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As the fashion elite converge on the City of Lights for Paris Fashion Week, the quest for the most exquisite dining experiences becomes as crucial as spotting the next big trend.

From glamorous rooftop soirées overlooking the Eiffel Tower to intimate dinners in hidden gems, Paris transforms into a gastronomic runway, showcasing culinary couture at its finest.

So  where does the fashion crowd eat in Paris? We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 trendiest restaurants to snag a reservation (if you can) during this winter’s hottest event. Here are Paris Society’s ‘Haute Couture’ addresses, promising not just a feast for your taste buds but a spectacle for your senses.

Where is the best place for lunch during Paris Fashion Week?

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CoCo

Chic & Characterful

At the heart of the bustling Opéra Garnier district, CoCo serves up a menu as stylish as the crowd it attracts. It’s where charm and character blend seamlessly, offering a delightful culinary journey from lively lunches to enchanting dinners. The weekend festive brunch is a must-try, setting the tone for a fashionable day ahead. CoCo’s vibrant atmosphere and seasonal menu make it a favorite for lunch among the fashion crowd.

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Girafe

Seafood with a View

Stop into Girafe for a light and refreshing seafood lunch. Here, the morning and afternoon light give way to a spectacular view of the Eiffel Tower, leaving you inspired for the day ahead. The 1930s decor and exquisite marine cuisine are a testament to Paris’s timeless elegance and culinary excellence. Enjoy the lobster ravioli and the salmon salad before hitting the runways. And don’t forget to snap a few photos before you leave!

Which restaurant has the most authentic Parisian aesthetic?

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Maxim’s

The Legendary Hotspot

Maxim’s, with its legendary status and rich history, offers the most authentic Parisian dining experience. It’s where classic meets contemporary, surrounded by the timeless elegance of Paris. No fashion week is complete without a night at Maxim’s. This restaurant has seen the who’s who of the fashion world. Its menu is a delightful blend of classic and contemporary, with live jazz and pop setting the mood for a night of dining and dancing.

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La Suite

Sky-High Elegance

Perched on the 9th floor of the Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine, La Suite is the private offshoot of Girafe and offers a more exclusive dining experience with the same breathtaking views of Paris. Its Art Deco decor and seafood-focused menu make it a perfect spot for fashionistas looking for an elevated dining experience during Fashion Week.

Where to dine in Paris if you are dressed up?

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Laurent

A Night Under the Stars

Laurent offers the perfect ambiance for those looking to dress up and indulge in a glamorous night out. Its elegant setting and sophisticated menu are ideal for showcasing your fashion week ensemble. Nestled in the prestigious Carré Marigny, Laurent is more than a restaurant; it’s an experience. As evening descends, it transforms into a scene straight out of a fashion magazine, where the glitterati of Paris gather. The menu, curated by Mathieu Pacaud, is a sophisticated twist on classic French cuisine. Laurent isn’t just a meal; it’s where fashion, glamour, and gastronomy meet.

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Bonnie

A Psychedelic Retreat Above the City

Atop the Morland Tower, Bonnie offers a unique dining experience with its psychedelic decor and New York-inspired cuisine. It’s a place to unwind and celebrate, especially at the Club on the 16th floor, which becomes a late-night party haven during Fashion Week.

What is the best place for cocktails in Paris?

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Gigi

Italian Elegance in the Golden Triangle

Gigi welcomes guests with open arms, offering a slice of Italian gastronomy right in the heart of Paris. Its famous Bellini Bar is a must try for a drink before or after hitting the shows. Plus, it boasts live performances, making it an irresistible spot for those looking to indulge in fine dining and lively entertainment during the week’s events.

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Mun

A Dream of Asia on the Champs-Elysées

Mun brings a touch of Asian sophistication to the most beautiful avenue in the world. Its chic decor and sushi bar offer a contemporary dining experience, blending the bold flavors of Japan with the glamour of Paris.

Best end of the week Brunch in Paris?

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Monsieur Bleu

Art Deco and Avant-Garde

Located in the Palais de Tokyo, Monsieur Bleu is the epitome of Parisian chic. Facing the Eiffel Tower, it’s a place where art, fashion, and food merge, making it a go-to spot for those seeking a vibrant atmosphere for brunch on Saturday or Sunday, not to mention an Instagram-worthy photo op to capture that oh-so-haute-couture fashion statement.

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Maison Revka

Slavic Charm in the City

Maison Revka is a whimsical address in the 16th arrondissement offering a dive into Slavic culture in the middle of Paris. The timeless dance of classic cocktails is reimagined, alongside signature creations and a selection of exceptional vodkas, ensuring that every palate finds its perfect complement. At Maison Revka, time is an indulgence, savored between the whispers of dawn and the secrets of dusk. 

Paris Fashion Week is a Culinary Runway

As Paris transforms into an expressive haven, these dining spots become the stages for the fashion world’s elite to gather, celebrate, and indulge in culinary masterpieces. 

But no location in Paris is without noting the mesmerizing people-watching that is almost as thrilling as the shows themselves. 

These spots transform into unofficial stages where style and gastronomy intersect, creating a vibrant tableau of trendsetters, designers, and fashion aficionados. Each venue becomes a backdrop for impromptu fashion moments, where attendees dress to impress, showcasing their unique styles and the latest trends. 

It’s not just about being seen; it’s about being part of a living, breathing fashion landscape. The eclectic mix of elegant gowns, avant-garde outfits, and bespoke dishes contribute to the dynamic and ever-evolving creative narrative of Paris Fashion Week.