Le Train Bleu (restaurant)
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
- 1973 The Mother and the Whore, directed by Jean Eustache
- 1990: Nikita, directed by Luc Besson
- 1998: Place Vendôme, directed by Nicole Garcia
- 2003: Filles uniques, directed by Pierre Jolivet
- 2007: Mr. Bean's Holiday, directed by Steve Bendelack
- 2009: Micmacs, directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet
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- Le Train Bleu official website (English language version)