The interior decor of this fine restaurant is mainly comprised of
wood with dark blue upholstered chairs that creates a sophisticated yet elegant and trendy
setting, which makes you feel like you are on a plush yacht and being nestled in a
district that is filled with government offices and embassies, it is frequented by many of
the top political and social figures.
In fact, situated in the 7th arrondissement in Paris,
at the intersection of Rue Fabert, just south of the River
Seine and the Quai D'Orsay, Le Divellec enjoys a majestic view along the Esplanade des
Invalides and is also within walking
distance of numerous museums in Paris such as the Musee Rodin and the famous Musee d'Orsay.
The exquisitely prepared seafood cuisine combines a sophisticated menu using a wide
variety of fish and shellfish along with Mediterranean ingredients and they even touch on
the spectacular with their lobster press, but the majority of meals are simply prepared to
bring out the true flavours for the utmost enjoyment for the clientele.
You can experience, oysters, roasted sea bass, langoustine casserole with truffles,
obviously lobster but one way is accompanied with coral another as is lobster with
pan-fried duck foie gras, also the pressed lobster soup or lobster basque as it is known
is another incredible dish. Yet there are many others great dishes on offer such as
tuna tartare, turbot fillets, whole-smoked bass and mussels cooked in white wine with a
creamy sauce that has a hint of curry, known as mouclade Rochelaise, and steamed
langoustines in green sauce, just to name a few.
Now with most haute cuisine restaurants in
Paris you will get an excellent cellar for a fabulous choice of wines and Le Divellec is no exception. The wine list
has a fine selection of vintage wines, a great
variety of white wines that include many perfumed with the scents of fresh herbs, along
with fresh red wines from some of the best vineyards and wine regions in France.
However, please do remember, if you are thinking about enjoying one their glorious
desserts, then this does have to be ordered at the start of the meal when you are ordering
Restaurant Guide Key Points
Le Divellec is open on Monday to Friday from noon until 2pm and from 7.30pm through to
However, it is closed on a Saturday and Sunday and between Christmas and New Year's Day.
The dress code is smart and reservations are required, but you will be pleased to know
that the languages English and Spanish are also spoken.
There are a few set menu options for 160, 170 and 180 without drinks or
you can choose the A la Carte option, but bear in mind that the cost of a main course is
around 100 upwards, but then again, this is what you would expect from a Michelin
starred Paris restaurant.
The nearest Metro station is The Invalides on lines 8 and 13.
Address & Contact Details:
107 Rue de l'Universite (Angle Fabert)
Esplanade des Invalides
Telephone: 1 45 51 91 96
Fax: 1 45 51 31 75