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Le First

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234 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 44 77 10 40
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12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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San Diego, California
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I came here with my sister last week and was so looking forward to having a great french meal at an elegant restaurant as we had loved the quality of the bistros during the day. I ordered the Angus steak and could not cut it at all. It was definitely hard and tough. When i manged to get a piece... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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129 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a quiet dinner in this elegant, well appointed dining room. Service was courteous and pleasant. We enjoyed traditional French cuisine, including rabbit pate, veal stew, mushroom soup and anglerfish in lemon. A cheese plate finished things off. This was accompanied by an excellent wine from their comprehensive wine list. This is a nice place to go for a... More 

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Thank Richard W
Nicolas M, Gérant at Le First, responded to this review

Dear Sir, we thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. We are very pleased to read that our cuisine has been to your taste. It would be a pleasure to welcome you one more time during your next stay in Paris. More 

San Diego, California
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53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We were staying at the Westin and came here for dinner one of the nights. I ordered the steak and foie gras. The meal was very good, but I really loved the atmosphere of the place. It was very comfy and posh. Great romantic dining spot.

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Thank BoysWhoTravel
Nicolas M, Gérant at Le First, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Dear Sir we thank you for your pleasant review. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your diner with us and hope to see you again very soon. More 

Dallas, Texas, United States
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777 reviews
330 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Only had breakfast at Le First, and the buffet was good and pretty much the same thing for the several mornings we were there. You can get a window seat with a view of Jardin des Tuileries across the street, but in January it was a little barren. The buffet had a reasonable variety of things but it was not... More 

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Nicolas M, Gérant at Le First, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we thank you for your review. It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed our breakfast buffet. Do not hesitate to come and discover our restaurant le First for lunch or dinner during your next stay at the Westin Paris-Vendôme. More 

Lebanon
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

To be fair, this place is not bad, but as a 4/5 stars place it should be more delicious, tasty and attractive. The place is elegant for sure and the stuff so friendly. The presentation was beautiful but the food was not so delicious as it should be!

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Thank Charbel S
Nicolas M, Gérant at Le First, responded to this review

Dear Sir, thank you for taking the time to write a review. We would like to apologize for your experience and hope you will give us another chance that we can right a wrong. Do not hesitate to come and visit us during your next stay in Paris. More 

Waltham, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Great buffet and great selection a la carte. I loved it!!! Great service and great atmosphere. Really a must try!

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Thank Frankie M
Nicolas M, Gérant at Le First, responded to this review

Dear Madam, we are very pleased to read that you enjoyed the time you spend with us at le First restaurant. It would be a pleasure to welcome you again soon. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We have eaten many times at le First at the Westin. The breakfast buffet was outstanding and offered a wide range of foods for everyone's pallet. We decided to have Christmas dinner at this restaurant. It was one of the best meals we have ever eaten. Portion sizes were perfect. Service is always great here.

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Thank bpageski
Nicolas M, Gérant at Le First, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we are glad to read that you have enjoyed the time you spend with us in Le First restaurant. We hope to see you very soon. More 

Woodland hills California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Was expecting a great dinner, the food quality was worse than bad, the waiter felt the service was great even if the food took over an hour and the fish was to tough to eat...May be just a bad night for the kitchen....

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Thank Liliang
Nicolas M, Gérant at Le First, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you for taking the time to share your experience.We apologise for the delay, as it is not our usual standard and for the quality of food that was not as high as you were expected. We hope you will give us another chance during your next stay in Paris More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Nice place in city center. Great taste. Free Wi-Fi. Expensive drinks Service could be better but if you are not I'm hurry it would for sure be a good choice.

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Thank Tom-Flo-1800
Nicolas M, Gérant at Le First, responded to this review

Dear Sir, we thank you very much for your comment. We are glad to read that you have enjoyed your experience and hope to see you very soon at the Westin Paris-Vendôme. More 

Hong Kong, China
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41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We had a dinner for 4 people at First restaurant. We hadn't any reservation and only walked-in. Service is awesome and very professional, food is very good and the restaurant decoration is great as it looks like an old fashioned cigars bar. Recommend this address for a casual dining option not too pricey but very good though.

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Thank Laurent P
Nicolas M, Gérant at Le First, responded to this review

Dear Sir, we are very pleased to read that you enjoyed the moment you spent at le First restaurant with us. It will be a pleasure to welcome you another time very soon during your next stay in Paris. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$33 - US$65
Cuisine
French, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Phone Number: +33 1 44 77 10 40
Description
Facing the Tuileries Gardens, le First, restaurant boudoir paris invites you to taste an authentic and inventive cuisine, in an elegant setting designed by Jacques Garcia. The chef, David Real, also offers new meals every day to reinvent its two lunch menus permanently. From October to June, le First propose you it's famous brunch every sundays from 12.15am to 3pm. We will be pleased to let you discover our "Sprunch" offer, including a care in our spa and the brunch.

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Neighbourhood Profile
Louvre / Palais-Royal
From the majestic Louvre to the regal Palais-Royal, this neighbourhood oozes luxury. The grand arches along Rue de Rivoli are shadowed by mosaics in front of decorated vitrines and hotels. Place Vendôme is lined with the world’s best jewelers and their glittering window displays. Every other establishment has someone to open the door for you or park your car. You can spend hours gazing at its haute couture shops or lingering over a meal at any of its chic eateries. After all that indulgence, the Tuileries gardens provide stately respite, while theatres compete for your applause. It's a neighbourhood that draws admirers from around the world, all attracted to the luxe life in Paris.
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