Celebrity restaurants in Paris
Have you always dreamed of attending the Cannes film festival, but your busy schedule has kept you from realising this dream? No worries, Paris will always be Paris, the place where artists and celebrities live and gather. Put on your most gorgeous “red carpet” dress, and head to where the stars are, in their own high-end restaurants. French film director and producer Luc Besson (The Big Blue, Nikita, The Professional, The Fifth Element) owns three restaurants in Paris.
This gastronomic, Michelin-starred restaurant is located in a beautiful private mansion facing a park, just steps away from the Champs-Elysées. Savour contemporary cuisine in an utmost refined atmosphere. www.relaischateaux.com
20 rue d’Artois-75008 Paris Tel: +33 (0)1 40 80 19 66
The Parisian restaurant of Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, also situated on the Champs Elysées, serves up a multi-cultural cuisine to a clientele of bankers, art gallery owners and neighbourhood celebrities.
15, Avenue Matignon-75008 Paris Tel: +33 (0)1 56 43 40 90
This Italian restaurant is housed in the same mansion as Luc Besson’s film production company. Treat yourself to their famous lunch buffet in a warm and friendly atmosphere. www.anteprima.abcsalles.com
137, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré-75008 Paris Tel: +33 (0)1 45 63 43 43
La Fontaine Gaillon
Gérard Depardieu, a renowned gourmet, runs his own top-quality restaurant. Nestled between the Opera house and the Palais Royal, he offers guests high cuisine, while keeping his prices affordable. As soon as spring blooms in Paris, romantics can enjoy the scenc terrace overlooking a beautiful fountain. www.restaurant-in-france.com
Place Gaillon - 75002 Paris Tel: +33 (0)1 47 42 63 22
Visit designer Ralph Lauren's restaurant, located in a mansion dating back to 1683. Housed inside the designer's largest store in Europe, the restaurant boasts a menu that includes many American specialties: Maine lobster, Maryland crab, hotdogs, American Black Angus beef, traditional burgers and Ceasar salads. The atmosphere offers a genuine country-western style.
173, boulevard Saint Germain-75006 Paris Tel: +33 (0)1 44 77 76 00
L’Emporio Armani Caffé
Italian creator Giogio Armani has his own designer restaurant located in the trendy Saint-Germain des Prés neighbourhood. l’Emporio Armani Caffé has a mezzanine overlooking the deluxe Armani boutique, boasting an elegant, chic décor. The restaurant proposes gastronomic Italian cooking made with top ingredients.
149, Boulevard Saint-Germain-75006 Paris Tel: +33 (0)1 45 48 62 15
Cristal Room Baccarat
An unmissable destination, Baccarat's extravagant private mansion houses a trendy restaurant conceived by Philippe Starck, the ideal place to spot today’s who's who. The venue showcases the most beautiful decor, offering a baroque spirit with large elegant candle holders, huge crystal chandeliers, and rustic brick walls adorned with precious medallions. Take advantage of the occasion to visit the Baccarat museum and see the magnificent original ballroom with all its ornate decorations. To celebrate a special event or birthday, the Cristal Room offers a splendid boudoir with its own private terrace. www.baccarat.com
11, place des Etats-Unis-76116 Paris Tel: +33 (0)1 40 22 11 00