Get off the beaten track and take a break in one of the secret gardens and heavenly hidden terraces in Paris and chill in your own little oasis...
Summer in the City
In the heart of the lively district of Pigalle is a hidden courtyard to fall in love with. Vibrant planting in the trendy outdoor bar of the Hotel Amour make this place perfect for afternoon tea as well as an evening cocktail in a stylish and relaxing setting.
In a building that was formerly a convent, just steps from the Gare de l'Est train station it’s easy to miss, but here is where you’ll find the cool Café A . It’s a tranquil outdoor café by day though far more animated at night. This inner courtyard haven has ping pong tables and refreshing drinks and is perfect to escape the crowds.
Invisible from the street, the terrace of the Bellevilloise is only open when the weather permits. Housed in the first workers cooperative building in the city, the bar has been beautifully renovated. So, when the timing is right head for the historic heights of this hanging garden with its olive and palm trees and let the hours slip by...
Popular with Bobos, (Bourgeois Bohemenians), l’Entrepot (The Warehouse) is a cultural venue with cinema, concerts and exhibitions. The restaurant and bar area in the shaded, bamboo planted garden and glass covered terrace is like a little sanctuary in the heart of the city.