Zen Cafe at Cineaqua aquarium in Paris

The Zen Café is a modern bistro style cafe in Paris that is located within the L’Aquarium du Paris - Cineaqua and is open at the same times as the aquarium, so that you and your family can make a whole day out at this incredible aquarium in Paris, which is home to the largest tank in France for its sharks.

You can order snacks, beverages and main meals to enjoy in this modern styled cafe with its tropical decor, whilst still continuing to admire the fish from one of the large tanks of 600,000 litres of water with fish such as trevally.

Cuisine at Zen Cafe in Paris

You will find that the Zen Cafe is located within the L’Aquarium du Paris - Cineaqua and provides fresh produce daily and the fruits and vegetables come from certified farming places to ensure quality.
Zen Cafe table and chairs
You have many different delights on offer such as light snacks of fried noodles with chicken or seasonal vegetables or soups for instance and these range in cost from approximately €8 upwards.  However, the Zen Cafe also serves main meals such as beef accompanied by potato gratin, grilled chicken or hake fillet accompanied by rice and many more to tempt your taste buds, and these are an approximate cost of €14 upwards.

There is also Sunday Brunch available every Sunday from noon through to 2pm and is a buffet style brunch at this aquarium in Paris, where you choose what they call a Bento, which could be a vegetarian option of noodles with seasonal vegetables or a traditional Bento of scrambled eggs, sausages and assorted cheeses.  The remainder of the meal is served buffet style including assorted salads, homemade cakes, fruit pies, fruit salads, pastries, bread, jams and beverages such as coffee, chocolate, orange juice etc.

You can choose to take your brunch within the dining room and the 8 metre high fish tank as your backdrop or within the coffee area of Cineaqua.  And as of 2018, the cost of Sunday Bruch is €19.90 for an adult, €10.90 for a child between 3 and 12 years of age and €3.90 for those under the age of three with proof of their ages.

The Sunday Brunch is only available for visitors of the Cineaqua aquarium and you can also purchase a combined ticket for this and the aquarium visit, but for more information you can contact them by telephone on +33 (0) 40 69 23 23.

Access Zen Cafe in L’Aquarium du Paris - Cineaqua

The Zen Cafe is only open to those that have purchased a ticket to visit the aquarium of Paris, and the cafe is open every day that Cineaqua is open.

Located within the Jardins du Torcadero Gardens, you will be extremely close to the Eiffel Tower on the opposite side of the River Seine and the Palais de Chaillot with its different museums such as the Musee de la Marine.

Therefore, there are numerous means of public transport in Paris that will get you to the Trocadero Gardens and Cineaqua where you will find the Zen Cafe.  To start with, there is the Metro Lines 6 and 9 via the stop called the Trocadero, or you have the RER at the Champs de Mars - Tour Eiffel stop serving the RER C Line.

Another option is the Batobus, which is a water bus that stops at their dock on the Quai Branly by the Bateaux Parisiens dock at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, plus the Bus Lines 22, 30, 32, 63, 72 and 82 will also get you within walking distance.