Hôtel Barrière Le Fouquet’s Paris High life on the Champs-Élysées
On one of the most famous avenues in the world, the Fouquet’s Paris is an institution that attracts movie stars and celebrities since its opening as a luxury brasserie in 1899. With a new vision of gastronomy by the 3 Michelin-star Chef Pierre Gagnaire who designed the brasserie menu, the hotel is more than ever a Parisian destination.
On the Champs-Élysées in the heart of Paris’s Golden Triangle, at the entrance of the world famous brasserie Le Fouquet’s, a vast metal plaque set in the ground is engraved with the names of celebrities who have won a César award, the French equivalent of an Oscar. A few steps away, on the avenue George-V, a carpet leads connoisseurs of refinement to the entrance of an establishment with a legendary name suggesting a very French art of living and sense of service: Hôtel Barrière Le Fouquet’s Paris. This member of the Leading Hotels of the World enjoys worldwide renown, a coveted location at the corner of two prestigious avenues: the world famous Champs-Élysées and the super chic Avenue George-V. Bold architecture, 81 rooms and suites among the largest in Paris, modern technology with television screens concealed behind tinted mirrors, iPod docking stations and free WiFi Internet as standard, a dedicated, discreet butler service: the hotel has all the ingredients for a perfect stay. Its famous Spa Diane Barrière by Shiseido is equipped with a large swimming pool, a steam bath, an aqua-slimming trail, a sauna, treatment rooms and a fitness area. Here you’ll find out why this famous brand of cosmetics has such a great reputation. You can – enjoy the benefits of the Shiseido Qi method that brings forth a deep and new energy through digipression relaxation or select among twenty facials and body treatments. In its quest for excellence, the last family owned 5-star hotel in France, has assembled the best possible staff. Its catering is invariably outstanding. Since 2015, the singular creative touch of the three- Michelin stars chef Pierre Gagnaire, brings particular attention to products and a true respect for traditional French gastronomy cuisine classics as interpreted by chef Jean-Yves Leuranguer, head of the hotel’s cuisine who preserves the famous Parisian brasseries’ core values. During the sunny days, the brasserie opens on a vast terrace along the Avenue George-V while the Lucien Bar at the hotel first floor offers a quiet and pleasant moment on the outdoor patio. Restaurants and bars of the hotel are beloved meeting places for Parisians and international stars. Authenticity, quality, service… what more to ask for from the Fouquet’s Barrière, one of the rare places in Paris where one legend leads to another.