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Vivant Table and Vivant Cave

Vivant Table and Vivant Cave are both in the same street. Choose Vivant Cave for homey light snacking and sipping, and Vivant Table for a sensory culinary experience. Pierre Jancou, the tattooed chef, has a knack for finding places that have a past (Vivant Table was once a shop selling birds). He’s handily delegated his kitchen to two Japanese chefs, head chef Sota and his sous-chef Masaki. Both restaurants share the same religion, that of serving natural French wines, of which there are many – let yourself be expertly guided.

Vivant Table and Vivant Cave, 43 rue des Petites Ecuries,
75010. Tel: +33 (0)1 42 46 43 55; vivantparis.com.
Vivant Table closed weekends.
Tasting menu €55, plus €39 for wine pairings; carte blanche menu €70, plus €49 for wine pairings.
Vivant Cave reservations: resavivant@gmail.com. Dishes from €6 to €18.