Le Chardenoux des Prés, the most popular bistro in Saint-Germain-des-Prés

interior of the Le Chardenoux des Près restaurant

Cyril Lignac, dandy of cathodic cuisines and talented star-studded chef was very inspired when he took over this old institution formerly called Le Claude Saintlouis, where "All of Paris" liked to gather.

After a serious lifting, Le Chardenoux divinely renews with its tradition of mundane bistros where one finds a really terrific cuisine, favored by all the socialite Parisiennes, politicians and upscale writers as well as the chic Left Bank locals. Whether sitting with your lover at the bar, celebrating your grandmother’s birthday, out for dinner with a gang of trendy gals or for a business lunch, this address is always a sure value...

We adore: its typically Parisian atmosphere and its up-to-date decor. Suberb marble counter, leather banquette, wallpaper...

On the program of small delights: A fab Croque Monsieur, sebass carpaccio with passion fruit, Black Angus flank steak, béarnaise sauce and killer mashed potatoes, roasted hake with nut butter and girolles mushrooms... YUM ! To finish on a high note: an amazing baba au rhum or French toast to test urgently. To be noted: the sommelier gives great wine tips to be tasted by the glass at reasonable prices.

Starter + dish + dessert at 39€. 45-50€ à la carte.

Open every day from noon to 2:30pm and 7pm to 11pm.

Where to find it?

Aux Prés

27, Rue du Dragon

75006 Paris

01 45 48 29 68

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