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In France, the world capital of gourmet dining, most people eat three meals a day: breakfast in the morning, lunch at around 1 pm, and dinner at around 8 pm. Lunch and dinner are full meals.

For daily meals you can't do better than the 450 university restaurants. Prices at the "restau-u" are unbeatable: You get a complete meal for €3,05. Anyone holding a student card has free access to the entire network of restaurants. Some are open at night and on weekends.

It's also possible to get a meal in the many cafés et restaurants you'll find everywhere in France. Prices range from about €10 for a full meal up to hundreds of euros at the "temples of French gastronomy" run by internationally famous star chefs such as Paul Bocuse, Alain Ducasse, Joël Robuchon, and Pierre Gagnaire...................Learn more