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La Fontaine Gaillon

1, Rue de la Michodiere, 75002 Paris, France
+33 1 42 65 87 04
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“oysters” (7 reviews)
“mille feuille” (3 reviews)
“risotto” (2 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
1, Rue de la Michodiere, 75002 Paris, France
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent top notch food and service in this local favorite high end traditional French restaurant. Very pricey but worth it. The servers struggled with the language barrier but the food was exceptional. Enjoy the seafood appetizers. They are pleasing to the eye and palate! We...More

Thank john v
Reviewed 20 December 2017

La Fontaine Gaillon is a fine dining restaurant located in a cosy corner of Place Gaillon. It is the sister restaurant of L'Ecaille de la Fontaine which is just opposite and both are under the reins of world renowned French actor Gerard Depardieu. The ambiance...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We were a party of 6 and the service was impeccable. Amuse bouche was a wonderful bite for each person! The soup was wonderfully creamy. Oysters on the half were salty and plump! I had the sea bass: deliciously crispy skin- soft yet firm and...More

Thank Eastern-Shore-4Life
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This was a winner on all fronts - my party was very impressed with every element of the dinner: food, service, ambience, wine and the sum was greater than the parts. Fish was outstanding as well as deserts. Service was the best I have received...More

Thank Ninja6868
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

My first lunch in Paris was at this lovely restaurant. The pricing is a little on the higher end, but well worth it. It seemed like most people here were on business lunches, so atmosphere was a little stuffy. The food however was amazing, as...More

Thank cheetpo
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Premium restaurant in the heart of Paris. Went there with a couple of colleagues for dinner. Given the size of the group we were offered a set menu with lots of tempting options. Ordered the foie gras and the beef and ended my meal with...More

Thank Chrissharb
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Been there for a business dinner, its location is pretty impressive in a cozy, elegant, small square in Paris. Another extremely positive aspect is represented by the waiters, hundreds, all smart, well-mannered and impeccable. The negative sides: food is rather ok, surely not unforgettable, and...More

Thank Lamberto C
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Food not up to standard for prices charged. Disappointing service. Staff were abrupt, forgetful and cold. Beautiful setting but disappointed

Thank CMC1984
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The fountain in the name is outside and in the summer so are the tables! But despite being outdoors and in the city it still seems quiet and secluded. So, really high quality food, pleasant service and overall a great experience. And fairly reasonable for...More

Thank Hugh D
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Gaillon Place is unknown, even by the most expert in the French capital. Even if your taxi driver brings you there, you are still unsure if you are on the right track. Anyway, this little cozy place is really parisien and you will suddenly find...More

Thank Stanontrip
Opera / Bourse
The neighbourhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle
époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades,
and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here,
modern day workers continue to take advantage of the
legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th
century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theatres, and
cinemas sit side by side with French bistros
predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in
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roger g
14 October 2015|
Response from François B |
About 100€ for starter, main course, dessert and wine. There is a menu at 49€ (choice of 3 starters, 3 main courses and 3 desserts) but only for the lunch and drinks not include.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1, Rue de la Michodiere, 75002 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Opéra / Bourse
  • Neighbourhood: Opéra / Bourse
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 65 87 04
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