8 Restaurants With A View In Paris, France - Updated 2021

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Arguably as famous for its food and drink scene as it is for its iconic landmarks and art culture, Paris is a true gourmand’s paradise. Indeed, no trip to this world-famous ‘city of love’ is complete without a dining experience every bit as memorable as the many sights that Paris has to offer. And you are truly spoilt for choice in that regard, with all manner of eateries available - from Michelin-star winning gems to vibrant and trendy nightspots. The city also boasts many restaurants that offer fine views - from the dizzying array that look out across to the Eiffel Tower, to ones that are even housed within this stunning attraction itself. So if you don’t just crave good food, but a vista to match, then read on for a list of some of Paris’s top restaurants with a view.

1. New York


Enjoying views of the nearby Eiffel Tower, and boasting no fewer than two Michelin stars, restaurant-goers who opt for a meal in 6 New York are likely to enjoy a dining experience that is as much a feast for the eyes as it is for the stomach. Indeed, chef Jérôme Gangneux sources local ingredients for his mix of modern and traditional dishes. Naturally, the restaurant’s position on the Avenue of New York - from which it draws its name - also makes it a great contender for those seeking to enjoy a meal either before or after a visit to Paris’s most famous landmark or heading to the Champs Elysées. Romantics looking for a special spot for a bite or two will also enjoy its atmosphere.

6 New York

Address: Restaurant 6 New York, 6 Avenue de New York, 75016 - Paris.

Website: 6 New York

Average price for two people: Above 47 USD

2. Les Ombres

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Speaking of views of the Eiffel Tower, Les Ombres boasts a particularly dramatic vista of this most French landmark. The restaurant, which is located within the grounds of the Quai Branly Museum, sits on a rooftop terrace ensuring a romantic setting for a meal with a view. On warmer days, the open-air terrace area will make for an especially romantic place to enjoy a meal with your significant other. The restaurant which offers contemporary cuisine inspired by dishes around the world is open every day for lunch and dinner, regardless of the museum’s various hours but depending on the time of your visit, a walk around to view its collection before or after your meal will only add to the sense of occasion.

Les Ombres

Address: 27, quai Branly, 75007 Paris

Website: Les Ombres

Average price for two people: Above 47 USD

3. Kong

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Perched beneath a dramatic glass canopy that completely encloses the dining area, Kong will make for a particularly memorable dining experience for restaurant-goers who wish to enjoy beautiful views across the rooftops while tucking into the eatery’s mix of Parisian and Japanese dishes. Its position on the fifth floor and wide-open window space, ensures there are plenty of sights to spot during your visit, from the Pont Neuf to the Seine and the seat of Louis Vuitton. What’s more, this restaurant is also home to a cocktail bar which boasts a popular programme of music from talented disk jockeys.

Kong

Address: 1 rue du Pont neuf, 75001 Paris

Website: Kong

Average price for two people: Above 47 USD

4. Le Ciel de Paris

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Ciel de Paris which quite literally translates as the ‘Ceiling of Paris’ fully earns its moniker. Located some 56 floors up in the 210 meters (689 ft) Montparnasse Tower, which was the tallest building in France for nearly 40 years, it naturally enjoys unrivalled views across the city towards the Eiffel Tower and other noted landmarks. What’s more, the restaurant caters to a range of different groups, from breakfasts or business meetings to couples seeking a memorable and romantic fine-dining experience. It also enjoys extensive opening hours that cover all meal groups - from breakfasts at 8 am right through to dinner and doesn’t finish serving until 11 pm. The on-site bar is open even later so you’ll have no problem fitting a visit into your daily itinerary during your travels.

Le Ciel de Paris

Address: Tour Maine Montparnasse, 56th floor, 33 avenue du Maine, 75015 Paris

Website: Le Ciel de Paris

Average price for two people: Above 47 USD

5. Le Jules Verne

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Disclaimer: Le Jules Verne is currently undergoing a face-lift but will reopen in Spring 2019.

Now, how’s this for a view! Le Jules Verne is located on the second floor of the Eiffel Tower itself, ensuring that you not only enjoy vistas from its elevated position but you’ll also generate plenty of additional memories during your trip to one of the world’s most famous landmarks. Named after the famed science-fiction author Jules Verne who gave the world such classics as 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, the restaurant will reopen in Spring 2019. And, when it does, it will be home to a triple Michelin-star winning chef and a menu offering a range of contemporary French dishes. The taste buds are already salivating at the prospect.

Le Jules Verne

Address: Avenue Gustave Eiffel, 75007 Paris, France

Website: Le Jules Verne

Average price for two people: Above 47 USD

6. Victoria 1836


Another restaurant just a stone’s throw from one of Paris’s most famous landmarks and with a view to match, the date in Victoria 1836’s name is a reference to the year in which the neighbouring Arc de Triomphe was inaugurated. Set within a beautiful townhouse, its elegant decor and ambient lighting boast an art deco vibe which has made the venue a trendy place to enjoy a dinner with good company and a fine view. Its late opening hours have made it a popular nightspot, however, it is also open from 8 am in the morning on weekdays, meaning it won’t just appeal to the evening crowd. What’s more, its bar is also home to a wide range of whiskies, so fans of Scotland and France’s ‘Auld Alliance’ should find plenty of fine malts and blends to enjoy.

Victoria 1836

Address: 12 rue de Presbourg, 75116 Paris

Website: Victoria 1836

Average price for two people: 24-46 USD

7. Le Perchoir

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If the magic of a rooftop setting is your idea of dining heaven then the trendy Le Perchoir may well be the option for you. Le Perchoir Marais is just a stone’s throw from the Musée Édith Piaf and was set up specifically to capitalise on its elevated status, which offers a view of some of the city’s top monuments. It has become a popular nightspot among young Parisians. Indeed, such is its popularity that two other venues have since opened, one of which floats on the banks of the Seine. The original venue, Le Perchoir has won plenty of plaudits from impressed former diners who loved the views, the atmosphere of the venue and its beautiful location. The duck preparation was a particular dining highlight for some.

Le Perchoir

Address: 14 Rue Crespin du Gast, 75011 Paris

Website: Le Perchoir

Average price for two people: 13-23 USD

8. Le Georges

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Another venue that will appeal to culture fans, Le Georges is set in the rooftop of the Georges Pompidou Centre from which it draws its name - and which is the home of the National Museum of Modern Art. Its elevated position and huge glass panels offer spectacular panoramic views out across the city that will make for a fine spot in which to tuck into some of the restaurant’s offerings. Speaking of which, its menu boasts a mix of dishes with ingredients from around the globe, from Scottish salmon to Italian-inspired gelato. The restaurant’s setting also means it will not just appeal to museum-goers during the day but those looking for a romantic evening meal looking out over the city at night.

Le Georges

Address: Palais Beaubourg, Place Georges Pompidou, 75004 Paris

Website: Le Georges

Average price for two people: 24-46 USD

9. La Tour d'Argent

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La Tour d'Argent or ‘The Silver Tower’ is located within a stylish historic building on the Quai de la Tournelle and enjoys fine views across the Seine and the Notre Dame Cathedral. It boasts a Michelin star, so you’ll be assured of some truly memorable dishes while gazing out the window. And those looking to indulge in a little aqua vita will likely find much to recommend on the wine menu, for the restaurant has held a Grant Award from the Wine Spectator magazine for more than 30 years. And, whether you prefer to dine before or after taking in the sights, the restaurant’s position right next to the river and directly across from the Ile Saint-Louis means you won’t have to walk far to enjoy the local Parisian culture.

La Tour d'Argent

Address: 17 Quai de la Tournelle, 75005 Paris

Website: La Tour d'Argent

Average price for two people: Above 47 USD

Views as tempting as the dishes

Paris’s famous landmarks and food scene are a match made in heaven. Which restaurants with a view will you pay a visit to during your stay?

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