Le Train Bleu (Restaurant)Le Train Bleu (Restaurant) Gare de Lyon Railway Station, Paris
www.Rail-Pass.com websites owners note: Le Train Bleu is a restaurant I have dinned at every time I have visited the Gare de Lyon railway station, Paris. I recommend it for a meal or just for a coffee, take the time to have an hour there when awaiting a train at the Gare de Lyon railway station. You can take our lugggage into the restaurant as you drink or dine there.
Le Train Bleu ("The Blue Train") is a restaurant located in the hall of the Gare de Lyon railway station in Paris, France. It was designated a Monument Historique in 1972.
The restaurant was originally created for the Exposition Universelle (1900). Each ornate dining room is themed to represent cities and regions of France and they are decorated with 41 paintings by some of the most popular artists of that time.
Initially called "Buffet de la Gare de Lyon", it was renamed "Le Train Bleu" in 1963, after the famous train of the same name.
Artists who Decorated Le Train Bleu
Le Train Bleu in Films
The restaurant has appeared in several films, including:
1972: Travels with My Aunt, directed by George Cukor
Le Train Bleu official website: www.le-train-bleu.com