

We were too early for dinner but they have some items on a bar menu. We had a platter with slices of baguette, salami, prosciutto, cheese and a small lettuce salad with delicious dressing. We made a leisurely meal with wine after which we had a delicious tarte tatin (apples) with ice cream. When we departed we noticed a large... More 

Thank NebrWanderer
Wenatchee, Washington
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2014 via mobile

My wife and I thought this place would be great according to all the reviews and while her meal was good mine was horrid. I ordered the sausage and frites (AAAA) and was told it will be spicy. ...not only was it not spicy but it was the grossest combination of meat stuffed into a casing that I have ever... More 

Thank kenjohns
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2014 via mobile

My husband and I went yesterday after seeing high reviews on TripAdvisor. I had a great meal, it was an assortment of delicious food like skewered chicken, beef, a few wontons, rice, cabbage salad and more. My husband got the AAAAA sausage and frites and it was a 14£ plate of fries because the sausage was not edible. The waitress... More 

3 Thank Annette J
Neulussheim, Germany
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014 via mobile

Lots of locals there. Very nice interior. Good food, can be very spicy. Good value for the money, big portions.

Thank Nerd_and_Nurse
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2014 via mobile

We stumbled on this hidden pub seeking a late lunch but despite their kitchen having closed, they offered us cheese, charcuterie, tartines or salad. We both enjoyed our large salads and the lack of tourists.

Thank Anthony H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$29
French, Cajun & Creole
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue Louis le grand, 75002 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Opera / Bourse
  • Neighbourhood: Opera / Bourse
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 61 81 05

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighbourhood Profile
Opera / Bourse
The neighbourhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades, and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here, modern day workers continue to take advantage of the legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theatres, and cinemas sit side by side with French bistros predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in another. The area is most famous for the Palais Garnier opera house and glamorous department stores.
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