7th Arrondissement

Les Ombres


27 Quai Branly, Musee de Quai Branly,


At Les Ombres is known for its close-up views of the Eiffel Tower, whose metal architecture the restaurant seems to mimic with its geometric, glass ceiling. Indeed, “Les Ombres” means “the shadows,” referring to those cast by the neighboring tower. Around the bistro-style tables are chairs of braided leather in earth tones. the restaurant sits atop the Musee de Quai Branly, which houses art from around the world, and has a terrace for outdoor dining. Its cuisine fuses New French and international flavors in dishes such as stuffed saddle of rabbit with tomatoes, wing of skate fish, and sweetbreads.