Paris, the culinary capital of the world, is always buzzing with new restaurants and cafes opening up, serving a variety of cuisines from across the globe. As we move into April 2023, there are several new restaurants in Paris that have been making waves in the foodie community.
Here are five new restaurants to check out if you are in Paris.
[Editor’s note] This is our monthly round up of new restaurants so be sure to check out the May 2023 edition here: 9 new restaurants in Paris to check out in May 2023
Le Flandrin (@leflandrin)
Located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, Le Flandrin is a new restaurant that serves traditional French cuisine with a modern twist. The restaurant has a cozy and intimate ambiance with a mix of contemporary and classic decor. The menu at Le Flandrin features dishes like pâté en croute au foie gras de canard Maison Verot, ravioles de langoustines légèrement crémées, while dessers will see classics like baba au rhum and tarte chocolat-caramel. 4 Pl. Tattegrain, 75116 Paris. www.leflandrin.com
Jòia par Hélène Darroze (@joiaparhelenedarroze)
Jòia by Hélène Darroze is a vibrant and chic restaurant located in the heart of Paris, on Rue des Jeuneurs. The restaurant’s namesake, Hélène Darroze, is a Michelin-starred chef who has brought her unique culinary vision to Jòia. The ambiance of the restaurant is modern and stylish, with a colorful decor and contemporary furnishings that create an upbeat and lively atmosphere. The menu at Jòia showcases Chef Darroze’s passion for cuisine that is both refined and comforting. The dishes draw inspiration from Chef Darroze’s travels around the world, incorporating flavors and ingredients from different cultures to create a truly global culinary experience. 39 rue des Jeuneurs, 75002 Paris. www.joiahelenedarroze.com/en
Flat Bread (@flatbread_paris)
Former Top Chef Baptiste Trudel, a culinary artist trained by top chefs, has fused his street culture and fine dining expertise to create the Flat Bread restaurant. During the lockdown in 2020, while working as a chef at Mordu restaurant, Trudel proposed the idea of offering flatbreads for delivery. The overwhelming response from customers sparked the idea of opening a physical location for this unique product, and two years later, Flat Bread restaurant finally opened its doors on rue René Boulanger on the Republic side and features four a la carte recipes of flatbreads, priced from €9 to €12.50. 5 Rue René Boulanger, 75010 Paris
Le Royal Bar (@leroyalbar_paris):
Le Royal Bar is a new restaurant located in the elegant 7th arrondissement of Paris that serves modern French cuisine. The restaurant has a luxurious and refined ambiance, with plush velvet seating and gold accents. The menu at Le Royal Bar features classic dishes like boeuf carottes, escargots and, if you’re feeling exceptionally British, fish and chips. 212 rue Grenelle, 75007 Paris. le-royal-french-restaurant.business.site
La Chambre Bleue (@maisondelanoparis)
La Chambre Bleue, located in the Maison Delano hotel, is a restaurant that caters to both hotel guests and locals. Situated around the hotel’s radiant, cobblestone courtyard, this terrace offers a year-round escape in the heart of the 8th arrondissement. As night falls, patrons can explore a cocktail menu at the Delano Bar, which boasts an intimate and confidential ambiance. 4, rue d’Anjou, 75008 Paris. maisondelanoparis.com
Camille Fourmont, who also heads La Buvette in the 11th has transformed an old candy shop, located just a stone’s throw from the Gare de Lyon, into a haven for cheese lovers. Here, customers can select from a wide variety of cheeses, including the Tomme du Jura with wild garlic, the seasonal Vacherin bûche wrapped in spruce from the Entremonts valley, and the Rambouillet Saint-Jacques with dried sage. There are also a few rare, raw milk cheese wheels, including a Normandy Gouda molded by Jan Fokker. 3 Rue Michel Chasles 75012 Paris.