Located in the middle of the rue des Beaux Arts, in the heart of St Germain des Prés, the facade of L’Hôtel appears only when you are standing right in front of it. The place is discreet and sober as well as original and ideal gourmet is eager to have you discover it in the best of conditions! A few words of history: at the beginning of the 19th century the street was created where there once used to be a park belonging to the La Rochefoucault-Liancourt family. The family gave it to the abbey that had been there since the 16th century. And it is above magical and magnificent cellars that the Love Pavilion was built. With six additional floors it then makes room for an exquisite house, now L’Hôtel. Oscar Wilde even chooses it as his Parisian residence, so the place is truly historical. The Hotel itself and its restaurant are full of surprises that will start as soon as you lift your eyes towards the rooms. It is a unique journey that everyone will remember. And then the famous bar, subdued and decorated with exquisite taste. Then the dining room of the elegant restaurant with its slightly old fashioned beauty. A special atmosphere, a bit nostalgic but with touches of modernity that we owe to Jacques Garcia. Let’s continue our journey to the kitchen where there is excellent news in store. Philippe Belissent is giving the place the gourmet touch it was missing! He was taught by Christian Le Squer at Ledoyen among others and this young promising Chef chose to work alone for the first time at Restaurant de l’Hôtel. It is of course natural for such a place to have a cuisine matching the exceptional qualities of the rest. It is inventive and refined and each dish is a surprise. Fennel, guacamole, many forgotten flavours are revealed again by this talented and daring Chef! Dazzling dishes, inspiring and appetizing, they will charm your taste buds and be engraved in your gourmet memory. This is a favourite for ideal gourmet, no doubt about that. The menu was composed for you to discover the place and its cuisine, in harmony with a service that is really attentive. If you come in here, you are in for a journey through time, far away from your everyday life. Enjoy a moment of pure bliss for your senses. If you try this you will give Oscar Wilde the final word « I can resist anything but temptation »!
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