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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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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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Marché aux Puces de St-Ouen

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Covering seven hectares, 3,000 traders and up to 180,000 visitors each weekend, the Marché aux Puces de St-Ouen is generally thought to be the biggest flea market in the world. If this conjures up images of a sprawling field filled with broken bed

  1. Avenue de la Porte de Clignancourt, 18e
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Candelaria

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 2/4
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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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Les Bancs Publics

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 1/4

If you haven’t yet discovered the further reaches of the Canal de l'Ourcq – stretching as it does beyond the cosy cluster of shops and restaurants on the Canal Saint Martin and all the way up past La Rotonde to La Villette and beyond – Les

  1. 2 rue de Nantes, 19e
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Le Zéro Zéro

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 1/4
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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 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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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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Omaya vintage

  • Price band: 1/4

The sort of shop you wished you could keep a jealously guarded secret – but Omaya vintage is well known. Opened by two brothers in 2010, it attracts its share of obsessive fahionistas: from Parisians collecting armfuls of leather boots to punks

  1. 29 rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud, 11e
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La Cordonnerie

  • Rated as: 5/5
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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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Marcel Duchamp: La peinture, même

  • Rated as: 4/5
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It's easy to forget that the man whose work sounded the first death knell for painting was himself, at the outset, a painter. Here's a reminder, then, from the Centre Pompidou: an exhibition of Marcel Duchamp's early paintings, including some very

  1. The Centre Pompidou Rue Saint-Martin, 4e
  2. Wed Sep 24 - Mon Jan 5
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