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Mommy

  • Rated as: 4/5

Cinema doesn't come much more exuberant, musical and raw than French-Canadian filmmaker Xavier Dolan's 'Mommy'. It's the tale of a wild, gurning, loveable teen, Steve (Antoine-Olivier Pilon), with severe, heavily medicated ADHD, and his love-hate

  1. Thu Oct 23 - Tue Oct 28

Garry Winogrand

  • Rated as: 5/5
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The fast-paced modernity of America of the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s attracts admirers all around the world, and Paris is no exception. Since the opening of the Jeu de Paume photography gallery in the early ’00s, its walls have often displayed the

  1. Jeu de Paume 1 place de la Concorde, 8e
  2. Tue Oct 14 - Sun Feb 8
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A Noste

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4

Why open one restaurant when you can squeeze three into a single venue? Julien Duboué, erstwhile chef at Afaria, doesn't do things by halves: his new venture is essentially three eateries in one, each serving a different variety of Basque cuisine

  1. 6 bis rue du 4 Septembre, 2e
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The Lab

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 2/4

Opened in 2012, The Lab decided in 2014 that it was high time for a revamp. The formerly plain walls are now covered from top to bottom in graffiti. Or rather, from left to right: the venue is long, narrow and low-roofed, and fits only a handful of

  1. 7 rue Saint-Sabin, 11e
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Porte 12

  • Rated as: 5/5
  • Price band: 3/4
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Opened in September 2014 on a not-particularly-fancy street in the 10th arrondissement, Porte 12’s burnished bronze door leads to an intimate split-level room where chef Vincent Crépel is busy creating small masterpieces on the plate.

  1. 12 rue des Messageries, 10e
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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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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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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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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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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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