• “Odéon” French onion soup (Gratinée)

  • Calf ’s head casseroled like in 1686...

  • Crêpes flambéed in Grand-Marnier


At the kitchen controls of this mythical restaurant, the chef gives rein to his expertise with the purest respect for tradition. Cockerel marinated in wine for practically seven hours before being popped into the pot, while the calf’s head simmers at length before going into its casserole dish, just as it was in 1686.

Among its hallmark, world-renowned dishes, this historic restaurant features a sublime dessert menu. It perpetuates the tradition of homemade ice cream and gourmand desserts. Glazed mousse in Amaretto and caramel, tiramisu… many sweets evoke the Italian heritage of this restaurant situated a few steps away from the Théâtre de l'Odéon.

Founded in 1686 by Italian Francesco Procopio Dei Coltelli, this mythical restaurant, Paris’ oldest café, offers a singular atmosphere. There is barely any trace of its original decor, apart from some collector’s items, such as Napoleon’s cocked hat, some fragments of 1830 wallpaper and extracts of letters by famous writers, etc.

Some years ago, it was extended and it again welcomes numerous Parisian VIPs in its eight large rooms. A testimony to history, this surprising restaurant, whose decor has been marked by the Paris events that have taken place there, attracts visitors from all over the world.



Ideally situated in the 6th district, the Procope is ideal for accessing the Théâtre de l'Odéon, Luxembourg Gardens and Musée Eugène Delacroix. What better way to round off a cultural outing than a taste of authentic cuisine in an historic setting?

Situated in the heart of the equally historically rich Latin Quarter, Le Procope can be accessed from the Rue de l'Ancienne Comédie and the Cour du Commerce Saint-André.


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