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buchja Apr 15, 2013 08:51 PM

Hi,my husband and I will be in Paris the first week in July. after 2 days in the Loire Valley.
In Paris we have restervations for lunch or dinner at :
Frenchie , Le Reminent, Ombre, Au Pettes Sud, and Le Comptoir

We nee a quintessential Parisian restaurant for Sunday, special last night.
We can spend 100-120 Euro per person.

I made a reservation at: : L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon 5 rue de Montalembert but is this small plates?? My husband does not usually like small plates. What is this restaurant like?
Please give suggestions, merci, JB

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    Maximilien RE: buchja Apr 16, 2013 04:47 AM

    There are "bigger" plates as well at Robuchon,

    Restaurant is nice, but only bar seating.

    1. Delucacheesemonger RE: buchja Apr 16, 2013 01:53 PM

      As Maximilien said, dishes can be large. The other Atelier on Champs Elysees is vastly less expensive for lunch, same menu and a 2 Star as well. Were l you, l would remove Les Ombres from my list. It was my worst meal in France in 28 years, the Quai Branly museum, however, is fantastic.

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        buchja RE: Delucacheesemonger Apr 16, 2013 04:24 PM

        Thank you, my friend is set on Ombre, so I get all the other picks. Instead of Rouchon is their another suggestion.

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          John Talbott RE: buchja Apr 16, 2013 04:49 PM

          I don't understand what you mean by Ombre. Do you mean, as Cheesy says, Les Ombres at the Musée du quai Branly which Jacques Chirac was hoping would be named after him? If so, you and your friend need to read the reviews, reports and verdicts - my terribly perspective food critic friend called it “crappy food,” I rated it 1.01 on November 18, 2011 and except for the exceptional view (OK go for a glass of wine at 7 PM) nada.

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