Jacquemart-Andre Tea Room Cafe in Paris
The Jacquemart-Andre Tea Room is located within the beautiful palace style mansion house that was home to Edouard Andre and Nelie Jacquemart, who were passionate art collectors, and after their deaths the whole place was turned into the Jacquemart-Andre museum.
About the Jacquemart-Andre Tea Room
This is an elegant old style tea room in Paris that is situated within the original dining room of Edouard and Nelie and whether you are interested in art or not, this sumptuous and outstanding setting is not to be missed.
So if you want to enjoy one of the fine teas, a pastry or a light snack such as a salad, yet in a historical monument in Paris, then this has got to be on your list of places to visit when on holiday in Paris.
When sitting at one of the tables in this large dining room you can gaze at the five beautiful 18th century tapestries on the wall above a mantelpiece, or the incredible King Louis XV tables in gilt and sculpted wood, that serve as sideboards.
Yet as your eyes wander, you cannot help but look up at the fabulous ceiling fresco that was the work of Giambattista Tiepolo, which originally came from a villa in Mira, Italy, and this particular fresco was purchased on just one of Nelie and Edouard’s incredible art collection travels.
In fact, the items on display within the elegant old dining room of their home are just a small taster of the impressive collections of works of art that this couple acquired over the years. And even if you had not decided to visit this palace style mansion house museum, you may be tempted to afterwards, just to see what the other rooms of the Jacquemart-Andre Museum may hold!
Some of the delights on offer at the Jacquemart Andre Tea Room and Cafe in Paris
As you can no doubt appreciate, being classed as a tea room, there are many different types of tea available such as Earl Grey, Darjeeling, perfumed teas and specifics like herbal teas or infusions, plus there are a selection of coffees and hot chocolate, which as of 2018 are an average cost of around €5.
Cold drinks including fruit juices, water, sodas, cider, lager, along with a range of white and red wines plus champagne are also available that can be served by the glass or by the bottle.
There are also a vast amount of different salads available that are served from 11:45am through to 3pm on a Monday to Friday and do vary in price with the average cost being around €17. But for this you could choose a delight such as Romaine lettuce, sliced chicken, poached egg, garlic croutons and parmesan shavings with lemon and olive oil sauce, or how about Penne salad with crayfish, feta, sundried tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, parmesan and basil, along with an arugula salad, green tapenade and a sauce with lemon and olive oil.
You could also choose a lunch time option of quiche with mixed salad followed by an ice cream or pastry, or the menu of the day and these types of options range from €19 upwards, but on a Sunday they serve a Brunch Menu from opening until 3pm for a cost of €29.50 as of 2018.
However, the Cafe Jacquemart-Andre also has a wide selection of pastries that you can choose from, which are made by some of the best pastry houses in Paris including the Patisserie Stohrer, but on the occasion of specific temporary exhibitions that are running, this cafe in Paris also has delights on offer specifically related to the theme of the event.
Visiting the Musee Jacquemart-Andre Tea Room
Even though this tea room and cafe in Paris is located within the Musee Jacquemart-Andre Museum within the old dining room, it does have independent access, so that you do not have to tour the museum if you do not wish to, yet we would like to point out that reservations are not an option.
The Jacquemart-Andre Cafe is open from 11:45pm through to 5:30pm on a Monday to Friday with lunch being served until 3pm and snacks available until 5.30pm but they also have late night openings on a Monday until 7pm, when there are also temporary exhibitions being held.
On a Saturday and Sunday they are open from 11am and the Brunch is served on a Sunday from 11am through to 2:30pm, however, we would like to point out that last orders are always at least half an hour before the closing time.
Access to the Cafe Jacquemart-Andre
Because the Jacquemart-Andre Cafe come tea room and the museum are located on the Boulevard Haussmann, it is very easy to reach from some of the famous landmarks in Paris that are only a short walk away, like the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs Elysees Avenue.
Located in the 8th Arrondissement you will find that the nearest Metro stations are the Miromesnil stop serving lines 9 and 13, the Courcelles stop serving line 2 or Saint Philippe du Roule stop serving line 9. However a little further in an easterly direction you can access the Gare Saint-Lazare train station, which serves the Intercities, TER and Transilien trains, plus this is also a Metro station serving lines 3, 12, 13 and 14.
Alternatively if you are travelling by bus, then the bus lines 22, 28, 32, 43, 52, 80, 83, 84 and 93 along with the Noctilien Night Bus Service via line N53. However, at the Gare Saint-Lazare you can access the bus lines 20, 21, 53, 66, 80 and 528 along with the Noctilien lines N02, N15, N16, N51, N52 and N150.
However, if you go in a westerly direction towards the Arc de Triomphe at the Place Charles de Gaulle you will get to the Charles de Gaulle-Etoile stop serving the RER trains via line A and this is also a Metro station serving lines 1, 2 and 6.