What are the best food to try in France? What are the best food in Paris? Where are the best places to eat in Paris? Trust us, we’ve asked the same questions ourselves. And honestly, the answers are PLENTY! It’s hard to make such important decisions especially during a trip, so why not have everything all at once? At Galeries Lafayette Gourmet, it’s all possible. Are you ready to feast your eyes on some amazing things on offer? Looking for more tips on how to shop in Paris like a local? Be sure to get our 2019 INSIDR Paris Shopping Guide!
Pastry shops & bakeries at Galeries Lafayette Gourmet Paris
How can you just miss out desserts in Paris? Here you have top-notch French dessert shops if you are to satisfy the sweet tooth! Go to Angelina’s beautiful tea room to have a sip at their famous and rich hot chocolate, or simply grab a delicate chocolate cake at one of the pâtisseries to go with your shopping.
While on the subject, we’re giving away special discounts in our latest INSIDR Passports that grant access to exclusive offers and activities to our travelers! Enjoy a Macaron Cooking Class discount at the “L’Appartement Lafayette” and many other activities like a FREE perfumery workshop, a FREE NARS makeover, and shopping discounts!
You have to try: Mont Blanc at Angelina, Caramel Beurre Salé éclair at L’éclair de Génie, Chopped Pistachio chocolate bar at Alain Ducasse Chocolate
What about some quality French wines to spice up your evenings? La Cave offers you a choice or more than 2500 labels of beautifully selected French & international wines and spirits with all price ranges. From prestigious wine producers to local artisans, it’s your call!
If you are a big fan for the Bordeaux wines (who isn’t?), you must treat yourself at the BORDEAUXTHÈQUE with over 1200 labels from this region to choose from. Don’t worry, the professional vendor-sellers are there to guide you through how to pick the best Grand Cru!
You have to try: Château Ausone 1er Grand Cru Classé A from Saint Emillion at BORDEAUXTHÈQUE
Trendy bars & restaurants
Tired of eating in character-less restaurants? There are hipster outlets for you to try international and French gastronomy! Either you’re missing home or want to try exotic food, take your pick! Enjoy the stunning view of Paris from the rooftop while digging in!
You have to try: Salmon tataki at Paris-Tokyo, Cointreau Dim Sum at Yoom, Fresh oysters at Ice Cube Bar
Quick lunch – Restaurants near Galeries Lafayette Paris
If you’re here for shopping and prefer saving money on food, there are options a quick but delicious budget meal as well! Fast food, brunch, a light salad or even macarons for lunch if you feeling naughty… All you need for cheap food is here!
You have to try: Sandwiches at Vue sur le Coupole, Homemade Burgers at Lafayette Café
Galeries Lafayette Supermarket: Shopping for fine food
Yes you are the lucky one to be in Paris, but what about your beloved ones back home? Bring them some quality pieces of gastronomy as souvenirs! A vast range of the French luxurious specialties such as foie gras, mustard, truffle, cheeses for you to choose from for best gift ideas!
You have to try: Olive Oil with Black Truffle at La Maison de le Truffe, Fantôme de l’Opéra tea at Mariage Frères