FAVOURITE PLACES IN PARIS

SHOPS

  • Vintage/Thrift shops: Free P Star, Kilo Shop, Episode
  • Fleux
  • Kenzo Paris
  • & Other Stories
  • The Kooples
  • Le Redoute
  • Sézane
  • 0fr: Zines, Design, Fashion, Boutique publications, Fashion accessories.
  • Yvon Lambert: Photography books, Style and Culture.
  • Shakespeare & Company: An english book store near Notre Dame.
  • Gallery Lafayette + the Rooftop Terrace: The most amazing department store you will ever see in your life.

MUESUMS/GALLERIES

  • L’orangerie: Long Monet paintings (featured in Midnight in Paris).
  • Picasso Museum in Le Marais.
  • Palais De Tokyo: Modern and Contemporary Art.
  • Saint Chapelle: Beautiful Church with stain glass windows.
  • Centre Pompidou: Modern Art Gallery in Le Marais.
  • Musée d’Orsay: Van Gogh, Monet, Renoir etc.
  • Jeu de Paume: Photography Exhibitions.
  • Museé de Yves Saint Laurent
  • 59 Rivoli: Art Space

PLACES

  • Canal Saint Martin: Republique Area
  • Bercy Village: My favourite VO Cinema (never busy).
  • Place de la République: Skating
  • Paris Spoken Word: Poetry, comedy and stand up (mostly poetry) in both english and french on Monday evenings from 8pm at Le Chat Noir bar. Métro: Parmentier
  • Arts et Métiers Métro stop on line 11.
  • Parc de Buttes Chaumont.
  • Jardin Du Luxembourg: My favourite place to read a book or write.
  • Parc de Belleville: Great panoramic view of the city.

EAT

  • Hank Vegan Burger/Pizza.
  • Le Tricycle.
  • Cloud Cakes.
  • Brasserie 2eme Arts: Vegan Restaurant.
  • Bobs Bakeshop & Kitchen.
  • Pavillion de Canaux: A house turned café on Canal Saint Martin.
  • L’improbable.
  • Kapunka Thai Restaurant.
  • Le Pain Quotidien.
  • Bontemps Patisserie.

NIGHTLIFE

  • Le 9b: Bar in Belleville
  • Le Zorba: Favourite Bar in Belleville. Free live music downstairs on Friday and Saturday evenings from about 9pm.
  • Cafe Cherie: The best place to go after Le Zorba to dance.
  • La Concrete: Techno Club.
  • Spit Chupitos: a shot Bar in Parmentier.
  • Le Perchoir: Rooftop Bar.
  • L’espace B: Live Music/Bar.
  • L’international: Live Music/Bar.
  • Have pre drinks on the Siene near Notre Dame or Peut Neuf.
  • Comptoir Général.
  • La Mecanique.
  • BAM Karaoke Bar.
  • Candelaria (secret bar).

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