Drinks in Paris, by Parisians

8th June 2018 Destinations

Looking to have one, or two (or three) drinks in Paris? Then this is the article of your dreams… Discover one of the French’s favourite activities, drinking, but in style of course! Tchin Tchin!

All posts below are recommendations from members of the Live2Leave community

Rive Gauche: South of the river Seine


Marcello in the 6th arrondissement


“Lovely and lively place for an aperitif in a quiet courtyard, just off saint Germain des prés.”


L'inconnu in the 7th arrondissement


“Very cool, underground bar. Photo credit: Paris Bouge.”

Prescription Cocktail Club

Prescription Cocktail Club in the 6th Arrondissement


“Incredible speak-easy cocktail club, perfect for a night of friends or romance with the BEST cocktails and atmosphere.”

La Palette

La Palette in the 6th arrondissement


“Want to go for drinks in Paris? Look no more and go to La Palette, the ultimate Parisian cafe with smoking and drinking allowed late into the night (right behind saint germain des prés).”

Rive Droite: North of the River Seine

Hôtel National Des Arts et Métiers

Hôtel National Des Arts et Métiers in the 3rd arrondissement


“Small but beautiful rooftop bar on top of the recently opened Hotel National des Des Arts et Metiers.”

Hôtel Costes

Hôtel Costes in the 1st arrondissement


“Great terrasse for an apéro! And everything else!”

Le Fumoir

Le Fumoir in the 1st arrondissement


“Just a quick walk away from the Louvre, Le Fumoir is open for a late crowd and has the perfect atmosphere for sipping a cocktail. Photo credit: World’s Best Bars”

Brasserie Barbès

Brasserie Barbès in the 18th arrondissement


“When Paris becomes hipster… cool bar with a view on the métro 🚋”

El Urbano

El Urbano in the 11th arrondissement


“Want a taste of Latin America in Paris? El Urbano is the place you need. Divine pisco sour, fine Chilean and Argentinian wines, tasty empanadas, great salsa music vibes, friendly people! The staff is awesome, Gérard the owner will make you feel at home.”

Pavillon Puebla in the 19th arrondissement


“Great place to have a drink in the park Les Buttes Chaumont. Large sunny terrace, signature cocktails and homemade pizzas!”


Candelaria in the 3rd arrondissement


“Esquina type place with a cool Mexican vibe!”

La Bellevilloise

La Bellevilloise in the 20th arrondissement


“In the mood for some Lebanon 🇱🇧 Beirut electro parade at la Bellevilloise. Lovely place for summer drinks”

Favourite Wine Bars

20-50 Wine Latitude

20-50 Wine Latitude in the 11th arrondissement


“Really cool wine bar in a lively neighbourhood. good vibes, good wines and friendly people. What more to ask for?”

Compagnie des vins structurels

Compagnie des vins structurels in the 6th arrondissement


“Snuggle up in a cosy and beautifully decorated wine bar in St Germain 💫”

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