Christmas Eve dinner 2018 at Le Double Fond in Paris

Published by Candice L. · Updated on 22 October 2018 at 16h10 · Published on 17 October 2017 at 11h33
No family dinner planned but you feel like you need a playful outing likely to please children and not bother them if you remain seated for a while? Head to Le Double Fond where Christmas dinner and magic are one the menu, for your family’s greatest pleasure…

In Place du Marché Sainte-Catherine in Paris, there’s a small place fully dedicated to magic: Le Double Fond.
For Christmas, it offers a dinner menu followed by a magic show with a small gift at the end.

The dinner is held like a big buffet with “luxury” cocktails including 27 pieces: 19 chilled savory pieces, 2 hot savory pieces, 6 sweet pieces. You can choose among:

Sour beetroot mousse and its vodka whipped cream
Asparagus mousse and its tomato and basil coulis

FINGER FOODS (3 pieces)
Tuna stuffed bell pepper
Mozzarella and tomato skewer
Spicy king shrimps skewer

SPOONS (2 pieces)
Tapenade scrambled eggs
Half-cooked homemade foie gras and artichoke

VANNERIE (2 pieces)
Smoked salmon toasts
Aged cheeses toasts

Surprise cabbage marinated salmon

MIXED SALADS (1 piece)
Individual sea pearl salad timbale

Raw vegetables
Tuna cream with herbs and spices
Tartar cheese cream with herbs

NEWS CANAPES (5 pieces)
Les Canapés du Terroir: Bayonne ham, Troyes andouillette with mustard grains, Danish salami, Pepperoni chorizo, Bündnerfleisch, smoked walnuts from the Ardennes, duck rillettes and gizzard petals, Morello cherry butter and smoked duck breast.
Les Canapés Maraîchers: cherry tomato with eggplant caviar, horseradish and red radish butter, parsley cream and asparagus faggot, Morello cherry and broccoli mousse, mimosa cucumber and tomato, mustard grains, cucumber and palm heart.
Les Canapés de la Mer: homemade (beech tree) smoked salmon julienne strip, blue herring from the Baltic, king prawns and sand shrimps butter, cherry tomato and homemade lime taramasalata, trout’s eggs and homemade smoked tuna.

Panache 48-piece surprise bread

ZAKOUSKI (2 hot pieces)
Provençal snails bun
Exotic assortment, black pudding-apple, lamb-pepper, shrimp-pineapple, pineapple-bacon mini skewers.

Coffee/chocolate carolines, praline puff pastries, coconut milk thin pancakes, kiwi/grape/strawberry tartlets, ivory/coffee timbales, pistachio Charleston, chocolate shells, gooey gingerbread and Pecan nuts, passion or blackcurrant mirror cake, Guayaquil cherries, banana or red berries shortbread, various macaroons assortment

To accompany all this, 1 glass of Champagne, ½ bottle of wine and water and wines at will as well as coffee and tea.

7 p.m.: Dinner and Magic at your table
9:30 p.m.: Christmas show

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
On 24 December 2018



    1 place du Marché Sainte-Catherine
    75004 Paris 4

    Le Menu + 1 coupe de Champagne + 1/2 bouteille de vin + soft à volonté + le spectacle + 1 cadeau: €140
    Le cocktail dînatoire avec une coupe de Champagne, 1/2 bouteille de vin et soft à volonté, magie à table, spectacle et cadeau: €150

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