Restaurant Le Grand Véfour, Paris

Le Grand Véfour

A historic place and a jewel of French culinary arts, the menu of the Grand Véfour now offers more accessible cuisine, but still as tasty and poetic as ever.

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For more than 200 years, Le Grand Véfour has welcomed personalities from various circles: political, artistic, literary and more. Names such as Victor Hugo, Georges Sand and Napoleon Bonaparte have come to enjoy the restaurant's superb facilities and the excellence of its menu.

A prestigious setting

When the sun wins the battle against the clouds, the terrace of the Grand Véfour winks seductively at all passers-by. The restaurant’s façade, which is aligned with the Royal Palace Gardens, is impressive to architecture buffs.

Inside, when you see the spacious rooms on the ground floor, one word comes to mind: elegance. The Directoire style**, typical of the late 18th century, takes you back to the restaurant's past, without clashing with the present. Mirrors, gilding and chandeliers make the place and the guests' eyes sparkle. It is impossible to remain indifferent in such sumptuous historical decor.

In a completely different, more refined register, the restaurant's modern lounge welcomes you to an intimate setting, surrounded by the works of Madame Claudine Drai.

The gourmet restaurant par excellence

If the art is impressive on the walls, it is all the more striking on the plates. Chef Guy Martin has been running things at the Grand Véfour since 1991 to the great pleasure of those who love high dining.

In 2000, his culinary selections placed the restaurant among the elite three-star establishments. But in 2019, the direction changed. Guy Martin decided to create a more accessible menu with the look of a French market. Although less sophisticated, the chef's dishes have lost none of their quality. Gourmets will find or rediscover the generous, poetic soul of the artist and his subtle, simple and creative cuisine.

Paris Region has many gourmet restaurants capable of delighting the most demanding epicureans. Some of them, like the Grand Véfour, are places where a wealth of flavours meets the riches of history.

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17 Rue de Beaujolais
75001 Paris 1er

    Days and opening hours

    Every day throughout the year between 12.15 pm and 9.30 pm. Closed Monday and Sunday.



    Spoken languages

    • French
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    17 Rue de Beaujolais
    75001 Paris 1er

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