Comfort Hotel Acadie Les Ulis
Avenue de l'Islande
Phone: (33) 1 64469801
Fax: (33) 1 69077420
The sight of glass shelves brimming with delectable breads and colorful cakes, and the aroma of freshly baked dough welcomes customers to Maison Guinon. An old bakery in the city, it also features the trademark blue ceiling that is reminiscent of its experience in the dining circles of the city. Pick out a bag full of breads and a few pastries to add sweetness to your day.
For a wide variety of antiques and vintage artifacts, head to Les Antiquaires de la Geôle. From the usual furniture and accessories, to less common artifacts and artwork, everything finds a place here. The many stores are sprawling with objects vying for your attention. Come with plenty of time at hand, in order to explore each corner.
This open-air flea market is not as big as the one in Saint-Ouen but is nevertheless a fun place to be. Shops offer old books, old furniture and antiques. The market consists of professional shop keepers and stall owners who set up shop only on weekends. This flea market is the smallest in Paris but is a good place to pick up some interesting souvenirs to take back home. If you're lucky, you could also find something historic and original. Happy shopping!
The Centre Commercial Evry 2 collects 235 shops, 28 restaurants and cafés with seating for 2300, and services including free parking, childcare, and internet all under one roof. It is accessible by train, bus, and car. The Carrefour is open M-Sa 8:30a-9:30p, and many of the restaurants are open until 1a.
Terres d'apéritifs is located in the 16th arrondissenment and is a new concept. This shop has alcohol from around the world, food, non alcoholic beverages and even accessories. This shop is for those who love cocktails and even for those who love making them. Terres d'apéritifs offers visitors great ideas to make fusion meals and also sells everything you need to make cocktails. The bartenders help visitors with ideas on making drinks. Available here are green olive tapenade, the truffle aperitif, aperitif quince, fruit wines and whiskeys.
Aux Vignobles du Plaisir is housed in a basement wine cellar in the 14th district on the outskirts of Paris, offering a wide selection of wines culled from some of France's most famous wine regions. Equal parts store and sampling salon, visitors can pair their tester wines with a wide assortment of quality cheeses and cold cuts, or mark off their checklist for delectable local varietals. Wine-seeking shoppers are highly advised to pay a visit to this hidden winery.
A veritable "cité-ciné" (cinema city) from before the advent of the multiplexes using that name. The Entrepôt (Warehouse) boasts three theaters featuring mainly recent art films, as well as a restaurant and café, a bar, and a film-oriented bookstore. Shows run from 11a-10.30p daily.
Place Rungis is a stone's throw away from Rue de la Colonie and is famous for it's Bobillot Market. The market attracts many shoppers and tourists visiting the nearby attractions like Parc Montsouris and Église Sainte-Anne de la Butte-aux-Cailles. Place Rungis lies in the Rungis commune in southern part of the city.
Le Petit Baigneur has the perfect designs for a relaxed urban look. With designs that feature a casual feeling yet a modern outline and eye-catching fabric, these outfits have a timeless beauty. Try on one of their looks and soon you won't be able to leave without a piece. Or ten.
Café Grenadine is a fun baby-friendly cafe. They offer everything you will want to enjoy with your child and family. The coffees and teas are exceptional; and they offer separate kid and adult menus. Do not miss trying out their cupcakes! The games and workshops they conduct consist of creative, musical and other themes that enhance the intelligence and knowledge of the child. The kid store features accessories such as leather slippers, steel flasks, cute mini bottles, baby slings and lots more for new moms and babies. Visit their website for detailed information on all their other services.
Chez Bogato is a pastry wonderland where sweets take the form of fairy tale characters, cartoons, castles and more. This bakery has everything from cupcakes, pastries, cookies and biscuits that will delight you. Customized cakes are their specialty and are not only a visual treat but taste delicious as well. You can also shop for baking essentials such as candy bowls and molds. A must for pastry chefs and enthusiasts.
Un peu, beaucoup are not just florists, but conceptual artists using nature as a medium to express their imaginative vision. François Lequesne blends his passion and creativity with this unique venture. His sketches come to life to form magnificent and awe-inspiring bouquets and creations that take the sublime art of flower arrangement to a whole other level. Use their services if you're looking to transform your garden to a themed English paradise or Zen haven.