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Here are 10 new cool venues, spots, cocktail bars, restaurants every local are heading to in Paris this Fall 2015 (and want to keep secret). Once again, the 10th arrondissement confirms it’s a strong incubator of new cool venues.

Restaurant & bar of Bachaumont Hotel

Hotel Bachaumont, by the tourist in paris

The Mood? Festive and elegant hip restaurant & cocktail bar
What? Brought to you in the Montorgueil district by the Experimental Cocktail Group (owners of Beef Club, Ballroom, Experimental, Grand Pigalle Hôtel), the modern neo-brasserie of the Bachaumont Hotel puts the French gastronomy in majesty. One tastes there the generous dishes simmered under his eyes in the vast kitchen open and of the meats cooked in his oven to coal. The notoriety of its chief (from Frenchie restaurant) is also a great asset and the assurance of an excellent meal. As for the cocktail bar, the “Night Fly”, like the Experimental Cocktail Club, it distilles creative cocktails and music – live and sets.
Who? Dandystrendy chic and smart urbane gents with a taste for eclecticism. Romantic or business date or group of friends.
Why? A modern art-deco atmosphere under a glass ceiling for a revisited traditional French cuisine (vinaigrette leef, prime cut of beef, crème brûlée).
When? Everyday from noon to 2:30pm and from 7:30pm to 11pm (+33 1 81 66 47 50 /
Where? 18 rue Bachaumont, 75002 Paris. Metro: Sentier (Line 3)
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Restaurant of Hotel Providence

Hotel providence, by the tourist in paris

The Mood? Elegant and friendly select luxe (the most praised venue of Fall/Winter for sure)
What? Inside this 18-bedroom brand new refined hotel in the trendsetting 10th arrondissement in East Paris, opened by the owners of Brasserie Barbès, Floréal and Chez Jeanette, the restaurant and bar of Hotel Providence are a very trendy chic and beautiful luxurious and design place to meet, between friends or your loved one, by the fireplace.
Who? Hip 30+ year-old bobo trendy chic.
Why? A beautiful and very Parisian setting mixing tradition with modernity that will leave you with delicious memories, as delicious as the food (tasty grill). Want more? A heated terrace on an intimate paved square.
When? Everyday (+33 1 46 34 34 04).
Where? 90 rue René Boulanger, 75010 Paris. Metro: Strasbourg Saint-Denis (Lines 4, 8, 9)
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Mini Pong

Mini Pong Bar, by the tourist in paris

The Mood? Fun bobo cocktail bar.
What? Located in South Pigalle (SoPi), Mini Pong Bar (opened in September 2015) is cool cocktail bar as well men and women are going to love: ping-pong table in the back room, sharp cocktails at the bar. Like in many cocktail bars now (like at Le Syndicat), the music is French hip-hop.
Who? Friends and couples from South Pigalle (bobos)
Why? Affordable prices for the location (5€ a pinte before 8pm, cocktails starting at 7€)
When? Everyday from 6pm to 2am
Where? 64, rue Jean-Baptiste-Pigalle, 75009 Paris. Metro: Pigalle (Lines 2 and 12)
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Gravity Bar

gravity bar, by the tourist in paris

The mood? Trendy cocktail bar.
What? Located in the hipster-est street in East Paris, rue des Vinaigriers, known for its coffee shops (Craft), local food businesses (Liberté Patisserie), healthy and street food canteen (Sunken Chip, Sol Semilla), Gravity is the latest addition to the cool of this area, close to the Canal Saint-Martin. Discreetly opened during the summer, it is already a hotspot in the evening for creative dinner and cocktails.
Who? Cool and trendy gents and hipsters / 30+ years old
Why? Fresh produces and a wide selection of great imaginative cocktails by a bartender (ex-Candeleria, one of the first cocktail bar/speakeasy in Paris) ranked in the top 10 best French bartenders in Europe.
When? Tuesday to Sunday, 7pm to midnight.
Where? 44, rue des Vinaigriers, 75010 Paris. Metro: Jacques Bonsergent (Line 5).
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Baranaan, by the tourist in paris

The Mood? Indian cocktail bar.
What? Opened in August as well, this bar mixes perfectly traditional Indian finger food with trendy tasty cocktails.
Why? Hot delicious naan from the oven with your cocktails and the feeling of traveling thousands of miles.
When? From Tuesday to Sunday, from 6pm to 00:30am (until 1:30am on Friday and Saturday)
Where? 7 rue du Faubourg Saint Martin, 75010 Paris. Metro: Strasbourg Saint-Denis (Lines 4, 8 & 9)
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lavomatic, by the tourist in paris

The Mood? Colorful hidden cocktail bar.
What? Located right above a laundromat (perfect if you have clothes to wash!), this pop apartment opened in September 2015 offers finger food, artisanal beers, home made cocktails and natural wines.
Who? Laid back bobo (don’t come as a large group, the place is too small).
Why? The bar is hidden above a real laundromat.
When? From Tuesday to Saturday, from 6pm to 2am.
Where? 30 Rue René Boulanger, 75010 Paris. Metro: République (Lines 3, 5, 8, 9 & 11).
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Echelle Un (Closed at the moment – could reopen in Nov. 2015)

Echelle Un, by the tourist in paris

The Mood? Design eclectic cocktail bar with a hidden club for the cold days.
What? Located under the Paris green skyline (La Coulée Verte), not far from Gare de Lyon, Echelle Un has been a true hit this summer (opened in June 2015), with this 30m-long environment friendly terrace (pallet and cushions like at Pavillon Puebla). Inside, under the archway of the skyline, a great vibe at the bar for the Fall season. The place is also an Italian-ish restaurant and a pop-up venue for young creators to express as the owner let them display their creations in his bar. Downstairs, a hidden speakeasy nightclub (like at the Ballroom)!
Who? Artists, creative minds and cool gents from South East Paris.
Why? A brilliant eclectic cosy place and cheap pintes (6,5€).
When? From Tuesday to Sunday, from 10am to 2am.
Where? 29 avenue Daumesnil, 75012 Paris. Metro: Gare de Lyon (Lines 1 & 14).
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Auteuil Brasserie

Auteuil Brasserie, by the tourist in paris

The Mood? Bourgeois chic brunch and rooftop terrace (until October 13th).
What? At last, West Paris gets its own trendy HQ (along with Au Trinquet) and delicious brasserie. On the model of recently opened cool Brasserie Barbès (Sring 2015), Auteuil Brasserie hosts BBQs on its cosy neo-industrial (warm) rooftop (until October 13th) for friendly afternoons, evenings and nights in the 16th arrondissement. Once the terrace is closed, a great cosy Asian-fusion restaurant and a thai-cocktail bar for Fall and Winter seasons.
Who? Bourgeois chic and dressy girls and boys.
Why? A perfect mix of bourgeois neighborhood and bobo-cool venue.
When? Everyday from 9am to 2am.
Where? 78 rue d’Auteuil, 75016 Paris. Metro: Porte d’Auteuil (Line 10).
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Le 116 (Pages)

Le 116 Pages, by the tourist in paris

The Mood? Trendy Japanese gastro bistrot
What? Nested next to Place Charles de Gaulle Etoile in West Paris, comes a new trendy Japanese inspired gastro neo-bistrot that we are more used to walk by in East Paris (like Dersou or Soma for example). Japanese hef Ryuji Teshima from famous gastro restaurant Pages, just opened this neo-industrial, wooden table, Japanese barbecue bistrot and it’s already a hit (meaning over-crowded and no reservation possible).
Who? Bobo adventurous foodies and wine lovers.
Why? For the salmon & grilled vegetables donburi, the barbecue grilled seafood, the calmar tempura and the waguy burger (and soft prices). The choice of wines, cocktails, beers and whiskys is a must as well.
When? From Monday to Friday, from 8am to 11pm.
Where? 2 rue Auguste Vacquerie, 75116 Paris. Metro: Charles-de-Gaulle Etoile (Lines 1, 2, 6), Kleber (Line 6) or Georges V (Line 1).
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Le Balcon

Le Balcon Philharmonie, by the tourist in paris

The Mood? Art lovers restaurant with a panoramic view
What? “The Balcony” is the brand new restaurant (opened in September 2015) on the 6th floor of futuristic concert and exhibition hall La Philharmonie de Paris, opened this year as well. A wide space (like at Georges / 170 seats) and a solid (but not fussy) French gastronomy from the kitchen.
Who? People enjoying a meal in a museum, not necessarily foodies (see our article on restaurants in museums), or after a stroll in the futuristic Parc de la Villette.
Why? After a concert, exhibition or a show, the best way to extend your artsy evening with a view.
When? From Tuesday to Saturday, from 6:30pm to midnight.
Where? 221 Avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019 Paris. Metro: Porte de Pantin (Line 7).
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