Lapérouse, opened in 1766, is also a gastronomic institution. Located on the banks of the Seine, this restaurant is known for being one of the most romantic in Paris! La Brasserie Mollard, founded in 1867, is the oldest brasserie in Paris. Listed as a historical monument, it offers a unique setting with ceramics, mosaics and Art-Nouveau-style ceilings.
For a countryside feel in Paris, head to L’Auberge du Père Louis in the Grands-Boulevards area. Food-lovers are in for a treat with the spit-roasted specialities at this Norman family-friendly ‘auberge’, opened in 1903. Here you will find a rustic décor with check tablecloths, and traditional cuisine… La Bonne Franquette, in Montmartre, will take you back to the time of Van Gogh and Toulouse-Lautrec, with its pretty terrace and garden. Moulin de la Galette, nearby, is an old windmill that became the haunt of the Impressionists, then a music hall and then a renowned restaurant.