In the inner courtyard of the Carnavalet museum hides Fabula, the ephemeral restaurant of chef Thibaut Spiwack

Take the idyllic setting of the interior courtyard of the newly renovated Carnavalet Museum, the talent of former Top Chef candidate Thibaut Spiwack and an enticing cocktail menu, you will get the winning recipe for Fabula, a superb ephemeral restaurant in the heart of the city. . We make you discover this timeless spot.

Magic from the frame to the plate

Candidate very popular with viewers of season 13 of Top Chef, Thibaut Spiwack is not at his first attempt in Paris. Like his friend Lilian Douchet with Dame Augustine, the Parisian chef has already opened Anona and Starving Club, his own establishments in the capital. From now on and since the beginning of May, he has been operating at Fabula, his new enchanted table in the Marais district.

Fabula
©Fabula

Let’s start by talking about the strong point of this address: its privileged green setting. The intimate inner courtyard of the Carnavalet museum is not normally open to the public in the evening, but Thibaut Spiwack opens the doors to this extraordinary space. Historic in every respect, the magnificent private mansion offers you its romantic setting for the golden hour, amid flowerbeds and climbing ivy. Perfect for a sweet evening for two.

Fabula
©Fabula

On your plate awaits you the fruit of a generous and responsible menu, signed by the Top Chef. Available in four families (vegetable, fish, meat and sweet), it will take you on a rather incredible festival of flavors and textures. We love, for example, the audacious Norman beef gravlax with cognac and its turmeric mussels, but also the Parisian ricotta gnocchi before diving into the sweet.

Fabula
©Fabula

To accompany our culinary tribulations, we can also count on Nico de Soto, best French bartender in 2014, to introduce us to his well-marked universe. Eight cocktails, with or without alcohol, complete this menu full of surprises.

These are all the ingredients that make the magic of this spot, it’s up to you to discover it very quickly!

Fabula – Interior courtyard of the Carnavalet Museum – 16, rue des Francs Bourgeois, 75004

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