Quality Hotel Malesherbes- Paris 8
11, place Saint Augustin
Phone: (33) 1 42932766
Fax: (33) 1 42932751
Remember preppies? That odd mix of obscene privilege, ultraconservative dress and decadent overindulgence? The phenomenon never really existed in France, but the crowd at Les Planches is a pretty close equivalent. Put on a dinner jacket and come by. You'll think you've died and gone to a Whit Stillman movie.
The Le Sens club truly represents the essence of Paris and brings forth a night of revelry, high-end fashion and amazingly entertaining events. Open late till 5a in the morning, the party at Le Sens never stops. Check website for gig guide and other details.
Le Hammam Club is situated in the heart of Paris and to put all doubts at rest, it's not a sauna or a spa. The music is loud, the drinks are flowing and you have more than your fair share of beauties dressed in harem clothes, belly dancing and gyrating. Le Hammam Club also have their own music compilations. The club claims it is Morocco in the midst of Paris but actualy, it's a lot more. Join Le Hammam to groove to the beats of the DJ or live performers.
Situated just steps away from Champs-Élysées, Pink Paradise is a popular destination for the jet-set crowd looking for a night of sensuous elegance. It features a bar, lounge, and stage decked out in plush pink and purple decor. It is also known to host djs and events.
Run by Régine, the Parisian club scene's grand dame, this very exclusive nightclub has over the decades welcomed successive generations of the silk-tie-and-satin-knickers brigade. Even if the club's exotic, kitschy interior has seen better days, it won't disappoint those who prefer to let their hair down with people from the same social milieu. This legendary dance palace certainly intends to remain the Parisian show business scene's favorite. Long live Régine!
Experience the American way of life at its best - pink brick walls and round wooden tables, nostalgic posters of cowboys and James Dean, and the charming smile of the waitresses who offer a Sex On The Beach cocktail (EUR7)! Bands, such as the Spin Doctors and the Jeff Healey Band have played here. Brunch is served on Sundays and happy hours are every day from 4p to 8p.
This basement nightclub is a favorite among locals for it's chic ambiance, electronica and house music and of course, the crowd it attracts. Not very far from the Champs, it still sees very few tourists. The place can pack up to 300 people and even in the wee hours of the morning, it shall still seem packed. The clientèle consists largely of locals in the mid 20s. There's no entry charge, but the doorkeepers are discerning in letting people in. Dress formal club wear and take your chances!
A night at the Six Seven Club is full of opportunities: dine in style and enjoy a live concert in the lounge downstairs, then climb a flight to dance the night away. The first floor features cocktails and an organic menu of meals and snacks throughout the night. Upstairs, top DJs mix the music to fill the dance floor, which can hold up to 800 guests. A fixed menu is available at the restaurant.
This luxurious former cabaret sports leather sofas and superb red velvet décor giving it the charm of an Italian theater. Making it seem even more so is the raised stage that soul, disco and house fans use as a dance floor. Generally you have to be rich and famous to get in. However, if you're smartly dressed and accompanied by a beautiful girl/handsome guy, you might just be in with a chance. If you play your cards right, the red-carpeted staircase is all yours, taking you to the very heart of one of the Parisian social scene's favorite nightspots.
One of the trendiest and largest nightclubs, Zig Zag is a haven for nocturnal clubbers. With an underground vibe and equipped with the best of sound systems, it has talented DJs from both on the domestic and international front rocking the dance floor with techno and house tunes. It also hosts live musical nights regularly.
The Gothic scene of Paris has a marvelous hideout just a short walk from the Place de Clichy: the Caves Le Chapelais is a night club and concert venue situated in a huge underground cavern split into two parts, forming a reception hall and a dance floor. The walls are built of unfinished stone, and the music is dark electronic, industrial, and new wave. Unusual and atypical events are often held in this unique space.
The Club Haussmann is situated right in the center of the Opera District. This club consists of two levels, that can accommodate up to 800 people. It also has wonderful designs, that are carefully detailed, making it look all the more beautiful and attractive. The best part about this club is the LED projection logos that are customizable, where you can put in any message you want for your event. They also have a widescreen TV, videos and photos that are displayed according to you and furniture like the Louis XV. This place can be rented for free on festive evenings on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.