Your questions and our answers


Practical information

  • How do you get to the 58 Tour Eiffel restaurant?

    There are several ways of getting to the Eiffel Tower:

    By metro:
    Line 6 (Dupleix, Bir-Hakeim or Trocadéro stations)
    Line 9 (Trocadéro station)
    Line 8 (École Militaire station)

    By RER:
    Line C (Champ de Mars Tour Eiffel station)

    By bus: Lines 42, 69, 72, 82 or 87

    By Batobus: Tour Eiffel

    By taxi
    : there is a taxi station at the base of the Eiffel Tower

    By car: the nearest car park is at 18 avenue de Suffren, 75015 Paris

  • What floor is the 58 Tour Eiffel restaurant on?

    The 58 Tour Eiffel restaurant is on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower, 57m above ground level. It has a new glass floor and cultural facilities to improve the visitor experience.

    The other catering areas are located as follows:
    - The Jules Verne gourmet restaurant is located on the second floor.
    - Takeaway areas (buffets) are located on the esplanade and first and second floors.
    - The Champagne Bar is located on the top floor (third floor).
  • How do you get up to the 58 Tour Eiffel restaurant?

    If you have a booking:
    Please go to the restaurant welcome desk 30 minutes before your booking to pick up your lift ticket. The welcome desk is located on the esplanade between the North and East pillars (next to the BNP Paribas ATM). This ticket allows you to use the priority queue for the lift, giving you easy access to the restaurant on the first floor.

    If you do not have a booking:
    If you do not have a booking, you must purchase your lift ticket directly from the tower ticket offices or the Eiffel Tower website.
  • When is the restaurant open?

    The 58 Tour Eiffel restaurant is open daily, including public holidays, from 11.30am to 4.30pm and from 6.30pm to 11.30pm.

    Lunch:
    From 11.30am to 4.30pm (hot dishes must be ordered by 3.45pm)

    Dinner:
    First service at 6.30pm (until 8.30pm)
    Second service at 9pm (until 11.30pm)

  • Is the restaurant accessible for people with reduced mobility?

    Yes, the restaurant meets accessibility standards for visitors with reduced mobility. A lift provides access to the second floor of the restaurant.
  • Are suitcases allowed at the restaurant?

    Large bags cannot be brought into the tower and there is no baggage check service. The contents of bags or packages may be inspected.
  • Is there a smoking area?

    Smoking is not allowed anywhere on the tower.
  • Are animals allowed?

    Animals are not allowed on the Eiffel Tower, except guide dogs for visually-impaired visitors and service dogs.
  • Is there a dress code?

    Visitors are asked to dress correctly (no shorts or trainers for evening services).
  • Do staff speak English?

    All staff speak at least French and English.
  • Is there a baggage check service?

    There is no baggage check service.
  • Is there parking nearby?

    There are paid car parks near the tower.
    The closest is the Pullman car park:
    18 Avenue de Suffren
    75015 Paris
  • Is the restaurant air-conditioned?

    Yes, the restaurant has a temperature regulation system.
  • How big is the restaurant?

    The restaurant has two floors and seats up to 250 people.
  • Is music played during meals?

    Quiet music is played during lunch and dinner.
  • Are there chairs suitable for children?

    Yes, subject to availability.
  • Is it possible to buy a souvenir photograph?

    Yes, the restaurant has a photography service. If you wish, you can request a souvenir photograph of your meal at the restaurant.

Reservation

  • How can I make a lunch booking?

    For less than 10 people:
    You can make a booking for lunch at 12pm or 1.30pm on our website. Alternatively, you can eat at the restaurant without a booking between 11.30am and 4.30pm (hot dishes must be ordered by 3.45pm) – subject to availability.

    For more than 10 people:
    Bookings are compulsory. To make a booking, please fill in the online form and request a quote: click here. One of our customer service representatives will contact you as soon as possible.
  • How can I make a dinner booking?

    For less than 10 people:
    You must make a booking for dinner at 6.30pm or 9pm on our website.

    For more than 10 people:
    For group bookings, you must request a quote online (click here)
  • Can the restaurant be booked for private functions?

    You can book all or part of the restaurant for private functions, subject to availability. Special conditions apply. For more information, please contact one of our customer service representatives by e-mail: reservation.58te@restaurants-toureiffel.com
  • Which methods of payment are accepted?

    We accept cash and the following credit cards: Visa, American Express, MasterCard and Eurocard.
  • Is it possible to book a window seat?

    We cannot guarantee you will be given a window seat, unless you choose the Premier Service with the Window Seat option. Available evenings (for the 6.30pm or 9pm service).
  • Are there special booking conditions for groups?

    Yes. For groups of 10 or more people, you can choose a special menu for your guests.

    To make a booking, fill in the online quote request form on the "Groups" page: click here
  • What do I do if I made an Internet booking but I forgot to print my booking e-mail?

    Go to the restaurant welcome desk located between the North and East pillars on the esplanade (near the BNP Paribas ATM). You will be asked to show some ID. The welcome desk is marked with a “58 Tour Eiffel restaurant” flag.
  • What is the difference between booking and giving a dinner?

    When you book a dinner, you receive a confirmation e-mail indicating the price of your meal.
    When you give someone a dinner, you are given the option to print a PDF gift voucher. This voucher does not include the price of the meal, and is valid for six months.
    You can also have the gift voucher posted in an elegant envelope – just choose the Gift Envelope option when booking.
  • What are the cancellation and reimbursement conditions?

    You can cancel all or part of your booking subject to certain conditions (you must inform us of all cancellations in writing):

    - For cancellations more than 60 calendar days before your booking: you will not be charged a cancellation fee (except for private functions).

    - For cancellations between 60 and 31 calendar days before your booking: you will be charged a cancellation fee amounting to 50% of the price including tax (regardless of the amount owed).

    - For cancellations between 30 and 10 calendar days before your booking:
    - For bookings less than or equal to €50,000 (including tax), you will be charged a cancellation fee amounting to 50% of the price including tax.
    - For bookings exceeding €50,000 (excluding tax), you will be charged a cancellation fee amounting to 70% of the price including tax.

    - For cancellations less than 10 calendar days before the booking:
    you will be charged a cancellation fee amounting to 100% of the price including tax.
  • Is it possible to change the number of guests in a group booking?

    You must confirm the number of guests 72 hours in advance. You will not be charged for changes that affect the total number of guests by less than 10% (see terms and conditions of sale). The number of guests is used for invoicing.

Gastronomy

  • What is the “chic picnic” offer?

    This innovative concept allows you to enjoy a fun and original lunch at the Eiffel Tower. A waiter guides you to your table and takes your order. A few minutes later, your lunch (a starter, main and dessert) is brought to you in a picnic basket. Your main meal is served in an attractive porcelain dish, and your dessert in a glass jar.
  • Do you offer special services on holidays?

    The restaurant serves special menus for some holidays, such as 31 December, 14 February and 14 July (if the tower is open to the public).

    Bookings are compulsory and menus can be viewed online.
  • Is there a vegetarian menu?

    There is a vegetarian menu. To request it, ask a staff member as soon as you are seated. You can also indicate your preferences by replying to the confirmation e-mail sent to you after booking, or by calling the number in the confirmation e-mail.
  • Are drinks included in all offers?

    Drinks are included in some offers. You can consult the details of our offers on our website.
  • What type of food does the restaurant serve?

    For lunch, the 58 Tour Eiffel restaurant serves light French meals, which are brought to your table in a picnic basket.
    For dinner, the restaurant serves more sophisticated French dishes.
  • Is there a children’s menu?

    Yes, there is a children’s menu (for lunch and dinner). It is for children under 12. You can consult the details of our menus on our website.
  • Is it possible to just have a drink at the restaurant?

    The restaurant is only open to clients ordering food. However, a wide range of drinks is available at the buffets located on the esplanade and the first and second floors. You can also enjoy a glass of champagne at the top of the tower.
  • Is it possible to order birthday cake?

    You can order a slice of cake instead of a dessert. To do so, contact our booking service after making your Internet booking. Please use the telephone number or e-mail address in the confirmation e-mail.

  • What are the advantages of the Premier Service?

    The Premier Service entitles you to a seat near the windows and a delicious gourmet menu (including an appetizer, starter, main, dessert, petit fours, drinks and coffee).

    To be seated by a window, you must choose the Premier Service with the Window Seat option.
  • Can alcoholic drinks be replaced by non-alcoholic drinks?

    Yes. If you do not drink alcohol, you can choose a non-alcoholic drink to replace the drinks included in the offer you have chosen. There is no change in price.
  • What is a gift voucher?

    You can give someone a lunch or a dinner in the form of a gift voucher.

    You can also get a printed invitation in an elegant envelope – just choose the Gift Envelope option when booking.

    Gift vouchers are valid for six months. Your guest has a maximum of six months to use the gift voucher by visiting the “Gift Voucher” page on our website and booking the service: click here