3. RESTAURANTS. Preliminary
(8-12 ft.). — At Passy (PI. R, 8, 5, 4) : Villa Nicolo, Rue Nicolo 42
(6J/2-8 ft.); Mme. Piscot, Rue de Lafontaine 53 (for ladies only;
10 ft.); Mmes, Lehmann, Rue Scheffer 7 (6-8 fr.). — To the W.
of the Place de TEtoile: Mme. Ducreux, Rue Lesueur 10 (7-10 fr.);
Tison, Rue Lalo 8, near the Boul. Lannes (8-10 fr.); Villa Stella
(Mme. Chailley), Rue Chalgrin 16 (8-12 fr.).
In the Batignolles quarter (PL B, 11,14): Breminger, Boul. Pereire
69 (from 150 fr. monthly); Cordowinus, Rue Cardinet 52 (6-10 fr.);
Richard's Family Hotel, Rue Darcet 22, near the Place de Clichy
(PL B, 17), R. 3-6, pens, from 8 fr.
In the centre of the city: 776*. Le Gal, Cite Bergere 12, near the
Boul. Poissonniere (from 6 fr.); The Marlboro', Rue Taitbout 24
(8-12y2 fr.); Schwarz, Rue Constance 14 (7y2-8 fr.).
Iu the He de la Cite (PL R, 20; V) and on the left bank of the
Seine : Barbier, Rue de Harlay 20, near de Palais de Justice (7-8 fr.);
Van Pelt, Boul. Latour-Maubourg 4 (10-16 fr.) ; Mme. Paulier, Rue
de Seine 72 (from 7 fr.); La'ille, Rue des Ecoles 41 (7-10 fr.); Mme.
Delarue, Rue d'Assas 7 (35-50 t'r. weekly); Blondeau, Rue Gay-
Lussac 8 (from 180 fr. monthly); Debacq, Rue des Feuillantines 5
(5-6 fr.) ; Clement, Boul. Raspail 140 (7-8 ft.); Pernotte, Rue Notre-
Dame-des-Champs 117 (6y4-8l/2 fr.).
Residence Universitaire or University Hall, Boul. St. Michel 95
and 109 (105-250 fr. monthly), see p. 53. — Lady students are
received by Mrs. Edward Ferris (Amer.), 97 Boulevard Arago (p. 53),
and at the Franco-English Guild, 6 Rue de la Sorbonne, from 150 fr.
per month (see p. 53).
Furnished Apartments are easily obtained in all the principal quar¬
ters of Paris. A yellow ticket on the door indicates furnished, a white
unfurnished rooms. In winter a furnished room costs 50-100 fr. per month,
a small suite of rooms 150-200 fr., according to situation; in summer prices
are much lower. Iq the Latin Quarter a single room may be obtained for
30-50 fr. a month.
Alphabetical list at the end of the Book, after the Index.
Paris is indisputably the cradle of high culinary art. As the
ordinary tables d'hote convey but a slender idea of the perfection to
which the art is carried, the 'chefs d'ceuvre' must be sought for in
the first-class restaurants, where, however, the prices are correspond¬
ingly high. The following list endeavours to mention most of the
better restaurants in the quarters chiefly frequented by strangers.
Even in the more modest establishments, however, which our space
forbids us to enumerate, the visitor will often be struck by the
dainty and appetizing way in which meals are served.
The carte des vins of the more fashionable restaurants exhibits
a large variety of wines at comparatively high prices. The table-
wine (vin ordinaire), red or white, supplied at other restaurants, and
generally somewhat diluted, is of an agreeable flavour. At the
smaller restaurants it is often advisable to mix the vin ordinaire