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Le Pre Catelan - CLOSED

Avenida Atlantica 4240 | Hotel Sofitel Rio De Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-900, Brazil
+55 21 2525-1160
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
1 Oct 2016
“Exquisite food, great service!”
28 Jul 2016
“Great food, but a bit too formal”
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Avenida Atlantica 4240 | Hotel Sofitel Rio De Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-900, Brazil
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Reviewed 31 January 2014

This restaurant has an "Amazonia" tasting menu that consists of approx. 12 courses of dishes prepared with ingredients unique to the Amazon. For all you foodies, don't miss this! Very interesting and everything was amazingly good.

3  Thank Dunhams
Reviewed 27 January 2014

The restaurant offers a 10-course tasting menu that is built on many unique Amazonian fruits, herbs, and fish, and adds up to a real firework of unusual flavors. The portions are well designed - we neither left hungry nor totally stuffed up, just exceedingly happy...More

3  Thank biz_world-traveler_d
Reviewed 31 December 2013

We really enjoyed our meal at Le Pre Catelan. We started with the Trio of Foie Gras, which was excellent. For the main course, we decided to be adventurous and tried the Robalo fish (which was translated on the menu as "Sea Bass" but which...More

1  Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 23 December 2013

Located within the Sofitel hotel Copacabana. Typical french food of excellent quality! Good service.

Thank Pep F
Reviewed 22 December 2013 via mobile

We've been there this week. First the view is amazing you can see the beaches of copacabana. The food is good we had a sea food trilogy and a tournedos. Classic french cuisine. No bad surprises. The service is excellent also. We enjoyed our dinner...More

2  Thank Ilane2001
Reviewed 20 December 2013

Located within the Sofitel Hotel, this restaurant with a Michelin-quality chef, provides exquisite dining with very good views overlooking Copacabana Beach. Everything is impeccable - the table settings, the food and the service. We started with complimentary amuse bouches. One chose the trio of crustaceans...More

1  Thank mw741002
Reviewed 14 November 2013

I booked a table 20 days in advance on occasion of our 50th. wedding anniversary , fact which I stated. Upon arrival, we were proposed a table with no view and all by ourselves, arguing all the rest were booked.After a very unpleasant situation ,...More

2  Thank MAGN
Reviewed 6 November 2013

This is the kind of place that would like to have a Michelin star. It has the beautiful location with a view over the beach, excellent French - inspired food, the amusements between courses, the quiet ambience, and a quite decent wine list. I don't...More

Thank JaneStockholm
Reviewed 5 November 2013 via mobile

I've been at Le Pre Catalan in an ordinary monday night, expecting to finaly taste the food of one of the greatest french chefs in Brazil. But nothing I write down here could nearly describe the experience I had there. A kind and flawless stuff...More

Thank daniel_souza
Reviewed 14 October 2013

My husband and I went there for a dinner. It is inside Sofitel Copacabana. My husband ordered the tasting menu (R190) and I the Amazonia (R260). The food was traditional French (even the Amazonia menu - exotic ingredients but French taste) and some dishes were...More

Thank NNJTaiwan
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional
and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood
is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and
traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of
everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs,
chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and
more live side-by-side. There are options for all
price points and tastes. However, the most powerful
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Atlantica 4240 | Hotel Sofitel Rio De Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-900, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighbourhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2525-1160
For us, gastronomy is art de la cuisine and flavors, presentation, service and ambience are paramount. All this is taken into consideration to create a culinary concept where food is an essential ingredient for an unforgettable experience. The Le Pre Catelan restaurant has been named one of the top 10 hotel restaurants in the world by Hotel World magazine. Modern decor and views over Copacabana. Our menu changes every 2 weeks.
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