L’Ange 20 had been recommended to us by friends, and what a great recommendation that was! It also came in very handy that it is located 5 minutes walk from where we were staying this time around, close to Place des Vosges in the beautiful Marais district of perhaps the planet’s most magnificent city: Paree (read our blog post about the Marais here).
We were immediately taken in by the pleasant atmosphere which combined warm colours of a traditional Parisian corner bistrot with modern elements. The waiter was marvellous and led us through the menu, throwing in a few jokes and witty remarks that made us laugh.
We followed his recommendation and went for king prawns in angel hair pasta with homemade guacamole (£9) as starters, grilled duck breast with green pepper and eggplant parmigiana (£20), as well as seared cod fillet, vegetable julienne, black rice with ginger (£20; check out our post about ginger plants here) for mains.
The food arrived quickly. The gambas were among the best we’ve ever had, perfect texture and taste. In terms of taste, the angel hair pasta didn’t add anything, but it was certainly easy on the eye.
Ms B was very impressed with her cod (and so was I when I tried a bit of it). I absolutely adored my duck breast. Only the French know how to get this 100% right, and these guys certainly do.
We’ll definitely be back during one of our next visits to Paris. 5 out of 5 in our book.
Looking for more restaurant reviews? Try Benoit, Breizh Cafe, Les Philosophes, La Vache et le Cuisinier (all in Paris), or check out our Paris poem. For some inspiration for your next trip, have a look at our posts about the Medieval England Festival, a day trip to Grozny, or spring skiing in Mayrhofen.