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Les Philosophes

28 rue Vieille du Temple, 75004 Paris, France
+33 1 48 87 49 64
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“onion soup” (53 reviews)
“duck” (42 reviews)
“steak tartare” (21 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28 rue Vieille du Temple, 75004 Paris, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ordered the steak tartare. Savoured it until my teeth met a piece of glass the size of an olive. I told the staff and they offered me free dessert. I took it (This was almost a year ago and I can't believe I didn't write...More

Thank Alberto M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After having read all the positive reviews Les Philosphes was on our list of restaurants to eat at. Having high expectations it was sadly pretty disappointing and all of our meals were very average. I wouldn't recommend this restaurant to anyone who is a "foodie"...More

Thank Susan C
Restorateurlibre, Propriétaire at Les Philosophes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

What a pity, you have only one review on a Paris restaurant and it is a castatrophy. What a pity , your girls use to take pictures of they plates and this time to show readers that you really ate there and how the food...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We were pleased to get a seat for our family of 6 on a busy evening as walk-ins. We were warmly greeted and seating inside immediately, with an open window to the street seating. Our waiter was extremely pleasant and helpful in every way. The...More

Thank ctomac
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in the middle of Le Marais this restaurant is position on the corner of one of the main lanes making this an excellent spot for people watching. The waiter was friendly and accomodating and the restaurant had a nice mix of both locals and...More

Thank Abbey H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the energy of the place, the staff were really friendly (and spoke good english) and the food was great. Like all good Parisien restaurants the tables are all close up next to each other but that is part of the charm and you...More

Thank JPH95
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

classic bistro with really tasty food, very nice and polite service. Good admosphere and affordable prices, good value for the price.

Thank cwclausen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to sit on a patio and people watch good food and service open late night for food and drinks in a cool little neighbourhood

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a tourist realy not friendly and every question is one to much ! When you are local they have respect for you and they are realy friendly and no question is to much to answer ...More

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Restorateurlibre, Propriétaire at Les Philosophes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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131maximq, it's a shame that you haven't posted any proof of your visit to Les Philosophes, as you did for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A pioneer in bistronomy. They serve all the classics of French bistro but can pride them selves of carefully selected seasonal produce of highest standards. With many bistros in paris serving ready processes food, this one is a sure pick for in house cooked meal...More

1  Thank Ragnar F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here at the recommendation of some friends and it was very close to our hotel in the Le Marais area. The food was good, we had the beef bourguignon, and lamb chops. The beef bourguignon was pretty good, and the lamb chops were...More

Thank Travis T
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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12 June 2016|
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Response from Restorateurlibre | Property representative |
Monroe, Better leave your booking on their web side, they reply quickly. All the best
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20 August 2015|
Response from Moville047 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, . As a non smoker I have no idea. Anywhere in the street I should think.
Neil K
17 April 2015|
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Response from Gary0126 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, got this too late. But they're right. Make a reservation. But they get crowded and you might wait anyway!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 rue Vieille du Temple, 75004 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais
  • Neighbourhood: Le Marais
  • Phone Number: +33 1 48 87 49 64
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