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Discover Paris’s best things to do, restaurants, theatre and nightlife

Bars and pubs

The ten best summer terraces in Paris

The ten best non-touristy spots to enjoy a drink in the open air this summer.

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Things to do

Paris Plages 2016

The French capital’s iconic inner-city beach initiative, along the banks of the Seine, begins July 20.

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Kids

Fête des Tuileries 2016

Enjoy rides, moreish food and live jazz at a royally sized fun fair.

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Music

Jazz à la Villette festival 2016

Nas, Seun Kuti and Saul Williams all play the end-of-summer jazz and hip-hop fest.

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Things to do

Quartier d’Été festival 2016

A fantastic summer programme of dance, theatre, concerts and circus, spread across four weeks.

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Latest reviews and previews

Jenny Hval

The Norwegian musician blends pop songcraft and traditional structures with spoken word and field recordings.

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Shopping

29 février

A chic concept store proposes bespoke accessories at surprisingly not-astronomical prices.

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Restaurants

Fulgurances

Sous-chefs experience running their own kitchen at this refined new restaurant.

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
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Art

FOXP2- Marguerite Humeau

Science and fantasy collide in the precocious French artist’s challenging debut exhibit.

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Film

Independence Day: Resurgence

An insanely OTT sequel to the already-ludicrous-enough 1996 alien invasion smash.

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
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Restaurants

Mersea

A decent but slightly over-priced luxury fish and chip shop.

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
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The best of Paris

Things to do

101 things to do in Paris

The definitive guide to getting the most out of Paris, be you visiting for a weekend or two weeks.

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Restaurants

The 100 best restaurants in Paris

Everything from budget to haute cuisine, Asian to French traditional.

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Film

The 100 best French films

Actors, directors, writers, producers, critics and other industry bigwigs share their favourite ten French films.

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Restaurants

The 50 best dishes in Paris

An image of cooking and eating in Paris at its best: full of tradition and invention, talent and enthusiasm, generosity and greed.

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Shopping

The 100 best shops in Paris

100 essential boutiques that capture the sparkle of shopping in the French capital.

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