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Le Pre Catelan

#120 of 13,817 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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route de Suresnes, 75116 Paris, France
+33 1 44 14 41 14
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For one, no restaurant on earth looks like it and makes any in North America look like a diner. Then its location. With Le Grand Cascade its in the Bois de Bolounge. The chef comes from 2stars, 3starsBoyer, 3stars Rubichon. In 97 upon arrival it had 1. Two years later in 1999 2. Finally in 2007 3. Dinner is hardly... More 

Thank James H
Basel / New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For being such a "fancy" place, the waiters were crossing one to serve the next person, another could not explain what was in the dish we ordered... Food was very good, but the place is quite "stuck up", old world style, without it being able to measure up to the really excellent places it competes with.

Thank aliasJupiter
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I really wanted to like this restaurant but I just didn't. The servers were great and they really knew a lot about the menu and answered all of our questions with detailed answers, and they made sure that we were comfortable and all of our needs were met. The chef is great, too, but I think my problem was that... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

It is very rare to review something were you have to hold your enthusiasm. The lunch at Le Pre Catalan will be in my memories for ever. To start you're greeted by Mr. Chauveau who makes you feel at home. Then the menu offer is superb and the quality of the food difficult to match. All plates are done with... More 

Thank PvM1
Belgrade, Serbia
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Delicious food, nice ambient, great service. Definitely place you should visit and taste great food. Fantastic.

Thank IgorVu
New York
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239 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The setting, service and most importantly the food make this 3 Michelin star restaurant a wish list item for many. We were fortunate to get a reservation and enjoy a spectacular meal. I read some of the poor reviews and feel that for some they do not understand what fine dining is supposed to be and represent. If you do,... More 

Thank ForeFood
Santa Barbara, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located in a very quiet and private area and the decoration inside is elegant. Delicious food and great service, overall a perfect experience.

Thank Tingting Z
London, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

My first visit to the restaurant was in 2000 and it was superior then . I have returned many many times since then during the time which the restaurant enjoyed 2 Michelin stars , and the food and ambience were great indoors and outdoors. The location in th Bois de Bologne gives this mini-chateau like structure a great and sublime... More 

Thank M A
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Le Pre Catelan is situated in the Bois de Boulogne a leafy park in the centre of Paris. It is an island of tranquility in a busy, noisy city. In the past I have been there for lunch and sitting outside was a delight. For dinner we sat in a truly gorgeous and opulent room and enjoyed a wonderful taster... More 

Thank LaurieCoppersmith
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The setting is beautiful but that was the only thing that impressed us. The staff was not super friendly, nor were we overwhelmed with the food. We had the tasting menu and I enjoyed the starters but felt the entree was bland. The wine pairings were a bit off too - nor was the sommelier very helpful. The service was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: route de Suresnes, 75116 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
  • Phone Number: +33 1 44 14 41 14
Located in the heart of the famous Bois de Boulogne, this treasure of French cuisine received 3 stars in the Michelin Guide.

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