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L'Ecluse

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Neighbourhood:
Champs-Elysees
French, Wine Bar, European
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15 Place de la Madeleine, 75008 Paris, France
+33 1 42 65 34 69
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12:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Aarhus, Denmark
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155 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a nice birthday lunch here. The portion of tartare is very big, and you will get plenty of potatoes and salad on the side. There is not a lot on the menu card, but the things there are, they do very well! Most decent wine list, and for a bordeaux lover it will be very sufficient. The carbonnieux... More 

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Thank Ptotti
Istanbul, Turkey
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff / Good food / Good wine list / Good location and very value for money / will visit again

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Thank ESubasi34
Stuttgart, Germany
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66 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We stumbled across this small restaurant very late at night, and were pleasantly surprised to find it still open and able to offer a large selection of wines. The manager let us sample a few wines to help us decide which bottle to purchase. We had planned to take it back to our hotel but he was very friendly and... More 

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Ufford, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

on a very cold and wet day we got the last table in the window and drank a glass of port whilst watching all the Parisians eating their lunch. the place is small but surprising intimate for where it is and the food and decor is exactly what we looking for 'very French'. found it hard to leave.

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Thank leanng2013
Paris, France
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397 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is about a smallish meal with an outstanding selection of bordeaux wines. For me, it is the perfect lunch or place for a small meal at the end of a day and lovely glass or bottle of bordeaux. Food is selected perfectly to suit the wines: fresh, delicious charcuterie, fromage, smoked fresh salmon+lentilles, liver pate, pasta with foie gras,... More 

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Thank simmonskUSA
Cleveland, OH
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197 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We went to L'Ecluse for dinner. It was OK, nothing special. The wine features Bordeaux and the list is satisfactory, nothing outstanding on it. There is a garden at the rear which would be very nice in warm weather.

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Thank Grahamarb
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

A perfect place for some real good french food. Their wine selection is excellent. And the chocolate cake is divine!

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Thank Anthony P
New Mexico
1 review
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Louis Henry their Director was amazing. Great wine options and the daily bottle was delicious. Treated us very well and the cheese plate is delicious. Highly recommend a visit.

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Thank e7seed
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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99 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

It's their cheese platter that I first tried 3 years back and since then every time I am in Paris I have one lunch there, also ordering the cheese platter. The selection of cheese is not fixed, and each year it's different. I think it's the season, availability, etc. Staff are very friendly and helpful. I like this small place,... More 

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Thank RabieRafia
ddhyser, Propriétaire at L'Ecluse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your perception of our concept. Your way of thinking allow me to congratulate the Team and and give them the pleasure to do their best. Thank you again More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Landed in the morning after a sleepless overnight flight from the states, walked the streets of Paris so as not to miss a moment and not to fall asleep too early on the first night, and wound up at L'Ecluse much earlier than Parisians are looking to eat dinner. This restaurant specializes in the wines of Bordeaux, and has offerings... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$100
Cuisine
French, Wine Bar, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Place de la Madeleine, 75008 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Champs-Elysees
  • Neighbourhood: Champs-Elysees
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 65 34 69
Description
Since 1978 the restaurants l'Ecluse are the ambassadors of the Bordeaux wines in Paris.

Thanks to carefully chosen bottles and an authentic food from the terroir, a particular attention is paid to the agreement between dishes and wine, for your dining pleasure.

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