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Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars Montparnasse
4 out of 5 stars
Le Rosebud
Via Kali Le Rosebud, Paris

Time Out says

4 out of 5 stars

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A bar where the spirit of 1930s jazz age Paris lives on, the Rosebud was the Montparnasse retreat of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre – and it doesn’t seem to have gained a grey hair since then (unlike existentialist philosophy). The authentic speakeasy vibe includes the drinks – pricy but classic things with whisky and champagne like Sidecars, Alexanders and Singapores, and cocktails mixed by bartenders straight out of ‘Mad Men’ – white suits, elegant moustaches and formal service.

The vibe is low-key, with dim lighting and a discreet clientele – you don’t come here to dress up and make noise. Rather, it’s the sort of placed adored by shy couples and drinkers pondering the meaning of life.




Address: 11 bis rue Delambre
Transport: Métro : Vavin ou Edgar Quinet
Opening hours: Daily 7pm-2am
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