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Comptoir Général

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • 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. 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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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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Le Zéro Zéro

  • Rated as: 5/5
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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 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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Jeff Koons

  • Rated as: 2/5

The Centre Pompidou looks back on the 35-year career of one of the most controversial American artists living and working today. Expect overwhelming kitsch, fluorescent rabbits and lots of shiny things. A century after Marcel Duchamp’s bicycle

  1. The Centre Pompidou Rue Saint-Martin, 4e
  2. Wed Nov 26 - Mon Apr 27
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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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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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Olafur Eliasson: Contact

  • Rated as: 3/5

Barely two months after opening, the Fondation Louis Vuitton has chosen Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson for its very first exhibition. His spectacular, ambitious light shows, full of moving shadows and optical illusions, seem ideal to

  1. 8 avenue du Mahatma Gandhi - Bois de Boulogne, 16e
  2. Wed Dec 17 - Mon Feb 16
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Moonshiner

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4
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Strangely, few Parisian bars have had the same idea as Moonshiner. The concept is simple and has been popular for a long time in London, New York and Berlin: the secret. Behind a telephone box, underneath a kebab shop or on the other side of Smeg

Rose Bakery

  • Rated as: 5/5
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This English-themed café run by a Franco-British couple stands out for the quality of its ingredients – organic or from small producers – as well as the too-good-to-be-true puddings: carrot cake, sticky toffee pudding and, in winter, a

  1. 46 rue des Martyrs, 9e
  2. Main courses €14,50-€17
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David Altmejd: Flux

  • Rated as: 5/5
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On the way in to the David Altmejd exhibition, a portrait of the artist’s sister being devoured by a bottomless black hole greets you. This sets the tone for Altmejd's disturbing yet fascinating universe of bird-men, sculptures and transparent

  1. Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris 11 avenue du Président Wilson, 16e
  2. Fri Oct 10 - Sun Feb 1
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