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.
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.
A lively and upbeat night spot, Wanderlust, set along the River Seine, offers a memorable night of peppy numbers that draws the elite crowd. Dance to the beats of techno and party music in the patio outside with spectacular views of the city skyline, glittering in the dark. The cafe and restaurant ensure that you do not go hungry. A popular spot for cultural events in the city like exhibitions, film screenings and workshops, it is a hub of activity that you must visit if ever in the city.
Les Papilles opened in 2003, has captured the hearts of the picky gourmands of Paris with its gourmet food, classic wines and amiable service. It's a delicatessen by the day offering wide choices of local dishes spiced up with authentic herbs. In the afternoon, when you look forward to an elaborate lunch, Les Papilles offers you dining services. Since they believe in serving fresh recipes, the food served varies seasonally and the menu board always has a list of exclusive delicacies. As the day ends, all we want is a glass of fine wine and good company. In the evening, explore the cellar of Les Papilles which stocks the finest vintage wines, specially hand-made by masters of renowned vine-yards. A visit to Les Papilles and you get to experience all that is France famous for.
This lovely bar located in the Hôtel Meurice was redesigned by Philippe Starck in December 2007. The bar, achieving the perfect balance of cozy and chic, serves more than fifty whiskeys and malts, and over three-hundred drinks including seventeen original creations such as the cocktail Starcky or the 228. Bar 228 also serves a full menu of French specialties as well as small tapas-like plates to munch on.
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.
Enjoy a fun time watching live sports and guzzling gallons of beer at the O' Sullivan's Rebel Bar. This exhilarating venue is a typical Irish pub with a cheerful and easy-going ambience, youthful crowds and plenty of fun activities to make it a memorable time for guests. The food is filling and features some great burgers, salads and fries. Tired office-goers can relax and unwind here and a catch live gig or two. The weekends are the best time to be here though weekdays are less crowded. The venue also provides space and facilities for fun parties and get-togethers.
'Imprévu' in French means unpredictable and L'Imprévu Café is quite true to its name. This quaint little cafe-bar is wonderful, to say the least. Their walls are adorned with simple portraits and pictures, while the elegant wooden furniture decks up the corners. Thi cafe exudes warmth and coziness, while the hospitable staff ensure that guests are at ease. The quality brew, beverages and cocktails on the offer make for a great evening. L'Imprévu Café also hosts events like concerts and exhibitions. A fine evening is guaranteed here.
Located in the 3rd Arrondissement, Cafe Cox Bar is a gay-friendly bar. The ambiance is cool, and every three months they are known to change their decor. The outdoor seating always seems to be crowded. Established since 1995, it attracts major crowds from the gay quarters' bustling streets of the Marais. The bar food is great and much appreciated by the patrons. Dance to the beats of the DJ's on Thursday nights and Sundays get packed for their happy hours. For detailed information, check out the website or call ahead.
Calling itself the 'Rock Area', Black Dog is the quintessential hangout for the metal and rock fans. The dim interiors and the cramped seating may give it the look of some seedy joint, but if you dig metal and rock music, then this is exactly the place you would want to be. The bar and restaurant welcomes Parisian as well as visiting metal bands to perform here to a crowd that seems to be always hungry for more. The fare served here is a blend of both French and Argentinian cuisines, and you will also find some delectable Argentinian wines on offer. The two bars of the Black Dog serve up some very sweet cocktails and beer and spirits from around the world. To plan a visit here, please see the website.
Situated in the heart of Paris, Klub is a spot where all genres of rock unite. Established in 2006, Le Klub now features an impressive roster of cutting edge rock and electro with styles ranging from metal and psycho to punk, post-punk and new-wave. It also draws artists, authors and actors as a multidisciplinary exhibition hall for alternative culture. Spread across two floors, this space can accommodate around 250 guests.