Rising stars in Paris

To be awarded one star by the Michelin Guide is a prestigious distinction. This signifies, ‘very good cooking’

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To be awarded one star by the Michelin Guide is already a prestigious distinction as according to the scale of the famous guide this signifies, ‘very good cooking’. In Paris, 50 or so establishments have been awarded this rating.
Gastronomic critics from the Michelin Guide visit establishments anonymously to judge the quality of products, the standard of the cooking and flavours, the type of cooking, the price quality ratio and the consistency of quality. Demanding criteria that the following establishments have fulfilled with brio, to maybe land in a few years a second star.

Auguste 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant
54 rue de Bourgogne, Paris, 75007

Situated in the 7th arrondissement, close to the Assemblée Nationale, the Auguste is decorated in a chic, colourful and......

Benoit Paris 1/5 MICHELIN

20 rue Saint-Martin, Paris, 75004

Benoit first opened its doors in 1912 and is now one of the last remaining authentic Parisian bistros around. Food lovers flock......

La Grande Cascade 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant
Allée de Longchamp - Bois de Boulogne, Paris, 75016

Mirrors and gilt, a terrace and a rotunda: the sumptuous setting enhances the pleasure of a sophisticated meal at this 1850......

Lasserre 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant
17 avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt, Paris, 75008

For almost 80 years, on the Champs-Elysées roundabout, the restaurant Lassere* has been welcoming diners with energy and......

La Tour d'Argent 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant
15 quai de la Tournelle, Paris, 75005

With a breathtaking view of Paris, Notre-Dame and the Seine, enjoy a unique gastronomic experience where our culinary heritage......

Restaurant du Palais Royal 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant
41 rue de Valois, Paris, 75001

Situated within the Garden of the Palais-Royal, right in the historical, artistic and creative art of Paris, the Restaurant du......


Traditional French cuisine
92 rue du Faubourg Poissonnière, Paris, 75010

Please kindly book in advance! A feast for the taste buds and the eyes from the Japanese chef. Unbeatable value for money.


Gastronomic restaurant
1 rue Pierre Leroux, Paris, 75007

The Michelin-starred restaurant Aida is located down a little street a few steps away from the very trendy Bon Marché Rive......

Akrame 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant
7 rue Tronchet, Paris, 75008

A few steps from the place de la Madeleine and the department stores, the restaurant Akrame welcomes guests in a chic and modern......

Apicius 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant
20 rue d’Artois, Paris, 75008

Cross an enchanting garden, take your seat in the Klimt room or the cosy little lounge, and taste 'the best and the simplest' at......

Carré des Feuillants 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant
14 rue de Castiglione, Paris, 75001

Alain Dutournier, Michelin-starred chef of the restaurant Carré des Feuillants, close to the very chic place Vendôme, serves his......

Copenhague 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant
142 avenue des Champs-Élysées, Paris, 75008

Under the figure head of an enormous portrait of Queen Margaret, the Copenhague is a gastronomic restaurant of the Maison du......

Divellec 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant
18 rue Fabert, Paris, 75007

Le restaurant Divellec, situé à deux pas des Invalides, est une institution du 7e arrondissement. Aux commandes de cette adresse,......


Gastronomic restaurant
91 rue de Grenelle, Paris, 75007

In the chic 7th arrondissement, the restaurant Es welcomes guests in a simple setting. They serve reinvented French cuisine that......

Frenchie 1/5 MICHELIN

Traditional French cuisine
5 rue du Nil, Paris, 75002

A traditional bistro interior with a touch of New York, and a chef who draws on international influences to give French cooking a......

Jin Saint-Honoré 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant
6 rue de la Sourdière, Paris, 75001

Chef Takuya Watanabe is in charge of this 'haute gastronomy' Japanese restaurant. Gather around the counter to admire Taku as he......

L’Arôme 1/5 MICHELIN

Traditional French cuisine
3 rue Saint-Philippe du Roule, Paris, 75008

In the 8th arrondissement. Michelin-starred restaurant L'Arôme serves French cuisine with a contemporary touch, bearing the......

L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon - Étoile 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant
Publicis Drugstore - 133 avenue des Champs-Élysées, Paris, 75008

L'Atelier is an haute gastronomy restaurant run by Joël Robuchon. It is located within the Publicis Drugstore, near the Arc de......

L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon - Saint-Germain 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant
5 rue de Montalembert, Paris, 75007

At this celebrated chef’s Atelier, forty clients take a seat at the counter around the open kitchen to watch the food being made…......

La Dame de Pic 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant
20 rue du Louvre, Paris, 75002

Anne-Sophie Pic, the only female chef with 3 Michelin stars, has opened her first restaurant in the capital. For the decor, she......

La Table du Connétable 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant | In a hotel
Auberge du Jeu de Paume - 4 rue du Connétable, Chantilly, 60500

The Table du Connétable is a gastronomic restaurant inside the Auberge du Jeu de Paume, a 5-star hotel located in the royal town......

La Table Lucas Carton 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant
9 place de la Madeleine, Paris, 75008

This haute cuisine temple has been pleasing palates since 1732. La Table Lucas Carton is a hot spot for gastronomy, mixing art......

L'Agapé 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant
51 rue Jouffroy d'Abbans, Paris, 75017

The name of this starred restaurant, ideally situated in the 17th arrondissement of the capital, comes from the Greek and means......

Le Baudelaire 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant | In a hotel
Le Burgundy - 6-8 rue Duphot, Paris, 75001

2011 has been a big year for the Hôtel Burgundy restaurant: it was awarded its first star in the Michelin Guide. Le Baudelaire......

Le Corot 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant | In a hotel
Les Étangs de Corot - 55 rue de Versailles, Ville d'Avray, 92410

The Corot is the restaurant inside the Étangs de Corot hotel, located in Ville d'Avray, a few steps from Parc de Saint-Cloud.......

Le George 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant | In a hotel
Four Seasons Hotel George V - 31 avenue George V, Paris, 75008

Le George et le Chef Simone Zanoni proposent une carte inspirée de la cuisine méditerranéenne traditionnelle, en version......

Le Jules Verne 1/5 MICHELIN

Restaurant original for its venue or entertainment | In a museum or monument
Tour Eiffel - 2e étage - Pilier Sud - Champ de Mars, Paris, 75007

The chef Frédéric Anton offers fine dining to enjoy along with a view of Paris from the second floor of the Eiffel Tower at a......

Les Climats 1/5 MICHELIN

Traditional French cuisine
41 rue de Lille, Paris, 75007

The restaurant Les Climats is situated in the former Maison des dames des Postes, a building listed as a historical monument,......

L'Oiseau blanc 1/5 MICHELIN

Traditional French cuisine | In a hotel
The Peninsula Paris - 6e étage - 19 avenue Kléber, Paris, 75016

The Oiseau blanc is one of the restaurants of the palace Peninsula. Located on the 6th floor, it offers a spectacular view of the......

L'Orangerie 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant | In a hotel
Four Seasons Hotel George V - 31 avenue George V, Paris, 75008

Le restaurant L'Orangerie est un véritable écrin de lumière en extension de La Galerie à la vue imprenable sur la célèbre......

MoSuke par Mory Sacko 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant
11 rue Raymond Losserand, Paris, 75014

Chef Mory Sacko, a former contestant on the cooking show Top Chef, offers a cuisine d'auteur inspired by Africa and Japan. Head......

Nomicos 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant
16 avenue Bugeaud, Paris, 75016

Les Tablettes, close to Place Victor Hugo, is Jean-Louis Nomicos's first gastronomic restaurant in Paris. The decor and the food......

Nakatani 1/5 MICHELIN

Traditional French cuisine
27 rue Pierre Leroux, Paris, 75007

The Japanese chef at Nakatani - created by Hélène Darroze - loves French gastronomy. The menus change with the seasons and market......

Pur' - Jean-françois Rouquette 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant | In a hotel
Park Hyatt Paris Vendôme - 5 rue de la Paix, Paris, 75002

One doesn't simply become a palace restaurant! In modern and elegant surroundings, Michelin-starred food and prestigious wines......

Qui Plume la Lune 1/5 MICHELIN

Traditional French cuisine
50 rue Amelot, Paris, 75011

This mysteriously-named restaurant is located between Place de la Bastille and Place de la République. The setting is simple and......

Relais Louis XIII 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant
8 rue des Grands Augustins, Paris, 75006

Old stones, exposed beams … in an opulent setting, you can enjoy refined traditional cuisine created by an artisan in French......

Restaurant Gordon Ramsay au Trianon 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant | In a hotel
Trianon Palace Versailles - 1 boulevard de la Reine, Versailles, 78000

Gordon Ramsay has a restaurant with 1 Michelin star in the Trianon Palace Versailles hotel, near the Palace of Versailles. Run by......

Septime 1/5 MICHELIN

Traditional French cuisine
80 rue de Charonne, Paris, 75011

Septime is one of the best restaurants in rue de Charonne, which nevertheless already has plenty! Up-and-coming chef Bertrand......

Sola - Kosuke Nabeta 1/5 MICHELIN

Traditional French cuisine
12 rue de l’Hôtel Colbert, Paris, 75005

My specialities are French and Japanese cusine, and everything merges together to serve food in an ultra-zen, French-Japanese......

Violon d'Ingres 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant
135 rue Saint-Dominique, Paris, 75007

In his tastefully renovated gourmet restaurant, chef Christian Constant revisits the major classics of French cuisine using......

Virtus 1/5 MICHELIN

Traditional French cuisine
29 rue Cotte, Paris, 75012

The ideal venue to try colourful and tasty Mediterranean cuisine in a calm and refined surrounding. The dinner menu changes every......

Yam’Tcha 1/5 MICHELIN

Gastronomic restaurant
121 rue Saint-Honoré, Paris, 75001

This restaurant's slogan is 'drink tea with your food'. Run by chef Adeline Grattard and her husband Chi Wha, Yam'Tcha serves......

Ze Kitchen Galerie 1/5 MICHELIN

Restaurant original for its venue or entertainment
4 rue des Grands Augustins, Paris, 75006

This restaurant done up like a contemporary art gallery serves uncommon fusion cuisine with Southeast Asian influences. As its......