FAQ

Who is Franco Dragone?

Franco Dragone is an internationally famous artistic director. His shows have enthralled more than 85 million spectators around the world, in particular with “The House of Dancing Water” in Macao and “A New Day” by Céline Dion in Las Vegas.

What is the theme of the new show?

The theme is Paris. This new creation preserves the essence of the Lido’s variety shows (style, glamour, rhinestones, feathers and sequins, and its stunning Bluebell Girls) and associate the bold contributions of the new artistic designers.

How can I book seats for the new show?

You may book and pay for your seats directly on this website or by telephone on +33 (0)1 40 76 56 06 or by e-mail: reservation@lido.fr.
Gift vouchers are also available if you want to treat someone to a wonderful evening.

How can I follow news of the show?

We invite you to follow news about the show and the Lido via the social networks :

At what time does dinner start? How long does the Show last?

Dinner is served from 7 pm. Music will accompany your meal and offer you the opportunity to take a few steps on the dance floor. It is then followed by our show at 9 pm : a breathtaking show lasting 1 hour 30 minutes.

At what time must we arrive for the show?

The Paris Lido opens its doors at 7 pm.
For a Dinner & Show, we recommend that you arrive between 7 pm and 7.30 pm so that you can take full advantage of the first part of the evening.
For the 9 pm show, please arrive from 8.30 pm.
For the 11 pm show, please arrive from 10.45 pm.

How will I be seated?

Seating is allocated according to the event chosen: Dinner & Show/Champagne & Show/Private Lodge, and according to the menu chosen.
Seats are allocated by the maîtres d’hôtels; they do not depend on the time at which you arrive.
The booking department is unable to communicate a seat number to you.

What payment methods does the Lido accept?

You may pay in cash, by credit card, bank transfer, with "chèques vacances" holiday vouchers and other different types of gift vouchers. Check that yours are accepted.
However, bank cheques are not accepted.

How should I dress?

Smart casual wear is required. A jacket and tie are appreciated. Shorts, Bermuda shorts, flip-flops, sportswear and trainers are forbidden.

Is the cloakroom compulsory?

For the comfort and safety of all guests in the room, we ask all our guests to leave their coats and large bags at the cloakroom. This is free of charge for all our guests.

How old must children be?

You can enjoy the show with children over 4 years old. Parents are responsible for their children’s behaviour and they must not disturb other guests. For younger children, we do not offer a nursery service at the Lido.

Do you have a valet or parking service?

We do not offer a valet service. The George V car park located opposite at 64 avenue des Champs Elysées 75008 Paris is open 24/7.
Also, it is possible for you to travel here by:
Metro line 1 : George V (last metros on weekdays at about 12.30 am, on weekends at about 1.30 am)
RER A : Charles de Gaulle-Etoile
Bus : 42 ; 73 ; 83 ; 93 alight at Champs-Élysées Clemenceau

Is it possible to smoke in the Lido?

Since the decree of 2006, in France it is forbidden to smoke in public buildings.
Electronic cigarettes are not authorised.

Do you accept pets?

All animals are strictly forbidden at the Lido.

Is it possible to take photos or film the show?

You may not film or take photos during the show in order not to disturb the performers.

Is it possible to dine while watching the 9 pm or 11 pm shows?

We offer a menu with a selection of sweet and savoury dishes which will offer you the chance to savour the recipes of our Chef Philippe Lacroix. For this, please arrive a little in advance.

What are the security measures that have been introduced at the Lido?

On 17 November the Lido introduced specific security measures in coordination with the public authorities.

Security has been reinforced and the number of police officers tripled in Champs-Elysées.

Likewise the presence of security guards has been reinforced on site. A systematic bag control has been introduced and jackets and coats must be opened at the entrance.

It will no longer be possible to bring bulky baggage more than 16 litres in size (small backpacks, handbags and computer cases not included) into our establishments, including for leaving in the cloakroom.

Naturally we are coordinating the measures we are taking with the public authorities and you'll understand that consequently we cannot reveal the full measures taken.