Quality Hotel Axel Opera
15 rue de Montyon
Phone: (33) 1 47709270
Fax: (33) 1 47704337
15 rue de Montyon, Paris, FR, 75009
- Phone: (33) 1 47709270
- Fax: (33) 1 47704337
Bars & Cafes
For true Tuscan cuisine and Italian wines, there might be a few that can rival I Golosi in Paris. This unassuming place is not your fancy Italian restaurant that will make a dent in your pocket, but a friendly trattoria tucked away in the Passage Verdeau. This two levels establishment has an old worldly charm to it, while the ground floor is an Italian deli selling pastas, oils and Italian cooking goods, it is the small room upstairs that dishes out fabulous food that will leave you and your wallet very happy. Using only the freshest of ingredients available, the menu changes weekly and you can also find creative, well thought dishes such as octopus salad with beets, thyme and lemon veal shanks, and risotto primavera. And the tiramisu is just divine. Their wine bar has over 500 Italian wines and is simply irresistible. It is indeed a little haven for Italian food lovers and oenophiles.
Le Privilege is a nightclub, restaurant and lounge, all clubbed together under one roof. Nestled within Le Palace theater, this place was formerly Studio 54, a member's only club. In 2010, it opened its doors as Le Privilege to welcome people from all walks of life. Covered in hues of gold and furnished with comfortable lounge chairs, chic is the word that springs to mind when one enters this place. Visit this place for a vibrant night out with friends.
To savor gourmet French cuisine served with excellent vintage wine drop-in at the Le Zinc des Cavistes. The cushions pinned up to the wall give an unique look to the place and the hanging lamps emanating orange light complete the classy look. Sitting in the cozy and plush chairs, you can enjoy the local delicacies offered on the menu. What is more interesting is the wine completing the meals. Le Zinc des Cavistes with its serene and peaceful ambience is a perfect place to enjoy your drink and fade-out all the chaos of a busy metro like Paris. Apart from this, it also hosts wine-tasting for amateurs and lectures to brief wine-enthusiasts on finer aspects of Oenology. What better place to taste wine and learn about them then Paris?
As the name suggests, this place is for hard rock lovers. With 21 screens featuring rock videos and the perfect sound system complementing it, Hard Rock Café is a popular choice among ardent rock fans. The cocktail bar is just the right place to enjoy a big glass of your favorite drink. Strategically located next to the Opera, this venue has hosted many star-studded events. Take your pick from the two floors and a VIP room – whichever suits the occasion.
From the land of the Paella and the Tapas comes another rich restaurant cum bar by the name of Lizarran that excels in its creations. While live Flamenco music plays in the background, the guests are served platters of tapas, both hot and cold like the Patatas Bravas, Gambas Tempura, Queue de Taureau, Iberian pork and cheese. The grilled squid is also a pleasing dish that should be savored slowly.Try the various beers and the Spanish wines that make the occasion more memorable with their irresistible taste.
Le Players Bar is an impressive sports bar that offers three-floors of fun in its vast space. TV Screens line the walls allowing you uninterrupted viewing of the match from all parts of the bar. With chilled beer in hand, one can lounge on the many tables with friends. Its capacity of 1000 persons makes it an ideal venue for a gathering or party. The happy hours specials do not disappoint either.
The dedication to rock and metal music is evident in the name of the pub itself. The namesake of the pub, James Hetfield is a legend in rock and metal music, having been the lead singer, guitarist and co-founder of one of the most popular bands of all time: Metallica. The music that is played here is nothing but rock or metal, and you can treat your ears to the tunes of such rock heroes as the Beatles, KISS, Led Zeppelin, Oasis and others. One of the great things about this pub is the range of cocktails on offer. You will find old classics as Manhattan, White Russian and Bloody Mary, plus some exotic ones like Hymalaya, Le Gorille, Bahama, and Cuba Libre. Besides the cocktails, there are also many wines, beers, vodkas, champagnes and non-alcoholic beverages as well. There are also bands that grace the stage here now and then. Please see the website for further information.
Every element at Yello's is geared towards ensuring the good health and well-being of its patrons. Its soothing white and yellow ambience, use of biodegradable materials, low-calorie dishes, restraint on plastic usage, and a unique light therapy session leads to the holistic healing of guests. During their light therapy, one is required to wear specialized spectacles, which increase the melatonin and Vitamin D levels in the body. This is believed to boost the nervous and immune systems. This restaurant offers multiple menus, with a prix fixe menu catering to students. Their dishes include Gingerbread Kind Bio, Polenta served with pumpkin and smoked bacon, and Bio Dried Pineapple.
La Grosse Caisse stands in 2nd Arrondissement in the heart of Paris and is the ideal destination to spend an evening with friends or family. One of the best wine bars in town, Grosse Caisse holds wine tasting events, wine festivals and so on, besides staging international musicians-in-concert. The bistro-bar also has a fine buffet platter, replete with French culinary delights. Warm interiors and a relaxed atmosphere, along with a lovely clientele make Grosse Caisse one of the top spots of Paris. Call for more information.
Dine in class at Café le Baron, a modern French restaurant located in the 9th Arrondissement. The decor combines modern and baroque elements to create a setting that elicits warmth and elegance. So whether you are celebrating a special occasion or just looking for a place to enjoy French food and cocktails, Café le Baron is the place to be. Highlights from entrees include Saint-Jacques broth with coconut milk and Salmon tartare with fresh goat cheese. Menu specialties besides the French entrees are the pizzas which are prepared in true Italian style; favorites being the Margherita and Napoletana. Wines and cocktails are served at the bar where the atmosphere is more mellow and laid-back with the live music and lively locals.
Located outside of the usual Paris nightlife beaten paths, the Truskel, with its Celtic symbol at the entrance, has become a popular hangout for those loving Rock and Pop music. The pub has an authentic British feel and is frequented by an international crowd; all fans of Franz Ferdinand, Blur, The Cure, or Sex Pistols. Live bands often perform from Thursday to Saturday. Definitely a must-see of Paris' live music scene!
If you want to experience the spirit of Holland in Paris, then this is the right place to come to. This place is always alive as it is very popular with the local Dutch crowd, and it's a beer-drinker's haven as a large selection is available. A few wines and champagnes are also on offer, but are not synonymous with this place. The action starts sizzling on Sundays when the Dutch football (soccer) league matches are shown live. Tuesday nights are student nights. Stop by and you'll know why the Dutch are known as Europe's craziest lot.