Although this restaurant has been refurbished, there are still
some of the original features that remain such as the exquisite staircase made of wrought
iron designed by the French artist Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann.
Situated in the 2nd Arrondissement of Paris being
close to the Avenue de l'Opera and the Paris Stock exchange, the Drouant is frequented by
business people for lunch and has free wireless internet access for their benefit, plus it
is a popular place for an evening meal after being to the theatre or the opera as it is
also located not far from the Opéra Garnier and they serve food reasonably late.
This restaurant in Paris has the benefit of
Chef Antoine Westermann at the helm and he places a special emphasis on vegetables, plus
has marked the return of the famous French hors d'oeuvres, but the Drouant is also known
for the fresh seafood and oyster bar.
For a lunch time you could opt for a three course meal with a choice of starters, main
course and dessert, which is an approximate cost of 43 or you can just opt for the
Plate of the Day, which is known as the Plats du jour and is around 20 and each day
is different for example one day could be poached cod and steamed vegetables with sauce,
then another day could be roast chicken with fries and salad.
However, of an evening there is an À la carte menu and children even have their own menu,
which is 5 per dish, eg a starter, or a main or a dessert - you choose, depending
upon your child and how much they are likely to eat, so total would be no more than
Restaurant Guide Key Points
This restaurant is open for lunch and dinner seven
day a week from September to July but is closed in August.
For lunch it opens from noon to 2.30pm and for dinner the Drouant is open from 7pm through
An À la carte menu is an approximate cost of 70 upwards not including drinks you
This gourmet restaurant in Paris also has a Happy Hour at the bar from 5.30pm to 7.30pm
where certain drinks are only 5.
The dress code is smart business and dressy.
The mixture of the setting between luxury, a cosy atmosphere and Paris chic at a
restaurant that serves high-quality cuisine means that it does get very busy and therefore
reservations are recommended.
The Drouant also offers its patrons free valet parking and free wireless internet
There are five private rooms that are available for hire for special occasions, such as
The nearest Metro stations are the Quatre Septembre or the Opera.
Address & Contact Details:
16-18 Place Gaillon
Telephone: 1 42 65 15 16
Fax: 1 49 24 02 15