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...
Ernest Hemingway's apartment
At 74 rue du Cardinal Lemoine is the apartment where Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961) lived with his first wife Hadley from January 1922...
Librairie les Alizés
At 74 rue du Cardinal Lemoine is the 3rd-floor apartment where Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961) lived with his first wife Hadley from...
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...
Excellent Italian gelato in 36 flavours – a small gets you two scoops, shaped to resemble a flower.
44 rue Mouffetard, 5e · interesting places nearby
Chez Nicos information
The signboard outside crêpe artist Nicos’ unassuming little shop chalks up dozens of fillings but ask by name for his masterpiece, ‘La Crêpe du Chef’, stuffed with aubergines, feta, mozzarella, lettuce, tomatoes and onions. There’s a handful of tables inside; otherwise get it wrapped up in foil and head to a nearby park.