Quality Hotel Acanthe - Boulogne Billancourt
9, rond-point Rhin & Danube
Phone: (33) 1 46991040
Fax: (33) 1 46990005
Bars & Cafes
Home Sweet Home will feel like just that; a home away from home. At this hidden gem of a bar, you can grab a drink from their long list of handmade cocktails, ranging from classics to more modern mixes. If you get hungry, order a little something from the tapas menu to satiate your appetite.
The BB Antilles floats a party with Caribbean flavor every day, with a restaurant, club, and piano bar featuring live music all aboard the boat. The restaurant offers a regular menu or prix-fixe choices, including dishes like coconut milk pork and rum-soaked fruit salad. The cosmopolitan club fills quickly and may be rented for private events; but the true attraction is the piano bar, where live musicians each Friday and Saturday (concerts begin 10:30p) draw rapt listeners and expressive dancers.
Dedicated to local sports, Le 70 gets its name from the year in which the Paris Saint-Germain football (soccer) team was founded (1970). Apart from the interesting sports decor, this brasserie also presents before you an appetizing platter of starters, sandwiches, main course dishes and desserts. Evenings are reserved for special events, PSG match evenings and parties.
Le Salon sur L'eau is a beautiful restaurant in a boat that is just a few minutes from Porte Maillot. A trendy contemporary French restaurant by the water that offers stunning views of the Seine and the surrounding lush greenery, this eatery and bar is garnering a lot of fans amongst the locals and tourists alike. Their alluring expansive teak terrace is done up with palm trees and bamboo making it a great place for outdoor dining. The food will suit every palate and is wonderfully tasty. Whether it is a romantic trip or business or maybe just pure fun, this wonderful restaurant won't let you down.
A wave of good humor seems to ripple through this bar-restaurant which the former rugby-playing owner has made into a haven of peace, quiet and feasting. The district may not strike you as particularly welcoming, but you will not find a more authentic bistro. People working nearby have made this their regular haunt and they contribute to the friendly atmosphere, eating elbow to elbow without so much as a murmer of complaint. The chef imports all produce fresh from Lozère where he originates, and it is full of rustic flavors. Who could be happier than a Frenchman with good bread and good wine on his table?
This is one of the best chain of bistros for fish and seafood. Some of the creative dishes include lobster with bacon and Sea bass in wine sauce. There is a different menu everyday depending on the catch of the day. For dessert, try the famous Baba au Rhum - a ring shaped cake dipped in rum. One of the four Vin et Marée outlets in Paris, this restaurant also banks on its effortless ability to reproduce fresh seafood into plates of artistry.
The Bô Zinc is a nice after work hangout in a mostly residential neighborhood. It is quite filled from the morning on until closing hour. At the Bô Zinc people take their coffee in the morning, have lunch at noon or drinks after work. The Bô Zinc is mostly frequented by people who are living in the neighborhood. The interior gives a very classy impression of the Bô Zinc. The big brown leather chairs are a plus to the relaxed atmosphere. The ambiance is amicable; it is always filled, at every hour. The prices for drinks are affordable, meals are more expensive. A little plus on sunny days is the small terrace in front of the Bô Zinc.
A great feature for food epicureans in Paris, the Family Café offers a unique wine pairing. Off the beaten path of cheese and meat, it makes exclusive wine recommendations with salads. Pair Cesar with Mareuil, Nona Gilda, of tomato tartare, ricotta, mozzarella and prosciutto with Viognier, and Oslo, of smoked salmon and pasta with Chardonnay for a gourmet experience. They use steaming as a healthy cooking style alternative and prepare homemade desserts like Tiramisu and Panna Cotta. Their terrace is great for lounging and people-watching in the warmer months.
The 15th Arrondissement brings to you some of the local brews that is a pleasant delight. Brasserie O’NEIL's intimate interiors and lighting is great for an outing with a small group. The fresh, traditional and authentic beers processed right on site is simply excellent! You will get the chance to witness their whole brewing process, and they use no artificial flavors or preservatives. Try from their La Blonde, La Brune, L'Ambree, La Blanche to name a few. A must visit bar! Check out the website for detailed information.
Star Café is a popular venue that plays host to many live music concerts. Head here anytime during the week and you are sure to hear some wonderful live music playing. Band as well as solo performers enthrall the crowds that keep pouring in at this quaint cafe-bar. The food on offer is tasty and the drinks reasonably priced. Overall, it is surely a place not to be missed out on.
Wide use of color green, lively atmosphere and good music is definitely the trade-mark of Le Crocodile Vert. It manages to re-create Cuban colors and flavors right here in Paris. Right from the decor to the drinks served have been tailored in detail to get the feel of Cuban Bodeguitas. The deep plush sofas just beckon you to sit-back and relax with your favorite drink. Taste the varieties like Sangria, Cuba Libre or if you aren't the adventurous and wild types, simply sip the regular Mojitos along with tasty snacks and finger-food. With Latin tunes in the back-drop, bright and fresh colors surrounding you, it surely refreshes your mind and spirits. Let's do the Salsa at the Le Crocodile Vert.
The luxurious Le 29 is located in Paris' 16th Arrondissement. Plush, velvet seating, crimson hues and polished wood, punctuated with dance poles ooze an old-worldly, America-in-the-1960s charm. Owner Greg Hazac promotes the bespoken culture and everything on offer here is tailor-made to suit your preferences. Since its inception, it has been a local haunt and has maintained a secretive reputation in the city. So don't miss a chance to soak up the stealthy, underground feel while you're there too.