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A la Biche au Bois

#272 of 14,003 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bastille / Oberkampf
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45 avenue Ledru Rollin, 75012 Paris, France
+33 1 43 43 34 38
19:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Mon 19:00 - 22:30
Tue - Thu 19:00 - 22:45
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here with my girlfriend tonight, excellent service and great atmosphere, authentic French, be prepared to spend 2 hours here as plenty of time to digest between courses. I recommend the 4 course menu - beautiful!!

Thank Lucy W
new jersey
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Warm, inviting, delicious, perfect! We thoroughly enjoyed our evening and look forward to a return on our next trip.

Thank camc
New York City
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Winter is the perfect season to try hearty dishes prepared with modern flair, but based on traditional French cooking. The menu is extensive, the welcome is warm and you have the opportunity to sample game meats and fowl that you may never have tried. We loved our choices of venison and quail; both perfectly tender and richly flavored. I've dined... More 

Thank Carolyn
Las Vegas, Nevada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found A la Biche au Bois when I was diligently researching where I should try coq au vin in Paris. They don't have a website, so my hotel assisted with making reservations for us. We ate at 8:00pm on the Wednesday before Christmas and the place was packed! It was such a warm and bright atmosphere, all decked out... More 

1 Thank er2251
Nice, France
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for some typical French food to warm us up in cold and foggy Paris. So after having read the write ups about this place, and the fact that it was only a 5 minute walk from our hotel, we decided to book a table. The down side is that the tables are extremely close together, I mean... More 

1 Thank SunnyNice
San Diego, California
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

My husband and I stumbled upon this place as it was walking distance from where we are staying. The staff was very friendly and accommodating to us. They also helped us with anything on the menu we did not understand (as our French is not great) without us having to ask. The space inside is small, which is something we... More 

2 Thank Adriana C
Brookfield, CT
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

had a great dinner with friends, lovely venison nice apps including salad nicoise. just a really warm hospitable place with +++ service. had a great time

Thank Rick H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Ate here on the recommendation of David Lebovitz's review. Spot on and wonderful in every way. Food was authentic and well prepared (we had kir, the rabbit and the duck pâté, the coq au vin, venison cassoulet, fromage, dessert, coffee, and several pours of goodbye Armagnac from the staff). Speaking of staff, loved this front of house -- it's so... More 

1 Thank Jamie H
Leicester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

So... this place is a little quaint restaurant, authentically French and full of locals. My partner had booked this for the evening - we booked a week in advance and even then the only time available was 7.30 so book early! The menu is traditional which means it's very meat centric. Unfortunately for me, I'm not the biggest meat eater... More 

Thank SarrahZA
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

One of the very best places to EAT in Paris with friendly and cozy atmosphere. Will definitely be back next time, no wonder I forgot my Magritte catalog there! Advance booking recommended.

Thank Vahid S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$5
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 avenue Ledru Rollin, 75012 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Bastille / Oberkampf
  • Neighbourhood: Bastille / Oberkampf
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 43 34 38

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

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Bastille / Oberkampf
Bastille and Oberkampf are lively parts of town made for entertainment. During the day rows of unassuming bars welcome customers for a bite or a drink, but it’s at night this area really comes to life. Students and young professionals fill the busy bars around Bastille and Oberkampf. At Place de la Bastille, crowds flock to the Opéra Bastille in the evening and groups wait for coveted tickets during the day. Towards Republique, skateboarders practice their tricks while others chill out at the square. If you’re looking for late-night revelry, this is your neighbourhood.
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