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Previously, Napoleon Bonaparte, who was not so well known at the time, liked to drop in here. Once he could not pay for food - just forgot the money at home.

The owner shouted and continued to press. In response, Napoleon removed his hat from his head and handed it to the owner of the establishment, saying that soon it would cost much more. The young man put out the door. Now the cocked hat is kept in the restaurant and was insured for a large amount.

The Procope, the oldest cafe in Paris in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés

The legendary restaurant in the 6th arrondissement of Paris since 1686 is a place with a rich history, where the greatest writers and intellectuals gathered (Rousseau, Didrot, Verlaine ...)

The Procope offers traditional bourgeois cuisine with a variety of specialties, such as a rooster with wine and calf head, braised beef cheek, homemade milofol or traditional tiramisu.

How to find a cafe:

Address - Rue de l'Ancienne Comédie, 13, 6th arrondissement of Paris, Paris, France

Coordinates: 48.853058, 2.338849

On foot 100m, from the metro station Odéon.

Cafe opening hours:

Monday - Wednesday 12: 00 - 00: 00
Thursday - Saturday 12: 00 - 01: 00
Sunday 12:00 - 00:00


tel +33 1 01 40 46 79 00
official site -

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Cafe - Le Procope - Paris, France

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