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Jules Verne Restaurant at Eiffel Tower – what to expect, menu


Located 125 meters (410 ft) high on the second floor of the Eiffel Tower, Jules Verne takes you on a gastronomic journey to the center of Paris.

Named after the famous French author Jules Verne, the restaurant’s exquisite French cuisine is sure to transport your taste buds to another dimension of culinary delight. 

From the moment you step into the lift whisking you up to the dining room, be prepared to be taken over by the luxury restaurant’s spirit of adventure blended with the elegance of Parisian fine dining and spectacular views of the City of Lights from one of the world’s most iconic landmarks!

This article shares everything you should know before booking seats for the Jules Verne Restaurant.

What to expect at Jules Verne

Dining on Top of The Eiffel Tower, Jules Verne Restaurant, Paris

Le Jules Verne Restaurant, nestled in the Eiffel Tower, is an enchanting spot where culinary excellence meets imagination.

Its steampunk-inspired interior, with warm brass and copper tones, gears, and vintage touches, creates a cozy atmosphere perfect for romantic or celebratory dinners.

Michelin-starred chef Frederic Anton is the mastermind behind the modern French menu, which celebrates the finest ingredients and culinary craftsmanship.

The dishes, paired with a selection of premium wines, are a feast for the senses. The menu refreshes seasonally to feature the best available produce.

What sets Jules Verne apart is its stunning panoramic views across Paris, offering diners a glimpse of the city’s landmarks from an unparalleled vantage point.

As evening falls and Paris lights up, dining at Jules Verne becomes even more magical, especially if you catch the summer fireworks display over the tower.

This restaurant promises an unforgettable experience, blending exquisite cuisine with breathtaking views.

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How to book a table at Jules Verne

Jules Verne Restaurant entry tickets
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To visit the Jules Verne Restaurant, you must book a table at the restaurant, the online booking of which is open up to 90 days in advance.

We recommend you book a table well in advance as getting a table at the majestic Jules Verne restaurant is quite challenging, especially in the peak season of July through August.

How online Second-floor ticket works
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When you arrive at the Eiffel Tower on the day of your reservation, introduce yourself to the specific checkpoints for restaurant customers in the South and East gardens. 

Walk to the Jules Verne reception desk at the Tower’s southern pillar to get direct access to the restaurant from a private elevator.

If you cannot get a reservation for a desired date, you can register yourself and your company on the waiting list to be notified when a table becomes available.

Reservations for nine or more people can be made using the Jules Verne Restaurant’s contact form.

If you don’t have a reservation at the Jules Verne Restaurant, you will need a second-floor access lift ticket (goes on sale 60 days in advance) or a second-floor access stairs ticket (goes on sale 14 days in advance) available online or on-site at the Eiffel Tower ticket offices. Select Your Eiffel Tower ticket

Since the Eiffel Tower is one of the world’s most popular tourist spots, you must expect long queues, which can be quite a killjoy.

Eiffel Tower’s two iconic restaurants stand out above the rest in the heart of Paris: Madame Brasserie and Jules Verne.

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What gets served at Jules Verne Restaurant

The Jules Verne Restaurant’s menu is sophisticatedly curated by the three-star chef Frédéric Anton to give your gustatory senses a joyride.

From private or business breakfast to dinner and drinks, the Jules Verne Restaurant has something for everyone. Bon appétit!

À La Carte (available from Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays)

Starters / main courses/desserts and light and indulgent cuisine: €160

Tasting Menu

Five-Course Tasting Menu from €255

Seven-Course Tasting Menu from €275

The business breakfast is only offered for private bookings and upon quotation (maximum 25 guests).

Restaurants with an Eiffel Tower view will combine the enchanting atmosphere of Parisian dining with a captivating view of the majestic and world-famous Eiffel Tower.

Things to remember before visiting

Things to remember about the Jules Verne Restaurant
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The Les Jules Verne Restaurant doesn’t have any high chairs for children.

A set menu is required for a table with eight or more persons, and the final number must be confirmed three business days before your booking date.

If you have special dietary expectations or requirements, convey them to the restaurant via their contact form.

If you want to celebrate your or your loved one’s birthday at the Jules Verne Restaurant, you can order a birthday cake with a candle on top of the default dessert 72 hours before your reservation date at a price of €26.

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Jules Verne Restaurant timings 

The Jules Verne Restaurant is open during the Eiffel Tower opening hours: from 12 pm to 1.30 pm and from 7 pm to 9 pm every day of the week. 

The restaurant is closed on 14 July for dinner. 

FAQs about the Jules Verne Restaurant

Here are some frequently asked questions about Jules Verne Restaurant.

What is the dress code for Jules Verne Restaurant?

The restaurant’s dress code is smart casual. However, it’s not mandatory to wear a tie or a jacket. Sportswear (such as T-shirts, shorts, trainers, etc.) is not accepted.

Is valet parking available to visit the Jules Verne Restaurant?

Yes, valet parking service is available near the southern pillar, at the corner of Avenue Octave Gérard and Avenue Charles Floquet.

How many Michelin stars does Jules Verne Restaurant have?

The Jules Verne Restaurant is accredited with One MICHELIN Star.

Is there a smoking zone in the Jules Verne Restaurant?

No, because the Eiffel Tower is a completely non-smoking area.

Can I cancel my reservation at Jules Verne Restaurant?

You can cancel your reservation 48 hours before your arrival if you want a refund of your partial prepayment debited at the time of booking. 
Canceling less than 48 hours before your arrival will render this amount the cancellation fee.


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