3 rue Arsène-Houssaye, Paris, 75008
- Recommended for:
- Business travellers, Couples, Foodies, Singles, Romance, Special occasions
Expert review of Chiberta
The original Chiberta was one of the pioneers of nouvelle cuisine in the 1980s, before being taken over by top chef Guy Savoy in 2004. Sleekly redone by architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte in a series of black and white dining rooms, with modern paintings by Lavier and Traquandi, an oenothèque lined with bottles, and a bar section, which is agreeable for dining solo, this is a place I'd choose for refined special occasion dining that is stylish but not show off.
Light modern French cuisine includes dishes like oysters prepared three ways, sea bass with swiss chard galette or pigeon with risotto and foie gras. One of the treats here is that you can also sample some of Guy Savoy's signature creations, such as the truffle and artichoke soup, and a light, tangy grapefruit terrine with fabulous Earl Grey tea sauce, for much less than in his shockingly expensive eponymous restaurant.
Sleek yet discreet modern setting drawing male business suits at lunch; elegant couples by night; tables are well spaced for conversation.
Service is charming and very professional, though the mood is leisurely and thoughtful.
"Golden Trangle" Paris near the Arc de Triomphe, hidden on a side street just off the Champs-Elysées.
The tasting menu is 100 euros, lunch menu 55 euros, lunchtime bar menu 49 euros.
More information on Chiberta:
- Price guide:
- French, Modern
- 3 rue Arsène-Houssaye, Paris, 75008
- 01 53 53 42 00
- Lunch, Dinner
- Opening times:
- Mon-Thu noon-2.30pm, 7pm-11pm; Fri noon-2.30pm, 7pm-11.30pm; Sat 7pm-11.30pm.
- Accepts Credit Cards:
- Free tags / Keywords:
- Guy Savoy