Let's Have a drink
51 Quai des Grands Augustins
Open everyday from 7.30 PM to 12.00 AM except on Mondays
1 rue du Pont Neuf
Open everyday from 6.00 PM until 2.00 AM or 3.00 AM during the weekend
Brunch on Sundays from 12.15 PM to 3.30 PM
The Lizard Lounge
Urban and industrial, this stylish, split-level bar/restaurant is dominated by contemporary American influences - a heavy steel mezzanine, art adorned walls and a bar that undulates along the room. Professionals and hip young Anglophiles dominate the international clientele in one of Paris' most happening and exciting bars.
18 Rue du Bourg-Tibourg 4th Mº Hôtel-de-Ville
Hours: M-S 12am-2am
The Barrio Latino
46 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine
Hours: Mon-Sun 11am-2am
Weird and wonderful four-floor restaurant, bar and nightclub where the quirkiest of many gimmicks is the glass-covered trolleys that wait staff push around from which they dispense snacks. The first and third floors are given over to dance floors that pump out funky Latino sounds, while the second floor is a restaurant offering regional Latin dishes such as Brazilian feijoada and Argentine steaks (try their Bife de Ocho). The top floor meanwhile is a nightclub where the Caipirinhas and Mojitos flow, and dusky bodies writhe to samba and salsa rhythm like it's Carnival. There's even a new VIP section to which important hombres and senoritas have a special access key. Viva la fiesta!
Don't let the name put you off - this is a legendary Parisian landmark. One of the most famous bars in the world, birthplace of the brilliant Bloody Mary, Harry's has been serving superlative cocktails since 1911. Cosmopolitan, sophisticated and chic with a like-minded clientele, order a Dry Martini and soak up some old-world style.
5 rue Daunou 2nd Mº Opéra
Hours : Mon-Sun 10:30am-4am
Mezzanine Bar at Alcazar
DJ-bar on the mezzanine level of Terrence Conran's fashionable Alcazar restaurant on the Left Bank. A former printers shop, then a famous transvestite bar, the restaurant is typical Conran minimalism mixed with modern French flair. The bar is more special, a light, airy, glassy space with a great view of the people below. It's full of post-work bankers, lawyers and hipsters in suits and polo necks, most of them checking out the beauties sipping glasses of Graves and Chablis by the bar. The curvy wave tables by the windows are great for dates too, while delicious snacks and sushi add to the eclectic surrounds.
Hours:Wed - Sat 9pm - late
62 Rue Mazarine
2 place Colette, 75001 Paris
L'Arc & Le Victoria
This upscale Restaurant-Bar & Club is ensconced in a handsome 1854 Napoleon III private mansion, and, has one of Paris’ best views right onto the Arc de Triomphe. Contemporary French cuisine, trendy atmosphere at the 70’s style coktail lounge garden. Level Night-Club.
12 rue de Presbourg • Paris 16e
Bar Café Marly
93 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris
Bar La Closerie des Lilas
171 Boulevard du Montparnasse, 75006 Paris
6 Place Edmond Rostand, 75006 Paris
6 Rue de l'Amiral-de-Coligny
Smoother than Sacha Distel's underwear, you won't be surprised to discover this handsome bar and restaurant has a definite 'smoking room' feel. Conveniently close to the Louvre you can reward yourself for soaking up some culture with a long Pastis or one of the many excellent cocktails. The chic leather chairs are great to unwind in and there's also a selection of international newspapers to peruse should the fashionable regulars not keep your attention!
rue de Condé, 75006 Paris
43 rue de Seine, 75006 Paris
126 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris
Le Bar du Plaza Athénée
25 Avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris
Les Heures - Prince de Galles hotel
33 Avenue George V, 75008 Paris
5 rue de Presbourg, 75116 Paris
Titty Twister, 5, rue de Berri (VIIIe). Tél.: 01 45 62 50 23.
Ouvert du lundi au samedi, de 21h à 5h.
La Vue - Hyatt Regency hotel
Bar on top of Concorde Lafayette
3 Place du Général Koeing, 75017 Paris