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Cafe Sud

12 rue de Castellane, 75008 Paris, France
+33 1 42 65 90 52
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (12 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (5 reviews)
“apple tart” (4 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 rue de Castellane, 75008 Paris, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed two nights in Paris. With the choice of so many restaurants we found it difficult where to go. Cafe Sud was close to our hotel and boy what a find. My husband and I had an amazing meal. Scallops for entree were stunning....More

Thank Lesleygmiles
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I randomly found this restaurant and so glad that I did! Cafe Sud is a charming restaurant with incredible food and amazing service. It has a lovely ambiance and it's nice to find a quiet place to enjoy a lovely meal. The caprese salad was...More

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I have visited this restaurant on several occasions with clients and also a couple of times with my wife and we always impressed with the menu which doesn't have a large selection, but there are always excellent options. Their wine list is comprehensive and features...More

Thank RandySpoodle
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This is a mid priced delicious restaurant with fixed menu offerings. Pre theater is under 40 euro and after is 52 euro. We loved everything we ordered and had food envy when things we did not order passed by. I had turbot and four gras....More

Thank travelingworkingmom
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This is my third or fourth time eating in Cafe Sud in that many years, but first time I was there for lunch. Food was fantastic and the meal was the best we had this week even considering dinner we had at one of Michelin...More

Thank Lina J
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Food is fantastic! Jazz music unbelievably good. Owner was present. He was charming and very friendly to all the guests. No better way to start my visit in Paris!!

Thank gladz00
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

It was the only place in the neighbourhood where we could have some rest after a concert. Nice people they are! For they fed us with handmade sandwiches and some sophisticated sweets despite the fact that the kitchen had been already closed. Not a cheap...More

Thank Aleksei B
Jean Luc y, Gérant at Cafe Sud, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017
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Bonjour Mr Aleksei Nous vous remercions pour votre avis élogieux mais il semble que vous vous soyez trompé d'établissement. Café...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017

We happened upon this restaurant on a Friday when they have a jazz quartet playing live. The food was delicious and the atmosphere was great. It was good value for money.

Thank tdn1974
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I had the goat cheese as a starter and the tuna as a main, the food was perfectly balanced, very tasty and delicate. I would definately recommend this restaurant.

Thank LenaMariann
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Good service. I usually end up paying about 40 euro. wine extra. some nights they have a small jazz band, a little too loud when you sit in certain areas. clean, good service.

Thank sierrakh
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16 March 2017|
Response from Jean Luc y | Property representative |
Hello Thank you for choosing cafesud restaurant we 'll be closed between 13th to 18th august Best regards Cafesud Manager
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Jean T
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Response from bryan a | Reviewed this property |
Matts answer is correct, French Bistro relaxed and casual Bryan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$223
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 rue de Castellane, 75008 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 65 90 52
  • E-mail
Your culinary journey starts while seating at your table in a refined and intimate atmosphere. The décor elegantly features soothing colours punctuated by shelves and antique books, which provide added character to the venue. Chef, previously working at the Vivarois, shares his culinary expertise through innovative, tasteful and light combinations- for a gastronomic rewarding experience You will indulge with an inventive and contemporary cuisine consisting of a selection of classic dishes subtly updated through spicy accents. Wine lovers will enjoy intense fragrances and tastes featured in the generous wine list.
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