The Boeuf sur le Toit was first established in 1922 by Louis
Moyses, and originally it was located on Rue Boissy d'Anglas, but then moved to Rue de
Penthievre and then in 1941 it moved again to its present location which is on the Rue du
This brasserie is now part of the
Groupe Flo chain that owns numerous other restaurants
in Paris such as the Bofinger and Le
Boeuf sur le Toit is situated only a short walk from the famous Avenue de Champs Elysees in the 8th
Arrondissement of Paris.
With its famous black metal sign and its elegance, people meet up here for a lunch at the bar or to take time out and enjoy a glorious
seafood platter on the mezzanine, plus there is even a doorman at a lunch time and in the
evening from a Tuesday to a Saturday.
Over the years it has been mentioned in books such as Billy Klüver's book A Day With
Picasso, purely because people like Pablo Picasso,
Maurice Chevalier and numerous other famous people were regulars here.
Le Boeuf sur le Toit serves excellent very well prepared and classic French cuisine, with
dishes such as sea bream in sesame sauce or duck breast in honey and ginger that are just
a couple of the specialities on offer, but whatever you choose, you will not be
When it comes to late evening there is a livelier atmosphere and if you decide to eat
late, then there are often discounts on certain menu options, because the food such as the
shellfish would have to be disposed of if not consumed that night.
Restaurant Guide Key Points
The Boeuf sur le Toit is open every day of the week from noon to 3pm for lunch and from
7pm through to 1am for dinner.
This restaurant in Paris is suitable for all the
family but do please remember that smart dress is required.
An à la Carte menu is around 50 upwards without drinks, however there are also
other options available, including a children's menu.
The Boeuf sur le Toit formula menu is 25 and you can choose a starter and main
course or a main course and dessert, which is available any day except on a Sunday or on
The Faim de Nuit menu is 20.50 where you can choose a starter and a main course is
available late every evening from 10.30pm.
The nearest Metro station is Saint-Philippe du Roule, however the next closest and by the
Champs Elysees is the Franklin-D.Roosevelt.
Address & Contact Details:
Boeuf sur le Toit
34 Rue Colisée
Telephone: 1 53 93 65 55
Fax: 1 53 96 02 32