If we missed you on our gastronomic world tour right here, it is in all probability too late… However we have considered all the pieces. For latecomers, dazed and different overbooked Parisians, listed here are one of the best eating places the place you may nonetheless attempt your luck. As a result of in any case, declaring your love in a elegant setting is priceless!
For excellent gourmets: Saint-Germain at Lutetia
Regulars of starred tables and others demanding gourmetswe advocate the restaurant of the one palace on the left financial institution: the Saint Germainto Lutetia. For Valentine’s Day, the Chief Benjamin Brial concocted an distinctive menu together with a glass of champagne, earlier than shifting on to a half-cooked foie gras, a langoustine bathed in a lightweight bisque with coconut milk and lime, a scrumptious scallop roasted in semi-salted butter and eventually the Poultry from the Cour d’Armoise (in puff pastry, pontoise cabbage, black truffle and pearl juice). To finish on a candy be aware, the institution affords the ‘Purple rose‘, a baba infused with pomegranate extract, vanilla mousse, rose jelly & pomegranate sorbet… Beautiful dishes to take pleasure in underneath the artsy cover of the restaurant. For a most profitable romantic dinner, it’s positively at Saint-Germain that you must go!
Valentine’s Day menu costs : 185€/particular person.
Saint Germain at Lutetia45 Boulevard Raspail, 75006 Paris. 01 49 54 46 00
For seafood lovers: Petrus
At Petrus, we like the comfortable decor and subdued environment (the room is lit by candles within the night) that the neoclassical kitchen of Chief Kumar. Fish, meat or risotto, no matter you select, all the pieces is completely scrumptious! For Valentine’s Day, this hype HQ within the seventeenth arrondissement is placing on a giant unfold. We begin the festivities with a number of entrees to select from : a elegant seafood platter, duck foie gras cooked in a terrine, fig chutney, mango and avocado lobster salad or brown crab meat, cream of peas with truffles. That is adopted by a sole meunière (or grilled), golden scallops, a cannon of lamb to die for or a creamy black truffle risotto. To complete off on a excessive be aware, you may go for both the signature dessert: a recent vanilla millefeuille, very mild and ethereal, or the unique pavlova… In different phrases, THE place to be of the Pereire district.
Valentine’s Day menu costs : 149 euros/particular person, excluding drinks.
Petrus, 12 place du Maréchal Juin, 75017 Paris. 01 43 80 15 95
For lovers of high-quality poultry (and truffles): Le Coq Rico
On the event of Valentine’s Day, Antoine Westerman concocted a particular menu the place the black Diamond shall be within the highlight, from appetizer to dessert. On this special occasion, the treasures of the barnyard that we style at Coq Rico, will exhale an intense and refined taste by this marriage with the Melanosporum truffle from Vaucluse. Fastidiously chosen by the Chef in his stronghold, Grignanthis nugget will supply itself to you in its full season and its full aroma.
A la carte: hen cream, boiled egg or pie as starters. Then, to proceed, you should have the selection between the roast quarter of challans, the boiled hen or the tasty risotto. To complete, recent truffle ice cream or darkish chocolate mousse and grapefruit marmalade – the one dish with out truffles on the menu! – for individuals who will not have the ability to take this culinary orgy round this distinctive product. The meal can in fact be accompanied by scrumptious wines chosen by the top sommelier… At Le Coq Rico, the Valentine’s Day menu will give lovers wings and is bound to please truffle lovers!
Valentine’s Day menu costs : 80€/particular person.
The Rooster Rico, 98 rue Lepic, 75018 Paris. 01 42 59 82 89
For followers of fusion delicacies: Fanfan
Situated rue Bayen within the seventeenth arrondissement, Fanfan invitations you on a high-quality gastronomic journey between French and Asian lands. On the helm of the institution, Julien Burbaud, ex-candidate of High Chef. True ardour for Asia (its landscapes, cultures and gastronomy) he brilliantly mixes one of the best native French merchandise with these he discovers throughout his many travels resembling completely different spices, Indonesian kaffir lime, Thai basil… This yr, for Valentine’s Day, Fanfan is providing a dinner in 6 sequences, to that are added appetizers and sweets. To start out: lobster seasoned with yuzu, caviar lemon, black tile, Thai basil, black truffle and eryngii mushroom in a skinny crispy pie, confit egg yolk then a scrumptious sea bass in a tom yam soup, yellow carrot, ginger adopted by an A5 Wagyu Beef from Kagoshima Island… Sakura blossom and sweetheart mille-feuille to share will spherical off this distinctive meal!
Valentine’s Day menu costs : 150€/particular person.
fan fan, 18 Rue Bayen, 75017 Paris. 01 53 81 79 77
To impress: Maison Blanche
White Home stands out with a distinctive setting with a big terrace with an distinctive view of the Seine and the Eiffel Tower. For the February 14th, the restaurant affords a most romantic night. Tempura oyster, langoustine and veal loin, earlier than ending with a farandole of candy delights… Chef Fabrice Giraud imagined a candy dinner with the flavors and colours of affection. This magical expertise shall be accompanied by particular little touches all through the night and the luckiest may even win an evening on the legendary palace. Plaza Athenée !
Valentine’s Day menu costs : 255€/particular person.
White House, 15 Avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris. 01 47 23 55 99
… or The Bustronome
The Bustronome is a parisian establishment that we not current.
For Valentine’s Day, declare your love in an authentic method… on board the well-known bus for a singular connoisseur journey! You’ll be able to then take pleasure in a top-notch meal whereas admiring essentially the most lovely streets and monuments of the capital. On the menu for the night of February 14, you may take pleasure in – along with a glass of champagne, 2 glasses of wine and 50cl mineral or glowing water, espresso or tea – a number of distinctive dishes. Pressed foie gras and apricot chutney, sea bass carpaccio, pan-fried foie gras escalope, pistachio-crusted turbot fillet, duck supreme then neufchâtel and toffee apple to complete off in fashion.
Valentine’s Day menu costs : 190€/particular person.
The Bustronome, 2 avenue Kléber 75016 Paris. 09 54 44 45 55
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