Bouillon Pigalle, major French classics for a small cost

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Published by Manon C. · Photos by Manon C. · Published on 11 April 2022 at 12h15
From midday to midnight, Bouillon Pigalle serves French bistro classics non-stop for a small cost. The perfect bargain if you are on a budget.

At the instigation of brothers Pierre, Guillaume and Richad Moussié – already running festive venues like Chez Jeannette and Le MansartBouillon Pigalle opened in 2017 and never closed since then.

Open 7 days a week, from noon to midnight, the Bouillon even distinguished itself during lockdowns launching delivery and takeaway services to keep the bond with their clientele including Parisians and tourists.

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Since then, menus are available in many languages on the façade, which is a way to kill time while waiting in line – reservation being not possible, you have to grin and bear it – already thinking about the French wonders you will eat and the checkered tablecloth you will enjoy your lunch or dinner on.

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Trailblazing the return of bouillons in the city – now multiplying on the Left and the Right Banks – Bouillon Pigalle serves a multitude of French bistro classics – deviled eggs, onion soup, snails, celeriac in remoulade dressing; authentic main courses – chicken, braised ham or beef steak and fries, sausage-mashed potatoes; or even vintage dishes with very French dishes such as calf’s head and gribiche sauce, veal blanquette or beef bourguignon.

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Of course, foodies are right, just look at the large tables filled with friends and the wide veranda upstairs: it definitely gets your money’s worth. Starters go from €2.20 for deviled eggs to €8.80 for foie gras. Mains cost between €8.50 and €12.50, and desserts between €2.80 and €4.50, and it is definitely great to order a nice bottle of white or red wine for €10 at lunch.

You will leave with a full belly but an almost complete budget. A great bargain for small budgets and those thinking French cuisine was better then.

This test has been carried out as part of a business invitation. If your experience differs from ours, please let us know in the comments.

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
Starts 4 April 2022

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    Location

    22 Boulevard de Clichy
    75018 Paris 18

    Official website
    bouillonlesite.com

    Booking
    bouillonlesite.com

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