Le Mini Palais – Elegant brasserie

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Description Located inside the well-known Grand Palais, this contemporary, elegant brasserie has one of the most stylish dining room in the capital.The very famous French chef Eric Fréchon participates in the preparation of the menu. The style of the cuisine is modern French.If the weather is good enough you must sit on the marvelous pillared terrace overlooking Pont Alexandre III: one of the most beautiful in Paris for sure.To sum up, if you are in the neighborhood looking for a restaurant or a bar, you really must go there, not only because it is one of the very few conveniences in the area but simply because it’s worth it.Discover this place and other great tips on My Travel Mate !
Price €€€€
Address 3 Avenue Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris
Phone +33 1 40 34 02 48
Website http://www.minipalais.com/en/index.html
Hours Mon. to Sat: 10 am – 2 am
How to go there? Metro 1, 13 Champs-Elysées Clémenceau , Metro 8, 13 and RER C Invalides
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Le Point Ephémère – Alternative Art Space

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Description This art deco building, located along the Canal Saint Martin, gathers  five music studios, one dance studio, a fabric workshop, a multimedia platform, four visual art studios and a bar-restaurant. This multi art place became popular thanks to its alternative music scene. The music played is far from the tastes of the wider public, but the line-up is very diversified (from noisy rock to deep electro) and always well selected.The artist studios are rent for exhibitions from 3 to 6 months. Here as well you will find a very large diversity of artists.During the evening this place turns into a club until 2 am.This place has managed to keep its underground roots, so if you are fed up with posh clubs and classic museums, this is your place!Discover this place and over great tips on My Travel Mate !
Price €€
Address 200 Quai de Valmy, 75010 Paris
Phone +33 1 40 34 02 48
Website http://www.pointephemere.org/
Hours Mon. to Sat: 12 am – 2 am
How to go there ? Metro 2, 5 and 7bis Jaurès

Parc des Buttes Chaumont – Fresh air and relaxation

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Description The Parc des Buttes Chaumont is a public park located in the 19th District. With a size of almost 25 hectares it is the fifth biggest park in Paris after the Bois de Vincennes, the Bois de Boulogne, the Parc de la Villette, and the Tuileries Garden. But it is by far the most romantic one!Created in 1867, this urban park has roads and paths so that you can easily cross it even with a pushchair..

The most famous feature of the park is the Temple de la Sibylle, a miniature of the Temple of Vesta in Tivoli (Italy), perched at the top of a cliff thirty metres.

This park is the perfect place to enjoy the sun and have a break after a long day of visits. You can sit on the grass along the artificial lake.

During the evening you can go to the famous guinguette called Rosa Bonheur and have some drinks.

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Price Free entrance
Address Rue Botzaris / Rue Manin / Rue de Crimée 75019 Paris
Hours Mon. to Sun.: 7 a.m to 8 p.mMon. to Sun.: 7 a.m to 22 p.m (during the summer)
How to go there ? Metro 7bis Buttes Chaumont or BotzarisMetro 11 Pyrénées (5 min walk)

Le Dépanneur – South Pigalle

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Description Located in the South Pigalle area which has been changing really fast in the last years, this california inspired restaurant made almost entirely of wood, is a very cosy place to eat burgers (try their veggie burgers) or tacos. But you can also go upstairs and try their amazing cocktails (especially the Cowel Ice Tea) til late in the night! Great atmosphere, beautiful design, and good food. Try it!

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Price €€
Address 27 Rue Pierre Fontaine, 75009 Paris
Phone +33 (0)1 48 74 48 74
Hours Mon. to Tue. & Sat. to Sun.: 12 am – 2 pm / Wed.. to Thu.: 12 am – 3 pm
How to go there ? Metro 2 Blanche