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Ferme Saint-Simon, Paris

Ferme Saint-Simon - Paris, France
Ferme Saint-Simon
6 rue de Saint-Simon, Paris, France 75007Map
+33 1 4548 3574
Neighborhood: 7th Arrondissement
Cuisine: French
Overview

Tucked away in a small street behind the Assemblé Nationale and the French Ministry of the Defense, this old-fashioned, rustic restaurant is a must-visit. Wooden ceiling beams, mustard silk walls, old leather chairs and individual lamps on each table make the ambience cozy and intimate. Hearty traditional fare includes beef you can cut with a spoon. The patron Francis Vandenhende, studied under the famous Gaston Lenôtre. His desserts are exquisite. Great people-spotting, with journalists, politicians and military big brass by day, showbiz by night. Jimmy Carter, François Mitterand, Boutros Boutros-Ghali and Hugh Grant have all dined here. Service by the short-sleeved, bow-tied waiters is friendly and relaxed, if unhurried. But what's the hurry? You're down on the farm. -Jean Grogan

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Restaurant General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Friday from 11:00 AM to 03:00 PM, Monday to Friday from 06:30 PM to 10:00 PM, Saturday from 06:30 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Credit Cards Accepted: visa, mastercard, amex, jcb
  • Nearest Train: Rue-du-Bac
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