If we carried out a poll on what places people would want to visit before dying, Paris would definitely top the list. It is undoubtedly one of the most celebrated cities in the world that could be best described as a very passionate city, rich in culture and yet, very sophisticated. Currently, there is an Instagram craze throughout people of all ages. ‘The gram’ screams lifestyle, fashion, food, close to perfect couples, and I mean what better place is there to showcase all this than Paris? The city is famous not just because of the beautiful Eiffel tower and museums, but also the cream of the crop hotels, state of art restaurants and causal eat outs. Instagram is all about getting the beautiful pictures with good lighting, that give a very artsy outline, what better place to get all this than Paris?
Pink Mama restaurant in Paris is something straight out of a fairy tale! The food is delicious and the service is perfect. Only downside, waiting in line can really upset you if you are not a regular.
This place is high quality, and you get what you pay for. I tried the eggs benedict with salomon and the green pancakes. Both so delicious! Paris has so many places to brunch now on a Sunday but in my opinion this is the best brunch place in the city of light.
Housed in the train station building, constructed by Victor Laloux for the 1900 World Fair, the Orsay is a national museum devoted to all the arts between 1848- 1914.
4. Holly Belly
Delicious food served from 9am, good coffee and friendly service. One month they can have a very classic French dish on the menu like “Aligot et saucisse de Morteau” and the next a southern Comfort Food classic like “Corn bread and beans”.
5. The Hoxton
An elegant 18th century residence in the 2nd arrondissement.
Whether you’re staying the night, popping in for a coffee, setting up camp with your laptop or joining us at one of our events, our lobbies are all-day destinations. Our restaurants and bars are open to one and all, serving coffee, food and cocktails from morning ’til late.
Delicious place for breakfast in Montmartre. Their eggs benedict are great and the waffles are so fluffy and fresh!
The careful mix of vintage and modern fabrics and the juxtaposition of weathered teak and wrought iron crafts a sophisticated, rustic charm in the courtyard. Lobster, Maryland-style crab cake, specialty burgers, and Black Angus beef enhance the incredible authenticity of the dining experience. The succulent tenderloin and strip steaks are products of Ralph Lauren’s own Double RL Ranch in Colorado.
Positioned between the Marais and the quartier of Montorgueil, a singular design hotel offers an entirely new Parisian experience.
An inspiring and unique addition to the busting neighborhood in which it sits, the Hotel National des Arts et Métiers is a feat of modern architecture and innovative design hidden behind a classic Haussmannian facade.
Dining is an integral part of the experience at the Hôtel National des Arts & Métiers, where the friendly delights of Italian gastronomy offer tempting culinary diversions. The hotel brings together the expertise of three luminaries in the Parisian restaurant scene: Julien Cohen (Pizza Chic, Grazie…) and the duo of Jean-Pierre Lopes/Thomas Delafon (Le Très Honoré, Bambou…).
The famous Angelina’s “African” hot chocolate is composed of three carefully selected kinds of African cocoa from Niger, Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire. The secret recipe for this chocolate mix is specially put together for Angelina.
For over a century the tearoom has built a reputation as a place of sophistication and indulgence. As soon as it opened, Angelina became the place to be among the Parisian aristocracy. Proust and Coco Chanel rubbed shoulders with the biggest names in fashion in Angelina’s salons.
The interior, designed by the famous Belle Epoque architect Edouard-Jean Niermans, combines elegance, charm and refinement to create a sense of romanticism and poetry.
10. Boot Cafe
Things are tiny in Paris, and this café is no exception! Built into an old cobbler’s shop, the small charming café consists of only two low tables. You can enjoy a cup of quality coffee made with love at one of their two tables with fresh flowers.
The Peninsula Paris brings a new dimension to fine Parisian dining. Once the dining room of the original grand hotel, Le Lobby provides a timeless setting to savour the celebrated Peninsula Afternoon Tea (A Must-Try Afternoon Tea in Paris). La Terrasse Kléber captures the essence of Parisian café society with a menu of international delights, while LiLi blends the stylistics of Chinese and French opera with authentic Cantonese gastronomy.
Lovely place to get some American-Parisian food in Paris. Try the Ricotta jam toast & Strawberries!
75 Avenue des Champs Elysées, 75008 Paris
The history of Parisian tea rooms is intimately tied to the history of the Ladurée family. The Ladurée life: dreams, little pleasures enjoyed here and there, fantasy, rainbows and marshmallows.
51 Galerie de Montpensier, 75001
With a portfolio of trend-setting fashion stores and cafes in New York, Paris and Tokyo, the Maison Kitsuné Paris cafe nestles within the colonnades of the Palais Royal garden and serves excellent specialty coffee and cakes.