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TOP RESTAURANTS IN FRANCE

Find the best restaurants in France, including Pierre Gagnaire in Paris

The word restaurant, from the verb restaurer meaning "to restore," has its origins in France, so it's no surprise that the country boasts some of the world's top restaurants. Many of the best restaurants in France can be found in Paris, but fine dining destinations can be found beyond the capital in this famous land of food and wine. Check out GAYOT's suggestions for the best restaurants in France.


Paris

Elegant décor and service make Restaurant Lasserre worth a visit

1st arrondissement

Carré des Feuillants

14, rue de Castiglione
Phone: +33 (0)1 42 86 82 82

Le Grand Véfour
17, rue de Beaujolais
Phone: +33 (0)1 42 96 56 27

Le Meurice
Hôtel Meurice
228, rue de Rivoli
Phone: +33 (0)1 44 58 10 50


4th arrondissement

L'Ambroisie

9, place des Vosges
Phone: +33 (0)1 42 78 51 45

7th arrondissement

Alain Passard -- L'Arpège

84, rue de Varenne
Phone: +33 (0)1 45 51 47 33

Restaurant Jean-Francois Piège

79, rue Saint Dominique
Phone: +33 (0)1 47 05 79 79

8th arrondissement

Apicius
20, rue d'Artois
Phone: +33 (0)1 43 80 19 66


Le Cinq
Four Seasons Hôtel George V
31, av. George V
Phone: +33 (0)1 49 52 71 54


Epicure
Hotel Le Bristol
112, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré
Phone: +33 (0)1 53 43 43 40

Laurent
41, av. Gabriel
Phone: +33 (0)1 42 25 00 39

Pierre Gagnaire

6, rue Balzac
Phone: +33 (0)1 58 36 12 50



Restaurant Lasserre
17, av. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Phone: +33 (0)1 43 59 02 13


Taillevent

15, rue Lamennais
Phone: +33 (0)1 44 95 15 01

16th arrondissement

L'Abeille

Shangri-La Hotel, Paris
10, av. d'Iéna
Phone: +33 (0)1 53 67 19 90

Le Pré Catelan

Bois de Boulogne
Route de Suresnes
Phone: +33 (0)1 44 14 41 14

17th arrondissement

Guy Savoy
18, rue Troyon
Phone: +33 (0)1 43 80 40 61

Michel Rostang
20, rue Rennequin
Phone: +33 (0)1 47 63 40 77



Aix-en-Provence

Le Clos de la Violette
10, av. de la Violette
13100 Aix-en-Provence
Phone: +33 (0)4 42 23 30 71



Annecy

La Maison de Marc Veyrat
13, Vieille Route des Pensières
74290 Veyrier du Lac France
Phone : +33 (0)4 50 60 24 00



Bourg-Charente

La Ribaudière features a contemporary setting for the progressive cuisine of chef Thierry Verrat.

 

La Ribaudiere
2 Place du Port
16200 Bourg-Charente
Phone: +33 (0)5 45 81 30 54


Chagny

Lameloise
36, place d'Armes
71150 Chagny En Bourgogne
Phone: +33 (0)3 85 87 65 65


Colmar/Illhaeusern

L’Auberge de l’Ill
2, rue de Collonges au Mont d'Or
68970 Illhaeusern
Phone: +33 (0)3 89 71 89 00


Eugénie-Les Bains

Les Prés d’Eugénie--Michel Guérard
40320 Eugénie-les-Bains
Phone: +33 (0)5 58 05 06 07


Èze

Chateau de la Chevre d'Or
06360 Èze
Phone: +33 (0)4 92 10 66 61


Joigny

La Côte Saint-Jacques
14, fg de Paris
89304 Joigny
Phone: +33 (0)3 86 62 09 70


Laguiole

Michel Bras
Route de l'Aubrac
12210 Laguiole
Phone: +33 (0)5 65 51 18 20


Lorient

L'Amphitryon
127, rue du Colonel Jean Müller
56110 Lorient
Phone: +33 (0)2 97 83 34 04


Lyon

Paul Bocuse
40, rue de la Plage
69660 Collonges au Mont d'Or
Phone: +33 (0)4 72 42 90 90


Monaco

The food is not the whole show at the Louis XV, of course: there's the extravagant, theatrical dining room, the impressively orchestrated service, and the wine cellar.

 

Le Louis XV-Alain Ducasse
Hôtel de Paris
MC 98000 Principauté de Monaco
Phone : +377 92 16 29 76
Fax: +377 92 16 69 21


Pauillac

Cordeillan-Bages
Route des Châteaux
33250 Pauillac
Phone: +33 (0)5 56 59 24 24


Reims

Restaurant Le Parc
Château Les Crayères
64, bd Henry-Vasnier
51685 Reims
Phone: +33 (0)3 26 82 80 80


Roanne

Troisgros
Hôtel Restaurant Troisgros
Place Jean Troisgros
42300 Roanne
Phone: +33 (0)4 77 71 66 97


La Roche Bernard

L’Auberge Bretonne
2, place Duguesclin
56130 La Roche-Bernard
Phone: +33 (0)2 99 90 60 28


Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid

Régis et Jacques Marcon
Larsiallas
43290 Saint-Bonnet-le-Froid
Phone: +33 (0)4 71 59 93 72


Saulieu

Le Relais Bernard Loiseau
2, rue Argentine
21210 Saulieu
Phone: +33 (0)3 80 90 53 53


Strasbourg


Restaurant Buerehiesel
4, parc de l’Orangerie
67000 Strasbourg
Phone: +33 (0)3 88 45 56 65

Au Crocodile
10, rue de l’Outre
67060 Strasbourg
Phone: +33 (0)3 88 32 13 02


Val d'Enfer

Oustau de Baumanière
Val d’Enfer
13520 Les Baux de Provence
Phone: +33 (0)4 90 54 33 07


Valence

Pic
285, av. Victor Hugo
26000 Valence
Phone: +33 (0)4 75 44 15 32


Vézelay

Marc Meneau à l'Espérance
89450 St-Père-en-Vézelay
Phone: +33 (0)3 86 33 39 10


Vienne

La Pyramide
14, bd Fernand-Point
38200 Vienne
Phone: +33 (0)4 74 53 01 96


Vonnas

Georges Blanc
Place du Marché
01540 Vonnas
Phone: +33 (0)4 74 50 90 90


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RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

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