Pierre Gagnaire - Michelin 3-Star Restaurant PARIS
Nestled in a charming neighbourhood in Paris, a city known for its world-renowned culinary scene, you'll find a hidden gem, Pierre Gagnaire. This restaurant shines bright in the culinary cosmos with its 3 Michelin stars and esteemed Gault & Millau rating of 5 toques. Perfect for both a hearty lunch or a sumptuous dinner, Pierre Gagnaire holds an impressive reputation in the dining scene. Its presence in the 8th arrondissement near the Champs-Elysées provides an upscale and convenient location, making it a must-visit spot for culinary explorers.
As soon as you step foot into Pierre Gagnaire, you are welcomed by a modern and sober ambiance, synonymous with sophisticated French elegance. The restaurant features a reinvented setting, dominated by a magisterial artwork – an 'Urban Lascaux' created by the artist Adel Abdessemed. The sophisticated and understated tables set the stage for an unparalleled dining experience. The space breathes a delicate atmosphere that aligns perfectly with the attentive and delicate service the restaurant is known for.
At the helm of Pierre Gagnaire is the celebrated chef Pierre Gagnaire, known for asticotting French cuisine. Named the world's best chef by his peers in 2015, Gagnaire’s creative exploration within the culinary realm is unmatched. A big fan of jazz and contemporary art, his culinary creations are bold, complete, and ever-evolving. His persistent search for innovation and excellence in his craft is evident in each dish he curates.
Food and drinks at Pierre Gagnaire are no less than a captivating gastronomic journey. The menu is a creative symphony, encapsulating the essence of the chef’s 'Cuisine d'auteur'. Each course, from the starter to the main and the dessert, is a petite ‘satellite’ portion designed by the chef. It is impossible to pin down a singular iconic dish, highlighting the continual reinvention at play. The wine selection, curated by the restaurant's sommelier, complements the menu perfectly, offering a wide range from accessible choices to prestigious labels like Petrus and Romanée. Do remember to make a booking in advance to avoid disappointment.
About Florence Consul
Editor of Experiences Luxe since 2015, I love discovering new exclusive and authentic experiences all over the world. I left my home country (France) 6 years ago to become a global citizen, traveling 365 days out of the year. I am a foodie person and I make a point of tasting local specialities.