Le Train Bleu, this iconic restaurant in the Gare de Lyon, is a majestic place where the show is displayed both in the kitchen and in the dining room.

A Belle Epoque decor

In this establishment steeped in history, there is a special and unique atmosphere, where space-time gives way to the exception of the moment. This restaurant due to the architect Marius Toudoire, was built, under his direction, for the occasion of the Universal Exhibition of 1901, at the same time as the Grand Palais. To go to this magical place is to give yourself the opportunity to experience the pleasant sensation of boarding a time machine to find yourself back in the Belle Epoque.

A movie set decor

The eyes are as feasted as the taste buds, thanks to a decor from the 1900s, worthy of a scene from a film or a novel. It is in this mythical place that several films have been shot, such as « Nikita » by Luc Besson. Obviously no damage was caused to the restaurant during the memorable shooting scene, this sequence was shot in the studio. Many 20th century personalities became regulars and contributed to the myth, these people are: Coco Chanel, Jean Cocteau, Salvador Dalí, Jean Gabin, Marcel Pagnol, Colette, Brigitte Bardot, François Mitterrand , etc .

And to prove to you that this restaurant is a real movie set, here is the list of films that have been shot there :

• 1973: La Maman et la Putain by Jean Eustache with Jean-Pierre Léaud

• 1990: Nikita by Luc Besson with Anne Parillaud, Tchéky Karyo, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Jeanne Moreau, Jean Reno…

• 1998: Place Vendôme by Nicole Garcia with Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Pierre Bacri, Emmanuelle Seigner, Jacques Dutronc…

• 2003: Only daughters of Pierre Jolivet with Sandrine Kiberlain, Sylvie Testud, François Berléand, Roschdy Zem, Vincent Lindon…

• 2005: Anthony Zimmer by Jérôme Salle with Sophie Marceau, Yvan Attal…

• 2007: Mr. Bean’s Vacation by Steve Bendelack with Rowan Atkinson, Emma De Caunes, Willem Dafœ, Jean Rochefort…

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Le Train Bleu

Place Louis-Armand, 75012 Paris

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