Unusual cafes and restaurants in Paris
Paris impresses with an incredible variety of restaurants and cafes, the visit of which can become an original gastronomic discovery. But there are many places in the city where people strive to get not so much because of the outstanding cuisine, but because of the unusual atmosphere and atmosphere.
Where in Indiana Jones the Holy Grail is stored in Paris, in which restaurant of the French capital opera arias are performed and how to combine dinner and a bus tour of the city, we will tell you about this and much more below.
Le Wagon Bleu A list of unusual cafes and restaurants in Paris opens with Le Wagon Bleu, the blue carriage of the legendary Orient Express, once traveled by Elizabeth II, Charles de Gaulle, Agatha Christie and other famous personalities. In total, the car was in service for more than 20 years, after which it was restored and began to be used on the set of feature films. Only some time ago, in a fit of enthusiasm, the original premises was turned into an unusual restaurant of French cuisine. And he is famous not only for delicious food, but also for a solid map of wines and cocktails.
Restaurant Le Wagon Bleu managed to preserve the unique atmosphere of the twenties of the last century. Wooden panels, blue sofas, small cozy tables under white tablecloths, dim evening lighting create a special mood here. Interesting enough to take a look with your own eyes. Address Prices Map Schedule Site 7 Rue Boursault Another dining car in Paris – Victoria Station – is located on Montmartre Boulevard (11 boulevard Montmartre), just a few steps from the Variety Theater.
Ice Kube Bar “Ice” bar in Paris is a tribute to the fashion trend, popular all over the world. Like similar establishments in other countries, Ice Kube Bar offers guests a pleasant time in a cool setting, warming themselves with a glass of signature cocktail based on premium French Goose Gray vodka. True, coolness is not an exact word, because the temperature in the hall is around – 6 ° C. Therefore, everyone is given gloves and jackets at the entrance, although bringing their warm clothes is not forbidden. The time spent inside is no more than 30 minutes, and the number of guests in the hall at the same time should not exceed 20 people. Advance booking is required. According to the authors of the project, the creation of the Ice Kube Bar in Paris took 20 tons of ice.
Merci Used Book Café A pretty and unusual cafe in Paris, right next to the Saint-Sebastien-Froissart metro station, is a true paradise for a book lover. On the shelves of this improvised library – about 10 thousand publications for every taste, however, only in French. But how nice it is to take a cup of fragrant café noisette, to sit comfortably at a small table and, having removed a book from a shelf, to feel like a real Parisian! You can have a delicious breakfast in the cafe: the menu always has fresh pastries, eggs, cottage cheese and sandwiches. From drinks – smoothies and juices, coffee, tea, wine and champagne. The average bill is about 15 €.
Beaumarchais Le Refuge des Fondus Do you know where to try the delicious fondue in Paris? Not? Then boldly ahead – on rue des 3 Trois-Frères there is an interesting and very funny cafe. Autographs of tourists from all over the world testify to its incredible popularity – literally all surfaces are written in thanksgiving inscriptions and warm wishes, and the remaining ones are glued with banknotes from different parts of the world. Such a simple and original interior looks very cool and unusual. Of the goodies, the cafe offers fondue and, of course, French wine – it is brought in funny bottles with a pacifier. The informal atmosphere is greatly facilitated by the very modest size of the hall, as, however, this often happens in Paris. The average check for one in a cafe is from 22 €.
Dernier bar avant la fin du monde This is the first restaurant in Paris, fully inspired by imaginary worlds. And if you have reviewed the Matrix or Indiana Jones at least a few times, read the books of Isaac Asimov and Jules Verne to the holes, or, to the point of insanity, played in World of Warcraft, then here you will experience an indescribable delight. An interesting name – The Bar at the End of the Universe – the restaurant received according to the second book of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy trilogy by Douglas Adams (The Restaurant at the End of the Universe). An unusual restaurant – or, to be completely precise, a bar – occupies 3 floors. And all this space is given to faithful fans of fantasy and fiction. At their full disposal are provided a library with books and comics, board games, as well as an interesting collection of various exhibits like the Holy Grail, the Millennium Falcon, or the funny green ghost Lizun. By the way, the menu will also be a pleasant surprise for guests.