Lodge Paris J’adore combines gastronomy and romance with its restaurant

Lodge Paris J’adore combines gastronomy and romance with its restaurant

Paris lovers are invited to the Batignolles district (seventeenth arrondissement) to expertise a most uncommon deal with: the J’adore restaurant.


Tucked away within the foyer of the five-star Paris J’adore lodge, this desk, backed by a cocktail bar, is a pleasant expertise, each when it comes to dialog and style.


A really non-public go to with its director, Christophe Mendjel.


We’ve an appointment with a lodge fanatic who loves uncommon experiences within the capital.


Christophe Mendjel is the proud proprietor of the Hôtel Secret de Paris (ninth arrondissement), one other four-star institution whose rooms are an ode to the capital’s most emblematic monuments.


On the Lodge Paris J’adore, which he has been working since its opening 2 years in the past, the theme is kind of completely different: love in all its types.


As our host explains, the goal of this lodge, positioned on the foot of the Butte Montmartre, is to “enlarge the couple’s relationship“. And to attain this, he has a number of secret methods up his sleeve, beginning with the structure of the tables.


A configuration designed with {couples} in thoughts


An actual curiosity, the Paris J’adore restaurant provides a novel positioning, a sensory expertise completely devoted to {couples}.


“Have you ever ever been in love?” says the proprietor. “Bear in mind how difficult it’s to seek out the fitting restaurant, if solely to have the ability to speak with out problem, not hear the indiscretions of the individual subsequent to you, or profit from stunning subdued lighting.


As our host assures us, there’s nothing right here like the stylish eating places in Paris with their thunderous music and vibrant lights.


To keep away from such inconveniences, prospects is likely to be tempted to show to a Michelin-starred restaurant. However right here once more, the person warns that the setting could be intimidating and the invoice not conducive to creating the place a favorite assembly place.


It was with this in thoughts – the dearth of different venues which are extra intimate with out being too stuffy – that he got here up with the thought of configuring the area of his lodge restaurant.


The truth is, as our host explains, in contrast to the aforementioned kinds of institution, “the J’adore restaurant lends itself completely to celebrating the distinctive in on a regular basis life, comparable to a birthday or a wedding proposal”.


Lodge Paris J’adore combines gastronomy and romance with its restaurant
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To realize this, the proprietor got here up with the thought of ‘preserving the bubble‘ through which the {couples} seated at his lodge restaurant discover themselves.


To realize this, the tables have been spaced out in order to ensure free speech, whereas the music has been regulated in order by no means to encroach on conservation.


The lodge has additionally launched bell service. That is as a lot a tribute to the French artwork of dwelling as it’s a intelligent approach of discreetly calling on the wait employees with out “ever having to go away your bubble by hailing them on the fly”.


The restaurant can be in a position to assure most peace and quiet for visiting {couples} as a result of no kids are allowed inside its partitions.


Lastly, the restaurant depends on common leisure to diversify and retain its clientele, which incorporates each French and worldwide vacationers.


This consists of a reside singer on Friday and Saturday evenings and a DJ set on Thursday nights. The leisure has been made potential by a partnership with the Signature Music label (a subsidiary of Common Music France).


The pleasure can be within the palate


The structure of the tables and the sound system will not be the one points of interest of this restaurant, removed from it.


The restaurant additionally has a number of wonders in retailer for the style buds, whereas providing an inexpensive menu.


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Chef Nader Hassan‘s menu options the best, freshest seasonal produce. As well as, elements are sourced domestically and sustainably.


Clients can depend on the chef’s stable expertise acquired in prestigious Parisian institutions such because the Peninsula, the Meurice and the Hôtel de Crillon.


Passionate and inventive, his sole goal is to awaken the senses with dishes that showcase beneficiant, refined French and European delicacies.


A lodge of luxurious and appeal


Lastly, what would this culinary expertise be with out its distinctive setting, a five-star lodge with 28 rooms and suites, inaugurated on 16 June 2021 and requiring a minimum of six years of labor?


A barely perceptible element, the foyer has no seen reception space, as if to present the impression of a dialog room extending into the lodge’s hidden inside backyard, with its wall of vegetation, a reference to the hanging gardens of Babylon.


The J’adore restaurant thus boasts a modernised artwork deco scenary that has nothing to envy of the renovation of the Plaza Athénée.


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Architect and decorator Sandrine Alouf has managed to take advantage of this former Jesuit convent by opening up the views and taking out the central staircase. The result’s a lodge on a human scale that celebrates each Parisian romance and French craftsmanship.

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All of the furnishings and decorative objects are a showcase of luxurious savoir-faire, which the director defines in the beginning as “civilisational genius”: a masterly chandelier made up of 70 suspended lights, a crystal ceiling lamp produced by Castro Lightning, furnishings by Henryot, ostrich feather timber, 18-metre panoramic wallpaper created particularly for the restaurant in collaboration with Ananbô, and armchairs sculpted in France.


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Entry to the rooms additionally plunges company right into a world of luxurious, with an alabaster chandelier designed by Anthony Motard-Carminati for the Spanish agency Carpyen within the staircase.


This results in the rooms, every with its personal identify and environment, inviting company to take a “nonetheless journey” below Paris sky.


Every room options spectacular headboards, an open-plan toilet with a Jacuzzi, a sensory bathe and a swing.


Ardour” bed room © Paris J’Adore


In addition to offering additional seating, the swing is an eye-catcher and a becoming tribute to the French “fêtes galantes” painter Jean-Honoré Fragonard and his iconic 18th-century masterpiece Les Hasards Heureux de l’Escarpolette.


The lodge’s house automation system is ubiquitous with out being intrusive, permitting company to fill their jacuzzi or open their curtains utilizing an iPad or controls accessible from the mattress.


A gentle, rounded mattress conceals a high-definition sound system at its base. The room additionally boasts a state-of-the-art subdued lighting system (with as much as 8 lighting eventualities), making a hidden and revealed atmosphere that’s positive to excite company throughout their in a single day keep.


Bain de Minuit” bed room © Paris J’Adore


Lastly, the sensory expertise supplied by the lodge is accomplished by entry to the Spa J’adore. The services embody a heated swimming pool, a Himalayan pink salt grotto, a purple cedar sauna and a steam room.


With its renovated restaurant space, the Paris J’Adore proves that luxurious lodge eating places have a card to play for “an exclusivity combining culinary expertise and tailored hospitality service whereas guaranteeing a memorable and unforgettable memento.”


Because the lodge supervisor concedes, “the whole lot right here is luxurious and magnificence. The environment blends pleasure and want: two phrases that go very properly collectively.”



Hôtel Paris J’Adore

7 rue Beudant – Paris XVIIème 



Featured photograph : © Paris J’Adore