Bars & Pubs

The ultimate guide to drinking in Paris





Most popular bars

Le Zéro Zéro

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

best bars in Paris" width="" height="" border="" />This is one of Time Out's 100 best bars in Paris. Click here to see the full list. The human body really packs down: if you don’t believe us, just check out Zéro Zéro of a weekend. It’s a

  1. 89 rue Amelot, 11e
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Candelaria

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

This is one of Time Out's 100 best bars in Paris. Click here to see the full list. Has Paris woken up to the temptations of the taco? Apparently so, thanks to this taqueria, with its almost totally expat clientele (English and American rather than

  1. 52 rue de Saintonge, 3e
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Comptoir Général

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

best bars in Paris" width="" height="" border="" />This is one of Time Out's 100 best bars in Paris. Click here to see the full list. Eclectic, easy-going venues like this are more common in Barcelona than in Paris, but here in an old 600

  1. 80 quai de Jemmapes, 10e
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Faust

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4

Spreading its wicker chairs across a cute riverside terrace located beneath the Pont Alexandre III, Faust's outdoor bar jostles with its neighbours Le Flow and En Attendant Rosa for the attention of the moneyed and trendy. It’s a rather high-end

  1. Sous le pont Alexandre III, 7e
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La Cordonnerie

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 1/4
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This is one of Time Out's 100 best bars in Paris. Click here to see the full list. Loitering as it does in the shadows of peep shows and sex shops, for many years this little dive was merely the refuge of locals in search of pleasures less carnal

  1. 28 rue Greneta, 2e
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Bar le Perchoir

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 3/4
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An enormously popular new bar in Menilmontant, opened on a huge rooftop with a 360 degree view of the capital. Despite ‘speakeasy’ pretentions (the street entrance is unmarked), the place is becoming a victim of its own success, with queues out

  1. 14 rue Crespin du Gast, 11e
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Experimental Cocktail Club

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 3/4
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best bars in Paris" width="" height="" border="" />This is one of Time Out's 100 best bars in Paris. Click here to see the full list. You can kiss the bog standard bar scene’s endless stream of mojitos and caipirinhas goodbye. After the

  1. 37 rue Saint-Sauveur, 2e
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Barbershop

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
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best bars in Paris" width="" height="" border="" />This is one of Time Out's 100 best bars in Paris. Click here to see the full list. The Barbershop is a thirsty art-lovers’ landmark. Recalling Brooklyn’s trendy gallery-bars, it’s always

  1. 68 avenue de la République, 11e
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Au Général Beuret

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
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Tucked away on a lovely square in the 15th, Au Général Beuret shines with all the proud distinction of the 19th-century brigadeer it's named after. Quite literally: upon entering, your eyes will be momentarily dazzled by the gleaming neon-lined

  1. 9 place du Général Beuret, 15e
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Dirty Dick

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 2/4
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So-Pi (South Pigalle) welcomes another hip new venue (after Glass) that’s injecting a more hipster vibe into the once totally down-at-heel area. Once a hostess bar (they’ve kept the name, evidently), the only phallic elements these days are the

  1. 10 rue Frochot, 9e
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