Drinking & Nightlife

  • Bar Hemingway Legendary cocktails inside the Ritz.
  • Pavillon Puebla Pavilion opening to two terraces in the leafy Parc des Buttes Chaumont.
  • Le Baron Rouge Wonderfully convivial barrel-filled wine bar.
  • Le Perchoir Hip rooftop bar best visited at sunset.
  • Les Deux Magots Watch St-Germain go by from this famous cafe's terrace.
  • Candelaria Clandestine cocktail bar hidden behind a taqueria (taco restaurant).


  • Experimental Cocktail Club Speakeasy that spawned an international empire.
  • Le Syndicat Cocktails incorporate rare French spirits.
  • Tiger Gin specialist with 130 varieties.
  • Cod House Sake-based cocktails pair with gourmet small plates.
  • Danico Cocktails crafted from rare ingredients in a candlelit back room.
  • Little Bastards House-creation cocktails in a Latin Quarter backstreet.


  • Belleville Brûlerie Ground-breaking roastery with Saturday-morning tastings and cuppings.
  • Beans on Fire Collaborative roastery and cafe.
  • La Caféothèque Coffee house and roastery with an in-house coffee school.
  • Coutume Café Artisan roastery with a flagship Left Bank cafe.
  • Honor Outdoor coffee bar in an elegant rue du Faubourg St-Honoré courtyard.
  • Café Lomi Coffee roastery and cafe in the multi-ethnic La Goutte d'Or neighbourhood.



  • Le Rex Club Renowned house and techno club with a phenomenal sound system.
  • Concrete Paris' first club with a 24-hour licence is aboard a barge by Gare de Lyon.
  • Zig Zag Club Best of the Champs-Élysées venues.
  • Le Batofar Iconic tugboat-housed club in the 13e.

Wine Bars

Pavement Terraces


  • Paname Brewing Company Craft-brewery taproom in a 19th-century waterside granary with a floating pontoon.
  • Balthazar Crowdfunded microbrewery with guest Parisian beers.
  • Outland Artisan beer bar serving Outland's own beers.
  • Le Triangle Microbrewery with shiny kettles and sharing plates.
  • Frog & Princess Long-established microbrewery on a hopping nightlife street.