Although they have an A la Carte menu for starters and main
courses at a lunch time, it is their fixed price seasonal market menu that most people go
for and comprises four courses with fresh ingredients available that day.
Located in the heart of Paris near to the Luxembourg
Gardens and the famous Pantheon on the Left Bank of the River Seine in the 5th arrondissement, Les Papilles translates
to Taste Buds in English and is very popular for the ever changing traditional French cuisine, which will definitely get your taste
buds wanting more!
The wine displayed can be purchased to take away, or to be enjoyed with your meal and they
range in price from 10 to 1,000. Although there is an uncorking fee of
around 7, if you have any wine left in your bottle at the end of the meal, they will
happily re-cork it for you to take away.
Some of the dishes on offer range from soups such as quenelle of goat cheese with bacon,
tomatoes, peppers and herbs, foie gras, slowly cooked braised and sautéed pork with young
potatoes, mushrooms and black olives, fourme d'Ambert with prunes marinated in red wine
and creme brulee.
However of an evening it is a set menu four course meal, which some may not like the idea
of, but it certainly works, as Les Papilles is always full and there is a great friendly
and stress free atmosphere, where the only thing you have to consider is what wine to
Restaurant Guide Key Points
This typical bistro style restaurant in Paris is open for A la Carte
lunches from noon on a Tuesday through to a Saturday and evening meals are served up until
10pm on the these days.
The seasonal market menu is a set meal that includes a starter, main course, cheese and
dessert for only around 32.
Les Papilles also have a seasonal basket menu with either a starter and main course for
around 25 or a main course and dessert for around 22.
There are also facilities available for private dining with seating for up to fifteen
guests around our large wooden table where you can even watch a sporting event, have a
business luncheon with presentation or even your own film on the flat screen TV.
There is no particular dress code and you will find it is a place where people return time
and time again.
Address & Contact Details:
30 Rue Gay Lussac
Ile de France
Telephone: 1 43 25 20 79
Fax: 1 43 25 24 35