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Big Ben Bar

Train Bleu Restaurant | Gare de Lyon, Paris, France
+33 1 43 43 09 06
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Cozy; Overpriced

This "bar" is off to the left of the entrance to the dazzling Belle Epoque Train Bleu dining room... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rumples
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Tucson, Arizona
Calm and quiet

I visited it with a colleague while waiting for a train. We had to wait 10 minutes to have a seat... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
Francesco M
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Naples, Italy
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12 Dec 2017
“Calm and quiet”
3 weeks ago
“Cozy; Overpriced”
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Train Bleu Restaurant | Gare de Lyon, Paris, France
Opéra / Bourse
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+33 1 43 43 09 06
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This "bar" is off to the left of the entrance to the dazzling Belle Epoque Train Bleu dining room in the Gare de Lyon. I find it to offer a wonderful respite from the station's hectic activity below. Big Ben proved to be the perfect...More

Thank Rumples
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Reviewed December 12, 2017

I visited it with a colleague while waiting for a train. We had to wait 10 minutes to have a seat, we choose an espresso forte (€ 6) and a grapefruit juive (€ 8,50) Nice pricey ambient

Thank Francesco M
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Reviewed March 10, 2017

I see in the reviews a broad spread of ratings for The BB Bar. It should be pointed out that the Bar and Le Train Bleu Restaurant are one in the same -- kitchens, staff, entrance/exit -- just different sections. The Big Ben Bar takes...More

2  Thank vincent13520
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Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

I cannot express how bad this place is. The food is poor and service is beyond poor. The ambience is ok but I also enjoyed being on the street outside so that means nothing

Thank haz699
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Reviewed January 24, 2014

Others have explained: you are going to receive little attention; the order will arrive slowly; and you will pay much, much more than you should [even in Paris]. However, you are in the train station [where you have arrived or are about to depart, and...More

2  Thank Jenny F
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Reviewed April 10, 2012

Came here with my parents on their last morning in town before carrying on to Gare du Nord to see them off - wanted a nice place to have a coffee in Paris, and for the interior I really can't think of anywhere better, the...More

3  Thank IzzBert
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Nearby
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
...More
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