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The illuminations tour was nice and the lights were beautiful at night. Our food at the restaurant was ok. The restaurant upkeep was not overly impressive and I was cautious of the hole in the wall with the electrical wires/box/outlet hanging out below our table next to our legs.
Unfortunately we had taken a day tour of Paris the previous day which covered all the highlights of this tour. However, it was well organised and we enjoyed it.
The New Year's Eve Dinner was superb and good value. The restaurant staff were very attentive and spoke good English.We had a great time.
The Paris tour was fantastic. The guides spoke five languages and took time to detail the sights. The tour showed you multiple views of main sights and the audio on the bus did not fail like most tours or be out of sync by an uncaring driver. The meal was served outside and that it was very cold took away a lot from the night. I had the impression I would SEE fireworks in Paris. I did not. The location made that not possible but the crazy people on the streets made up for that. I felt safer than in New York despite the crowds. Learn the French rail system before negotiating the rails. They are safe but there are some quirks. Everything is expensive but you have to do what works for you.
Dinner was average and service was poor. More description should have been given about restaurant.
This being a tour I thought we would of all been together as a group, me being a one, was sitted right in the middle of the restaurant on a little table all by myself. Maybe it should be mentioned on the sitting configuration, I would not have booked it, was stared at all night very uncomfortable.
The night tour was great but the restaurant selected was not ready for us and made us wait in the rain. There was no dancing and I was sat in the smoking section. This was a terrible dinner selection. Me and My son left before dessert because it was sooo bad and we did not want to ruin our new years eve.
Restaurant only so-so :-(
And 300 Euros for a bottle of champagne is overcharging !
The tour through central Paris celebrating New Years eve was magnificent showing an illuminated and sparkling Paris. The following dinner was a set back though: the restaurant was much to small, the food was not particular good and it took forever to serve it. We did not finish eating until 1 o'clock, obviously the entry into 2011 did not take place in the streets of Paris as I expected. A better restaurant would have made all the difference.
It was not what I expected. The little 45 minute tour was just OK but the Dinner at the restaurant was a horrible experience; super crowded, pecked with as much people as they could handle. they took forever to bring an under-cook plate that we did not ordered. service was rude and unfriendly. I definetly Do NOT recommend this tour.
this tour was misleading. The food was cold and overcooked. We waited 45 minutes just to get water, let alone service. We were packed in like cattle with no elbow room between strangers, and there was Absolutely NO dancing. I was told dinner and dancing. The one star is only for the lights tour by bus. Regrettable evening
The illumination tour was quite long and the earphones did not work very well. The dinner was disappointing. First they said it was semi-formal affair but there were many people with jeans. Second the restaurant was not very nice and definately and semi-formal restaurant and we were squeezed into a little corner literally elbow to elbow and the food was awful. The restaurant was located by Notre Dame and we had the hardest time finding a taxi to take us back to the Eiffel Tower where our hotel was located. We would not suggest this tour to anyone. You are just wasting your money and time on this tour.