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Clown Bar

#1,426 of 14,619 Restaurants in Paris}
$$ - $$$French
114 rue Amelot, 75011 Paris, France
+33 1 43 55 87 35
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“pie” (7 reviews)
“dashi broth” (2 reviews)
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114 rue Amelot, 75011 Paris, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A Japanese chef in a French restaurant, fabulous service and a great looking bar with ceramic tiles from the 1920's. The tempura sardines were amazing ( squid ink batter), and the pigeon was very good too. Complimented by a fine wine list. You can book,...More

Thank Chantman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a treat to eat at The Clown Bar. We were able to walk over the road from our apartment and enjoy one of the best meals we had in France. A range of dishes share between friends and matched with great wine made the...More

Thank LynneMaree
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Some of the best modern bistros in Paris, amazing food and admosphere. I return everytime im in Paris, the service is relax calm and very proff. Its really a place for foodies.

Thank cwclausen
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The hotel concierge recommended this place and it was great. The menu was small, but there were some great dishes - a great tartar, smoked pigeon, and what was essentially a duck and foie gras wellington. I'd definitely go back.

Thank Memphis_piranha
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I loved clown bar. Sadly this is all past tense. After 3 years of frequent patronage and raving to friends/family, those memories were single-handedly ruined by the clown of a manager who has managed to be the worse service staff I've met in my 5...More

5  Thank Vivian L
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves at Clown Bar. The pork belly was excellent, the lobster very good, and the duck and foie gras pie was great. Service was very good too. Would definitely return...

Thank jledesma
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We devoured an artichoke velouté with sea urchins, a steak tartare with burrata, washed down with their chemical-free wine under very sexy lighting. Amazing what good plonk does to one's vision?

Thank Eli B
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This is modern dining at its best. Relaxed, informal and supremely intelligent. Food and wine are the performers here, and all around there are smiles and squeals of delight. Dine here if you want to be thrilled by small portions of magic. Do not visit...More

Thank GrayWolfAu
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Having tried and failed several times to eat here (too busy, not open) we were surprised to get lunch just by walking straight in. Starter of cucumber with ricotta salata and honey was inventive, but not a 100% successful combo. Main courses: lobster was good,...More

Thank TieOnTheFeedbag
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Had dinner with work colleagues here. This place is a foodie's dream. The veal brain is amazing with a flavorful dashi brightening the smooth, egg-like texture. The pigeon is flavorful -- you want to pick up the gamey legs and gnaw. The lobster is to...More

Thank Lisa R
Bastille / Oberkampf
Bastille and Oberkampf are lively parts of town made
for entertainment. During the day rows of unassuming
bars welcome customers for a bite or a drink, but it’s
at night this area really comes to life. Students and
young professionals fill the busy bars around Bastille
and Oberkampf. At Place de la Bastille, crowds flock
to the Opéra Bastille in the evening and groups wait
for coveted tickets during the day. Towards
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Response from twodivers | Reviewed this property |
Fairly good English.
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Response from Zvante | Reviewed this property |
Just call them, good english spoken staff!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
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18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 rue Amelot, 75011 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Bastille / Oberkampf
  • Neighbourhood: Bastille / Oberkampf
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 55 87 35
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