Eiffel Tower restaurant fetes 30th anniversary with €550 dinner

French chef titan Alain Ducasse has created a special nine-course menu to fete the 30th anniversary of his restaurant Le Jules Verne at the Eiffel Tower, with each course paying homage to his restaurant’s namesake.

On Thursday, January 30, Le Jules Verne will host an anniversary dinner that will take guests on a culinary journey through Vernes’ literary works.

A starter of sea urchin, for instance, will be paired with a 1996 Dom Perignon to invoke “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.”

A dish of scallops, cauliflower, gold caviar and gelée will be served to represent “The Mysterious Island,” while “North against South” will be plated using truffled Brie cheese from Meaux, served with an herb salad.

Dinner is a cool €550 a person.

The restaurant is located on the second floor of the iconic tower at 125 meters above ground.

To book a table, email reservation.jv@lejulesverne-paris.com.

The restaurant fetes its 30th anniversary the same year that the Eiffel Tower celebrates its 125th anniversary.

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