Paris, a city of romance, fashion and of course, indulgent food. Celebrate all things epicurean in the City of Lights this winter with our pick of the coolest 5 gourmet experiences to try right now
1 Enjoy a bespoke Michelin-starred menu at Waldorf Astoria Trianon Palace Versailles
Ready for a fine dining fix? At Waldorf Astoria Trianon Palace Versailles, guests can book to sit at the ‘Chef’s Table’ in Gordon Ramsay au Trianon.
No ordinary meal, a bespoke, Michelin starred seven-course menu will be created exclusively for you according to your likes and dislikes – all within the magnificent surrounds of this intimate restaurant.
From €1200. To book, please visit www.explore.hilton.com/luxury or call the hotel on +33 1 30 84 51 20.
2 Dig into lunch on the Ducasse Sur Seine
All aboard! Book a table on the Ducasse sur Seine, Alain Ducasse’s latest project, for a floating restaurant experience offering lunches and cruise dinners.
Cruise between Trocadéro gardens and the Eiffel Tower whilst enjoying an array of signature French dishes on the 90-minute trip. It’s only available until 31 December, so book soon to avoid missing out.
To make a booking, visit ducasse-paris.com.
3 Stay snug at La Table du Huit’s winter chalet
Offering refined, generous cuisine from chef Benoît Hilaire, La Table Huit is an award-winning spot found in central Maison Champs Elysees.
This winter, it’s conjured a stunning winter terrace that’s perfect for the epicurean crowd. Designed by Belvedere, the chic winter cabin invites up to 18 curious and gourmet people to live out an exclusive food pairing experience.
Devour classic French comforts – think raclette, tartiflettes, Sardinian cold cuts, Strangolapreti – a traditional mountain dish -, chocolate fondues and more. All paired with decadent cocktails, of course!
Open until 31 March 2019. To find out more and make a booking, visit latableduhuit.fr/en/.
4 Embrace your dark side at Le Bristol Paris
Le Bristol Paris has revealed a secret side to its character with its new Bristol After Dark evenings. Every week, they’re transporting guests through a hidden door to discover Le Bar du Bristol completely transformed in daring after dark guise – and it’s more irreverent and irresistible than ever.
Enjoy original cocktails with bold virtuosity as DJs meld their turntables with a live harp, violins, and electric saxophones. The sleek Bristol After Dark nights bring a new beat to the heart of Le Bristol – adding a chic thrill to the usual cocktail experience.
Every week from Thursday to Saturday, from 8:30pm to 02:00am. Visit oetkercollection.com to make a booking.
5 Try a game menu at Le Gabriel at Le Reserve
Tis’ the season… for game meat. Pay a visit to the two Michelin-starred Le Gabriel at Le Reserve restaurant to try a delicious menu filled with gourmet game delights.
Tempt tastebuds with dishes such as Grey Partridge with green cabbage, juniper and smoked bacon, as well as Venison with a red cabbage dome and tamarind. Meaty, mighty and mouth-watering.
To make a reservation, visit lareserve-paris.com