Paris has its share of fine dining restaurants, for sure. But, where do we go if we visit the City of Love during summertime? Many restaurants in Paris have nice terraces, but some of them are simply amazing:
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The imperial colonnades of the Grand Palace are home to a unique place – a three stars Michelin restaurant known as Mini Palais. Some call it the „royal canteen", others think it serves overpriced dishes, while those who understand the art of gastronomy will explain you that this a true chef restaurant. And not any chef, but Eric Fréchon. Benefiting from a central setting charged with an overwhelming historical value, offering a friendly and efficient service as well as an appealing menu, Mini Palais made a name for itself among the Parisian foodies. Their recommendations include the fabulous mackerel cooked in white wine and served with horseradish sauce, the delicate cold soup of asparagus with its minty peas or green asparagus served warm with lemon and herring caviar. For desert, you can try a „crazy pot" (red fruits, meringue and ice cream). With such delicious dishes, you might forget to admire the amazing view this restaurant terrace offers over the Seine and one of Paris' most beautiful bridges – Alexandre III.
Many people agree: this is the most chic terrace in Paris. Tucked behind Champs Elysee Gardens, Le Laurent terrace allows you to enjoy a tur green oasis, feeling the fresh countryside air right in the heart of the city. At the next table, some of the French best known politicians, actors or journalists. The veal kidneys with mustard sauce and apples is a marvel. The vanilla ice cream with its hot chocolate sauce, the best in Paris! The service – impeccable. Between dishes, take the time to admire the fountain designed by Hittorff.
L'Epicure is one of the best fine dining restaurants Paris has to offer, but besides great food, here you will also find a dream garden. Eric Fréchon know how to play with ingredients and how to turn gastronomy into an art. Kougelhopf served as salty appetizers, cherries with pistachio cream and kirsch - this is what awaits you at L'Epicure. The landscaped couryard with simetrical hedges and season flowers will make your stay on the terrace unforgettable.