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Cafe Sud

12 rue de Castellane, 75008 Paris, France
+33 1 42 65 90 52
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (18 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (6 reviews)
“apple tart” (4 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
12 rue de Castellane, 75008 Paris, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We chose café sud as it had an appealing interour and the menu attracted us. A lovely Young lady served us with a smile. Its a pleasure to be served by someone Who seems to enjoy their job. My steak tartare was a perfect portion...More

Thank Joeri V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Where to start. One of the best experiences in Paris. It was my wife's birthday , we made a reservation for early dinner. The food was fantastic, the service incredible, one of the dishes have some ingredients that my wife was allergic to and they...More

Thank humph4u
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We had a fantastic time at the restaurant on our visit to Paris. To be honest, I'm not the biggest fan of hotels recommending restaurants that are within a stones throw, because i've been burnt before. However, this time, we heard the music and were...More

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 15 November 2017

I was recently on a business trip in Paris, solo traveler. I stayed at a great little hotel a few blocks away and "stumbled" on Café Sud quite by chance. When I saw the TripAdvisor logo in the window, I decided to give it a...More

1  Thank beainafrica
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, great atmosphere, good and very nice service. Nicely decorated. Life music on Friday evening unfortunately I missed it

Thank RonV808
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We stayed in the Opera district and checked Trip Advisor for hotels near by. Cafe Sud popped up 350 meters away with great reviews. (Good job Trip Advisor!) This was outstanding for a reasonable price. For two of us with a bottle of wine, starter...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Cafe Sud is located near the Boulevard Haussmann and near a bunch of theaters. The restaurant is very small and I recommend making reservation. I dined on a Friday and there were a few musicians playing jazz. It was fun but unfortunately due to the...More

Thank 120CC
Reviewed 16 September 2017 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
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Graeme M
13 March 2018|
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Response from RonV808 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea the problem in France is that the month of August is the vacation period for the French people and businesses.
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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
30 December 2016|
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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