Restaurants & Bars

The gastronomy of Haute Couture

Hôtel Plaza Athénée is home to five restaurants and bars, all overseen by our wonderful and world-renowned chef, Alain Ducasse. They provide a variety of atmospheres to suit all moods – but make it rather difficult to leave.

Hôtel Plaza Athénée,
25 avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris
+33 (0)1 53 67 66 65


Where true luxury is the time and space in which to appreciate creative, incredible food.


Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée

Here, Alain Ducasse tells a personal and radical story, continuing the work he began twenty-five years ago. He represents the naturalness cuisine, inspired by the fish-vegetables-cereals trilogy, with the help of his chef Romain Meder. Healthier and more natural, more respectful of the Planet, it delivers a free and nearly instinctive interpretation of Haute Cuisine, revealing the produces’ original flavour, from the noble to the humble, all exceptional.

  • Menu: Award-winning cuisine based on Alain Ducasse's unique culinary concept
  • Interior design: Stunning contemporary interior designed by Jouin Manku
  • Menu: Three Michelin stars

Le Relais Plaza

The avenue Montaigne address bathed in golden charm. A Parisian institution since 1936 and still drawing the world’s ‘beau monde’ with the power of a magnetic field. Step into warm, old-school charm, classic style and a ballet of seamless service choreographed by the maestro and legend that is your host, Werner Küchler.

  • Menu: Exquisite Parisian brasserie dining
  • Interior design: Art deco interior inspired by the elegant steamer, The Normandie
  • Music: Monthly live swing music events

La Galerie

For many Parisians, La Galerie is shorthand for pure pleasure. This determinedly chic space brims with calm elegance, happily passing the day under the gentle melodies of harps and soft conversation. La Galerie is the ideal spot for breakfast, a light lunch, spontaneous pre-dinner drinks or our delicious afternoon tea.

  • Menu: Exquisite all-day dining
  • Interior design: Elegant parisian style by Bruno Moinard
  • Music: Resident harpist

La Cour Jardin

The inner courtyard, La Cour Jardin, is a haven of peace in a busy city. Surrounded on all sides by sweeping curtains of greenery this restaurant is a popular and beautiful summer place to be, serving seasonal dishes from May to September.

  • Menu: Ever-changing seasonal menu
  • Location: Charming courtyard setting
  • Views: Open for summer al fresco dining

La Terrasse Montaigne

Ideally situated for admiring local Parisian fashionistas, this al fresco terrace restaurant runs along the façade of the hotel, creating a natural spotlight of attention. Serving light, refined cuisine on the most fashionable street in Paris, this is the place to see and be seen.

  • Menu: Light, refined French cuisine
  • Location: Located on avenue Montaigne, the heart of Parisian Haute Couture
  • Garden-space: Al fresco dining



Le Bar

A 21st century palace must shine with modern life and exquisite beauty. Le Bar offers all of these things and more, where handcrafted cocktails are served alongside the finest Dom Pérignon champagnes. Some things simply taste better on avenue Montaigne.

  • Cocktail: Creative cocktail menu
  • Interior design: Sleek, contemporary design by Jouin Manku
  • Music: Lively atmosphere with regular DJ

Breakfast and brunch

Breakfast means something different for everyone – but for us, it’s a moment to savour, to linger over coffee and to take your time sampling each of our exquisite pastries. Our chefs bring their passion to every dish, for a wonderful start to your day in Paris.

  • Menu: Parisian classics and freshly-baked pastries
  • Interior design: Served in the restaurant or the comfort of your own room
  • Menu: Bread and pastries made daily by our own baker

Dining experience

More ways in which to enjoy the wonders of Alain Ducasse cuisine.


From the Queen's Garden

Guests at Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée enjoy vegetables and fruit grown exclusively for them in the Queen’s Garden at Versailles. Picked in the morning, they arrive in the kitchen only a few hours later.


Afternoon tea at Hôtel Plaza Athénée

Your sense of pleasure starts with the lovely atmosphere, the warm glow of sophistication, the delicate notes from the harp. And then the cakes arrive.


Jazz at Le Relais Plaza

On the last Wednesday of every month Le Relais Plaza invites you to join us for a night of jazz and gastronomy. This is an experience not to be missed! As a favourite Parisian haunt for celebrities, you never know who might step up and start singing…

Let's Swing

Something a little more private

Whether you want exclusive private hire or a unique behind-the-scenes experience, there are private dining options for every occasion.


At any hour you choose

Enjoy the glorious Dorchester Collection standards of service and presentation in the comfort of your own room.


La Cave du Plaza Athénée

The hotel’s impressive cellar, with a selection of 35,000 bottles of wine, is perfect for fun and informative wine tastings for up to 12 people, hosted by master sommelier and teller of the wine’s secrets, Gerard Margeon.


Angelo Musa in Rome

Our executive pastry chef and World Pastry Champion, Angelo Musa, is heading to Rome to share his passion for French cuisine at Hotel Eden. He’ll work with chefs Ezio Redolfi and Fabio Ciervo to exchange ideas and present his signature dessert, 100% Vanilla. It’s a collaboration not be missed.

Get in touch

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Hôtel Plaza Athénée
25 avenue Montaigne 75008


+33 (0)1 53 67 66 65

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