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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. Mon Oct 20 - Tue Oct 21

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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Mandoobar

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4
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Mandoobar's décor is understated: haphazardly layered wood planks cover the walls, glossy tabletops gleam, Korean music emanates from a record slowly turning under its pin, and a traditional Korean geomungo instrument decorates one of the

  1. 7 rue d’Edimbourg, 8e
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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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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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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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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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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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COP Comptoir Général

  • Price band: 3/4

Classic retro armchairs, orange-hued décor and a wealth of trinkets are just a few of the vintage elements that make up the cosy yet messy atmosphere of the Centre des Objets Perdus (COP) [Centre for Lost Objects]. The second-hand objects are

  1. 80 quai de Jemmapes, 10e
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