Outdoor venues in Paris

This summer, Parisian cocktails have a hint of sand and green grass about them, in the capital's numerous open-air bars and clubs!

Outdoor venues in Paris © OTCP

This summer, Parisian cocktails have a hint of sand and green grass about them, in the capital's numerous open-air bars and clubs!

Rosa Bonheur: A delightful “guinguette” (tavern) at the peak of the Buttes Chaumont park

The Rosa Bonheur, right in the centre of the Buttes Chaumont park, is famous for its warm, festive atmosphere. The little tavern in a traditional style is a great place to meet friends for a glass of wine and dishes of tapas. After 8.00 p.m., the large room becomes a dance floor on which you can boogie away the summer evenings.

Café A: A unique setting in an eighteenth-century former convent

This café-bar is adorned with the work of many young Parisian artists which makes it a haven of art. The best thing about the Café A is its secluded garden that hosts acoustic music sessions at week-ends.

Glazart: A club out-of-the-ordinary, offering eclectic programming

The terrace has a real seaside ambiance with its hot sand and deckchairs. In summer, night owls will love the relaxed festival atmosphere of Glazart.

Café Oz Rooftop: Designer bar-terrace

The idea place for meeting friends, enjoying a cocktail and listen to good music. The large terrace of this new focus for Parisian night life, on the roof of the Cité de La Mode et du Design, offers an unmissable view over the Seine. The real revellers will not be able to resist taking a few steps on the open-air dance floor!

Le Perchoir (Ménilmontant): Rooftop with a view over Paris

This seventh-floor rooftop offers a unique view of the Sacré Cœur and the roofs of Paris. The bright lounge filled with sofas covered with multi-coloured cushions is the place to sample a cocktail from late afternoon and enjoy the last rays of the sun while listening to typically French music.

43 Cocktail Bar: Rooftop " New York-style".

This New York-style rooftop offers a 360° view over Paris. Right in the heart of the Latin Quarter, you can spend a unique evening here and even admire a magnificent sunset over Paris. As for drinks, let the barman advise you and taste the surprising and unique cocktails!

La Clairière: Ephemeral club in the heart of nature

Sit in the grass, nursing a cold beer, and enjoy the musical programming. You can also dance to live-sets into the early hours in 100% natural surroundings… You are guaranteed to be taken out of yourself at this ephemeral club that is only open in summer

Chalet des Iles: Cottage on an island

A delightful rendez-vous in a bucolic setting, only accessible by boat. Spend a evening beside the water for a complete change of scenery. Events are organised in summer (tapas evenings, concerts) and groove to the choices of the DJs until 2.00 a.m.!

Le Point Ephémère: A bar by the canal Saint Martin

Once an abandoned building, now converted into an art space, the Point Ephémère offers a rich and varied programme. People come here to drink beer with friends, attend concerts and festivals, exploring the new exhibitions and performances, or taking part in evening events in a very Berlin-style atmosphere.

Bistrot des Dames: A secret garden in the heart of the Batignolles district

This little bistro, where it is pleasant to linger in summertime, conceals a delightful garden in the heart of the busy Batignolles district. In an intimate atmosphere just right for a drink in the summer sun with friends, the huge wine list will leave you spoiled for choice with its many grands crus wines.