Paris: the cabaret capital

Guide to cabarets in Paris with the Paris tourist office: see presentations of the shows, price lists, programme schedule and online booking.

Paris is the place to find glamour and entertainment! The city has a thriving nightlife scene with a varied range of lively night spots, including its iconic cabarets. They are an integral aspect of the city’s glittering image. People all over the world dream about visiting a Paris cabaret.

The Lido de Paris

Paris Merveilles - nouveau spectacle du Lido © Julien Panie

The Lido de Paris, the iconic cabaret on the Avenue des Champs-Elysées, closed its doors for several months to get a makeover and put together a dazzling new revue, signed by Franco Dragone, the internationally-renowned artistic director, and creative director at the Cirque du Soleil. This ultra-modern new show ‘Paris Merveilles’ follows on from previous Lido revues – the Bluebells, the costumes and amazing stage sets, the music and sequins are all still there –, but it reinvents the codes of the genre by placing an emphasis on extravagance and cutting-edge technology. With its original scenography and acts as varied as they are unexpected, this latest of Parisian revues offers the public a wonderful spectacle.

Le Lido de Paris 
116 bis avenue des Champs-Elysées 
Paris 8th
Metro: George V

Revue 'Paris Merveilles', every night at 9pm and 11pm

The Crazy Horse

© Antoine Poupel

The Crazy Horse, the most avant-garde of Parisian cabarets offers a show titled ‘Dessous Dessus’. Signed by Chantal Thomass, the show is performed by the cabaret’s famous dancers with their curvaceous silhouettes spectacularly highlighted by a traditional play of light and shadows that has made this a top Parisian nightspot since 1951: 90 minutes of captivating choreography on the endless theme of feminine seduction.

Le Crazy Horse

12 avenue George V
Paris 8th
Metro: Alma-Marceau

From Sunday to Friday: 2 shows daily at 8.15pm and 10.45pm. Saturday: 3 shows daily at 7pm, 9.30pm and 11.45pm

The Moulin Rouge

Moulin Rouge - French Cancan

The Bal du Moulin Rouge, the internationally famous Paris cabaret, is currently staging the evocatively titled variety show 'Féerie' (enchantment). The show features a troupe of 60 artistes including the famous Doriss Girls, 60 outstanding dancers decked out in feathers, rhinestones and sequins. You can choose either the show alone, with a half-bottle of champagne per person included in the ticket price, or dinner and show with three possible menus. Spend an unforgettable evening at the Moulin Rouge and walk out all starry-eyed after the show.

Le Moulin Rouge
82 Boulevard de Clichy
Paris 18th 
Metro: Blanche

Revue 'Féerie', every night at 9pm and 11pm

The Paradis Latin

With its revue ‘Paradis à la Folie’, this welcoming cabaret introduces spectators to a festive and frenzied Paris. The City of Light is sung here, there’s the high-kicking French cancan, hearts and musical tableaux follow on one after the other, and the quality of the entertainment and the liveliness of the master of ceremonies recreate the enthusiasm, atmosphere and flavour typical of the Paris of the Left Bank.

Le Paradis Latin
28 rue Cardinal Lemoine
Paris 5th 
Metro: Cardinal-Lemoine

Revue 'Paris à la Folie', every night at 9.30pm. Closed on Tuesday.

Bel Canto

Restaurant Bel Canto - repas - Paris - © OTCP - DR

Bel Canto has taken a concept that was fashionable in the 18th-century and brought it up to date: the combination of gastronomy and opera! This restaurant has two addresses: one in the Marais district and another in the West of Paris in Neuilly-sur-Seine. Every evening, customers have the pleasure of dining in the company of Mozart, Verdi, or Rossini. A quartet of young classical singers play the greatest arias in the repertoire near the dining tables (Don Giovanni, Tosca, The Magic Flute, La Bohème, etc.) and take part in serving food to customers.  A unique opportunity to combine opera with good food!

Bel Canto 
72 Quai de l’Hôtel de Ville - Paris 4th
Metro:Pont Marie

6, rue du commandant Pilot - 92200 Neuilly sur Seine
Métro : Les Sablons or Porte Maillot

The Bel Canto restaurant is open every day from 7.30pm.

Crazy Horse Paris Adhérent

Cabaret / Show
12 avenue George V, Paris, 75008

Enjoy an exceptional moment of beauty and sensuality in this legendary Parisian nightspot. Located just a few steps from the......

Moulin Rouge Adhérent

Cabaret / Show
82 boulevard de Clichy, Paris, 75018

The most famous cabaret in the world! The Moulin Rouge was immortalized by Toulouse-Lautrec and was the cradle of the music hall......

Paradis Latin Adhérent

Cabaret / Show
28 rue du Cardinal Lemoine, Paris, 75005

Built by Gustave Eiffel and listed as a historical heritage site, the oldest big cabaret in the world is situated a short walk......

Bel Canto Adhérent

Cabaret / Show
72 quai de l’Hôtel de Ville, Paris, 75004

Come and dine on stage at the Bel Canto Restaurant. Every evening, the Bel Canto restaurants combine Opera and fine dining with......

Whisper Club Paris Adhérent

Cabaret / Show
13-15 rue de Berri, Paris, 75008

Whisper Club Paris is the only Parisian cabaret offering a non-stop show from 10pm until 5am 7 days a week. Whisper Club Paris......

Secret Square Adhérent

Cabaret / Show
27 avenue des Ternes, Paris, 75017

Secret Square - The heart of parisian nightlife The Secret Square is the unique aphrodisiac Cabaret & Restaurant in Paris......