Paris is definitely the city in the world most closely associated with romance. If you are there with your other half, you will want to make the most of the romantic experiences that can be had. Intimate settings are aplenty in the City of Lights, including in restaurants if you are a dedicated foodie. Following is a list of the best spots that guarantee a feel for love.
Located in the 9th arrondissement, this restaurant has been serving traditional French dishes since 1986, and at affordable prices. Adding to the sense of romance is the historic listed dining room, with brass fittings, and dark wood. The mood is further augmented by the vintage pendant lights and snappish tablecloths. Waiters move in and out serving classic condiments and old-school dishes. The recommended entrées here are leeks vinaigrette, and local cheese; it is all perfect for a quiet date night.
This glamorous café of the contemporary style is famous for its delicious breakfasts and lunches. It has heritage interiors, with floor-to-ceiling windows that serve well for a romantic evening. The restaurant only opens during Versailles palace hours. For breakfast, you can have savory bites and a wide range of small pastries. Lunch dishes include Pollock with samphire and artichoke. At teatime, you are treated to ice creams and sweets, sorbets, and soufflés.
If you would rather spend the night in a cozy bistro, then Le Pantruche is worth checking out. Also located in the 9th arrondissement, this local bistro has a warm dining room. Bentwood chairs, brass details, antique mirrors, etc., contribute to the French vibe that every couple is looking for. The menu is Classic French with a small hint of the modern. Dishes that are affordable but stand out, nonetheless, include the Grand Marnier soufflé.
Le Jules Verne
This restaurant is located on the Eiffel Tower’s second floor, and is Michelin-starred. It is a favorite Alain Ducasse destination, which puts together modern French cuisine and breathtaking views of the city of Paris. You get to your lunch by private elevator and leave a throng of tourists behind, which feels great in a city so crowded with them when you are on your private tours Paris.
Le Train Bleu
If you are in love with frescoes and brass-and-wood interiors, this is the place for you. Located at the Gare de Lyon station, this place opens daily for lunch and dinner, and has been a well-known spot since 1901. It serves classic French food and visiting the place during your Paris tours would surely be a memorable experience.