Victor Laloux designed a railroad station for the Universal Exhibition in 1900. In 1986 it was rechristened Musee d’Orsay and today houses a remarkable collection of Impressionist Art, if you like that sort of thing.
Renoir, Gauguin, Manet, Van Gogh. They’re all here. It’s like a who’s who of the time.
The Restaurant Musee d’Orsay is located in one of the original salons of the hotel adjacent to the train station.
Its Belle Epoque décor is just as luscious as the food on the menu. Crystal, marble, mirrors and frescoes set the scene and endless windows provide beautiful light and vistas of Paris.
Try the self-service buffet, or choose from a number of a la carte items. Or come for the pastry cart later in the afternoon.
Which was more delicious, Cezanne’s painting, "Apples and Oranges", or lunch?
RESTAURANT MUSEE D'ORSAY
1 Rue Bellechasse
Open 11:30-2:30 pm, Thursday until 9:30pm