Comfort Hotel Mouffetard/Latin Quarter
56, rue Mouffetard
Phone: (33) 1 43361700
Fax: (33) 1 43362578
Located in the Latin Quarter of the city, Aux Cerises de Lutèce is a novelty store. This tea-room and jewelry shop has an old-worldly charm to it. Browse through their collection of trinkets and precious gems while taking a sip of refreshing tea or nibbling on baked goodies. They even have a lunch menu for those who want a quick bite. Whether for shopping or leisurely bite, Aux Cerises de Lutèce is definitely worth a visit.
Established in 1974 by Eric Goujou, La Tuile à Loup is a one-of-a-kind shop that has an enviable collection of handicrafts from France's rural artisans. The hand-picked items range from kitchenware, ceramics, textiles, earthenware, hand blown glasses, beautiful wicker baskets and more. These gems are created by traditional craftsmen where the craft has been perfected through generations. The exquisite fares are not only a gorgeous display but are meant to be used in your daily lives. From the attractive olive facade to the enchanting ambiance inside, La Tuile à Loup will allure you. Stop over to pick pieces that are unique and stunning as a gift for yourself or a souvenir for your loved ones.
Cheese isn't just cheese here; it's an art, a culinary experience , it's fromage! With six stores spread across Paris, Androuët has been pleasing cheese lovers since 1909. Its passionate and dedicated team offers you over 200 products; a wide variety of flavors from various territories. Pick up what you like and they even give you handy tips and recipes!
The amazing collection of chess boards on display in the window is sure to draw enthusiasts to this unique shop. Located in the Fifth Arrondissement of Paris, Games in Blue has a marvelous selection of wooden board games like Chinese checkers, carrom, backgammon and go. Also included are quirky collectibles such as the chess set made with pieces that are characters from the Simpson's TV series. A tiny establishment, Games in Blue is for all board games lovers and for those looking for something different to gift.
Carl Marletti's eponymous patisserie in the 5th arrondissement is renowned for its artistic desserts, that look as great as they taste. On display are vibrant sweet treats and confections in inventive varieties. Savor the decadent French classics like Tarte Tatin, Millefeuille, Baba au Rhum, macaroons, fruit tarts and eclairs. The pastry chef's signature creations are Censier, dark chocolate quenelle and praline candy crisp; violet-flavored choux pastry, Lily Valley; and cheesecake-style Rialto.
Le Bonbon au Palais was launched in 2009, replete with an air of nostalgia. Candy connoisseur and curator of fine confections, Georges Marquès, owns this venture that aims to reinvent the sweets industry. Numerous apothecary jars of old-fashioned sweet treats are laid out in an ambiance that is reminiscent of a 1950s classroom. Some of the best artisans and confectioners from across France are represented in the array of candies, chocolates, fruit jellies, calissons and bonbons showcased. Marvel at the vibrant and wonderful display and sample a varied range of flavors and textures that come with a history lesson from Georges.
pâtisserie Sadaharu AOKI offers an amalgamation of French and Japanese culinary traditions in the colorful delicacies that it offers. Counters overflowing with freshly-baked bread, cheese and pastries greet customers. It is an established brand today, having been in the city for years. Do walk in to collect a batch of your favorite creations for some unforgettably sweet memories.
Established in 1978, this shop in Latin Quarter has been enthralling music lovers for decades now. Apart from a classical music collection, Crocodisc has an enviable compilation of old and new LPs, CDs and DVDs ranging from reggae, world music, soul, junk, pop and many other genres. You can also trade your collection here, check website for more details.
Aux Anysetiers du Roy was originally a restaurant on Ile Saint-Louis in the heart of Paris, and used to offer a small stoneware pot full of Provençal herbs. Following the success of these little pots, the Lombard family, owner of the place, decided to make and sell a range of delicatessens packaged in stoneware and terra-cotta pots. Located on Boulevard Saint-Germain, this grocer proposes not only herbs, spices, oils and vinegars, teas and honey, but also its famous chocolate fondue in about thirty flavors. All the dark chocolate fondues are homemade and are a minimum of 70 percent cocoa. Visit the website for details.
The designer Yves Blayo opened the shop, Incidence, in 1999. The concept consists of redesigning everyday objects by adding some color, originality and a sense of humor. Five designers and artists work for this brand and regularly create decorative objects (lamps, strings of lights), small furniture, bags and suitcases, kitchen accessories (bowls, dishes, glasses, boxes) and also accessories for children (baby bottles, tables and seats), as well as for the garden (watering cans, flowerpots). Incidence is a gold mine for those who look for a present or simply wish to brighten their house up for a very reasonable price.
Practically every sport is covered in one of the 29 Au Vieux Campeur (Old Camper) sports shops, all located within the Latin Quarter. Each store specializes in one specific activity: mountain climbing, winter sports, water sports, running, tennis, camping, and much more. The staff are professional and the products top of the range. They don't just sell, they offer other services, such as ski waxing and racket stringing; little touches that make all the difference such as the free indoor rock-climbing wall, great for a training session or trying out that new equipment before you buy it.
Set yourself free from the limited painting options available to you as a homeowner. Mise En Teinte means "setting in color" and the store stays true to its name by offering custom made paints. The store by Lucien Tourtoulou, sells you a range of elegant colors created by the team of Robert De Heros, a color consultant. You can also choose from the collection of matt finishes by famous decorator Stephanie Poux. In addition, it offers pigments from various countries and stencil key sets to create a different look when doing up or redecorating your home.