"So Parisian" bars

  • Typically Parisian bars

    Typically Parisian bars - © Atout France

    Typically Parisian bars

    Typically Parisian bars - © Atout France

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Le Café de Flore

The Café de Flore represents the spirit of the Saint-Germain-des-Prés district of Paris. It is a veritable institution, that has hosted the greatest French writers and artists who have lingered on its terrace. Amid the bistro-chic decor, you can spend a typically Parisian evening among friends, served by waiters on the sunny terrace, or sit on a comfy, intimate banquette inside the building.

Café des Deux Moulins

Nicknamed “café d’Amélie” since the film “Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain” which was a huge hit in France, the Café des Deux Moulins is a focal point of Montmartre. It’s authenticity translates into the food, consisting of typically Parisian dishes, to be appreciated after a refreshing glass of wine.

Grand Marché Stalingrad

This unique venue with its rotunda, tucked into the Villette district, is a listed building dating from just before the French Revolution, situated beside the Bassin de la Villette. The Grand Marché Stalingrad is the place to visit once you have absorbed the artistic and cultural delights of the museums of La Villette. It is open all day, so you can enjoy its delicious food and cocktails to your heart’s content and visit the mini-club at the week-end.

Le Carmen

Le Carmen takes its name from Georges Bizet’s opera, which he composed in this former mansion and brothel. When you visit this historic monument you will understand where he found his inspiration. There are fancy cocktails, sweet music and exceptional surroundings in a cosy atmosphere. Everything for attracting the dandies of Pigalle.

Rooftop de la Piscine Molitor

Ever since it was re-opened in 2014, the Piscine Molitor swimming pool enables you to dive into a unique Art Déco world! It boasts a terrace with a panoramic view and the restaurant serves perfect cocktails to help you revive after a swimming session in the Olympic pool, or simply delight in this little architectural jewel, dating from 1929 and now a listed building.

Les Deux Magots

Out on the terrace of the legendary café in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, you will be treading in the footsteps of Picasso, Verlaine and Rimbaud, and crossing the ages in a typical decor for the time it takes to drink an apéritif with friends.

Champagne Bar on the Eiffel Tower

The bar is on the top floor of the Eiffel Tower, so the terrace offers a breath-taking view over the city, and is certainly one of the most exceptional sights of Paris. With a champagne glass in hand, you can admire the City of Light for an unforgettable experience.

Le Mini-Palais

The style, both modern and Napoleon III in this Parisian setting in the heart of the Grand Palais will enable you to spend an exceptional evening. On the menu of this cocktail bar are 30 different cocktails, 11 of them special creations that change with the seasons that will awaken your senses and suit every taste.

Le Consulat

For a typically retro evening in Paris, take a trip to this little bistro whose cosy atmosphere and charm typical of Montmartre will take you right back to Old Paris.

Le Bar Botaniste du Shangri-La Hotel

Situated at the heart of the Shangri-La Hotel, one of the finest palaces in the capital, the Bar Botaniste renders homage to Prince Roland Bonaparte, a scientific collector and passionate botanist. The decoration is indeed botanical, combining the Napoleon III (late Victorian) style with that of the plants and other botanical details, as well as the cocktail menu with its original creations and invitations to visit exotic lands. On Wednesday evenings, there is a DJ. An unmissable experience!

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