Review on Les Bouquinistes
Les Bouquinistes part of the Guy Savoy group of restaurants is set in an enviable position opposite the the Notre Dam and the second-hand booksellers from which it gets it's name. With it's large picture windows to take in the bustling quayside view of the oldest bridge in France, the Pont Neuf, this chic restaurant is minimalist in style, with neutral colours and large mirrors adorning the walls.
Stéphane Perraud, under the direction of Guy Savoy is in charge of the kitchen and you can expect sophisticated cuisine that follows the seasons. Amongst the starters, witness Issigny oysters, cream lemon, shallot-sherry emulsion or foie gras terrine in red wine served with white turnips confit in a spiced crumble. Mains take in Aiguillette beef, Black Angus, mashed potatoes, mushrooms and red onions or sautéed fillets of sea bass, endive tatin, Jerusalem artichoke puree and citrus juice. To finish try a delicious pear, Belle-Hélène or lemon macaroon and Mojito granita. There is an extensive wine list featuring over 180 wines from many of France's famous winegrowing regions, as well as a choice of 12 champagnes. With a welcoming and discreet service this charming restaurant is well worth seeking out.
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Restaurant Opening Times
Lunch: 12.00 - 2.30pm
Dinner: 7.00 - 11.00pm (6.30 - 11.00pm Sun)
Accepted credit cards
Visa, Master Card, American Express