La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels is the brainchild of the group responsible for several of Paris' unrivaled watering holes in 6th Arrondissement. Located in the hip locality off Marché Saint Germain, the wine bar makes a great addition to the city's thriving wine scene. The thoughtfully-selected vino collection spans across 300 varieties, which pair beautifully with charcuterie platters. The decor is sophisticated, with blue walls, intimate lights, a cozy fire place, chic accents and interesting upholstery. A contemporary version of a quintessential Parisian establishment, the space exudes a nightclub-esque appeal.
Blink and you may miss the almost hidden door to the Experimental Cocktail Club. This one-room bar makes for a fun and intimate evening no matter who you're with. Like the name suggests, this place is known for its exquisite cocktails and for the crafty bartenders who make them, so you know you can't just have one drink! With live DJs setting the mood and keeping the atmosphere lively, the Experimental Cocktail Club will become your new favorite hangout.
Truly a Parisian gem, this world-class restaurant is located inside the Eiffel Tower. Dining at Le Jules Verne is an experience unto itself. Patrons are whisked up a private elevator to a breathtaking dining room replete with some of the most amazing views from inside the iconic Paris landmark. The cuisine rivals the views with contemporary French dishes that are sumptuous and paired perfectly with a wine list of only the finest French wines. Prix fixe menus and specialty options complete the experience and add to the wow factor of this beloved Paris establishment.
The 3rd Arrondissement features an easy going and unpretentious cocktail lounge that will sure please your senses. The cozy ambiance is great for small groups. Offering authentic Mexican cuisine, Candelaria's must-haves are mushroom tacos, queso fresco, cactus tostada, chicken tostada, and lots more. The creative cocktails here are unique. Call ahead or check out the website for detailed information.
This is Paris's best house and techno club. In a large room which looks like an underground bunker dedicated to techno music, DJs display their talent aided by the excellent sound system. Laurent Garnier, Carl Cox, Jack de Marseille and Daft Punk, they have all impressed the attentive crowd. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday are more techno-house. The excellent Charles Schilling mixes once every month are sure to allure you here.
La Djoon is touted as the most 'soulful' club of Paris. One of the finest nightspots in the city, Djoon is spread across two floors, and is marked by large windows and brightly lit up interiors. International DJs relish playing at La Djoon. From Norman Jay, Ian Pooley, and Timmy Regisford, to Alix Alvarez, Jovonn and so on have performed at the venue amidst appreciation and applause from the crowds. Rock, pop, funk ad other genres of music also find expression at Djoon. It also houses a fine French restaurant and bar, that serves a delectable platter. La Djoon is an experience in itself.
Le Comptoir Lounge is a cozy and elegant bistro which is known for its delicious French dishes as well as its Burger XL. Aside from a variety of locally-influenced traditional, French dishes which is a must-try for any tourist looking for an authentic local dining experience, the menu here also includes a number of pizza and pasta options as well as their huge burgers. The wine list as well as the zippy cocktail varieties are worth a try as well. All in all, this place is the perfect spot to stop into while exploring the city.
In a neighborhood known for its immigrant community stands a lively bar with weathered red mosaic tiles and crammed full of ragged tables and chairs. Because of its location, Aux Folies attracts mostly locals. The historic cafe was made famous by internationally known singer and performer Edith Piaf. During the summer, the outside terrace never empties from the end of the workday to the end of the night. To pace between the relatively cheap drinks, there's always the option of checking out what's new in the graffiti-dazzled alley around the corner. Or, there's a pinball machine inside. One of the most iconic cafes of the city, relive Edith Piaf's melodious legacy at Aux Folies.
Le China is an iconic and a multi-purpose venue where one can either go there for their scrumptious Chinese cuisine or their lively bar. It even houses a nightclub with the best DJs in Paris. The dimly-lit wooden furnished lounge like setting is classy and intimate, perfect for enjoying great food and great music. Order one of their delicious cocktails and get ready to dance to the music.
Le Train Bleu is located in the Gare de Lyon Station and was built simultaneously with the Grand Palais, Pont Alexandre III and Petit Palais for the World Exhibtion of 1900. This dining room is ornate and gorgeously decorated with exquisite wall frescoes, gilded beams, rich wooden booths with blue motifs. The service is spot on and the cuisine is prepared in French Escoffier style. Must-haves include, Escargots in Chablis sauce, Loin of Lamb Provençal and Veal Kidneys in Mustard. In addition, the Big Ben Bar serves drinks in a jiffy.
L'Ave Maria is a typical resto-bar that serves good food and the best of drinks. The decor is simple yet cozy that puts you to ease instantly. It serves modern cuisine spiced with traditional herbs. You can wash down the meals with a glass of your favorite drink. Their cocktail concoctions are highly recommended. Do keep some room for some delectable desserts. The friendly staff is attentive yet discreet in its service. Do drop by at L'Ave Maria to enjoy a perfect meal served with a smile.