Fireside dining in Paris; a quick tour of some invitingly cosy places
Category Flavors and Gastronomy
If you enjoy dining by the fire, Paris has a wealth of places to do so. Looking to be snug in cosy surroundings for dinner, brunch or a drink? The Hotel Les Tournelles offers some suggestions of good restaurants where you can warm up by an open fire with family, friends or just your special one...
Le Quincampe; a soothing ambiance in the heart of the Marais
Located in the heart of the trendy Marais district, behind the Pompidou Centre, Le Quincampe is a combination of restaurant, brasserie and calm and relaxing tearoom where you can savour the soothing ambiance. The decor is an invitation to serenity with its open fireplace, exposed beams and comfortable seating. The menu mixes typically French specialties with the delicacies of the Orient.
78 Rue Quincampoix - 75003
A rural vibe at Robert et Louise
This traditional, authentic and friendly bistro has been open since 1958 and offers all the classics of French gastronomy. This country-style restaurant in the heart of the Marais boasts a vintage dining room with old stone walls and large wooden tables that is the ideal place for meeting up with friends by a cheerfully crackling fire.
64 Rue Vieille du Temple - 75003
L’Atelier Maitre Albert; warm and romantic
A temple of good bourgeois cuisine, L’Atelier de Maître Albert is a rotisserie established by the Michelin-starred chef Guy Savoy. Situated close to Notre-Dame Cathedral, it boasts superb interior decor designed by Jean-Michel Wilmotte. A huge medieval stone fireplace and authentic spit roasters for grilling mouthwatering meats and poultry give it a flavour of yesteryear, but the overall feel of L’Atelier Maître Albert is one of both tradition and modernity!
1 Rue Maître Albert - 75005
La Cave de L’insolite; eat and drink in a joyous atmosphere
The pride and joy of Arnaud and Axel, two brothers who provide a homemade bistronomic cuisine comprised of fresh and seasonal produce, this small bistro has the look and feel of a country inn with its wooden furniture and a fireplace crackling merrily with log-burning flames. A table d'hôtes which also serves as a wine bar, La Cave de l'Insolite is the ideal place to taste fine French gastronomy, savour brunch on Sundays or sip a glass of carefully selected wine.
30 Rue de la Folie Méricourt - 75011
A timeless dinner at Le Coupe-Chou
Nestled in one of the oldest streets in the Latin Quarter, Le Coupe-Chou is a charming restaurant with an ambiance that is both chic and cosy. Housed in a building dating from the 17th century, it’s a labyrinth of rooms with exposed stone walls, each having its own identity. Add period décor, antique furniture and various fireplaces and you have Le Coupe-Chou, an intimate address where time seems to have stood still.
9 & 11, Rue de Lanneau - 75005
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