Its name translates as ‘The Refrigerators’, which is what this 1920s industrial building plastered from head to foot in graffiti used to...
Testament to the 13e’s ongoing creative renaissance, this very funky gallery showcases graffiti and street art. Artists and events vary.
Bibliothèque Nationale de France
With four glass towers shaped like half-open books, the 1995-opened National Library of France was one of President Mitterand’s most...
This much-loved, red-metal tugboat has a rooftop bar that’s terrific in summer, and a respected restaurant, while the club underneath...
Fil ‘O’ Fromage
This fromagerie offering lunches and light meals throughout the day six days a week is godsend in an area that is not overly endowed...
1 quai François Mauriac · interesting places nearby
Split across two floors, this Seine-side eating space with neon lighting and glass windows is 100% bio . Snacks, salads and bowls of pasta ‘n’ risotto make up the ground-floor Green Café menu, while the risotto au cognac à la crème is typical of the more formal fare served upstairs. Savouring ‘un plaisir naturel’ (a natural pleasure) is the hip but laidback mood here.