As we mentioned within the history of the Petit Palais and the building itself, it is here that you can discover the ponds with the ornate blue and gold mosaics that were originally produced by the Italian Giandomenico Facchina, along with the colonnades or peristyle with the fabulous murals and completed with exotic plants that tend to sway gently in the breeze.
Obviously the terrace itself is open during the warmer months, but the Jardin du Petit Palais is an ideal place to stop and relax with a drink, snack or spot of lunch.
The Cuisine at Le Jardin du Petit Palais Cafe
This cafe in Paris offers a range of different beverages and wines along with gourmet snacks and different options for a lunch with a difference at a unique setting within the heart of Paris by the Champs Elysees Gardens.
It is a simple, yet temping menu of French food for a quick break or lunch, and you can opt for one of their formulas such a quiche followed by chocolate mousse, a sandwich followed by fruit salad or pasta of the day followed by a selected soft white cheese, and these range in cost from €8 upwards as of 2013.
Sandwiches such as the club sandwich with chicken and mixed salad or salads such as with salmon and fennel are available, along with pasta, quiche or soup of the day, the daily special and others.
However, there are also some exceedingly tempting desserts that you could endulge in without anything else, or to follow and it could cheese cake, brownie, rice pudding, an apple and exotic fruit crumble, fruit salad, etc and these are an average cost of €4 as of 2013.
We did mentioned drinks earlier and Le Jardin du Petit Palais Cafe has a good range of hot and cold beverages such as different teas and coffees, fresh juices, smoothies, etc, but there are also wines, water and beer available to accompany your gourmet snack.
Access to Le Jardin du Petit Palais Cafe in Paris
The Garden Cafe of the Petit Palais museum in Paris is open on a Tuesday through to a Sunday from 10am to 5.15pm, although it opens later on a Thursday when there are temporary exhibitions until 7.30pm. However, it is always closed on a Monday and on national French holidays.
You may also be pleased to know that no reservations are necessary and it is also accessible to the disabled.
Access to this cafe in Paris is via the Petit Palais, which can be reached via the Metro station called the Champs-Elysees - Clemenceau on line 1 or 13, whereas the nearest RER train station is either the Place Charles de Gaulle - Etoile on line A, located by the Arc de Triomphe, or the Invalides stop on line C by Les Invalides.
But if you are travelling via bus, then you would need numbers 28, 42, 72, 83 or 93, but the l’Open Tour buses, which are one of the bus tours in Paris, will also get you close by.
More information on Petit Palais
- Musee Petit Palais
- History of the Musee Petit Palais
- Le Jardin du Petit Palais Cafe
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- Photos of the Petit Palais
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Le Jardin du Petit Palais Cafe in Paris
This is a cafe in Paris is located at the fabulous Petit Palais, which is situated by the famous Champs Elysees avenue and is home to the Musee des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris or fine arts museum.
About Le Jardin du Petit Palais Cafe in Paris
Only created when the Petit Palais was renovated and restored from the start of 2000 up until 2005, the Jardin du Petit Palais Cafe is located in an oasis of greenery in the heart of the Petit Palais Musee des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris.
The Jardin du Petit Palais Cafe, generally translates to the Garden Cafe of the Petit Palais, and although it is a spacious dining area with a warm and contemporary décor at the heart of the museum, as the name suggests, it also opens up onto an enclosed garden of the Jardins des Champs Elysees.