Party Earth Review In French, “étages” can refer to the floors in a building or to layered drinks – the kinds that employ different liqueurs to create colored layers – and guests will indeed find multiple floors and an extensive selection of colorful cocktails at the funky Les Étages. Located in ... read full review of Les Étages
Party Earth Review Whether or not Drôle d'Endroit Pour Une Rencontre really is – as its name suggests – “a strange place to meet” is a matter of opinion, but few people would argue that it isn’t a quirky French spin on the New York diner. The place definitely looks like a diner with its stark white-tile walls dotted with Big Apple photos ... more
Party Earth Review Costumes can be cast aside at Le Général Beuret, a superhero-themed headquarters for budget-friendly fare. Playfully painted in large blue and red stripes – no doubt an homage to Spiderman, whose visage grips the ceiling – the venue isn’t subtle about its theme. Lampshades are covered ... more
Party Earth Review Located under the historic Pont Alexandre III bridge and housed in a former boating club, Showcase is a popular club whose vaulted ceilings and natural stone arches – former boat hangars – create a unique space with incredible acoustics. Pre-show groups of anonymous rockers and music lovers gather to ... more
Party Earth Review A far cry from the literal translation of its name – “the general food store” – L'Alimentation Générale welcomes a diverse mix of music lovers looking for an eclectic mash-up of DJs and live performers. An audience of chill students and hip intellectuals promises a calm midweek vibe, as patrons perch at the scattered picnic ... read full review of L'Alimentation Générale
Party Earth Review Created by three young Frenchmen with a dream to open a cocktail bar in Paris – somewhat of a rarity in this city – Experimental Cocktail Club is just that: a baroque-styled one-room bar that specializes in intricate classic cocktails bursting with basil, lemon grass, elderflower, and lord knows what else. Located on a ... more
Party Earth Review Downtown New York comes to Paris at Promenade Lounge, the laid-back sister café bar to Boulevard de Sebastopol’s Café Le Pavillon. Classy and relaxed, the venue exudes a Big Apple vibe with its indoor/outdoor setup and sidewalk seating, popular with students and daytrippers who settle in on the comfy black and red chairs ... more
Party Earth Review Although themed bars are nothing unusual on the popular Rue de Lappe, it is nonetheless a pleasant surprise to stumble upon a beach bar in the middle of Paris, which is exactly what patrons find at Bar des Ferrailleurs. Once an old welder’s shop, the tiny one room venue was created by its owner as a tribute to his years ... more
Ooh lala, Paris got syle! And this is definitely evident at the chic clubs on Rivoli and the dance floors of the Champs-Élysées. In fact, the bars and clubs in Paris cater to international celebrities, models, and jet-setters to create a highly exclusive nightlife scene.
Besides the larger upscale bars and clubs, there are many smaller but equally seductive boutique bars and luxurious lounges that provide a sexy yet laid-back atmosphere. However this shouldn’t imply Parisians can’t be casual; as such exclusivity hardly defines Paris’ elaborate nightlife options.
The hipster set floods the various electronic and break-beat clubs where DJs and dancing are the focal points, bohemians and artists gather at the smoky bars that populate the outskirts of town, while many expats, university students, travelers, and those simply in need of a relaxed evening fill the array of causal Paris bars and pubs, which often feature English-speaking staffs and patrons.