Le Petit Bal Perdu

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Le Petit Bal Perdu
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The best apéro in Oberkampf.

Towards the end of Oberkamp, away from the hubbub of the busy streets, there's a place with an atmosphere of times-gone-by. This neighbourhood bar - Le Petit Bal perdu - has something that we don't see that often anymore. Children playing in the road, wraught-iron tables spilling onto the street. 

The menu filled with snacking dishes has our stomachs grumbling: radishes with rock salt, a mini (but devilish) pork burger, mini fish (without the chips) accompanied by a tasty tartare sauce, crunchy prawns with a Thai sauce. Everything is good, homemade and cheap enough that you can go all out! 

To whet our whistles we have a glass of pays d'Oc rosé (€3 in happy hour) or if you want to stay local have a pint of Demory or Belle Rose beer (€8 or €7 for 50cl). At the end of our picnic, the tables are filling up and we chat happily with the waitress, then the owner persuades us into having a cognac with him. It's simple, good and happy. 

By: Jenny Stampa

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Venue name: Le Petit Bal Perdu
Contact:
Address: 25 rue Oberkampf
11th
Paris

Opening hours: Daily from 10am-2am. Sat 6pm-2am. Closed Sun. Happy hours for apéro: 6pm-2am
Transport: Metro: Parmentier
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