Of course, the Eiffel Tower is still THE place to go for a view. For an exceptional dinner, head to Jules Verne (closed for renovations), on the second floor of the Eiffel Tower, at a height of 125 m. The chic and sophisticated menu was created by Alain Ducasse. You can also see Paris spread out before you at 58 Eiffel, the brasserie with the best view in Paris, located on the first floor of the famous monument. Alain Ducasse runs the restaurant, with one of his chefs, Alain Soulard, in the kitchen.
For an unobstructed view of France’s very own Iron Lady, book a table at Chez Francis, a luxury brasserie in the 8th arrondissement, which offers fabulous views of the French capital’s iconic monument.
Located on the top floor of the Montparnasse tower, the gourmet restaurant Ciel de Paris offers a breathtaking panorama: the Eiffel Tower, the Champ-de-Mars, the École Militaire, Les Invalides, La Défense … At a height of 200 m, it’s one of the highest restaurants in Europe! It serves dishes with an audacious twist designed by the chef Christophe Marchais, all in a futuristic setting.
Designed by Philippe Starck, Le Kong, offers wonderful views of the Pont Neuf and the Seine. Dine in stunning surroundings underneath a huge glass-domed roof. A point of interest: it was used as a location for an episode of the popular American TV series Sex and the City.
Wonderful views of Paris can also be had from the panoramic Maison Blanche (8e), La Terrasse, the roof of the Raphaël hotel (16e), the rooftop restaurant Les Ombres at the Musée du quai Branly (7e), the Georges (4e) on the roof of the Centre Pompidou, the Benkay (15e), on the 4th floor of the Hôtel Novotel Paris Tour Eiffel or L’Oiseau Blanc, on the roof of the Peninsula luxury hotel.