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Cheese platter

A dinner which ends without cheese is like a beautiful woman with only one eye.

—  Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826),
French lawyer, politician, and epicure.

These listings of cheese shops in Paris have been compiled from numerous sources. We cannot be held responsible for their accuracy. Like any small business, cheese shops come and go, or change locations. Hours of operation are also subject to change.

Are you a store owner, or perhaps a shopper and lover of cheese? We happily accept reviews of your favorite fromageries and the products they carry!

If you know of an error in our listings, or a store which is no longer in operation, we would appreciate greatly if you could report it here. Thank you!

NOTE: The closest Métro and/or RER stop is provided for each store in this directory. To view street maps of the area around each station, click on the red Metro icon icon.

1st Arrondissement — Louvre
Quartiers: Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois, Les Halles, Palais Royal, Place Vendôme
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Cousin et Fils (SA)
Address: 21, rue du Roule, 75001 Paris.
Phone: 01-42-36-68-70
      Louvre Rivoli (line 1), Pont Neuf (line 7).

La Crémerie
Address: 49, rue Berger, 75001 Paris.
Phone: 01-42-36-17-61
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 3:30 - 7:00 p.m.; closed Sundays & Mondays.
      Les Halles (line 4), Louvre Rivoli (line 1). RER: Châtelet Les Halles (lines A, B, D).

Maison Nortier
Address: 6, rue du marché Saint Honoré, 75001 Paris.
Phone: 01-42-61-00-76
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 - 7:15 p.m.; closed Sundays & Mondays.
      Tuileries (line 1), Pyramides (lines 7, 14).

RHC Houdot logo R H C — Fromagerie Montorgueil
(charcuterie, fromagerie)
Address: 32, rue Montorgueil, 75001 Paris.
Phone: 01-42-33-45-80
E-mail: rhc@rhc.fr
Web: http://www.rhc.fr/
      Les Halles, Etienne Marcel (line 4).

Crémerie Vendôme (formerly Boutique Leverrier)
Address: 25, rue Danielle-Casanova, 75001 Paris.
Phone: 01-42-61-30-06
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. and 4:00 - 7:15 p.m.; closed Sundays.
      Pyramides (lines 7, 14).

2nd Arrondissement — Bourse
Quartiers: Gaillon, Vivienne, Mail, Bonne-Nouvelle

Daniel Rigattieri
Address: 86, rue Montorgueil, 75002 Paris.
Phone: 01-42-36-70-96
      Sentier (line 3).

Fromages et Détail (chain of cheese shops, 5 in Paris)
Address: 8, rue des Petits Carreaux, 75002 Paris.
Phone: 01-42-33-04-07, 01-42-33-56-75
Company President: Jean-Michel Sanles. Store Manager: M. Pannier.
      Sentier (line 3).

Company headquarters are based at: 62, rue de Lille, 94550 Chevilly Larue. Founded in December 1997.

3rd Arrondissement — Temple
Quartiers: Arts-et-Métiers, Enfants-Rouges, Archives, Sainte-Avoye
  Proprietor William Jouannault in front of cheese display at Fromagers de France
Fromagers de France,
39, rue de Bretagne, 75003 Paris.
© Fromagers de France

Fromagers de France
Address: 39, rue de Bretagne, 75003 Paris.
Phone: 01-42-78-52-61
Hours: 8:00 - 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.; closed Sunday afternoons & Mondays.
Proprietor: William Jouannault.
      Filles du Calvaire (line 8), Temple (line 3).

A fine assortment of Chèvres Fermiers and Gruyère d'Alpage (in season), plus numerous house specialties. Cheese platters prepared on request; wine selection available; Carte Bleue credit cards accepted.

The proprietor says, "As a child, I made butter, cream, and small cheeses with my great-grandmother on our farm. Having acquired a taste for the craft and territorial products, I became a cheesemaker in Paris. I personally select my products and enjoy meeting with the cheese producers. As a family business, we maintain the tradition and respect for our cheesemaking heritage."

4th Arrondissement — Hôtel de Ville
Quartiers: Saint-Merri, Saint-Gervais, Arsenal, Notre-Dame

Fromagerie Bernard Lefranc
Address: 38, rue St-Louis-en-l'Ile, 75004 Paris.
Phone: 01-46-33-30-00
Proprietor: Bernard Lefranc.
      Pont-Marie (line 7).

"I went into a French restaurant and asked the waiter, 'Have you got frog's legs?' He said, 'Yes,' so I said, 'Well hop into the kitchen and get me a cheese sandwich.' "

Tommy Cooper (1921-1984),
British comedian and magician.

Fromages... ou Desserts (R 2 L)
Address: 13, rue Rambuteau, 75004 Paris.
Phone: 01-42-72-73-56
Web: http://www.fromagesoudesserts.com/
      Rambuteau (line 11).

La Ferme Saint-Aubin
Address: 76, rue St-Louis en l'Ile, 75004 Paris.
Phone: 01-43-54-74-54
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; closed Mondays.
Proprietor: Christian Lelann.
      Pont-Marie (line 7).

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