Nested in the heart of Le Marché des Enfants Rouges -Red Kids Market-, a hidden 17th-century food and flea market in Le Marais district, in which you penetrate by rue de Bretagne, L’Estaminet des Enfants Rouges restaurant is like a farmhouse and is as bobo and tasty as it gets with its free range, sometimes organic and always fresh-picked produces.
Enter the food market, a lively place with a semi-dozen restaurants serving on their terraces fresh local food from the directly from merchants. You can either seat on one of the wooden benches and colourful tables or directly at the counters of the merchants. From Moroccan to Italian, Japanese, Lebanese and Southern French cuisine, we cannot underline enough the quality of the local produces there.
For a romantic, family or friendly lunch
L’Estaminet, among these restaurants, offers fresh oysters opened in front of you at lunch time on the weekends. And they’re delicious with one of the restaurant excellent glasses of white wine. The gourmet food menu changes almost every day. Between the indoor and the outdoor table, and the very warm welcome, you’ll feel at your ease for a romantic, family or friendly lunch.
Also: The place can easily be crowded so come early for lunch (before 1pm). There’s a brunch formula on Sundays. Free Wi-Fi. You can pay by credit card Open from Tuesday to Saturdays 9am-8pm and Sundays from 9am to 3pm. Expect no more than 20 euros per person.
Check out the official website for more information and the updated menus.
You can also only visit the food market and smell the produces from the fishmongers, butchers, wine merchants, cheese mongers, florists, etc.
Where: 39 Rue de Bretagne, 75003 Paris, France
Metro: Arts et métiers, Temple (Line 3), Filles du Calvaire