La Cave Marcadet

Bars and pubs, Wine bars 18e arrondissement
Cave Marcadet (© AM/Time Out Paris)
© AM/Time Out Paris
Cave Marcadet (© AM/Time Out Paris)
© AM/Time Out Paris
Cave Marcadet (© AM/Time Out Paris)
© AM/Time Out Paris

A spot on wine bar with an outstanding food produce selection and a lovely rustic feel.

Rustic décor, a few big wooden tables, vintages from small-scale producers and handpicked food produce all make La Cave Marcadet a very lovely place to visit. In fact, we like almost all of it – one wall boasts a frieze of famous bon vivants, from Socrates to Gainsbourg to Dalì, by local comic book artist Lulu d’Ardis. Only the indifferent soundtrack fails to impress.

From the food selection a Marcadet planche (€22) brings an almost overwhelming array of burrata, pungent Lou Bren sheep’s milk cheese, moreish rillettes, cured Wagyu beef and more. We also added in a round of goat’s cheese with honey and truffle (€8.50), both greedy and delicious. The bar staff will recommend a bottle to match your meal and your taste, and we loved a chilled organic Saumur Champigny, Domaine des Roches Neuves (€20). All in all, a delight.


By: Alexandra Montfort/EH


Venue name: La Cave Marcadet
Address: 157 rue Marcadet

Opening hours: Monday 4pm-8.30pm; Tues-Fri 4pm-midnight; Saturday 11am-midnight; Sunday 4pm-8.30pm
Transport: Metro: Lamark-Caulaincourt

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