Fine dining dinner for two in Paris
I am traveling through Europe next month and am ending my trip in Paris where a very good friend of mine lives. He is letting me stay at his place, so as a thank you I would like to take him out for a nice dinner. I am looking to spend 70-100€ per person, wine not included.
I've done some research and have come up with a few places:
L'Atelier de Robuchon
Of these, which one is worth the money most? Also, if you have any better suggestions please let me know. Thanks!
Your first three come in way over your budget, the latter three l am unfamiliar with. Ones you might consider.
L'Auberge du 15
Chez L'Ami Jean.
l think L'Atelier is your best choice and if you order carefully, you can keep your total down easily, but it will still be over your listed limit.
Kei is beautiful-very refined atmosphere with service and food to match. I agree with Sola, but with a much more casual atmosphere than Kei..
Since no one has picked up on 39V, my summary was "very nice, refined and pricy." That is, 118.50 E a couple for lunch, I'd guess 50-60% more for a la carte dinner.
As for the others; at l'Atelier, stools at the counter seems counter to a fine dining setting; my meal at Cobea was very disappointing, I've long given up on Gagnaire & L'Astrance so I guess that leaves Kei which is terrific and fine dining and I rated a 7.9/10 making it #5 in 2011. (Sola was an 8 and #2).