The canteens of fashion editors…

The Cantinas of fashion editors Mode for Paris Fashion Week

The fashion elite is buzzing with excitement! After the frenzy of Milan, it's now Paris's turn to host its Fashion Week from February 26 to March 5, showcasing the most bankable fashion houses of the moment, from Balmain to Rabanne to the iconic frenemies Dior and Chanel.

An ultimate privilege for the insiders: to navigate between the shows and the most exclusive soirées in the capital, fashion professionals including models, journalists, buyers, and influencers of all kinds can rely on Uber Fashion this year, a free option to facilitate their express travels (hello, quick outfit changes in the back!). Riding in a Tesla with butterfly doors adorned in chrome, leopard, and polka dots, VIPs will even receive complimentary chrome nail art on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. 

To fuel this glamorous crowd, the coolest and most glamorous canteens and restaurants in Paris will once again compete with charm and flair to attract the fashion world and a slew of stylish celebrities. To make sure you bump into them, follow the guide to the most sought-after addresses during Fashion Week...



Daroco restaurant in Paris

The place. Located in the magnificent former boutique of Jean-Paul Gaultier, Alexandre Giesbert and Julien Ross's table continues to attract beautiful people in search of pasta and pizza during fashion week. The extraordinary decor hides discreet corners for staying incognito, especially upstairs with the added feeling of floating above an urban jungle. Say it with an English accent: "It's magnificent!"

Who do we meet? Rumor has it that the handsome Bradley Cooper recently dined on the mezzanine side (imagine if he returns with his new girlfriend Gigi Hadid, who will be present at all the fashion shows?), along with Amina Muaddi and Eugénie Trochu from Vogue celebrating their respective birthdays. At lunch, you might often run into the teams of Celine and Kenzo, whose headquarters are nearby on Rue Vivienne. Last but not least, the divine Kendall Jenner posed for a shoot with her friends for Vogue US.

Food for twigs. Passion for flour reigns here! The black truffle linguine (39 €) is a chic favorite, or share (or not) the Formaggissima pizza with fior di latte, gorgonzola, and smoked mozzarella (21 €). For a lighter option, there's the delicate burrata with vegetable giardiniera (18 €) and the langoustine tartare with stracciatella & bottarga (24 €).

Daroco, 6 Rue Vivienne, Paris 2nd. 01 42 21 93 71. Open every day from 12 pm to 3 pm and from 7 pm to 11 pm.

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Trendy restaurant Loulou

The place. Head to the Tuileries Gardens, adjacent to the Museum of Decorative Arts. This is THE Parisian rendezvous that this magnificent wing of the Louvre deserved : a breathtaking setting designed by Joseph Dirand, all in marble, Saarinen chairs, 60s touches, and Art Deco details with an incredible view of Paris.

Who do we meet? The chic Parisian crowd and neo-coquettes who love to be seen and see others. The fashion elite is also here, often cited as the most frequented place during fashion week! Olivier Rousteing is a fan...

Food for twigs. Truly delicious worldly delights by Benoît Dargère that cater to all appetites, from slender to hearty eaters. Specifically : fried calamari (€26) or a chilled tomato, melon, watermelon, raspberries, olives (€25), purple artichokes raw, aged parmesan, virgin olive oil (€27), truffle pizza (€50), or the fabulous veal Milanese alla saltimbocca (€42). For dessert, indulge in cream-filled chouquettes, to be dipped in chocolate (€15), or share a large pavlova with red fruits (€45).

Loulou, 107 rue de Rivoli, Paris 1st. Open every day from 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM and from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM. 

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Trendy restaurant Montana Paris

The place. Adjacent to Café de Flore, does the iconic Montana even need an introduction? After two years of renovations, the legendary Montana has just reopened its doors with a cocktail bar, a restaurant on the upper floor, and a rejuvenated rooftop in 2023 style under the guidance of Romain Taieb (founder of Doki Doki handrolls, former director of Piaf...). Attention to partygoers: the club's reopening is not scheduled yet.

Who do we meet? You tell us! In its prime, Montana was a haunt for friends of Jean Dujardin, Nicolas Duvauchelle, and Gilles Lellouche. The beloved spot for celebrities has just reopened, promising to attract the Parisian elite, especially during fashion week.

Food for twigs. In the kitchen, Roman chef Francisco Raul Conforti, a talent with experience at Pellicano and under Anthony Genovese, offers heartwarming recipes: wild mushroom tartlet with runny egg yolk (20 €), bar crudo with leche de tigre (18 €), Normandy beef fillet with balsamic vinegar shallot chutney (55 €), and lemon profiteroles (12 €), to be accompanied by a mandatory Negroni or Margarita (18 €).

Montana, 28 rue Saint-Benoît, Paris 6th. 01 88 40 62 50. Open every evening. 

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Silencio des Prés

Restaurant branché Le Silencio des près

The place. In the heart of the Saint-Germain-des-Prés district, Silencio des Prés is the restaurant of the exclusive Silencio club designed by filmmaker David Lynch. It's an intimate hybrid space combining cinema and gastronomy in a festive atmosphere to continue the night until the wee hours.

Who do we meet? Music superstars like Kanye West or Pharrell Williams, film personalities such as Xavier Dolan, and other high-profile fashion critics and personalities like Loïc Prigent, Léna Situations, or the duo Théo & Rémi are regulars.

Food for twigs. At the helm is the young Michelin-starred chef Guillaume Sanchez (Top Chef 8, Michelin-starred restaurant Neso and Neso 2). Enjoy dishes like scallops with burdock cream and rosemary (€24), grilled octopus with fresh herb vinaigrette, preserved lemon, and crunchy vegetables (€42), or mushroom ravioli with rich jus (€30). At the bar, Rémy Savage from Syndicat Cocktail Club tantalizes guests with daring cocktails, with Presidente and Disco Kakigori being the must-tries (€18).

Silencio des Prés, 22 rue Guillaume Apollinaire, Paris 6e. Open Tuesday to Thursday from 7 pm to 2 am, Friday and Saturday from 12 pm to 2 am, and Sunday from 12 pm to 5 pm. 01 40 41 20 20.



Siena trendy restaurant

The place. This is THE new must-visit address of this fashion season : Siena, a slice of Tuscany in the heart of the chic 8th arrondissement. The brainchild of Mehdi Abdelhedi, owner of the unmissable César (12 avenue de Wagram), invites you to an intimate, almost exotic interlude, blending authentic and generous cuisine.

Who do we meet? The biggest celebs of the moment. The Hadid/Jenner clan, Kaia Gerber, cover girl Amelia Gray, sport-fashion icons like Kylian Mbappé and Serena Williams, or even Selena Gomez, basically the entire front-row team.

Food for twigs. Executed to perfection are the grand classics of Italian cuisine: linguine cacio e pepe with pecorino and pepper, served in a pecorino wheel (€32), Milanese veal cutlet with cherry tomatoes and rocket (€37), and grilled octopus with stracciatella, Datterino tomatoes, preserved lemon, and gremolata (€32). For dessert, try the pistachio profiterole (€15) or the guilty pleasure hazelnut churros (€14).

Siena, 35 place du Marché Saint-Honoré, Paris 1st. 01 88 83 00 88. Open daily from 11:30 AM to 2:00 AM.

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Trendy restaurant Bonnie

The place. Just hoisted to the 16th floor of the SO/Paris hotel facing the Seine on the Quai Henri IV side , the new Paris Society address promises to attract fashion fans during this Paris fashion week. With the Ile Saint-Louis at her feet and a breathtaking view of the most beautiful Parisian monuments, Bonnie displays an atmosphere with 60's accents with, on the terrace, a mind-blowing mirror installation by Olafur Eliasson and Sebastian Benham .

Who do we meet? Throughout the week, the hotel rooms will be packed with models , buyers and stylists from all over the world. In the evening, festive address obliges, we will find as always its share of actresses, sportsmen and socialite artists inclined to be seen in the most hype places of the moment.

Food for twigs. Indulgent dishes that won't make you gain weight are the mojo of #PFW. Share a gravlax salmon heart with lemon cream (€28), cod back with spinach and white butter sauce (€34), crispy sweetbread with mashed potatoes and capers (€48), or roasted sea bass with mushrooms and yellow wine sauce (€46). For dessert, order the roasted pineapple with coconut and lemon sorbet (€16).

Bonnie, 10 rue Agrippa d'Aubigné, Paris 4th. 01 78 90 74 74. Open Monday to Sunday for lunch from 12 pm to 2:30 pm, for dinner from 7 pm to 12 am. Bar from 5:30 pm to 2 am, and club from Wednesday to Saturday from 10:30 pm to 3 am. 01 78 90 74 74.



Trendy restaurant Lipp

The place. A decorum and a menu unchanged since the 1930s which welcomes the most prominent personalities of the moment. Its bubbling and authentic atmosphere embodies the capital to perfection, intellectual, worldly and casual.

Who do we meet? Parisian elite frequent the political establishment there, from François Mitterrand to Emmanuelle Macron , popular literary figures from Verlaine to Beigbeder , the most bankable fashion week tops from Kate Moss to Emily Ratajkowski , and even the J. Lo and Ben Affleck incognito on their Parisian honeymoon, like all the eccentric and passionate left bank night owls.

Food for twigs. The certified vintage menu remains timeless. Herring Bismarck (€13.50) and the plate of genuine Parisian ham (€15) showcase dishes like stuffed pig's trotters (€24) or cold quarter-chicken with mayo and salad (€25.50). For dessert, the perfect chocolate mousse (€9) competes with the eternal frozen profiteroles (€12.50).

Brasserie Lipp 151 boulevard Saint-Germain, Paris 6e. Open Monday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 12:45 a.m.


Tawlet Paris

Trendy restaurant Tawlet Paris

The place . “ Make Food Not War ”. In Beirut, Kamal Mouzawak worked to reconcile peoples through the sharing of good and land in his restaurant Tawlet . Now based in Paris, the iconoclastic cook has opened a little Parisian sister to his legendary restaurant in the 11th arrondissement, a “ free table ”, as he likes to claim, where one finds a taste for generosity and celebration, the excellence of the Lebanese tradition and the humanist flavors of Kamal.

Who do we meet? The ultimate fashion gang of Kamal's friends: the great fashion designer Rabih Kayrouz , Sophie Fontanel , Clara Cornet , Pierre Touitou...

Food for twigs. As is tradition on festive days in Lebanese families, the feast is presented in buffet form, where the staff prepares your plate before bringing it to the table: soups, tabbouleh, tomato and olive salad, hummus, stuffed vine leaves, and traditional dishes (€29 for lunch and €39 for dinner). Special mention to the daily vegetarian hot dishes and the sublime white coffee. A must-try: the brunch, like in Beirut, on Saturdays and Sundays (€39).

Tawlet Paris 2 rue de la Fontaine au Roi, Paris 11th. 01 48 06 42 89. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. and from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.


Cafe Laperouse

Trendy restaurant Le café Lapérouse

The place . Since the opening this summer of the Place de la Concorde museum, the Hôtel de la Marine has become the most popular meeting place this fall. Especially its dining room, a new stronghold of fashion and couture in a spectacular setting by Cordelia de Castellane (DA of Dior Maison). Special mention to its interior terrace, a haven of peace and chic.

Who do we meet? Olivier Rousteing , Antoine Arnault, Natalia Vodianova, and of course the Dior team.

Food for twigs. Stars of the menu, the soft-boiled eggs garnished with truffles, bottarga and caviar are sensational. Another safe bet: the croque-monsieur. But unanimously, people come here more to “see ” than to feast.

Café Lapérouse at the Hôtel de la Marine , 2 place de la Concorde, Paris 8th. Open Monday to Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to midnight



Trendy restaurant Oniisan in Paris

The place. It was the headquarters of Christian Dior and his models during his lifetime. The Relais Plaza , the legendary brasserie of the palace, endures in haute couture perfection with a magical and inimitable glamorous atmosphere. After the Ducasse years, the arrival of Jean Imbert in the kitchen creates more than ever the event, supported by the more than perfect service of Marie Sauvage, Parisian figure par excellence.

Who do you meet there? All the fashion fauns of the Marais are already in a hurry, delighted to be able to show themselves as a satellite of the Nodaleto team: the DA of Vuitton Nicolas Ghesquière , Sarah Andelman (colette), Clara Cornet, Emmanuelle Alt , the photographer David Sims, Adrian Joffre (Comme des Garçons) and a daily army of stylists and models.

Food for twigs. More than just another sophisticated sushi counter, Onii-San plays the izakaya card, those famous Tokyo pubs where you come to nibble on small plates and sip beer or sake in groups: glazed eel with sansho pepper and smoked black tea (€31), sashimi of amberjack, trout eggs, miso cream, and wasabi, grilled buckwheat, and mirin sauce (€27), toro sando – an insane XXL sandwich (€28), or an Onii Rice pudding with black sesame crumble, kiromizu sauce, and kinako (€12).

Open Monday and Tuesday from 7 p.m. to 11.30 p.m., Wednesday to Saturday from 12 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 11.30 p.m., Sunday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 11.30 p.m.

Onii-San , 82 rue des Archives, Paris 3e


Le Relais Plaza

Trendy restaurant Le Relais Plaza

The place. The Relais Plaza , the legendary brasserie of the palace, endures in haute couture perfection with a magical and inimitable glamorous atmosphere. After the Ducasse years , the arrival of Jean Imbert in the kitchen creates more than ever the event, supported by the more than perfect service of Marie Sauvage, the Parisian figure par excellence.

Who do you meet there? The All-Paris (actors, journalists, politicians, businessmen) but also the very high-flying American jet-set of the palace, fan of Jean Imbert.

Food from twigs. Imbert has brought Granny's cooking to the brasserie : lobster mayo (€46) and Pont-Neuf apple tartare (€42). For dessert : minute floating island (€28 for two) or fig tart (€36 for two) on every table.

The Relais Plaza, at the Hotel Plaza Athénée, 25 avenue Montaigne, Paris 8th. Open Monday to Sunday, between 12:15 p.m. and 2 p.m., then between 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Thursday Friday and Saturday until 11 p.m. by reservation.



Trendy restaurant Marco

The place . The Water Bar is dead. Long live Marco ! The Parisiennes of the high mourned the closing of the canteen of Colette. Its creator Marc Giami opened the same concept just a stone's throw away!

Who do we meet? Sarah Andelman , Leïla Bekhti , Sarah Lavoine … In short, beautiful people at the gate.

Food for twigs. A menu branded with big names in food: Caesar salad with its famous "Costes sauce" (€20), Mar'co plate (from €19), Sébastien Gaudard's croque-monsieur (€21.50), or Jean-Paul Hévin's cheesecake (€12.60).

Marc'o 4 rue de la Sourdière, 75001 Paris. Open Monday to Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Hotel Grand Amour

Trendy restaurant hotel Grand Amour

The place . The trendy Auberge Espagnole is home to the most rock and roll dining room in Paris. The infernal trio formed by Thierry Costes , André Saraiva and Emmanuel Delavenne receives a high-flying audience there in an atmosphere that flirts with the Palace and Studio 54.

Who do we meet? The tycoon Olivier Zahm ( Purple organizes its fashion week evening there every year), the Kate Moss of tomorrow (IMG and Elite agencies), and all those who weigh in on the fashion sphere.

Food for twigs. House pastrami and pickles (€15), roasted eggplant with sesame and pomegranate (€11), ricotta and lemon ravioli with rocket and almonds (€20), and a tarte Tatin for two (€15) to finish.

Hotel Grand Amour, 18 rue de la Fidelite, Paris 10th. Open every day on reservation in continuous service from 12 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. 01 44 16 03 30.

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