Paris is one of our favourite destinations in Europe; this year we had over 10 projects there. No wonder we have tons of travel inspiration to share with you. These are our go-to places to eat, sleep and drink in Paris if you are travelling with a group. Happy travelling!
1/ Hotel Le Marianne ****
Marianne is not only a national symbol of France, but also the first name of the hotel owner’s wife. This stylish boutique hotel is situated just off the Champs-Elysées.
2/ Hotel Le Six ****
This beautiful boutique hotel is situated a quiet street in the lively Latin Quarter. We especially love their L’Occitane beauty products. www.hotel-le-six.com
3/ Hotel Chavanel ****
This hotel with its easy-chic feel is the perfect home-base to explore the trendy Madeleine district. www.hotelchavanel.com
4/ Hotel Henriette ***
Hotel Henriette offers you affordable luxury in a relaxed atmosphere and has a wonderful design interior. A hidden gem, located in a small and quiet cobblestone alleyway. www.hotelhenriette.com
5/ Rue de Lappe, Bastille
At night, this little street becomes an animated neighbourhood.
6/ Moulin Rouge
The legendary Parisian cabaret and temple of the French Cancan. www.moulinrouge.fr
7/ Crazy Horse
A mythical Parisian nightspot and one of the city’s most avant-garde cabarets. It has exclusively female performers, who bring a striptease show with superb shade and light effects. www.lecrazyhorseparis.com
8/ MAISON BLANCHE
A sublime art deco building that dates from 1913 and that has been used for private events by fashion houses like Chloé, Valentino, Dior and by celebrities like Sharon Stone or Hillary Clinton. It offers a superb view of Paris, especially at night. www.maison-blanche.fr/en
9/ Maxim’s the Terrasse 50
A fascinating rooftop venue with a dazzling view of the Eiffel tower! www.maxims-de-paris.com/fr
L’apéro - short for ‘the aperitif’ - is only one of France’s many culinary traditions. Parisians in particular, practice the tradition with great devotion and as often as possible. So, do follow their example and enjoy a pre-dinner drink with delicious nibbles at one of these special places:
10/ When the weather is nice, check out the terraces at Les Halles.
11/ Le Verre Volé
This authentic bistro just off the canal is a lively lunch spot and a great place for an evening drink in a bobo-romantic atmosphere. www.leverrevole.fr
12/ Frenchie Wine Bar
A wildly popular wine bar that serves fantastic sharing plates (just like Frenchie restaurant, which is across the street). If you want a table, make sure you arrive well before opening time at 7pm, as they don’t take reservations and once people are seated they will stay there for quite some time! www.frenchie-restaurant.com
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13/ The Hardware Société
A lovely café for a hearty breakfast in Monmartre.
A cute café with lots of healthy and tasty food on the menu. Do try the granola, the toast with eggs and avocado or one of the salads. Délicieux! www.restaurantmarcelle.fr
15/ Pierre Sang
A place with a creative Asian-inspired modern French cuisine; unexpected and full of flavour! Groups are seated downstairs, right next to Sang’s exciting wine collection. www.pierresang.com
If you are in for a trip from Paris to Beirut, you should taste the Middle Eastern food here. It is delicious! www.restaurant-liza.com
A romantic restaurant that is exclusive without being pretentious. It is located behind the Palais- Royal. The food is simply exquisite! www.verjusparis.com
18/ Shirwan Café Métisse
Fascinating flavours of North Africa, the Eastern Mediterranean and the Caspian Sea in a modern and sophisticated setting on the banks of the River Seine. www.shirvancafemetisse.fr
Refined Southeast-Asian cuisine in a décor designed by Philippe Starck. www.restaurantbon.fr
Its name and interior were inspired by the eponymous cartoon character, Elmer the patchwork elephant. We absolutely love the food and the ambience in this fine dining restaurant. www.elmer-restaurant.fr