We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Pierre Gagnaire

6 rue Balzac, 75008 Paris, France
+33 1 58 36 12 50
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“amuse bouche” (24 reviews)
“tasting menu” (31 reviews)
“langoustine” (8 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
All hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
6 rue Balzac, 75008 Paris, France
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (809)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 252 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate a la carte and took the sea-urchin starter and langoustine main. The ritual is still the same, many dishes in/on little pots and plates but it is getting old. Still wizardly cooking but never more than two bites of something. I am getting...More

Thank Gilbert V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are willing to venture into the boundaries of contemporary cooking and money is ABSOLUTELY no object, you might wish to give it a try, I would never return. Just reading the menu requires intense deliberation as the intricate descriptions of each dish (actually...More

Thank robertofF801KW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No matter what I say or write here will never do justice to the wonderful experience I’ve had here. The best food I’ve had ever. This is what a 3 Michelin star restaurants should strive to be. I’ve visited many Michelin star restaurants but, none...More

Thank BahrainFoodie
Reviewed 20 November 2017

He food is simply outstanding. It provides some of the most creative taste and texture combinations I have ever had. Outrageously expensive, but worth every penny and more. Not a restaurant for those who are not serious about food and innovations in food combinations.

Thank JEFF1943
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

A warm welcome, a beautiful refined multi-room venue and great service are the start. Then the adventure begins. Before you get anything you order you are presented with several little tastes and you get caught up. You start going down the boulevard from taste to...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

3 star or not , I think food still is the top priority in any given meal. I am not saying the food is not up to par but the side dishes for every dish is too exhausting, almost like Korean cuisine. We ordered appetizer...More

1  Thank Frank L
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I got the lunch menu since the dinner is out of budget. There was 3 main courses with multiple platings each. The flavors were unique, can't say I absolutely loved it. Maybe it wasn't to my taste but it was good. The service was really...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Just extraordinary dinner. We eat "a la carte". The "game" is each meal you choose is in reality a set of 4-6 small dishes. Each of them are just perfect. When you take entrée-main course- dessert (Pierre Gagnaire is one of the very few doing...More

Thank JM W
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I had only eaten at two Michelin restaurants previously and had not been “wowed” . I most definitely was here at Pierre Gagnaire. My visits to T'ang Court - The Langham, Hong Kong (Terrible) and Petrus (Disappointing) and not been impressed. (see reviews.) I also...More

Thank HighburyCheshire
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I dined here for the first time this June. We have dined at 4-5 3 star restaurants over the past 10 years and we enjoy the experience! PG was a joy from the reception to meeting the chef and kitchen staff to...More

2  Thank Thehandsometraveler1
This area is characterized by its namesake avenue
which extends northwest from the Louvre to the modern
business district, punctuated by the iconic Arc de
Triomphe. Grand embassies stand among impressive
offices and presidential palaces; architecture from
19th century Universal Exhibitions, homes, art
galleries, and 19th century streets designed by Baron
Haussmann flank haute-couture boutiques. This
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,805 hotels in Paris
Hotel Balzac
457 reviews
.00 km away
De Vigny Hotel
228 reviews
.06 km away
Royal Hotel Paris Champs Elysees
455 reviews
.12 km away
Residence Lord Byron
173 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe George V
812 reviews
.11 km away
141 reviews
.14 km away
George V Cafe
800 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Le Rendez-Vous Toyota
9 reviews
.29 km away
Aviation Club de France
9 reviews
.17 km away
Unique Paris Private Tours
430 reviews
.16 km away
2,927 reviews
.09 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Annie T
3 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from AnaC62 | Reviewed this property |
I recommend a dinner or cocktail dress and suit for men. However, I observed business casual too. It is an elegant dining experience, so dress accordingly. Enjoy!
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 rue Balzac, 75008 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Champs-Elysees
  • Neighbourhood: Champs-Elysees
  • Phone Number: +33 1 58 36 12 50
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing