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Cafe Beaubourg

#10,638 of 13,813 Restaurants in Paris
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Les Halles
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43 rue Saint Merri | Beaubourg, 75004 Paris, France
+33 1 48 87 63 96
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09:00 - 00:00
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Sun 09:00 - 01:00
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Quinta do Lago, Portugal
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

If you like cold, ludicrously overpriced food served in a cold and ludicrously Rude manner then head straight to Cafe Beaubourg. We stopped here for a refuel from a morning walking around Paris and please do not make the same mistake as us. I have lived in Paris and am entirely aware that service levels can vary and prices can... More 

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Thank hubbsyk
BeaumarlyParis, Chargé de communication at Cafe Beaubourg, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, Firstly, we thank you very much for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. We are absolutely sorry to read your experience did not meet your expectations. Please rest assured we took all your comments into consideration to improve the service provided to our guests and offer them an unforgettable experience. We stay at your disposal for... More 

Paris, France
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

3 friends. 2 had tea. Mariage Frère tea bags. Neither brewed satisfactorily. Why? Water not hot enough? Old bags? Anyway don't order tea here. They have no idea. The smoothie I had was excellent as were the pastries we ordered: cheesecake, huge profiterole, crème brûlée. Still it's a great location but don't order tea!!

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Thank Artchips
BeaumarlyParis, Chargé de communication at Cafe Beaubourg, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We are very sorry to read this review about your experience at Café Beaubourg, and assure you we will put more efforts in satisfying every guest in the future. The series of confusions you had to experience are not compliant with our standards of service, and we would like to thank you very much for notifying we of... More 

Ely, United Kingdom
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527 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Inattentive staff, took us 10 minutes to be even offered a drink, and I had to go up and ask for menus and some water. The green bean starter looked like someone had microwaved a bag of beans and dumped it on a plate. The steak was mediocre, chicken rubbery. The wine was okay. Once the service got going it... More 

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Thank Superally2007
BeaumarlyParis, Chargé de communication at Cafe Beaubourg, responded to this review

Dear client, We would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent dinner at the Café Beabourg. We are sorry to read that you did not enjoy the dishes you had on that occasion. Please be assured that we have already taken into account your remarks. We hopefully look forward to welcoming you... More 

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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great spot to people watch, have a cup of coffee or a nice cold beer and just sit and enjoy the sights and sounds of Paris.

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Thank Russell B
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The venue itself is lovely and the cave bathroom is pretty cool but this is where I run out of positives. Our food was mediocre at best: gazpacho starter which was ok, chicken with rubbery skin and what appeared to be instant mashed potato with no green or garnish for a main, 3 small cake things for dessert which might... More 

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Thank FuguForever
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Avoid. Our server was polite and prompt, but the food was really mediocre. Plus there were mice on the patio! When I told the server he said that was normal. I'm sorry, but having mice in a restaurant is NOT normal. I understand it was in a patio area, but still...

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Thank shoshanafink
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140 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

One of the guards at the Centre Pompideau recommended this place, which is across the square from the museum. The food was delicious. I had a chicken dish with a tarragon sauce. Great value.

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Thank passionflora
Paris, France
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96 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

sorry besides the terasse was sunny and with a very nice atmosphere in front of the museum Pompidou...the food is correct but not really good and quite expensive...suddenly, 3 mouses( mice) were walking around our table.....they can lick your toes !

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Thank PARISFRIEND
Bradford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

By special request (in advance) they put on a Sunday Brunch for a large group of friends - superb. Great service, fantastic food, good value. Can't praise them highly enough.

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Thank Neil T
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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105 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Cafe Beaubourg is frequented by trendy Parisians and tourists alike. Sophisticated and efficient, a wonderful place to stop, meet, relax, drink and eat. Personally I love their chicken caesar salads.

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Thank gavinareid

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, European, French, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 01:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 rue Saint Merri | Beaubourg, 75004 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Les Halles
  • Neighbourhood: Les Halles
  • Phone Number: +33 1 48 87 63 96

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Les Halles

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Les Halles
Historically the central iron-clad market of Paris, Les Halles has evolved architecturally since then but the pulsating energy has stayed the same. Now it houses the main shopping mall, which nestles underground surrounded by fast-food take-aways and international restaurants coupled with beautiful churches and the old commodity exchange. Parallel to it are the high-street stores of Rue de Rivoli and just parallel to that the Seine. The area bustles with faces from all continents and all ages at all times of the day. If enjoying high-street shopping with easy access to fast eateries and lively bars is on your agenda, this is the place to go.
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