The Taillevent Restaurant
This restaurant opened in 1946, and maintains a long tradition of fine cuisine in a sophisticated setting. Richard Nixon, Maria Callas and Salvador Dali have all dined here. 15 rue Lamennais (Arr: 8) Metro: Charles de Gaulle-Etoile.
Family restaurant serving traditional French cuisine. In the Bastille area at 5 passage Charles Dallery (Arr 11). Metro: Voltaire.
Trendy French restaurant located close to the river. 25-27 rue de Buci (Arr 6). Metro: Mabillon
Le Relais Du Massif Central
Small restaurant behind the Place de Bastille. Vegetarian and meat dishes. Closed Sunday. 16 rue Daval (Arr 11) Metro: Bastille.
Restaurant serving traditional French cuisine with set menus for lunch and dinner. Open Sundays. 28 rue du Mont-Thabor (Arr 1). Metro: Tuileries.
La Cave Gourmande
A taste of South-West France in a warm atmosphere and popular with the local Suresnes population. At 20 rue des Bourets, Suresnes (92).
Le Relais de la Butte
French restaurant located in the Montmartre area. 12 rue Ravignan (Arr 18). Metro: Abbesses
A classic Parisian brasserie in the Latin Quarter famous for its Cote de bouf. At 10 rue Mabillon (Arr 6). Metro: Mabillon.
Traditional Paris restaurant near the Pantheon. Open every evening. 58 rue de la Montagne Sainte Genevieve. (Arr 5) Metro: Cardinal Lemoine
Traditional French food at this restaurant in the Marais at 11 rue Charlot (Arr 3). Metro: Filles de Calvaire
Bistro with 1930s decor. Family recipes presented on slate menu. 8bis avenue Carnot, St Germain-en-Laye (78)
Fish La Boissonnerie
Restaurant specialising in seafood dishes. Located just off the rue de Buci with a wide selection of dishes. At 69 rue de Seine (Arr 6) Metro: Mabillon.
Le Rive Gauche
Traditional French dishes. Menu depends on market produce. At 2 Route Verneuil, Triel sur Seine (78)
Traditional French food next to La Republique at 56 rue de Lancry (Arr 10). Metro: Jacques-Bonsergent.
Restaurant serving traditional French cuisine. At 14 Avenue Jean Jaures (91) Draveil.
Au Palmier de Lorette
Brasserie serving French cuisine. Free wifi available. 19 rue Chateaudun (Arr 9) Metro: Notre-Dame-de-Lorette.
Taverne de Maitre Kanter
A restaurant offering authentic Alsacian dishes, as well as sea food and more traditional cuisine. At 1 Place General de Gaulle, Pontoise (95).
Le Coude Fou
Small restaurant serving traditional French food. 12 rue du Bourg-Tibourg (Arr 4). Metro: Hotel de Ville.
LHotel du Nord
This hotel, now a restaurant, starred in the 1930s movie by Marcel Carne. Today it boasts wifi connectivity, a warm ambience and market-fresh meals. Traditional French cooking. Canal St Martin, 102 quai de Jemmapes (Arr 10) Metro: Republique.
Critically acclaimed neo-bistro located near Metro Parmentier on Pariss east side at 129 ave Parmentier (Arr 11). Metro:Voltaire/Parmentier.
Coup de Coeur
French cuisine in the heart of Montmartre at 13 rue des Cloys (Arr 18) Metro: Jules-Joffrin
La Fontaine Gourmande
Traditional French fare, beautiful presentation and large portions. Closed Saturday Lunch, Sunday, Monday Evening and August. 11 rue Charlot (Arr 3) Metro: Filles du Calvaire.
Restaurant run by two former French squad props close to Parc des Princes stadium. 2, rue du Commandant-Guilbaud (Arr 16) Metro: Porte de Saint-Cloud. Open noon and evening every day except Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.
Restaurant/bar serving traditional French dishes. Regular concerts. Open Monday to Thursday 10:00-02:00 and Friday and Saturday till 04:00. At 1 Place Marcel Carne (91) Saint Michel sur Orge.
A popular spot near Buttes Chaumont. Modern French food by a chef who trained with Joel Robuchon. At 10 rue du General Brunet (Arr 19) Metro: Danube
Cafe Peres et Filles
This restaurant serves traditional French cuisine and has a large outdoor terrace. 8 rue de Seine (Arr 6). Metro: Mabillon
Traditional French cafe / brasserie open Monday to Sunday for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 129 Avenue du General Leclerc (Arr 14). Metro: Porte dOrleans.
French cuisine. 79 rue St-Dominique (Arr 7) Metro: La Tour Maubourg - Invalides.
Vintage 1920s bistro. Open for lunch and dinner, Tue-Sat. 21 rue Francois Bonvin, (Arr 15) Metro: Sevres - Lecourbe.
LIle aux Truites
Thatched-roof country house on the banks of the Seine. Meals served outdoors in the Summer. Closed Thursday lunch and Wednesdays. Reservations recommended. 6 Chemin de la Basse-Varenne, Vulaines-sur-Seine (77).
Traditional French cuisine from Brittany provided by Thierry Breton in this chic bistrot. 10 rue de Belzunce (Arr 10) Metro: Poissoniere/Gare du Nord.
La Do Re
Traditional French dishes served in a lounge decor. Regular musical evenings. Closed Sunday and Monday. At 11 Rue Thermes, Enghien les Bains (95).
Le Pub St. Germain
Late night restaurant / bar serving a wide range of food. 17 rue de l’Ancienne Comedie (Arr 6). Metro: Odeon.
Bistro in an old-fashioned part of the 17th. Menu changes daily. At 68 rue des Dames (Arr 17) Metro: Rome.
Restaurant serving modern French cuisine. Range of set menu options available. 1 rue Christine (Arr 6). Metro: Saint-Michel
Chez Lena et Mimile
Restaurant serving a mix of French, Spanish and Italian cuisine with a large terrace. 32 Rue Tournefort (Arr 5). Metro: Censier - Daubenton.
Bistrot de LOulette
In the Marais near Place des Voges, this restaurant offers a taste of the South-West of France. At 38 rue des Tournelles (Arr 4). Metro: Bastille/Chemin-Vert.
Inexpensive restaurant serving up authentic Basque cuisine. Open Monday to Saturday for lunch and dinner. No reservations. 30 Rue des Cinq Diamants (Arr 13). Metro: Corvisart.
Restaurant of the Ritz hotel. The menu offers traditional French cuisine. 15, Place Vendome (Arr 1)
Bistro just oustside of St Germaine-en-Laye at 2 rue du Marechal Foch, Fourquex (78).