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Les Ambassadeurs - CLOSED

35 B rue Jean de la Fontaine, 75016 Paris, France
+33 1 44 71 16 16
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
13 Nov 2014
“Opulent and Stunning Decor!”
22 Jul 2014
“Excellent All Round”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
35 B rue Jean de la Fontaine, 75016 Paris, France
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Reviewed 14 November 2014

There are few restaurants in the world that are as impressive, opulent, and formal as this one. The decor is reminiscent of a grand room at Versailles. Service is impeccable, and the food is arranged like art on a plate. This is truly a place...More

2  Thank Susan G
Reviewed 22 July 2014

On the recommendations of a number of friends and work colleagues, I visited this establishment on my recent visit to Paris. What a great place, beyond my wildest expectations. You must try their set menu in order to experience the different flavours their food has...More

1  Thank simonsangster
Reviewed 19 January 2014

We ate here on our last night in Paris, having taken advantage of an offer from la fourchette to have a 3-course meal without paying a la carte prices. Every part of the meal was perfect, from the start to end and I would have...More

3  Thank LJC82SR
Reviewed 2 January 2014

Possibly the most elegant of all dining rooms in any city - with a service standard that issecond to none. Our last evening was the end of an era and the hotel de Crillon is now closed for rennovations until end 2015! In the meantime,...More

1  Thank AmbassadeurPrincipal
Reviewed 2 June 2013

This is a really special place due to the atmosphere, service and high quality of food. It is not cheap, but it is worth the price or your euro. A wonderful place to take guests from out of town for that "Parisienne" experience at an...More

1  Thank susanParis_France
Reviewed 26 April 2013

Everything u can expect from a world renowned historical place with first class food and service. It has everything that comes with a 2-star Michelin place (used to be 3stars). Unfortunately it’s closed for renovation until 2015 along with the Crillon hotel it’s located in....More

1  Thank NinaTravel
Reviewed 17 April 2013

I took my fiancee to Les Ambassadeurs for her birthday and we selected the taster menu with matching wines. Each course was excellent and the wine matched well. At the end of the meal they brought out a specially created birthday dessert which was unexpected...More

Thank insane-dj
Reviewed 7 April 2013

The dining room is opulent, the food was very good (not outstanding) and the service was what you would expect in a restaurant of this standard. However, I thought it was hugely over priced. To charge 24 euros for 2 double espresso's is ridiculous!!! The...More

4  Thank bazzafontaine
Reviewed 25 March 2013

Probably the most beautiful restaurant I have ever eaten! As a starter I had the lobster. For main the fish with the MOST delicious sauce ever! And the desert was a Poire Belle Helene. My friend and I were extremely happy and impressed by the...More

2  Thank Malvina31
Reviewed 19 March 2013

I stayed in Crillon last month and dined in the restaurant. Overall very disappointing. The hotel and dining room are stunning, no complants. The menu was very limited and what I had lacked any wow factor you would expect from a michelin star restaurant. The...More

3  Thank Brendan B
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$145 - US$246
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 B rue Jean de la Fontaine, 75016 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
  • Phone Number: +33 1 44 71 16 16
  • E-mail
The Counts of Crillon's former ballroom now hosts a gastronomic restaurant, acknowledged to be one of the best dining venues in the city. The place is grand and majestic, impressive in its scope as well as in the splendour of its Louis XV decoration, performed at the time by architect Ange-Jacques Gabriel: marble marquetry made of six different varieties, sumptuous crystal chandeliers, frescoes on the ceiling. In 2011, the restaurant has received its first Michelin star, awarded to its young and talented Chef Christopher Hache and his team.
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