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la baleine

#10,484 of 14,619 Restaurants in Paris}
€€ - €€€French
47 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 40 79 80 72
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good38%
  • Average22%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible16%
21 May 2017
“Jardin de Plantes restaurant”
19 Dec 2016
“Cup of tea to warm up! ”
Open Now
19:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
French
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€€ - €€€
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47 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Food was horrible - animals in the zoo appeared to eat better. All of our meals were covered in the same balsamic type dressing. We were a group of four adults and two children. The girls had the children's menu, and we chose either the...More

Thank twirliewoo
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This is a little more expensive than other places for lunch without the charm. It appeared to be a place people come for celebrations or meetings. I had a salad which was okay but otherwise unremarkable.

Thank noris
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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

I was with my family to take a desert. They didn't ask if we want to eat or only desert. After we arrived to the table and start to command, the waitress start to yell to the guy who conduct as to table that we...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 11.40 and asked the staff who were smoking outside if we could come in for a drink but they said they opened at 12pm and so we had to sit outside as they wouldn't let us wait inside. A shame. At 11.50...More

Thank EricaItaliana
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Pretentious attitude and menu, but average food and expensive food. Not really worth it. Good things: its location (convenient if you are visiting the Jardin des Plantes) and friendly to kids.

Thank Alecronopio
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We visited this for lunch after a visit to the gardens. We both ordered the special which was stuff tomatoes with a mushroom sauce reduction. We thought it was absolutely delicious! Service was very good too.

Thank Peggala
Reviewed 3 October 2016

we went because it is kid friendly.In fact it is. But I would not recommend the restaurant anyway ,since the Food is not really good and overpriced for what you have.

Thank Pittsbourgeois
Reviewed 30 August 2016

lunch at noon monday 30th august, it was a big deception, how could I wait 45' for an hamburger untasty served with no imagination and cool waiter... What a shame for such a nice place to set such bad quality.... They need to work to...More

1  Thank stephane19631107
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Had lunch at La Baleine after a visit to the Jardin Des Plantes. Pretty, conservatory overlooking the gardens. Very popular with families and lunching ladies. We chose the house specialties of beef tartare and cob salad. Both were very good but too large for lunch....More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

The meny looks good - on paper, but does not deliver. The service however is the major let down. When our food finally arrived after a good half an hour, it was cold. And the waiter had forgotten our bottle of wine. Neither quality of...More

1  Thank propellen30
Nearby
Quartier Latin
The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life,
architectural splendour and ongoing merriment. The
small streets are filled with classical buildings,
student bars and lively eateries while the squares are
dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined
by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin
once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which
celebrates the great men and women of France. During
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$48
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Quartier Latin
  • Neighbourhood: Quartier Latin
  • Phone Number: +33 1 40 79 80 72
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