The gold and ivory decor goes back to 1792, an exceptionally elegant interior.
There are napoleon III chairs, levelled glass, red vekvet.
As early as 1850, Wagner, whose potrait hangs there, liked to come to this mahogany casket. A caramelized Bordeaux pastry called "Cannele" comes with the coffee.
Good rendez-vous. Well-appointed, chic and trendy. Bevelled windows, traces of earlier decorative schemes.
Lacy metal canopy interior in a mixture of styles, much loved by students.
Open from 20:00
Have a drink before or after seeing a play at the Le Petit Velo Theater.
They also offer blues, rock and sals concerts.
Napoleon III decor, 1930's painted ceilings. Simenon (creator of Maigret) used to come here.
In the Les Halles district. Interesting star-patterned floor and tin-topped marble counter, engraved glass of 1900. Renovated.
Next door to the Cirque d'Hiver. Ceramics. Tries to keep its special charm as aclub for circus lovers.
Joel Vitte, an ex-antique dealer is the new owner.
Gerard Le Flenn, traveller and film director, owns this little cafe of the 1880's which he has enlarged with the addition of two enormous rooms opening on a little indoor garden.
It attracts all the yopung in-crowd of the Bastille district. The design combines a certain dreamy exoticism with strict ecinomy of means. Dietrich songs are played in the background.
Typical American fare including hearty hamburgers and tasty quesadillos among a well-filled carte in a continent design.
Address: 3, rue des Rosiers, 75004, Paris
An charming café decorated with a bric-à-brac of antiques. Good tartes and teas. Cultural activities.
Address: 148, Boulevard Saint-Fermain, 75006 Paris
Continental Breakfast 68FF
Nice location on Boulevard Saint-Germain. Typical large Saint-Germain style café with terraxe. Nice to look at eberybody's life from.
Address: 39, rue Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 75005, Paris
Can you imagine yourself suddenly transported in North Africa in the middle of Paris? Mint tea, zarpia, loukoum, Nothing over 10 FF. Become Ali Baba for a while!
Smoky back room. A "local" for students and artists. The 1920's flat Art Deco motifs on the counter are combined with ceramics that look back to Mucha.
At the corner of a fairly important crossroads, a typical, slightly ancient café-bar. Popular with the locals. Very good point to observe outside world from.
An old Auvergnat cafe, totally authentic. intellectuals, now as always. A cult cafe.