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La Parisienne is among the Great Taste winners of 2019. Great Taste, the world’s most coveted food and drink awards, has announced its stars of 2019. Out of 12,772 products sent in from over 100 different countries, La Parisienne of Southwell, Nottinghamshire was awarded a great taste award, which means judges dubbed it a food that delivers fantastic flavour for its Vegan gluten free almond cookie.

Judged by over 500 of the most demanding palates, belonging to food critics, chefs, cooks, restaurateurs, buyers, retailers and producers, as well as a whole host of food writers and journalists, Great Taste is widely acknowledged as the most respected food accreditation scheme for artisan and speciality food producers. As well as a badge of honour, the unmistakable black and gold Great Taste label is a signpost to a wonderful tasting product, which has been discovered through hours and hours of blind tasting by hundreds of judges. 

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Restaurant Opening times

Monday                            Closed

Tuesday               09:30 - 16:00

Wednesday          09:30 - 16:00

Thursday             09:30 - 16:00

Friday                 09:30 - 16:00

Saturday             09:30 - 16:30

Sunday               Closed             




La Parisian is a hidden gem, tucked away in the centre of Southwell serving a variety of mouth watering, traditionally French and Mediterranean dishes. Offering delicious gluten free and vegan options and providing a selection of home made patisseries as well as barista style coffee. La Parisienne has been a favourite destination of weary tourists and dining locals for over ten years and is committed to providing a sensational dining experience. Join us for Afternoon Tea in an oasis of calm out in the beautiful rolling hills of the country side. Book a table now by calling

01636 816 573


Wedding Table Set

La Parisienne Specialises in vegan catering and wedding feasts. Years of providing high quality food in the restaurant has lead to demand for Noelle's culinary skills. If you're looking for a truly special selection food on your big day then look no further. On request La Parisienne can cater for up to 300 people and will ensure the utmost care is taken to provide you with exactly the menu you are looking for. Catering is available within the East Midlands but exceptions are possible, call 01636 816 573 to book an appointment to discuss your big day in detail.

More info available.

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Cooking Class

Cooking Classes

The Bakery

If you're looking to develop your own culinary skills and maybe learn how to make a few new vegan friendly meals the whole family will enjoy then we provide cooking lessons. No previous experience necessary, just the desire to learn and have fun as well as the courage to try what you've prepared afterward. Don't worry, we're sure you're all Masterchefs in the making! Lessons are one on one and we come to you. Lessons fill up fast so book now to secure your place!

Book online here. 

Croissants and Jam

Take a look at our delicious selection of cakes and other patisserie items as well as our à la Reine Astrid artisan style chocolate. available for collection. Delicious home made delights for any occasion. All products are made to order so they're fresh from the oven when you receive them. We have many gluten free and vegan options available, please contact us if you need to discuss any dietary needs. 

“Would highly recommend this restaurant. 
Steve and Noelle are wonderful hosts, the place is just magic, food is divine. 
Beautiful town, fantastic restaurant”

— Matt B, TripAdvisor

“Lovely staff and such a varied menu with options for Gluten and Diary Free! Although such a small cafe, the atmosphere is wonderful and the cakes look amazing!”

— Kelly R, Facebook