George Orwell's boarding house
In 1928 George Orwell (1903–50) stayed in a cheap boarding house above 6 rue du Pot de Fer while working as a dishwasher. Read about it...
Le Vieux Chêne
This rue Mouffetard institution is reckoned to be Paris’ oldest bar. Indeed, a revolutionary circle met here in 1848 and it was a...
Aux Cérises de Lutèce
Heaped with colourful teapots, jugs and jumble, this cosy eating space is the type of place that would wear flowery wellies. As much...
Bowling Mouffetard information
Lonely Planet review
Intimate, friendly alley with eight lanes. There's a separate entrance off rue Gracieuse, though it was reserved for deliveries at last check.