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Les Fables de la Fontaine

131, rue Saint Dominique Send to Phone
01 44 18 37 55
Métro: École Militaire et Alma-Marceau
This diminutive restaurant features the cooking of chef Anthony David.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

Open daily 12.30pm-14.30 and 19.30-22.30; closed winter holidays and one week in August

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Dining room at Les Fables de la Fontaine, Paris, france

Les Fables de la Fontaine Restaurant Review

: David Bottreau runs this tiny yet cozy restaurant to the delight of all. As for the cuisine, Anthony David, a former lieutenant of Alain Ducasse who worked at the Plaza Athénée and Benoît, helms the stoves. The dégustation menu at €120 is a real treat, and includes two starters, three courses and one dessert. Exclusively focused on products from the sea, it reveals polished textures and harmonious combinations of tastes, as well as shrewd seasonings. Scallops are cut into tartare and carpaccio with black truffle and a sea urchin moss. They reappear later during the meal, but this time roast, under a crust of minced pork. Some ingredients are simply magnified, such as the crusty langoustine with basil sauce and the jellied oyster with an algae tartare and caviar. Wrapped in ravioli, hermit crab is served with scampi consommé, while three parts of a swordfish come with different creams, flavored with mushrooms, scampi and poultry. To finish it all, a shortbread biscuit coated with Mandarin slices and emulsion accompanies an Amaretto cream and a fromage blanc sherbet. Attentive service and substantial wine list.

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