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la baleine - CLOSED

47 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 40 79 80 72
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good38%
  • Average22%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible17%
13 Apr 2018
“Not recommended”
17 Aug 2017
“Disappointing - first time I've given such a poor review!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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47 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

Now called Les Belles Plantes this was a great disappointment. We only stopped for a coffee but our experience summed up this place as one not to be recommended. Our order was taken quickly. The table obviously needed clearing but the waiter simply ignored the...More

Thank Latin1954
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Food was horrible - animals in the zoo appeared to eat better. All of our meals were covered in the same balsamic type dressing. We were a group of four adults and two children. The girls had the children's menu, and we chose either the...More

Thank twirliewoo
Reviewed May 21, 2017

This is a little more expensive than other places for lunch without the charm. It appeared to be a place people come for celebrations or meetings. I had a salad which was okay but otherwise unremarkable.

Thank noris
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Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

I was with my family to take a desert. They didn't ask if we want to eat or only desert. After we arrived to the table and start to command, the waitress start to yell to the guy who conduct as to table that we...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 11.40 and asked the staff who were smoking outside if we could come in for a drink but they said they opened at 12pm and so we had to sit outside as they wouldn't let us wait inside. A shame. At 11.50...More

Thank EricaItaliana
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Pretentious attitude and menu, but average food and expensive food. Not really worth it. Good things: its location (convenient if you are visiting the Jardin des Plantes) and friendly to kids.

Thank Alecronopio
Reviewed October 15, 2016

We visited this for lunch after a visit to the gardens. We both ordered the special which was stuff tomatoes with a mushroom sauce reduction. We thought it was absolutely delicious! Service was very good too.

Thank Peggala
Reviewed October 3, 2016

we went because it is kid friendly.In fact it is. But I would not recommend the restaurant anyway ,since the Food is not really good and overpriced for what you have.

Thank Pittsbourgeois
Reviewed August 29, 2016

lunch at noon monday 30th august, it was a big deception, how could I wait 45' for an hamburger untasty served with no imagination and cool waiter... What a shame for such a nice place to set such bad quality.... They need to work to...More

1  Thank stephane19631107
Reviewed July 19, 2016

Had lunch at La Baleine after a visit to the Jardin Des Plantes. Pretty, conservatory overlooking the gardens. Very popular with families and lunching ladies. We chose the house specialties of beef tartare and cob salad. Both were very good but too large for lunch....More

Thank Rob H
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architectural splendour and ongoing merriment. The
small streets are filled with classical buildings,
student bars and lively eateries while the squares are
dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined
by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin
once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which
celebrates the great men and women of France. During
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Quartier Latin
  • Neighbourhood: Quartier Latin
  • Phone Number: +33 1 40 79 80 72
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