Popular restaurants & hotspots

Brasserie Barbès

Eat, drink, dance and observe Parisian gentrification in progress at this hip, bobo-glam brasserie.

Le Clown Bar

Time to overcome your fear of red noses as this historical Paris bistro has turned into a real gastro hotspot.


This Parisian hotspot in Beaugrenelle is big, buzzy, and as much Tom Dixon showroom as eatery.

Lazare Paris

A chic train station hotspot, conceived more as a destination in itself than a stop for hungry Parisian commuters.

Monsieur Bleu at Palais de Tokyo

Sceney and gorgeous, go for a dose of Parisian chic at this hotspot within the artsy museum in the 16th.


Hyped relentlessly, Thierry Monassier has one of the hottest bobo eateries in town by Bastille.

The Fish Club

The Experimental Cocktail Club guys mix seafood and drinks to perfection at their second restaurant by Les Halles.

Le Chalet des Îles

As romantic as it gets in Paris, this lakeside classic makes for a chaste outing to Bois de Boulogne.

Miss Kô

Swanky and playful, it’s sensory overload at this OTT Philippe Starck restaurant and cocktail bar.

Pierre Sang Oberkampf

A no reservations, no ordering gourmet experience in boboland from the chef made famous by French reality TV.


No spin: Stylish, relaxed and an incredibly affordable price point for this kind of cooking pedigree in Paris.

BANG! Viandes du Monde

Unlike Marais, you’re pretty much guaranteed a good piece of meat at this bobo crowd-pleaser by Canal Saint-Martin.


Deceptively simple, superb, market-fresh cooking from Pierre Jancou at the Parisian foodie destination du jour.

Le Dauphin

This may be Le Chateaubriand’s offshoot, but the hot Rem Koolhaas-designed wine bar is far from playing second fiddle.

Ja Ja

Hipper and trendier, check out Glou’s sexy bistro offshoot in this lovely Marais courtyard.


Those looking to keep it light on calories and heavy in style head to Lionel Bensemoun's Japanese-themed, canteen-style newcomer in the groovy 10th.

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