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Pascol Barbot’s whiz-kid New French has earned him three Michelin stars in record time.

Book well ahead to get in on the “dinner surprise."


For fashionable foodies, a meal at this small, split-level dining room with silver-painted walls on a quiet residential street near the Trocadero is guaranteed Nirvana. In fact, some of...


Condé Nast Traveler Tick Editor's Pick

Revel in the pleasures of such dishes as spinach with spicy piquillo peppers, chili pepper sorbet, and baby ravioli stuffed with a tangy bite of citron. - Patricia Wells. Full review →


DK Eyewitness

The inventive cuisine of L’Astrance’s two chefs has made it so popular that you must book at least a month ahead.


Fodor's Tick Choice

Barbot's cooking has such an ethereal quality that it's worth the considerable effort of booking a table. Full review →


Frommer's 34

Pascal Barbot is a true culinary force in the kitchen. Full review →


Gayot 17.0

The glazed rabbit with its savory curry, and accompanied by tomato and sorrel, is typical of an eclectic cuisine that doesn't try to marry, at any price, today's fads. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

What you should expect are teasers of taste that you never even knew existed, and a presentation that is an art unto itself. Full review →


Michelin Guide 55

No menu or a la carte choices in this where chef Pascal Barbot produces a different 'surprise menu' at each sitting. Full review →


Not For Tourists

Three stars, 36 years, 20 seats, and a talent like no other: meet Pascal Barbot. Full review →


Rough Guide

Triple-Michelin-starred chef Pascal Barbot's L'Astrance produces some of the city's most exciting cuisine.


The World's 50 Best Restaurants 36.0

Cream and butter are used sparingly, while lemon grass, jasmine and daikon are staples of the kitchen. Full review →

There is no menu as such; rather diners choose the number of courses they want and leave the rest to Barbot and his team.

Time Out 70

When Pascal Barbot opened Astrance, he was praised for creating a new style of Paris restaurant - refined, yet casual and affordable. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Reresentative dishes include grilled lamb with miso-lacquered eggplant, sautéed pigeon, and turbot flavored with lemon and ginger. Full review →

There is no à la carte menu here, only a lunch menu and seasonal dinner menu, full tasting menu, which is what most diners choose.

Zagat 4.7

Chef Pascal Barbot's "modern, elegant" Haute Cuisine reaches the "pinnacle of grace" in his "incredibly imagined and prepared" plates "accompanied perfectly" by "well-chosen wines". Full review →

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