Party Earth Review Located next door to the famous Moulin Rouge, O’Sullivans by the Mill is an English-friendly bar and music venue, but patrons shouldn’t be fooled by the name – this isn’t a traditional Irish pub. The biggest Anglo-Saxon bar in Paris, O’Sullivans is a modern, hip mega-pub with just enough Irish style to stay true to its ... read full review of O'Sullivans by the Mill
Party Earth Review Fashionable for over a decade among fun-loving bohemians in search of a cheap drink, Bar Ourcq is a Parisian original in the far off 19th arrondissement. Situated steps from its namesake Ourcq Canal in the La Vilette area, the bar makes for a perfect spring, summer, or early fall outing when patrons can take full advantage ... more
Party Earth Review A popular concert hall and club, Scopitone – which takes its name from a 1950s French video jukebox – is one of those rare velvet rope venues with an open-door policy, albeit with a cover charge, that attracts an international crowd of street-smart hipsters and fans of indie rock coming to see The Kooks and Junior Boys ... 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 ... more
Party Earth Review Tucked on a side street of Les Halles and marked by the small crowd of smokers that’s usually huddled outside, N’Importe Quoi (No Matter What) is a tiny dive bar that translates the sense of restless desire of its name into never-ending drink specials. Not much to look at inside or out, the bar’s main decorating theme is ... read full review of N'Importe Quoi
Party Earth Review A former coal merchant’s shop, Café Charbon has been hosting an animated bohemian crowd for over a hundred years, playing host to a chill daytime scene and cozy little late-night dance sessions most nights. The coal shop’s original black iron skeleton and high ceilings have been fitted with elegant lighting, detailed wood ... more
Party Earth Review A quick walk from the historic marché d’Aligre street market and equally close to the Bastille party circuit, Le Baron Rouge harkens back to the wine bars of yesteryear when the vino was cheap and the conversation perpetually loud. Early weekday afternoons see graying retirees and families with kids in tow posted along ... more
Party Earth Review Equal parts bar, restaurant, and concert hall, L’Entrepôt is a welcoming haven for an artistically-inclined clientele of chic young professional couples and edgy hipsters alike. A vast concert hall decked out in twinkling fairy lights, silver mesh, and burnt-orange walls papered floor to ceiling with film posters like Tarantino ... 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.