16, rue Tholoze, Paris, FR, 75018
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Bars & Cafes
Angelina Versailles occupies an ornately decorated room in the Chateau de Versailles's Pavillon D'Orleans, offering a refined tea room experience and a hearty menu of bistro selections. Frequented by the likes of Chanel and Proust, Angelina has been a fashionable destination for Parisians since 1903. Traditional tea service, coffee beverages, hot chocolate and assorted dessert items are some of the simpler selections at Angelina, however dishes such as the imperial caviar platter and leek fondue show the kind of elegance with which this cafe prefers to operate. A takeout display and snack area are available for guests wanting a quick bite. Be advised, Angelina Versailles is only open to visitors of the Chateau de Versailles.
This traditional French bistro only changed hands once in 80 years. So of course the venue is packed with memories and good food is the only valid creed around here! With Mr and Mrs Petit, you are in good hands. Dishes are traditional and refined, such as the Duck Pâté, the Chicken Liver Parfait, the Velvet Crab Soup, the Blanquette of Veal Knuckle, the Cassoulet with fresh beans, the Roast Pigeon, and finally Profiteroles or a home-made tart with fresh fruit. As for the wine list, it is well-supplied.
This old-fashioned 19th-century bistro is called the Grizzli cafe because decades ago it used to have dance performances by bears. The owner gets his ingredients all the way from Pyrénées. You can also choose from an interesting selection of wines from Southern France. Dishes like the Salmon and the lamb are cooked on a hot plate. There is no lunch served on Mondays and Saturdays. This place is closed on Sundays.
Le Carré is a lounge-turned-restaurant and bar, where chic and hip Parisians love to hang-out. The stylish yet understated decor gives you an elegant and warm welcome. Pleasant and lively ambience is what makes the place a favorite hot-spot. Right from salads to wines, the variety offered will truly amaze you. Try the Salade Rivoli or La Salade Rivoli Du Carré or simply savor the pâtés served with thick cream. Select the wine of your choice and you are ready to savor a tasty lunch. Friendly but discreet service adds to the pleasant dining experience. Good food, apt service and cool space, what more does one need to have good time?
Experience a little bit of Spain and lots of fun at the Les Piétons. This tapas bar is popular for its lovely and friendly ambience that welcomes locals and tourists alike. The tasty brunch is filling enough to keep your energy levels high for the rest of the day. You can also try the Spanish delights doled out by the chef and wash down the meals with your favorite drink. Taste the Pisto Serrano or Arroz Frito and you can't resist but go in for a second helping. Ensure that you do not miss out on the lip-smacking desserts. To indulge in such a lavish meal complete with a drink, all you have to do is drop-in at Les Piétons.
One of the most happening bars in Paris, Raidd is loud, raucous and fun. The shower boys are the most popular element of this gay bar. Combined with the super drinks and the hip DJs belting out tunes, rest assured that your night is made. The wait-staff are adept and impressive at their service. Various theme nights are organized occasionally that are enjoyed by all. If you are in the lookout for a night of unadulterated fun, this is the best place to find it!
Enjoy a fun time watching live sports and guzzling gallons of beer at the O' Sullivan's Rebel Bar. This exhilarating venue is a typical Irish pub with a cheerful and easy-going ambience, youthful crowds and plenty of fun activities to make it a memorable time for guests. The food is filling and features some great burgers, salads and fries. Tired office-goers can relax and unwind here and a catch live gig or two. The weekends are the best time to be here though weekdays are less crowded. The venue also provides space and facilities for fun parties and get-togethers.
'Imprévu' in French means 'unpredictable' and L' Imprévu Café is quite true to its name. This quaint little cafe-bar is wonderful, to say the least. The walls are adorned with simple portraits and pictures, while the elegant wooden furniture decks up the corners of Imprévu. The cafe exudes warmth and coziness, while the hospitable staff ensure that guests are at ease. The quality brew, beverages and cocktails on the offer make for a great evening. Imprévu Café also hosts events like music concerts and exhibitions. A fine evening is guaranteed here!
This gay-friendly restaurant serves amazing traditional french cuisine dishes. Their specialties are Oeufs cocotte au foie gras, pork tenderloin in honey, thick beef steak in hollandaise sauce. It has a vaulted cellar and exposed stonewalls. Live music and concerts take place in the basement every Tuesday and piano bar every Monday.
Sly Bar, which is located at the 1st Arrondissement, is a popular gay-friendly bar. The ambiance is bright and the lighting will take you by surprise. With great food and cocktails, this place hosts some of the most amazing parties. Events and celebrations like the "Do Brazil Rio" are one of the examples of entertaining nights. The music is loud and get to listen to an extensive genre. Check out the website or call ahead for more information.
Located in the 3rd Arrondissement, Cafe Cox Bar is a gay-friendly bar. The ambiance is cool, and every three months they are known to change their decor. The outdoor seating always seems to be crowded. Established since 1995, it attracts major crowds from the gay quarters' bustling streets of the Marais. The bar food is great and much appreciated by the patrons. Dance to the beats of the DJ's on Thursday nights and Sundays get packed for their happy hours. For detailed information, check out the website or call ahead.