Party Earth Review Almost lost in the bustling bars of Les Halles is Le Pin Up, a bright little hangout that attracts a continuous stream of stylish creatives, fashionistas, and hip neighborhood regulars. A sparse but pleasant décor of whitewashed walls, retro 50s wallpaper, ornate mirrors, and a beaded curtain creates a fun and funky environment ... read full review of Le Pin Up
Party Earth Review Even for a hotel of almost mythical extravagance and size, The Bar in Hotel le Bristol is staggeringly luxurious. Dripping with chandeliers and studded with flower sculptures, the large marbled room manages to remain on the safe side of gaudy with a tasteful and calm atmosphere that belies its grandeur. Plush antique settees ... more
Party Earth Review Catapulted into fame when it was featured on Sex and the City in 2004, Kong is an over-the-top, très chic restaurant and bar designed by Philippe Starck. Inspired by Japanese pop art, the East Asian theme is given a modern translation and features such bold touches as a fluorescent green stairway, a glossy orange bar with ... more
Party Earth Review Despite the bleak walkway leading to its entrance, La Java is one of the most colorful nightclubs in Paris, known for hosting everything from improvised cabaret evenings to minimal techno DJs. The young and the bored from all over the city traipse down its bright blue stairwells and into its one underground room, whose ... more
Party Earth Review “A taste of England in the heart of Paris” is what The Bombardier claims to offer to its mix of nostalgic Brits and thirsty students, and by the Queen’s knickers, it does not fail to deliver. Nestled in a snug corner of the Place du Pantheon, the bar features dark wood, brass beer pumps, and plush red carpets that reek ... read full review of The Bombardier
Party Earth Review Draped in dark velvets, Chacha Club is a trendy Italian restaurant, bar, and club that overlooks the beautiful gardens of Les Halles – though the regular jet-setting clientele is probably focused more on each other. Inside, the maze-like space sports a sleek art deco décor through and through, with leather banquettes, parquet ... more
Party Earth Review Although this traditional Irish pub with its classic ivied green-and-gold exterior is absolutely enormous, it still manages to maintain the charm of a neighborhood pub. Brimming with Guinness paraphernalia and other typical décor, Corcoran’s features numerous large-screen TVs showing a variety of sporting events, and a ... more
Party Earth Review The intimate Le Petit Fer à Cheval (“The Little Iron Horse”) has managed to create one of the best venues for conversation in all of Paris, mainly because the place is so tiny that patrons can’t help but get up close and personal with everyone around. The casual, chic atmosphere is supported by a disjointed décor largely ... 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.