Pub / Sports Bar
Party Earth Review A lively sports-themed joint in the popular nighttime area of Saint-Michel, The Great Canadian Pub is where homesick Canucks go for native comfort food, frosty Moosehead, and TVs tuned to lots of hockey. By day, the outdoor seating area provides a picturesque place for passing tourists to enjoy a burger and a pint near ... more
25 Quai Grands Augustins
Reviewed by Grant C.
"Overview Freedom is a vibrant bar of the Champs Elysees conveniently located near countless tourist stops and dining options. Its crowd differs from ..." more
8 Rue de Berri
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
28 Rue Saint-André des Arts
Pub / Sports Bar
Party Earth Review Part of a chain of seven Frog pubs, Frog and Princess is a no-frills sports bar that brews its own beer and is frequented by a primarily English-speaking crowd drawn in by the home brews, numerous TVs, and loudly cheering sports fans who gather to watch their favorite teams. A long bar, simple dark wood fixtures, and rustic ... more
9 Rue Princesse
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 ... more
92 Boulevard de Clichy
Party Earth Review Named for the 5th Arrondissement, The Fifth Bar is a tiny Irish pub that offers a little bit of everything to its primarily English-speaking patrons. The epitome of a dive, the bar’s hodgepodge décor consists of Halloween decorations (all year long) and walls plastered with everything from flags to fine art to beer posters ... more
62 Rue Mouffetard
Pub / Sports Bar
Party Earth Review Painted red like one of its favorite team’s colors, Rush Bar brings out a crowd of fanatical European soccer seekers, but is also known for having a high-quality and budget-friendly daytime menu that is worlds away from the average sports bar. In fact, unless there’s a big game, the early hours are rather ... more
32 Rue Saint-Sébastien
Pub / Sports Bar
Party Earth Review Conveniently located amid a preponderance of drinking dens that practically beg for a pub crawl, The Lions is a traditional English watering hole that doubles as a haven for sports fans. Several flat-screens – one in nearly every corner – are reliably tuned to rugby, soccer, and cricket, while a weekly viewing schedule ... more
120 Rue Montmartre
Party Earth Review Opened in 1968 as a gathering spot for locals during Paris’ legendary student revolt, Le Pub Saint Germain remains a neighborhood hotspot that bustles with activity both day and night. Located in a prime 6eme spot and open 24/7, the place brings in droves of young professionals for the weeknight Happy Hour, and it’s a tourist ... more
17 Rue de l'Ancienne Comédie
75006 Paris, France
Dive Bar / Pub
Reviewed by Clara K.
"Dirty in the best way. Bring your most ironic, ripped attire and you'll be right at home. Drinks: Stick to beers and shots. The bar has generally ru ..." more
21 Rue de la Roquette
Pubs in Paris – on top of being an awesome alliteration – are profoundly plentiful and make for a most perfect night in the City of Light.
There is a lively Irish community in Paris, so Irish pubs are especially easy to find, from rowdy pubs catering mostly to students all the way down to quiet old haunts with regulars almost as old as the historic furnishings.
The best place to find a Paris pub is probably not going to be along the chichi and tourist-laden Champs-Élysées or the equally opulent Rivoli area, but the Latin Quarter is definitely a good jumping off point for a pub crawl in Paris thanks to its bounty of cool pubs like the enormous Corcoran's Irish Pub or the tiny kitsch explosion that is Fifth Bar.
The same can be said of the outskirts of Paris proper, where a more bohemian set gathers at smoky pubs, while many expats, university students, travelers, and those simply in need of a relaxed evening fill the array of budget-friendly Paris pubs in Saint Germain or Les Halles, which often feature English-speaking staffs and patrons.
Guinness Tavern is a great pub for those looking to add some live music to their pub experience, while Le Pub Saint Germain is a classic and student-friendly pub with expansive outdoor seating perfect for those warm summer nights. No matter which one you end up in, the pubs in Paris are very promising.