Like any large city, you can find anything to suit your taste. From beer bars to cabarets to discos…Paris has it all, and more. While it is impossible to begin to give even a decent sampling, below are a few suggestions that are popular with foreigners. Check publications and websites for more complete information.
- http://www.parisvoice.com; webzine for English-speaking Parisians that has information on bar, club, and restaurant openings and closings.
- http://www.leclubparis.com; Locations, address, hours and dress codes of over 100 bars and clubs (English version)
- http://www.meetup.com/cities/fr/paris; A wide range of sporting, educational and social activities for expats in Paris.
- http://www.timeout.fr/paris; TimeOut has a good Music & Nightlife section and allows you to search by keyword, area and event (some examples are Gigs, Dating events and Festivals).
Be sure to check out the sections on Sports, Clubs and Networking as there is also very useful information included about the wide variety of clubs and organizations in Paris.
Places popular with expats:
- Belushi’s Bar & Nightclub, 159 Rue Crimee 75019, 01.40.34.34.40 and 5 rue de Dunkerque 75010, 01.70.08.52.22, http://www.belushis.com/bars/paris; Clubs with live music and themed evenings, as well as live sports on big screens.
- The Moose, 16 rue des Quatre Vents 75006, 01.46.33.77.00; Bar with American style brunch on Sundays and sports from the NFL to the NBA and NCAA.
- Harry’s New York Bar, 5, rue Daunou 75002, 01.42.61.71.14, http://www.harrys-bar.fr; Celebrated American cocktail bar frequented by lots of expatriates…it is one of the oldest cocktail bars in Europe.
- La Palette, 43, rue de Seine 75006, 01.43.26.68.15; A favorite for artists and the cultural crowd, and popular with Americans. A good place to go for the annual release of the Beaujolais nouveau in the autumn.
- Breakfast in America, 17, rue des Ecoles 75005 and 4, rue Malher 75004, http://www.breakfast-in-america.com; Authentic American diners serving traditional American breakfast and more.
- FrogPubs, Five locations in Paris, http://www.frogpubs.com; British pubs and breweries that host student nights, quiz nights, have televised sports and a traditional English brunch.
- Cafe Oz, (http://www.cafe-oz.com) 8, Boulevard Montmartre 75009 is an Australian bar with three other locations in Paris.
- Chipotle Mexican Grill (http://www.chipotle.com/france/en-us/default.aspx), 20 Boulevard Montmartre, 75009 finally opened its doors in Paris after many delays. American expats who hungered for their Chipotle fix, can now get it!