12 Restaurants With A Breathtaking View Of The Eiffel Tower

Updated on January 9, 2023 by Wendy Hung.

Enjoy an excellent meal with the best views Paris has to offer.

Who wouldn’t want a view of the Eiffel Tower whilst indulging in some of the best food in Paris? While these restaurants tend to run expensive, they’re well worth the prime location upcharge. Prepare to be dazzled by the breathtaking views of these Paris restaurants.

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10 Rue Agrippa d'Aubigné, 75004 Paris

Bonnie Paris restaurant
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One of the hottest new addresses in Paris since 2022 has been Bonnie – a restaurant, bar and club hosted by Paris Society. Situated on the 15th and 16th floors of the SO/ Paris (SO/ PARIS Hotel,) Bonnie is designed by Jordane Arrivetz who utilizes circular forms, combining both soft and rich textures and warm palettes as homage to Bonnie’s fierce attitude. The 360° view of Paris is an immaculate pair to any signature cocktails from the innovative menu. Art fanatics can also relish on “The Seeing City” installation designed by artist Ólafur Eliasson, a renowned expert of materials and light. The immersive installation transforms bay windows into a machine to amplify perception. Mirror ceiling, kaleidoscopic boxes bordering the façade and opening onto the sky metamorphose according to the seasons, light and weather conditions to offer a heightened creative experience at this trendy hotspot.

Les Ombres

27 Quai Branly, 75007, Paris, France


Located on the 5th floor of Musée du Quai Branly, restaurant Les Ombres offers a classy terrace open in the summer months with white linen tablecloths and an abundance of tropical plants. The restaurant’s name, translating to “the shadows,” refers to shade the Eiffel Tower casts on the terrace due to its proximity. Large windows provide magnificent views of the city day and night, creating the ideal setting for a romantic meal. Try delicious modern French dishes from mushroom crêpes to seaweed steamed pollock, always made with the freshest seasonal ingredients.

Girafe Restaurant

Pl. Du Trocadéro and 11 November, 75016, Paris, France

Restaurant Girafe
Restaurant Girafe. Photo by girafe_paris on Instagram

Located in the Cité de l’Architecture museum, Girafe Restaurant offers a cozy reprieve and 1930s inspired décor. Velvet seats and an intricate marble bar create an effortlessly Parisian atmosphere. The menu includes a mix of traditional and modern fare with seafood as the specialty. Situated directly across from the Eiffel Tower, city views don’t get better than the ones at Girafe Restaurant.

L’Oiseau Blanc

19 Av. Kléber, 75116 Paris

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Inside The Peninsula Hotel, you shall find L’Oiseau Blanc restaurant depicting a stunning view of the Eiffel Tower. The Michelin-starred menu features Chef David Bizet at his best, highlighting local produce and seasonal ingredients. All as a tribute to Charles Nungesser and François Coli – both were significant trailblazers in the French aviation industry as the first pilots to attempt a Trans-Atlantic non-stop crossing. The replica of the original aircraft – with a wingspan of 11 meters – is suspended in the air, in full flight bound for the Eiffel Tower.

Maison Blanche

15 Av. Montaigne, 75008, Paris, France

Maison Blanche
Maison Blanche. Photo by maisonblancheparis on Instagram

On top of the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées lies Maison Blanche, an intimate setting spanning 2 floors with incredible views of the city below. True to its name, Maison Blanche features all white décor, from tablecloths to chairs. Sit on one of two terraces outside or stay indoors and marvel at the floor to ceiling windows with a bottle of French wine. From romantic dinners to business lunches, Maison Blanche boasts an ideal location along with amazing food from truffle risotto to caramel mille-feuille. Perhaps most remarkably of all, this elegant restaurant turns into Club Montaigne on Saturday nights, a rooftop bar known to be a hotspot for international DJs.


2 Rue du Havre 9th floor, 75008, Paris, France

Perruche Rooftop Bar
Perruche Rooftop Bar. Photo by perruche_paris on Instagram

We’ve listed Perruche in 10 Rooftop Bars With The Best Views Of Paris, it’s also a fantastic restaurant which sits atop the Printemps department store. Perruche means parakeet in English, alluding to the bright yellow cushions and delicate birdcage-like metal chairs that fill the space. The bar offers magnificent views of the Eiffel Tower and superb drinks from outstanding bartender Nico de Sato. The food is modern bistro-centric with a fabulous fish section. The restaurant is open for both lunch and dinner.

Le Bistro Parisien

Port de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris

Quite literally at the foot of the Eiffel Tower and right on the bank of the Seine river, Le Bistro Parisien is a spectacular place for an up-close-and-personal view of the iconic landmark. Although the restaurant offers both lunch and dinner, we recommend resting your feet here for drinks only and save some room for your stomach for other restaurants on this list. Le Bistro Parisien offers tables on the outdoor terrace or under glass roof.

Chez Francis

7 Pl. de l'Alma, 75008, Paris, France

Chez Francis
Chez Francis. Photo by chez_francis_paris on Instagram

Chez Francis is a traditional family-run brasserie with a relaxed atmosphere perfect for special occasions. You can find art from Picasso and Matisse displayed throughout as friendly staff bustle around the busy dining area. Peruse the versatile wine list and order a seafood specialty off the oyster and shellfish menu while sitting out on the trendy terrace conducive to the Parisian art of people watching.

Le Ciel de Paris Restaurant (Ciel de Paris)

Tour Maine Montparnasse, 56ème, Av. du Maine, 75015, Paris, France

La Ciel de Paris
La Ciel de Paris. Photo by cieldeparis on Instagram

La Ciel de Paris is a gourmet restaurant on the 56th floor of the Montparnasse tower, making it the highest restaurant in Europe. The establishment opened in 2012, serving breakfast, afternoon tea, and dinner. Dim lighting paired with circular mirrors on the ceiling create an air of sophistication all can appreciate. The champagne bar is open until 1am, serving small snacks and playing live piano music. From foie gras to vanilla rhubarb crème brûlée, the menu at La Ciel de Paris will take you on a delightful journey through modern French cuisine.

6 New York

6 Av. de New York, 75016, Paris, France

6 New York
6 New York. Photo by restaurant_6newyork on Instagram

An establishment with 2 Michelin stars, 6 New York is a gourmet restaurant serving traditional French dishes with locally sourced ingredients. The restaurant is elegant and simply decorated, putting focus on the food and city view rather than the interior. The outstanding menu includes highly recommended shepherd’s pie as well as a tasting menu to try several different things if you’re not sure what to get. Chef Jérôme Gangneux always takes time to visit each table personally, along with the friendly staff there to help with anything you may need during your meal.

Monsieur Bleu

20 Av. de New York, 75116, Paris, France

Monsieur Bleu
Monsieur Bleu. Photo by monsieur_bleu on Instagram

Monsieur Bleu is located in the west wing of Palais de Tokyo with an Art Deco style dining room and a terrace with a view. The restaurant attracts an artsy crowd that loves dancing along to the live music from the talented DJs who play there. A simple but sublime vegetarian-friendly menu highlights the fresh seasonal ingredients used. Check out Monsieur Bleu for weekend brunch, when you can order pastries, eggs, or the ever-favored French toast while mimosas flow.

Victoria 1836

12 Rue de Presbourg, 75016, Paris, France

Victoria 1836
Victoria 1836. Photo by newtable_paris on Instagram

On the first floor of Place de l’Etoile mansion lies Victoria 1836, a restaurant with world class views of both the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe. Timeless décor and ornate woodwork with comfy velvet armchairs and large windows make for a magnificent night out in Paris. Sit at the marble bar and order the restaurant’s signature cocktail “The Old Victorian,” flavored with red wine aperitif, aged rum, lemon juice, and orange. Victoria 1836 serves traditional French cuisine with a twist by chef Sarah Lavoine, and you won’t want to miss out on the caramelized apple pie for dessert.

Meghan St. Pierre

Content Editor Associate

Meghan is a native of South Florida who loves nature and landscape photography. Her favorite travel activities are getting lost in new cities and trying local desserts. She has been to 22 countries, and her favorites have been Sweden and Denmark so far.

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