The chic designer interior is not spacious, but is modern and
uses a ceiling window that brings in a tremendous amount of natural light, making it a
really comfortable space, where you sit on high bar stools at a very long counter to
experience the surprising and affordable bistro
Situated in the 7th Arrondissement near to the Eiffel
Tower and just along from their other restaurants
in Paris called the Cafe Constant and Le Violon d'Ingres this is a great place to
get a quick bite to eat or enjoy one of their signature casseroles, whether you are with
the family or dining alone.
Les Cocottes does not take any reservations, you just turn up for good quality fresh food
when you want it, and items on the menu could include such things as pumpkin soup, Caesar
salad, creamy scrambled eggs with truffles, omelettes with your choice of filling,
chocolate tart with Chantilly cream, and much, much more.
However, the signature dishes are the casseroles cooked in a special cast iron and enamel
oven to table casserole pot known as a Staub that is famous for retaining heat and
flavour. Some of the hearty casseroles, known as cocottes, which is where the name
of this restaurant came from, include stuffed
pig's feet with potatoes, Carrelet Dugléré, which is plaice and fluffy rice, a shoulder
of lamb confite with potatoes or a vegetarian alternative of seasonal baby vegetables,
plus seasonal specialities that include wood pigeon with a purée of creamy potatoes.
You can even order salads, soups, verrines, cocottes, quiches and desserts to take away
with you, plus Les Cocottes serves tapas in the evening and brunch at the weekends.
So why not go along to Cocottes where you can sip espressos or experience one of their
reasonably priced wines, have a pasty and read the newspaper, munch on a sandwich, have a
more substantial meal or purchase some provisions to take away with you.
It is a whole new concept in this expensive area of Paris
that has become exceedingly popular both with the locals and tourists alike, for a casual
dining experience with everyday food and good quality comfort cuisine, which you will
Restaurant Guide Key Points
Les Cocottes is open every day from the early morning where they serve breakfasts.
The main lunch is served between noon and 2.30pm and the main dinners are served from
They close as 11pm.
There is no specific dress code and Les Cocottes is suitable for all the family, but is
also great if you are dining alone, due to the style of restaurant.
The cost for soup is around 6, a hearty casserole is around 15 upwards and you
can even have a glass of wine from around 3 upwards.
They do not take bookings for dining here, but they do provide a take away service as
Address & Contact Details:
131 Rue Saint-Dominique
Telephone: 1 45 50 10 31