Les Cocottes de Christian Constant

Les Cocottes de Christian Constant

If you’re in Paris looking for authentic and delicious French cuisine from the Basque region in a non-pretentious and non-touristy atmosphere, then Les Cocoettes new tapas bar style restaurant opened by popular French chef Christian Constant is the best place to head to in the 7th arrondisment. This is the fourth restaurant by Christian who also runs le Café Constant. As the name suggest all the food is actually prepared and served in a cocotte (french casserole). With the food originating from the South West of France it’s a true sensory delight for the taste buds, only the best and in season ingredients are used.

Good food, good wine at a cost that’s reasonable.
Above, picture of the ambiance and my pumpkin soup (Veloute de Pottimorron moulliettes de Pain de campaigne), this pumpkin soup with small pieces of bacon topped with cream was so sublime.

WHAT: Les Cocottes de Christian Constant

WHERE: 135, Rue Saint Dominique , 75007 Paris

PRICE: Around 9Eu for an entree of the day. 15Eu for Cocotte du jour.

WHY: Basque origin cusine and comfortable tapas concept at a good price.

WHEN: No reservations needed!

P.S. you can also grab any one of the cocottes, or wine, pates, peas etc that are on sale in shelves throughout the restaurant. Great gift for the friend back home who live to cook and entertain.
 

 

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