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Oct 26, 2010 11:01 AM

Is there a kind soul who could help me with a reservation at Les Papilles?

My French is admittedly bad, but passable, and so far I've been able to make reservations in French at most restaurants I want to go to in December in Paris. (Except Frenchie, which has this outgoing message that I can't quite understand.)

I'm struggling with Les Papilles. I've tried three times now, and each time a very nice man tells me to call back in the morning at 9:00 am when there is someone who speaks English. The only problem is that it's midnight in Los Angeles (where I live) and I don't have access to a land line at the time, and my calling card does not work on my cell phone.

So, if you are fluent in French (or simply much better in French than I am) and you are game to make me a reservation, please let me know and we can exchange e-mails and I'll send you pertinent information including calling card information.


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  1. Or more simply, you can just send Bertrand an email. He is very good at answering immediately.


    4 Replies
    1. re: mangeur

      Hi Mangeur - I was afraid that reservations would not be accepted over e-mail. E-mail would be easiest for me, so I'll do it. Thank you.

      Just to confirm, is there an underscore between "les" and "papilles" ?

      1. re: Ingrid Ingrid

        Good point. I had copied and pasted it directly from the website. After your question, I went back to my "previous recipient" mailbox and found is thus:

        i.e., no space between les and papilles

      2. re: mangeur

        Mangeur or others - how soon is too soon to email for a reservation? Is it like some that require many months or better just a few weeks before? Shooting for November & don't want to miss a window with the summer holidays. Thanks much!

        1. re: DaTulip

          No need to reserve more than a week or so ahead.