Quality Hotel Paris Orleans
185-187 Boulevard Brune
Phone: (33) 1 45396850
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Along with its twin venue in Boulevard St-Michel, this music bar is a vanguard of Paris' jazz nights. All the great French names have played here, from Michel Petruccianu to Claude Nougaro. While the musicians are jamming, you can indulge in the high quality cuisine. The acoustics here are truly remarkable and the circular layout of the tables means that everyone has the best seats in the house.
Le Red Light is a night club in the Montparnasse neighborhood of Paris which regularly plays house and techno for appreciative crowds. A number of DJs have residencies at Red Light and regularly animate the dance floor. Occasional R'n'B nights change up the musical scene.
The Mix Club Paris hosts a gamut of live DJs and bands to entertain patrons of the enormous dance club; over 2000 can pile inside each night. A big dance floor, two bars, and fantastic sound and light systems greet guests for exceptional electronic parties every weekend, and plenty of special events. DJs keep everyone dancing with music ranging from House, Techno, and Latino to Rock and Metal.
The Indiana cafe club Maine in the 14th arrondissement is the ideal place to spend a convivial evening with friends. You will be able to start your evening with a cocktail and a few tacos, then to have a diner composed of fajitas, burgers and salads. The light atmosphere is softened, however the room is lively thanks to broadcasting of pop-rock concerts on giant screens. In the room at the back, 11 pool tables are at your disposal. Moreover, numerous evenings are organized here: close-up magicians on Mondays and Tuesdays and resident DJs specialized in funk, disco, electro, and Afro mixes every weekend. This restaurant has rapidly become the local youth s favorite place thanks to its warm and lively atmosphere.
Café Universel is one of the finest jazz clubs of Paris. Universel's vocal jam sessions on Tuesday nights are very popular with club-hoppers, as they throng the cafe in large numbers. Jazz concerts and festivals along with cocktail parties, birthdays and various other events feature on the itinerary of the club. Binge on the delicious snacks and booze, while the music plays on. Jazz lovers head to Café Universel and have a gala time! Call ahead for more information.
Le Crocodile is well-known for the size of its menu; pages and pages of cocktails are available for EUR8 apiece, and every night before midnight, the prices drop to EUR6. The waiter leaves a pen and paper at your table so that you can record your own order from the vast selection of choices. Regulars hang out here until dawn - maybe they're trying to taste every cocktail on the menu? -Emily Monaco
A trip to Paris is like one big party. Whether it is their food, regular concerts and performances, or their lively night scene, this city is perfect for those who are looking to have a good time. Paris has numerous bars and clubs that cater to the young and restless, and Cap Rouge is one of them. Located in the 5th Arrondissement, this is where young Parisians go to dance and unwind. This club has also earned the reputation of being the best hangout owing its happy hours. Also, the premises including the lounge, club and technical equipment can be hired for private events such as birthday and stag parties.
Paris is not at a loss for Irish pubs, but very few have the feel of a pub back in Eire. Fifth Bar mixes good old-fashioned craic with the atmosphere of a real American bar, screening both soccer and American football (soccer), and serving pints of Guinness while throwing American-themed nights. Tuesdays and Thursdays are student nights, so bring student I.D. for even more discounts. The bar is cozy, the staff is friendly, and it's opened until the metro re-opens in the morning; a perfect place to wait to go home for your Sunday morning post-drinking nap. -Emily Monaco
This 15th-arrondissement club is a happening place for the after-hours crew looking to keep the party moving. Its interior looks like a disco spaceship straight from the 80s, come to carry you off to planet rock with its stunning arrays of flashing lights and electric colors. Musical stylings include funk, techno, house, and disco, and Back Up attracts a younger crowd with its frequent student nights. The venue has a capacity for 1000 space ravers.
At La Pomme d'Eve, patrons enjoy quality drinks and diverse entertainment every night of the week, including live concerts and a big screen television showing all the big games, particularly soccer and rugby. South African in enthusiasm for rugby and drink specials, La Pomme d'Eve always provides a good time. In addition to the entertainment, late-night (to early-morning!) weekend hours and a pleasant, softly lit ambiance make this establishment a beloved nightspot.
This club really is a cut above the rest. Reserved for the upper echelons of Parisian society - politicians, show-biz celebrities and sports personalities mingle amongst the select clientèle who gather here to eat, drink and have fun. Having said that - the elegant and eligible might stand a chance of gaining entrance to the plush red velvet and golden interior. The "chosen ones" converse amid the richly decorated rooms of this three-story private mansion, while others enjoy the basement dance floor. If you want to enjoy the luxury bistro restaurant serving French gastronomic delights of refined quality, it is advisable to book in advance.
A few yuppies but a lot more slightly older folks, mainly of the middle-aged, ex-student-revolutionary variety, come to dance the night away at the Rive Gauche (Left Bank). Here one may hear jazz and rock, but more importantly a great deal of world music in the truest sense of the term: zouk, samba, salsa, bossa nova, raï, reggae in short, just about everything but French standards, which is just fine with everyone.