The venue: Calling all lovers of accessible luxury! If you have always dreamed of trying the legendary duck from La Tour d'Argent, you will love La Rôtisserie, the "little brother" of the Michelin-starred restaurant that serves exceptional products in a more affordable version. The highlight? Its terrace that seems to float above the Seine as it is located right on the edge of the bridge facing Île Saint-Louis, with its red and white checkered tablecloths and its always picturesque retro atmosphere.
On the menu: The menu is proudly indulgent and not very vegetarian-friendly. For starters, you can enjoy duck foie gras with red port and pear chutney (€32) or Burgundy snails with pastis-infused parsley butter (€15 for 6 pieces). For the main course, options include half-roasted farm chicken with poultry jus, roasted garlic, and mashed potatoes (€28), beef fillet with béarnaise sauce, chimichurri, and matchstick potatoes (€47), or duck leg with bay leaf, baby potatoes, and caramelized onions (€29). If you have room for dessert, the chocolate mousse is magical (€10), as is the Bourbon vanilla cream (€12).
La Rôtisserie de la Tour d'Argent is open every day from 12pm to 2:15pm and from 7pm to 10:30pm. Located at 19 Quai de la Tournelle, Paris 5th. © Géraldine Martens