France > Paris
erickok (173) Tours (and Paris), France | September 22, 2014
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Stopped by very early and in fact just too early for the normal lunch service (which starts at 12h00). The place is large and has a surprisingly tastefully redecorated interior that is neither Parisian nor English pub, but looked classy yet welcoming. The large amount of tap handles are a bit misleading, as only their normal lineup is available, just with duplicates. Well, to be honest there was a new special brew, Zonk!, available too but... it was the only beer that wasn’t available today. No tick for me here. Al considered not a bad place at all; although their beers aren’t very impressive, they tasted better (and were in better condition) than I remember they were the last time.
rhyshewer (11) Utrecht, Netherlands | September 22, 2013
64 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 14/20
More sophisticated French take on a British Pub. Beer feels more like an add-on to the food. Nice but nothing spectacular.
cagou007 (22) , France | February 11, 2013
38 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 5/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 8/20
It’s not a real pub, rather a student bar with no atmosphere. Mostly watery beers. It’s quite noisy and expensive. I would not recommend it to anyone, except rich young undemanding students who wants to watch a soccer or rugby match... You’ve got many best place to drink beers in paris than The Frog & Princess !
ogivlado (297) Zagreb, Croatia | September 19, 2012
58 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 11/20
Medium big place with ok brewpub beer selection. The service was helpful but usually French slow. Quite watery and expensive beers, but criticism goes to not having beers smaller than pint and filling your stomach with not so good beer isn’t really especially interesting thing to do in Paris.
LordCorkscrew (36) Ronco Scrivia (GE), Italy | August 24, 2011
68 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 17/20
Il Frog & Princess Pub si mostra da subito come locale più modaiolo: la sua clientela deve essere in media abbastanza giovane, buietto con luci colorate, arredamento minimalista ma sgargiante, lungo bancone cui accamparsi e pochi tavolini. Sarà che era vuoto, ma non mi ha urtato più di tanto: ci sediamo e prendiamo uno snack fritto (sono l’unica cosa abbordabile dopo aver già pranzato) e chiedo al cameriere, un ragazzo inglese (!), se è possibile assaggiare tutte le birre. Of course: anzi l’assaggio è gratis. Ci porta 6 bicchierini da 10cl, uno con ogni specialità della casa; l’assaggio gratuito è simpatico, ma è pensato apposta per far sentire in obbligo di pagare almeno una pinta dopo. Non esistono formati intermedi: full pint inglese 7€. Vabeh, assaggiamo. F.N.B. (Frog Natural Blonde): una lager del tutto anonima, ma almeno pulita, sicuramente meglio di quella di O’Neil; Maison Blanche: qui un po’ di fenolico; Ginger Twist: ale allo zenzero, che come spesso finisce per sapere di detersivo (tipo la Ginger Tom per dire); Inseine: una buona golden ale con styrian goldings (così almeno annoto), la mia preferita, se pure senza pretese (ma è l’unica a pompa); Dark de Triomphe: stout graziosa ma un po’ troppo dolciona/cioccolatesca; Parislytic: bitter inglese altrettanto onesta (sugli stili inglesi lavorano decisamente meglio). Finisce che io mi prendo una pinta di Inseine e Nicoletta di Parislytic.
Per i genovesi: se O’Neil è l’Exultate, Frog & Princess è il Bicu; birre tutte pulite (a parte la blanche), perlopiù senz’anima, ma qualche cosina decente si trova.
skimoore (12) Paris, France | August 17, 2011
14 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 2/10 SELECTION 1/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 2/10 OVERALL 2/20
The beers brewed for all Frog pubs are quite uninteresting and very expensive...if you want to hang out with students it’s a good place, if you want good beer go elsewhere...
mabel (211) Toronto, Ontario | July 25, 2011
50 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 5/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 9/20
2010-08. Visited on a rainy Saturday afternoon last July, we stopped in to try their flight though were told directly a sampler would not be available to us had it been busier. (We later realized the samplers were free of charge, but left a tip instead.) Sadly the beer was poor quality and served to us in cracked shot glasses, and the food menu looked similarly tired and flat. It’s like visiting a night club during the day, complete with funky dance music -- not an enjoyable experience. (2/9/5/NA/9/9) 50%
Marko (205) Split / Zagreb, Croatia | March 5, 2011
54 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 5/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 2/10 OVERALL 9/20
In a side street between Boulevard Saint-Germain and the Saint-Sulpice church and not far from the Jardin du Luxembourg, this is supposed to be a British-style pub (like the rest of the chain). Everything was about the rugby championship when we went there (except for the Lille-Lyon match on the big tv (thankfully)). More pubby for me than a real nightclub, expecially because of the fact that they were having a pub quiz when we arrived (which they kinda screwed up with one question, nevermind). The waitresses were helpful, friendly and fast, not bitchy at all when a friend spilled most of his beer over the floor (and over me and my backpack heh). The 6 beers was so-so, some ok-good and the Blanche was bad, but ONLY available in pints and definitely NOT worth 7 Euros (the 5 Euros price during happy hour is more like it but still no). I had the "Queues de gambas craquantes" ("crispy chilli prawns") too, they were ok, but kinda as overpriced as the beer at 7 Euros as well. I had the same problem with the toilet (being 6’4ish). To sum everything up, good atmosphere if you like sports and are with friends and very good service (at least from the girls?) but average beer at most, and to add insult to injury, brutal prices.
jercraigs (314) Toronto, Ontario | August 18, 2010
30 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 1/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 2/10 OVERALL 5/20
2010-08. This is very much a bar.nightclub and not really a pub so much. It was pretty empty when we stopped by in the afternoon. Female bartender was friendly, poured us a pair of samplers. Male bartender came by and asked if I had made a choice. Got the stink eye from the bartender when I said I was good, can I have some water please. This made more sense when I asked how much we owed and he said the samplers were free... I left a nice tip and we left. The beer ranged from awful to mediocre. If you go here you are going to tick off ratings, that is all. ONeil around the corner is significantly better in almost every respect.
eManu (39) Kuala Lumpur & Brussels, Belgium | August 2, 2010
32 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 2/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 3/10 OVERALL 4/20
Visited around 6:30 pm and the place was almost empty, ordered a Parislytic at the bar, it was just ok but nothing special. I asked the really nice barmaid if could have a sample of the other beers and she gave me a shot glass with each of the 6 other brews. I then realized that they were all quite bad. Inseine was terrible, the white was just bad. The prices a so high too. The only nice thing about the place was the barmaid, but I will not return.
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