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Bars & Cafes
Auto Passion café is a unique place for lovers of vehicular sports. Plenty of car lovers gather here to have a drink or a meal, staring at one of the two giant screens or at one of the eight TV screens all displaying nonstop automobile sporting events. The setting is composed of car engines and collectible objects, red seats – Ferrari red, of course – on which you will enjoy one the numerous theme nights that they organize, in small lounges laid out around the bar. The lounges’ names are, for example, Imola, Monza, Silver Stone and Magny-Cours. They have thought about every detail, such as security belts on toilet seats! Maybe one thing is missing to be perfect: the smell of oil and gasoline.. Or maybe not!
As you browse through the hundreds of Café that lace this avenue, you may not notice that the Café Signes is quite different. Welcome to Paris' first café where the hearing impaired and the hearing are on equal footing - here, you find the customers and staff using their hands to communicate. All 45 of the staff are hearing impaired, and if you don't know how to use the sign language, the menu has some cute tips - make a steeple shape and you will get French fries. You can also point or write down your order. The steak fries are worth a try here.
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.
For a Sunday afternoon coffee, an evening rendezvous with a friend, or a night of music over chilled beer, head to Le Moulin a Café in the 14th Arrondissement of Paris. This quaint little cafe is housed in the ground floor of a dormitory, and throbs with activity round the year. From concerts and theater shows to workshops, discussions and poetry reading, Moulin a Café has it all. The warmth of the cafe and its tasteful crowd, make it a great place to be! Visit website for further information.
Au Metro is one of the most sought after bars located in the 14th Arrondissement. This attractive and friendly brasserie offers an extensive menu; steaks being one of the favorite dishes of the patrons. The portions are huge and great value for money. The salads are decorated generously too. Spend time with your buddies, watch your favorite games, and enjoy the good beer brands. Check out the website for more details.
Vin et Maree is a delightful chain of restaurants in Paris. Known for their exciting and delectable menu which consists of Tartare de saumon, les huitres(oysters) accompanied by the best vin(wine) that is found in France. This is the place you should go to if you want to truly enjoy what it is to be in Paris and to get the Parisian feel of food. For more details do check their website.
Spread out lavishly on the top floor of the Hotel Concorde Montparnasse, Le Wengé is home to not just a vibrant contemporary ambiance of pastels and reds, but is also an avenue for the perfect retreat into the world of fine French cuisine. For those folks who like their French platters to be produced in the most authentic and uncompromising of ways, the culinary magic that comes out of Le Wengé's kitchen certainly makes this restaurant a place to vouch for. Despite its sophistication and class, the ambiance at Le Wengé is infused with a gracious and warm vibe, which does not make your dining experience a matter of pretense and uprightness. Chef Koenig promises a meal worth your money in this pristine setting complete with a salad bar and a summer-time terrace.
This spacious, lively bar is open practically all night and boasts a huge hall, full of billiard tables. If you want to drink while you play, you should be aware that cocktails are quite expensive. You can also have lunch or dinner. Important sporting events are sometimes shown on the giant TV screen. The rates of drinks increase after 9p, as do reservations for billiards (French and American). The later it is, the more expensive it gets!
The decor is excellent, so is the ambience. While the American and Caribbean flavors satisfy your taste buds; shake a leg on the dance floor, which is the main attraction at this place.
A French bistro with a difference who has got a cult following of loyal admirers would be the apt description for La Mère Agitée. A convivial ambiance in a creatively unorganized space is what greets you when you enter this restaurant. Festooned with poster, photos and postcards from customers, chef and owner Valerie Delahay puts up the menu for the day on a blackboard that features a starter, main and dessert. But then what you get is of the utmost quality such as their famous pig's head with red cabbage which has been a raging success since 1995. If you are looking out for unpretentious hearty meal, then La Mère Agitée is worth a visit.
This wonderful jazz bar emanates a feeling of being in New York while in beautiful Paris. The interiors of Swan Bar are an excellent blend of comfort and opulence which creates just the right ambiance to enjoy some delightful live jazz, sipping on some tasty cocktails. The bar is well stocked and the food delicious. Swan is the place to go if you do not mind listening to bands perform while catching up with good ol' friends and sharing some divine drink. Check the website of future event information.
La Closerie des Lilas is a chic bar and restaurant located in the 5th arrondissement in Paris. Indeed, the celebrated Hemingway penned his epic novel 'The Sun Also Rises' sitting in this very bar. This gourmet restaurant can easily be very expensive due to its location near the Luxemborg Gardens and also due to the exceptional quality of food served. Gorge on Fin Clair oysters and sip on white wine, as the piano player creates music that filters the entire dining room.