Restaurants for Christmas dinner in Paris 2018

You are visiting Paris for Christmas? Good Idea ! Christmas is certainly one of the best period to visit the French Capital thanks to its Christmas lights,its decorated windows,  its markets and mainly  its gourmet restaurant s where you can have a wonderful Christmas dinner.

We have selected for you a list of restaurants or brasseries where you can have an authentic Christmas Eve dinner in Paris for 2018. You can have a reservation for Dec.24 or Dec. 25.

Typical French Brasseries

La Crémaillère 1900

Terminus Nord - Paris
Another typical brasserie very know in Paris, opened in 1900.

You can find traditional French dishes in a typical Parisian atmosphere.
Located in Montmartre this restaurant attract many tourists, but also some Parisians who appreciate the Belle-Epoque interior and the lively ambiance.

Price about 70€.

>>Book your Xmas Dinner at Crémaillère 1900

Le Train Bleu

Le Train Bleu Restaurant in Paris
Le Train Bleu Restaurant in Paris

Dinning at the Train Bleu is an experience that every real Parisian has to live at least one time in his life.

Housed in a former train wagon it is know a listed building . The specialties are le gigot and the sweetbread.

For Christmas there will be a special menu. Price about 120€

1st Floor, Gare de Lyon, Place Louis Armand, 75012 Paris – Mo Gare de Lyon

>> Find there more info about the Train Bleu Dinner

Xmas dinner Cruise by les Bateaux Parisiens

Christmas Dinner Cruise in Paris
Christmas Dinner Cruise in Paris

Have a unexpected Xmas Eve dinner in the Dinner-Cruise by les Bateaux Parisiens. You will have a fine gourmet meal and enjoy an exceptional scenery among Paris Christmas lights. One of the best choice for a Gourmet Xmas Eve Dinner in Family.

Price :145€ (about US$ 150 )

>>book your Xmas Eve Dinner there.


Le Bofinger

Bofinger Brasserie in Paris
Tradition Xmas diner at Bofinger Brasserie in Paris

Le Bofinger is a very famous Brasserie with an historic glass canopy that make the restaurant a listed building .

The specialties are Alsatian dishes and sea food.

It’s one of the best place to have a family meal. Of course the Christmas menu can be a little bit expensive (110€) but it will be unforgettable. More info

5-7 Rue de la Bastille, 75004 Paris – Mo Bastille


More affordable restaurants and Brasseries For Xmas in Paris.


Bouillon Chartier

Bouillon Chartier - Typical Brasserie in Paris
Bouillon Chartier Brasserie

Bouillon Chartier is an institution in Paris ! Since 1896 the aim of the owner is to serve good and traditional dishes without breaking the bank.

It is know a very great brasserie with waiters in traditional clothes , the owners has changed but the aim has not changed. The restaurant is offen busy and it is impossible to book in advance. So you will have to be patient but ones inside the staff is efficient. Price about 30€ for Xmas

7 Rue du Faubourg Montmartre 75009 Paris – Mo Grand Boulevard

Upper scale and sight seeing restaurants

Christmas Eve Dinner Show at Moulin Rouge

Moulin Rouge Christmas Dinner & Show
Moulin Rouge Christmas Dinner & Show

You can celebrate Christmas at this very famous cabaret . For the Dec. 24 , the Moulin Rouge proposes a gourmet dinner followed by it’s famous show “féérie”.



>>More about Moulin Rouge Xmas Dinner & Show

58 Tour Eiffel

eiffel tower restaurant
58 eiffel tower restaurant

This is the other restaurant of the Eiffel Tower. It is a brasserie more affordable with a good traditional French food . Of course the view is wonderful but the with a friendly staff.

1, Tour Eiffel, Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris – Mo Bir Hakeim


Les Ombres

Les ombres restaurant Paris
Les ombres restaurant

This restaurant located at the roof top of the Musée du quai Branly offers a beautiful view on the Eiffel Tower.

It is also a refined gourmet restaurant with good French food.

27,Quai Branly, 75007 Paris, France- – Mo Bir Hakeim or Pont de l’Alma


La Maison Blanche

Maison Blanche Restaurant - Paris
Maison Blanche Restaurant

One of the most famous gourmet restaurant in Paris. Located at avenue Montaigne , the street of haute couture , you will be able to eat on the roof top of the Théatre des Champs Elysées.

The Price for a dinner is about 150€

15 Avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris

Xmas Dinner Cruises in Paris

Christmas Dinner Cruise in Paris
Christmas Dinner Cruise in Paris

One good way to have a French Xmas dinner and a beautiful view on Paris is also to book a river dinner cruise. Many companies have special offers for Dec.24.

You can find a selection Xmas Dinner cruises there



Le Violon d’Ingres

The Violon d’Ingres is a gourmet restaurant where you can have an unforgettable Christmas dinner and it certainly is one of the best value thanks to its chief Christian Constant. Price for Xmas dinner about 150€

135 Rue Saint-Dominique, 75007 Paris – Mo Pont de l’Alma or Ecole Militaire

Le Jules Verne

Located at the second floor of the Eiffel Tower , the gourmet Restaurant offers you a wonderful view and an unforgettable Xmas dinner
1, Tour Eiffel, Champ de Mars, 75007 Paris – Mo Bir Hakeim

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