Bars & Pubs

All the best Paris bars and pubs, including bar reviews and editors’ picks

The best tapas and small plates in Paris
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The best tapas and small plates in Paris

Snack and sip at these trendy small plates restaurants, serving everything from Portuguese cheeses to briny oysters.

The best hotel bars in Paris
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The best hotel bars in Paris

Pick your poison and prepare for some seriously good people-watching.

The best bars for beer in Paris
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The best bars for beer in Paris

Blonde or bitter, Belgian or British, beers are in bountiful supply in Paris's bars.

Best wine bars in Paris
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Best wine bars in Paris

Welcome to the city where it's always wine o'clock

Latest bar reviews

Outland
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Outland

This beer-based collaboration between Outland and les Trois 8 has us hopping with joy.

Time Out says
  • 5 out of 5 stars
The Cork & Cavan
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The Cork & Cavan

A cosy Irish pub on the banks of Canal Saint-Martin.

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
The Bottle Shop
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The Bottle Shop

A buzzy Brit favourite in Bastille, with a great value happy hour.

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
L'Hotel bar
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L'Hotel bar

A cosy hotel bar with decor fit for royalty.

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

Cocktails
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Cocktails

For dedicated followers of fashion, these hip mixology dens deliver the goods.

Beer
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Beer

Beer merchants and craft breweries have got Paris’s drinking scene on the hop.

Board games
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Board games

From French dictation to Star Wars-themed sushi.

Cheap
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Cheap

Boozing that won't break the bank

Cinema culture
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Cinema culture

Movies and booze.

Dancing
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Dancing

Because what’s drinking without a dancefloor?

Gay nightlife
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Gay nightlife

The Marais and beyond.

Jazz
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Jazz

Dive bars and jazz clubs celebrating the best in Paris jazz.

Late nights
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Late nights

Where to head for those nights that you never want to end.

Open fires
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Open fires

Almost as warming as whisky.

Sports
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Sports

Alternatie bars that screen sports on a regular basis.

Speakeasies
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Speakeasies

Glam Prohibition-era gems 

Table football
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Table football

Baby-foot!

Tapas
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Tapas

Peanuts are so passé – complement your apéro with these superior nibbles.

Theatre
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Theatre

Encore!

Terraces
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Terraces

Snuggle up at a heated terrace this winter.

Wine
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Wine

Have your grape expectations thoroughly met at these temples to quality vino.