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Bistro Volnay

8 rue Volney, 75002 Paris, France
+33 1 42 61 06 65
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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French, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 rue Volney, 75002 Paris, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I can't tell you how many times I have walked by the bistro during our many visits to Paris. This time I finally made a reservation and am glad I did. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The service was great and the food...More

Thank Marwalker2
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were sent here by the Ritz Hotel. There was a place for us at the last minute, but almost all diners were tourists. The ambitious menu lets the place down. My pork dish was tough and tasteless. The wines ordered by the glass has...More

Thank HansGH16
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fell on this place per chance. Didn't know what to expect. We were seated by a very friendly Maitre D. The setting is retro but not old. Started with Oeuf Mollet.This is one of my favorite dishes and they made it to perfection. An exceptionnel...More

Thank angelo65Geneva
Reviewed 25 February 2018

In a fairly touristy part of Paris, find a restaurant that local business people know . It is always full. Food is good and service excellent, wine list is interesting.

Thank Marie L
Philippe M, Directeur général at Bistro Volnay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Thank you very much for your visit.

Reviewed 19 February 2018

Lovely meal at Bistro Volnay. I happened upon it by chance and liked it so much I went back the next night. The service is great and the food is fantastic. I love good wine and the proprietor was very excited to discuss wine and...More

Thank TravelhoundPortland
Philippe M, Directeur général at Bistro Volnay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

We are always happy to talk about our passion. It was great to have you with us.

Reviewed 4 January 2018

Very cute classic bistrot. White table cloths, waiters in suits, banquettes along the walls. I think we were the only tourists. The rabbit was excellent.

Thank Jack M
Philippe M, Directeur général at Bistro Volnay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

It is true many of our guest are french. It is, nevertheless, always a plesure to great people from all over the world. Thank you for your visit.

Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

A short walk from the Concorde Metro station past trendy shops in the St Honore area, this small bistro is right behind Park Hyatt. Philippe Marques presides over excellent service staff and introduced us to his excellent wine list chalked full of Volnays and Pommards...More

Thank sunnyboy9
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

The food was good, but not something unique. I think one can find better food in Paris in the same price.

1  Thank Danny D
Philippe M, Directeur général at Bistro Volnay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

I feel very sorry that you find our cuisine that common. We clearly don't pretend to be the best restaurant in Paris and there are some other places that I deeply respect... But still being proud of what we do.

Reviewed 1 November 2017

You know how it is, capital city and restaurants that are stuffy and there is too much faff...well this isn't like that at all. AMAZING food, knowledgeable but relaxed staff who are attentive but not too attentive. Crab starter and scallops sensational and fabulous cheeses....More

Thank Annie1Birmingham
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Once again, a perfect meal, fine and balanced dishes, exquisite fine, very nice chats with the staff. The service is great, the prices are very reasonable. One should keep in fact this address to oneself, given how good it is...

Thank Marcel F
Philippe M, Directeur général at Bistro Volnay, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thank you veru much for your feed back. We look forward to see you again...

Opera / Bourse
The neighbourhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle
époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades,
and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here,
modern day workers continue to take advantage of the
legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th
century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theatres, and
cinemas sit side by side with French bistros
predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in
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Lawrence W
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Response from Sheri T | Reviewed this property |
I would call them, they speak English. Or you can have your concierge call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 rue Volney, 75002 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Opéra / Bourse
  • Neighbourhood: Opéra / Bourse
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 61 06 65
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