MICHELIN Travel Discover the world
Home > > > > > > > Rue de l'Ancienne-Comédie Paris

Nearby Restaurants

See all restaurants Paris

Rue de l'Ancienne-Comédie

Logo LeGuideVert

Rue de l'Ancienne-Comédie : Michelin's recommendations

For 81 years, the theatre on this street hosted premières by Racine and Molière. At the time was street was known as rue des Fossés-St-Germain. In 1770, the theatre group moved to the Palais des Tuileries before taking possession of the Odéon; the street changed its name accordingly. At n° 13, Le Procope, founded in 1686, is the oldest café in Paris, and was the haunt of literary figures such as La Fontaine, Voltaire, Daudet, Oscar Wilde and Verlaine.

Useful Information

Top of page