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La Parisienne Southwell

La Parisienne

La Parisienne is a hidden gem, tucked away in the centre of Southwell, serving traditional French and Mediterranean style food and delicious homemade patisserie. Founded by Noelle and Steve in 2008 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.

If you would like to book a table please contact us on:

01636 8165730​.

After the demand for Noelle's cooking expanded she rose to meet those needs by providing catering for events, both gluten free and vegan options not only available but mastered. 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. La Parisienne also provides premium quality cakes for collection or delivery.

Find out more about Events Catering 


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.

La Parisienne proudly went on to be a Great Taste winner again in 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023!

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. 

Great Taste Award
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L'Artisane Sucree

La Parisienne offers a selection of cakes and other patisserie items. We create beautiful handcrafted cakes, macaroons and cookies, perfect for a special occasion, gift, or if you're just looking for a treat.


All items are made to order and can be purchased via our L'Artisane Sucree shop. We have many gluten free and vegan options available, please contact us if you need to discuss any dietary needs. 


Available for collection or for delivery in the East Midlands.


If you would like a personalised celebration cake please contact us and we will be happy to cater to your needs.

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No.12a B&B

No12a is a family run boutique bed and breakfast tucked away in the centre of picturesque town, Southwell, Nottinghamshire.

The luxury 2 bedroom apartment is located above the famous restaurant La Parisienne, a Great Taste award winning, French style bistro.


Romantic, individual, and relaxed, No12a is great for couples, families and groups of up to 6 people.

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