Restaurant Troisgros

 © Marie-Pierre Morel 

06 February 2023  |  Gastronomy, Restaurants

The 9 most unusual and unique restaurants in France

France, mainly known as the country of Gastronomy. You are on vacation in France and you want to have lunch or dinner in a unique restaurant. You will not miss traditional restaurants, but also original and unique restaurants. We have prepared a list of the most unusual restaurants in France.

The Blue Wagon in Paris

Board the train, head for the Wagon Bleu in Paris! Le Wagon Bleu offers on its menu several Corsican specialties as well as personal adaptations. The largest Corsican wine list in Paris! A simple menu with tapas, dishes, and a large selection of wines! Possibility of private sitting in the wagon day and night:

Where does the Blue Wagon come from: In the 1950s, the establishment, a simple bar, was run by Corsicans. One day, they have the idea to crane, from the railway tracks, a wagon of the Orient-Express, from 1925, leaving for the scrapyard. The latter is installed in place of their petanque ground and becomes the dining room of the establishment.

Entirely rehabilitated in the early 1960s, the Wagon Bleu has allowed the production of many scenes from cult films, including one from La Grande Vadrouille.

Wagon Bleu Paris

 © Wagon Bleu Paris 

Underground in Maine-et-Loire

The Blue Feet at Chênehutte A troglodyte restaurant (underground or dug into the rock on the mountainside).

In a rotating panoramic lighthouse: The Lighthouse in Palavas-les-flots

Perched 43 meters high, "the Lighthouse" offers a 360° view on a hub over the surroundings. You will have a refined cuisine in an exceptional setting in the heart of the Mediterranean coast with fresh and local products. A view of land and sea with a spectacle for the eyes.

3842 in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

One of the highest restaurants in Europe! Have lunch at the top of the Aiguille du Midi in Chamonix with homemade dishes and a menu that changes every weekend to adapt to seasonal products. Access by cable car will offer you a spectacular and breathtaking 360° view.

"In the dark?" In Toulouse

Enjoy exceptional dishes, but in the dark. Located in the heart of Toulouse, discover a unique restaurant: a restaurant in the dark... For an extraordinary moment of tasting, it's in Toulouse that it's happening! Since 2004, the restaurant "Dans le Noir?" offers to taste tasty and creative cuisine in total darkness in order to develop one of our very important senses: taste.

Discover the restaurant here:

 © Restaurant dans le noir?  

Restaurant La Cabane - Saint-Cyr sur mer

An unusual geographical location, a hut at the edge of the water to be able to eat in an unusual place.

A relaxed and friendly atmosphere, but also warm and soothing for lunch or dinner with friends on the water!

  • Addresse: Impasse Saint-Louis, Saint-Cyr-sur-Mer Telephone: 0794266789

Le Quai des Mers - Ferry terminal in Cherbourg

The restaurant becomes a space of well-being during your visit to the Cité de La Mer or during a meal with family, friends or professionals. Its menu and its menus will allow you to have a quick lunch, a gastronomic stopover or a business dinner according to your expectations.


Restaurant "Troisgros" - Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Following Ouches, the Troisgros house with its contemporary decor revisited by the architect Patrick Bouchain, this is one of the most beautiful restaurants in France.

Cuisine: the cooked dishes are exceptional and you will also discover a cellar with fine wines, rich in Bordeaux "Grand Crus".

Discover the website of the restaurant "TroisGros":

Restaurant Troisgros

 © Marie-Pierre Morel 

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