Mr and Mrs Mollard opened a bar in front of the train station Saint-Lazare in 1865. A few years earlier, on August 27th, 1837 the first train from “l’Embarcadère” at Saint-Lazare train station departed towards Saint-Germain. It was officially inaugurated by the Queen Marie Amelie de Bourbon-Sicily, wife of Louis-Philippe and it was the first railway line from Paris built specifically for passenger transport. This was the beginning of thriving economic times as a way to traveling between distances in the country was at hand.
To allow easy customers to find the comfort of big hotels, trains composed of Pullman cars with large armchairs, luxury sleeping cars and a dining car came into the spotlight with interiors including panels in-laid precious wood and patterns molded glass Lalique.
Thirty years after his arrival, Mister Mollard had gained enough money to begin the necessary works and realize the most beautiful establishment of Paris. It was the event of this year, the smartest restaurant, the richest clientele, in the most fashionable district. Mosaics from Italy by the workshops of Sarreguemines were created with unique parts having for theme the life around the Saint-Lazare train station, evoking Deauville, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, City of Avray, the entrance and the exit of the station Saint-Lazare.
The Mollard Restaurant in Paris, France, was officially classified in the complementary list of historic monuments in 1989 and it is preserved in its totally depicting the same splendor and elegance of the era that saw it flourish.
Eating at Mollard Restaurant is transporting to the world of the French cuisine as France is a nation of food lovers. At anytime, you can enjoy an excellent meal for an occasion to enjoy the art of good eating and drinking.
Food MenuWhat to Eat At The Restaurant
- Classical French cuisine which is rich and filling, with many dishes using cream-based sauces with excellent Seafood dishes including Lobster simmered in white wine, sauteed in butter and different variety of fish. Look through the menu here
- Haute cuisine is classical French cuisine taken to its most sophisticated and extreme. Food is elegant and elaborate with a strong emphasis on presentation and include a tasty proposal of meats like duck, lamb, and beef. Look through the menu here
Mollard Restaurant is opened every day, all year with continuous service from 12:00 am to 30 minutes past midnight
Address: 115 rue Saint-Lazare 75008, Paris, France
Main Phone: +33 (0)1 43 87 55 62
Reservations: +33 (0)1 43 87 50 22
Mollard Spectacle Dishesa truly show right at your table