Inspired by legendary Parisian cafes, chef Amandine Chaignot, opens the doors of “Café de Luce“, a café-bistro in the heart of Montmartre.
In a 100% Parisian atmosphere, the chef brings her touch of modernity, friendliness and childhood memories. This is the quintessential Montmartre café-bistro. After the acclaimed success of her Pouliche restaurant in rue d’Enghien, chef Amandine Chaignot is setting up her much-awaited Café de Luce (named after her grandmother) and its picturesque terrace on the superb tree-lined forecourt of the Théâtre de l’Atelier, at the decor signed by architect Jessica Mille.
The art of croissant
Herself Montmartroise, Amandine Chaignot wanted a neighborhood café where you would come from 8am to sit down with your newspaper, with on the menu: boiled eggs and chives, toast, cheese, cold cuts … and coffee essentials cream, elongated, hazelnut, cappuccino and Dammann tea. Starlet on the menu, the croissant is available at any time in hot mode for savory appetizers with snails in parsley / Paris ham, Comté / burrata, roasted artichoke, summer truffle.
A Parisian atmosphere
Passed by palaces (Bristol, Meurice, Crillon, Plaza Athénée), Amandine Chaignot has nevertheless kept the bistro in her soul, associated with good fresh products from the best producers. At lunch and in the evening around a bottle of organic wine or an elderberry Spritz, we find the cream of dishes like this, seasoned and worked to perfection: frog legs in almond parsley, pâté en croûte, herrings smoked potatoes in oil, salt beef tartare with vegetable herbs and real fries topped with a spoonful of Sturia caviar, yellow poultry straw, oven-roasted vegetables, cooking juices … And to finish gently, you can choose for small pots of pistachio cream, a Belle Hélène pear-style pavlova or a delicious chocolate tart.
Dish of the day € 18; starter – main course or main course – dessert 24 €; starter – main course – dessert 28 €
2 Rue des Trois Frères, 75018 Paris