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Bel Canto

#168 of 14,150 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Le Marais
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72 quai de l Hotel de Ville, 75004 Paris, France
+33 1 42 78 30 18
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19:30 - 00:00
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Beirut
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great restaurant, with a great setting, excellent food (i would recommend the beef chuck with red wine sauce and the profiteroles) and wonderful opera singers. The combination of great food and great singers makes this restaurant a wonderful place to visit in Paris!!! I Highly recommend it!

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Thank Monita80
jpmaurel, Responsable réception at Bel Canto, responded to this review

Good morning Monita, The whole team would like to thank you for this really nice review and compliments. We're so glad to see that you spent a great time in our establishment. We hope to see you again on your next trip in Paris. Have a lovely day. More 

Kent
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179 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Our booking through La Fourchette was lost and this almost ruined our evening as the restaurant was full, but thankfully a table was found for us and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening. A great menu, superbly delivered in a lovely setting with live opera is a magical combination that never disappoints. A meal here really puts the final gloss on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Restaurant with a little opera singing thrown in sound good and the singing wasn't bad at all but the food was awful and at €85 the set menu was expensive. Chicken as a main dish consisted of one small leg and thigh that had clearly been left under a heat lamp for an age. Quite awful. Avoid.

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Bergen, Norway
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We had no idea about the entertainment, and were so surprised! This was an evening of wonderful opera, goose bumps, very good food and wine. Expensive - yes - but worth it!

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Went there on a Tuesday evening. clientele all 55 and over. Opera singers were great. I don't care for opera singing but my friend does, so I went. Dinner very sub standard. Drinks not included. 85 euros pre fix menu. The best part of the "show/dinner" was the piano player. He was truly fantastic. However, I would not go again.... More 

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2 Thank K L
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful! My husband and I went for dinner and the food and opera were both great! I was skeptical going in - I had been to a similar concept restaurant in Budapest that was like bad dinner theater (is there good dinner theater?). That place was uncomfortable at best. But this is not that. It was lovely and well-done. The... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We wanted to have dinner with show.We were advised to go to bel Canto.It was Monday so it was not crowded.The waiters were very polite.We choose from the 3 course fixed price menue.The food was very average I did not eat the last and main course.My husband loved the soup and the chichen But the 4 singing waiter and the... More 

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Wahgunyah
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84 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We were booked into this establishment for a Saturday evening meal, knowing very little about it. Upon arriving the night began with wonderful service & a brilliant pianist playing in the background. Then soon after orders taken, the waiters began their Opera singing, with some great renditions of popular operatic songs. If you get the chance to attend Bel Canto... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

A fixed price menu 85euros with options . All courses very good , quality wine list , service from bi lingual staff excellent . However the entertainment was exceptional. Tenor, baritone , three sopranoes accompaigned by two first class pianists really made the occasion . The entertainers also acted as waiters which added to the mystique and fun. All songs... More 

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Kawasaki, Japan
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84 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Second time for us to spend an evening at Bel Canto, and we loved it just as much as the first time! I find the concept of "singing waiters and waitresses" brilliant. It's an excellent way of enjoying a delicious meal while listening to opera arias. Great food, and the service was more attentive this time compared to our previous... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
19:30 - 00:00
Monday
19:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
19:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
19:30 - 00:00
Thursday
19:30 - 00:00
Friday
19:30 - 00:00
Saturday
19:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 quai de l Hotel de Ville, 75004 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais
  • Neighbourhood: Le Marais
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 78 30 18
Description
In the Bel Canto Paris, the music rings out between the historic cathedral of Notre-Dame and City Hall, on the Right Bank of the River Seine. Against an operatic backdrop dotted with costumes designed by the Paris Opera House workshops, the great opera classics are performed every evening by the rising stars of tomorrow, singing exclusively for you and your friends.

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