Beautiful Restaurants to Meet While in Paris

With all the upcoming events in Paris, it seemed appropriate to talk about beautiful restaurants to enjoy in the city. All of these restaurants will deliver an unforgettable experience, either through flavors, design or in many cases both! From glamorous bars to contemporary dining rooms, enjoy these vibrant ambiances and lavish atmospheres!

Beautiful Restaurants in Paris


Beautiful Restaurants - luxurious art nouveau dining room at the Beefbar Paris
Photo by Francis Amiand, Courtesy of Humbert & Poyet

The Beefbar is a restoration of the old Langham Hotel Atrium. The dining room evokes emotions of splendor with an amazing design. The design incorporates not only Art Nouveau but also Art Deco and Modern Industrial elements.


Lapérouse officially opened in 1840 and is named in honor of French Royal Navy officer and explorer, Jean-François de Galaup, Count of Lapérouse. Recently, Lapérouse became famous thanks to visits by Laura Gonzalez and the master chef Jean-Pierre Vigato. It is also a favorite of many celebrities. The chef offers a very fresh menu with traditional gourmet recipes.

La Maison du Caviar

Beautiful restaurants - luxurious dining room at La Maison du Cavair Paris
Photo via La Maison du Caviar

Located in the hear of the Golden Triangle, just a few minutes away from the Champs-Élysées, this elegant restaurant has attracted for decades Parisian and International clients. They come specially to taste caviars of the best provenances, smoked fish, taramas, salmon eggs, and other products of excellence.

La Maison du Cavair luxurious bar area
Photo via La Maison du Caviar

Le Chardenoux

Le Chardenoux restaurant paris
Photo Courtesy of Le Chardenoux

Designed with charm and heritage, the traditional features of the restaurant are highlighted with a modern twist. While the cuisine is dedicated to fresh fish, focused on traditional French cooking.

Photo Courtesy of Le Chardenoux


Girafe, set on the Place du Trocadéro, is one of Paris’s trendy and chic restaurants. The luxury decoration, designed the French architect Joseph Dirand, includes 1930’s inspired style and soft decor made of cream bench seats, a marble bar, and tropical plants. A major asset of Girafe is definitely the sublime terrace with breathtaking views of the Eiffel Tower.

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Le Train Bleu

Le Train Bleu Restaurant Paris
Photo via Le Train Bleu

Le Train Bleu is an iconic restaurant in Gare de Lyon that offers a majestic setting. Steeped in history, it is a distinctive and unique atmosphere, where time and space fade away during your experience. In addition to the restaurant, Le Train Bleu also has a bar area composed of several small lounges.

L’Oliseau Blanc (Peninsula Paris)

L’Oliseau Blanc
Photo by Peninsula Paris

This restaurant and its rooftop terrace offer breathtaking views of the most iconic monuments of the city of Love. The dishes are typical french cuisine by chef Sidney Redel. His signature dish is turbot braised with bay leaves, leeks, turnip, pork, and lentils. Try pairing this with the Heartbeat, a drink composed of champagne, Chambord, lemon juice, and basil – you won’t be disappointed!

Le Grand Restaurant

Beautiful restaurants - le grand restaurant
Le Grand restaurant in Paris designed by Gulla Jonsdottir

Designed by top female designer Gulla Jonsdottir, Le Grand Restaurant is a two Michelin star. The room has bold but elegant styles and the chef Jean Francois Piège provides delicious dishes.

Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athenee

Alain Ducasse is a unique expertise in gourmet cuisine. This impressive chef is at the helm of 30 restaurants worldwide and this beautiful Paris location is magical. The cuisine interprets the concept of “nature’s generosity” by celebrating the trilogy of fish, vegetables, and cereals. The design is by Patrick Jouin and Sanjit Manku, who highlighted the authentic nature of each material used. Huge elegant silver bells reflect the deconstructed crystal drops of the chandeliers while the raw oak wooden tables sit beautifully unadorned.

Words by Rita Archer