Top 10 Rooftop Spots to Enjoy in Paris
Do you want to know what the French people are up to this summer? (Here’s a hint: They’re outside) This year’s summer activity the French people love is soaking up the Sun on terraces and rooftops. These rooftop hotspots have flourished all over Paris. Let’s take a different perspective and view the City of Lights from above! Here is our list of the Top 10 Rooftop bars, restaurants and hotels in Paris!
1 – Le Perchoir and its little brother, le Perchoir Marais
It’s located on a small street in the 11th arrondissement and though this rooftop spot is not the easiest to find, it’s certainly one of the Paris’ best-kept secrets. This place offers a breathtaking view of Paris with a side of hippie charm. It’s little brother, le Perchoir Marais offers original and tasty dishes. Located on the terrace of Le BHV, it’s decked out with Greek Island inspired decor. A small corner of paradise for an idyllic summer evening!
Le Perchoir 14, rue Crespin du Gast – 75O11
Le Perchoir Marais 7th floor of Le BHV Marais 37, rue de la Verrerie – 75004
2 – Le Nüba
This large open terrace sits right on the Seine. A definite hot spot for music lovers. They offer weekly concerts with picturesque ambience. With the stunning views of the river it’s the perfect place for you to get all your friends together and dance the night away to the best DJs Paris has to offer.
Le Nüba 36, quai d’Austerlitz – 75013
3 – Mama Shelter
Mama Shelter is a great spot to escape from the stressful Parisian life for a couple of hours. You will be able to enjoy their hammocks, deckchairs, sunshades, and maybe even play a game or two on the Ping-Pong tables. Having dinner on this high up terrace is a great way to break up the monotony of daily life.
Mama Shelter 109, rue de Bagnolet – 75020
4 – Brasserie Barbès
Le Barbès is the new place to be! Jean Vedreine and Pierre Moussié have just opened this trendy brasserie, which spreads out on 3 floors. On the top level, you will find a glass cupola where people dance and drink. Above all, is the rooftop with its deckchairs and the view on the aerial subway.
Brasserie Barbès 2, bd Barbès – 75018
5 – Le Georges
Le Georges is the perfect spot to spend a romantic evening with your significant other. Located on the 6th floor of Centre Pompidou, the view is spectacular when the night falls on.
Le Georges 19, rue Beaubourg – 75004
6 – Le Bar du Louxor
This former movie theater owns a terrace on the third floor, with a panoramic view of Sacre Cœur and Barbes with a glass (or two) of their yummy artisanal wines.
Le Bar du Louxor 170, boulevard Magenta – 10e
7 – Le Wanderlust
Located on the Austerlitz quay, Cité de la mode et du design opened the Wanderlust in 2012. This space has transformed into famous techno/house nightclub on a huge wooden terrace spread out on 1600 m². This terrace, which is not on the roof but on the first floor, is an amazing place to enjoy music and parisian sunsets while holding a cocktail.
Le Wanderlust 32 quai d’Austerlitz – 75013
8 – Déli-Cieux
If you are going shopping at Printemps, you will want to escape from the crowd at some point. Déli-Cieux created a beautiful terrace just for that purpose. From there, you will see L’Opera Garnier, Les Invalides, La Tour Montparnasse, Madeleine, Le Grand Palais and the gorgeous Eiffel Tower!
Déli-cieux 64, boulevard Haussmann – 75009
9 – Molitor
You don’t need to sleep in one of their luxury rooms to be able to admire the view of the Eiffel Tower from their rooftop. Filled with flowers and aromatic grass, this gorgeous spot is a piece of heaven in this Parisian jungle.
Molitor 1-5, boulevard d’Auteuil – 75016
10 – 43 Up on the Roof
If you want to drink a delicious cocktail while having a 360 view of Paris, this terrace has been made for you!
43 Up On the Roof 4, rue Danton – 75006
After scooping out all those spots and you’re looking for more fun, here are a few more worth checking out.
- In the 1st arrondissement
- In the 5th
- In the 7th
- In the 8th
- In the 10th
- In the 13th
- In the 15th
- In the 16th
- In the 18th
- In the 20th
- At Boulogne-Billancourt (92600)
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