Restaurant Lapérouse


Paris, 1766: on the Quai des Grands Augustins in Paris, a private mansion is transformed to sell wine and victuals. It soon became one of the most popular restaurants in the capital, renowned for its cuisine and its private rooms.

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On the Quai des Grands Augustins, the elegant blue façade is part of the history of famous Parisian restaurants, those that have always attracted artists and personalities. It is a delightful dilemma to be seen dining at Lapérouse, or to arrange an intimate moment in one of its fabulous salons.

House of pleasure since 1766

The first owner had a brilliant idea when he decided to transform the servants' rooms on the first floor into private rooms. This arrangement made, and still makes, Lapérouse one of a kind.

During the 19th century, the Parisian intelligentsia flocked to this restaurant. The greatest French writers of the time spent happy hours there, while rich gentlemen booked salons for romantic rendezvous. Legend has it that the "cocottes" scratched the mirrors on the walls to check the quality of the diamonds offered by their patrons.
Later on, many other celebrities continued to maintain the reputation of this House of Pleasure.

Such discreet salons…

The incredible decor and frescoes were completely renovated in 2019. Everyone can dine in the main hall or privately reserve one of the 10 salons with evocative names: La belle Otéro, Les Amours, or the Astrolabe, whose ceiling is painted with a giant map of the world. A candlelit dinner for two or a formal table for 30 people, you will spend a unique moment in these salons, true to the French art of living.

First three-star restaurant

The excellence of its cuisine earned Lapérouse the distinction of being the first restaurant to be awarded three stars in the Michelin guide, in 1933. Its prestigious wine cellar provides enhancement to the dishes of Chef Jean-Pierre Vigato or the desserts of Christophe Michalak.

And if your steps lead you to the Place de la Concorde, enjoy a timeless break at the Café Lapérouse, located in the main courtyard of the Hôtel de la Marine.

A theatre of haute French cuisine, Lapérouse is one of those mythical places that embody the memory of Paris.

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51 quai des Grands Augustins
75006 Paris 6ème

    Days and opening hours

    Every day throughout the year between 7.30 pm and 2 am. Closed on Sunday.



    Spoken languages

    • French
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    51 quai des Grands Augustins
    75006 Paris 6ème

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