The location of Le Chari is just a few steps from the Place de la
Republique, in the 3rd arrondissement of Paris,
which makes it very accessible and is a great place to try some entirely different
cuisine, yet is also frequented by Africans who want a taste of home.
Some of the delights to tempt your taste buds include the Karkandji, which is basically
beef with Ibiscus leaves, the Marara, which is a salad of tripe and kidney, the succulent
Tiep Bou Dienn, which is a dish of fish and rice, grillades of African fish, lamb maffé,
which is a lamb stew cooked with peanut butter and is always highly recommended, plus the
chicken Yassa cooked with onions, peppers, mustard etc is a very popular choice.
Obviously there are many other traditional African dishes on the menu at this fantastic restaurant in Paris where you will always
receive a warm welcome, but these wouldn't be complete without experiencing South African
wines or other traditional drinks such as the Punch of Chari, yet you can also choose from
other world wines such as those from Chile or the Argentina and of course the ever popular
Restaurant Guide Key Points
Le Chari is open Tuesday to Fridays from 11am until 2.30pm and then in the evening from
5pm through to 2am, but is closed Monday and Saturday.
However, they are also open on a Sunday for Brunch from noon, but please do check on the
times when making your reservation as they have been known to change and it appears that
the opening times vary during the winter months compared to the summer time.
This Paris restaurant has a set menu for around
22 which includes either a starter and main course or a main course and dessert, yet
there is also another set menu for around 27 that is a complete three course
meal with a choice of starter, main course and dessert.
However you can also go for the A la Carte option and to give you a rough idea, the
average cost of a main course is 20.
You can also take advantage of the mood lounge African delight at noon on a Tuesday to
Friday where there is a set menu, that is an ever changing selection of items for an
incredible price of only around 12 and includes a starter and main course or main
course and dessert followed by coffee.
Now the Sunday Brunch is actually buffet style, but the above must be booked in advance
and the special offers do change, so it is also worthwhile checking prior to arrival at Le
This restaurant is suitable for all ages and groups are also welcome, plus le Chari can
even organise special events such as parties for special occasions or business luncheons.
You will be pleased to know that not only do the staff speak French, but also English and
The nearest Metro station is the Temple or the République.
Address & Contact Details:
18 Rue du Vertbois
Ile de France
Telephone: 1 42 78 89 17
Mobile: 6 60 94 89 17