Paris nightlife: The French capital begins to live when you go to sleep elsewhere. His night offers everything: from restaurants to clubs where you can dance the night away, to classic theaters and cabarets. The Crazy Horse, the Lido, the Folies Bergères, the Paradis Latin, the Moulin Rouge, are just some of the most famous clubs in the Parisian nightlife.
Paris is full of clubs and venues where you can dance and party all night long. There are evenings for every musical genre and DJ set: techno, electronic, soul and R'n'B or Jazz music. There are many clubs with paid entry, but at least one drink is always included in the rate. The night life is very intense and diversified. From modern nightclubs to cabarets, there's something for everyone.
Clubs, Discos and Pubs in Paris
(109 Rue Oberkampf, Paris) Renowned and trendy club, where hip hop, electronic and rock music is played. It often hosts rock music concerts until dawn. It consists of a bar on the ground floor and a medium sized ballroom upstairs.
(21 rue Boyer, Paris) La Bellevilloise is mainly an Art Deco style pub, where there is a room with centenary olive trees where you can have a few drinks, and a cultural space. Soul, rock, electro and afro music.
(105, rue du Faubourg du Temple, Paris) Historic Parisian club, where artists of the caliber of Edith Piaf and Django Reinhardt have performed.
(5, boulevard Poissonnière, Paris) Open Thursday to Saturday from 11.45pm to 7am
One of the best Parisian clubs for fans of techno and electronic music, and always very busy since the mid-1980s. Friday night is a must for techno lovers, while Saturdays are oriented to house fans. There is always a queue at the entrance, so arrive a little early.
(64 rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud, Paris) Open Wednesday to Sunday from 7pm to 5am
(Under the Alexandre III bridge – Port des Champs-Elysées, Paris) Huge and legendary nightclub in Paris, located on the banks of the Seine, precisely under the Alexandre III bridge. The place is converted from an old naval hangar, is decorated in the Art Nouveau style and you can dance under immense stone vaults. Live music ranging from rock to funk, up to house and techno music, with famous DJ sets.
(5, avenue Albert de Mun, Paris) Disco where, inside, there is an 8-metre aquarium and 600,000 liters of water. Extraordinary atmosphere.
(9, rue de Lappe, Paris) Open Monday from 14.00 to 19.00, Tuesday to Thursday from 19.30 to 4.00.
Saturday and Sunday from 11.00pm to 6.00am Open since 1935, it mainly offers salsa evenings, but also ranges from techno to musette, from Latin rhythms to rock and house. The club has a three-story ballroom, which is often very crowded, and has kept the spirit and atmosphere of the “bal musette” as it was in the 1930s and 1940s.
(11, quai François Mauriac, Paris) Open on Tuesdays from 12.30 to 24.00, from Wednesday to Friday from 12.30 to 6.00.
On Saturdays from 18.00 to 6.00 One of the focal points of Parisian nightlife, this club is located inside a huge red boat moored in front of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France and illuminated by a powerful lighthouse: the evenings are enlivened by internationally renowned DJs .
Le Bus Palladium
(6, rue Pierre Fontaine, Paris) Open Tuesday 8pm to 2am, Thursday to Saturday 8pm to 6am.
The most suitable place for an evening with rock music, now hosts some evenings based on house music. Recommend Ladies night on Tuesday and Tempsdanse on Thursday.
(47, rue Berger, Paris) Club with a markedly retro atmosphere and refined furnishings.
(49, rue de Ponthieu, Paris) Open Wednesday to Saturday from 11.30pm to 5am
Very trendy club with famous DJs and always full of people.
La Fleche D'Or
(102 bis, rue de Bagnolet, Paris) Club located in an old station. Evenings often start with live music.
Péniche Concorde Atlantique
(23 quai Anatole France, Paris) Like the Batofar, this is also a club located on a boat on the Seine. A special feature of the Concorde Atlantique is the fact that many themed evenings are organised.
(102, avenue des Champs Élysées, Paris) Open every day from 11.30pm to 6.30am
Good music, young and not too sophisticated atmosphere.
Le Queen is a famous gay club (but not only), located on the Champs-Elysées. It's easy to meet celebrities and artists here. Recommended evenings: Monday and Wednesday. Selection at the entrance, an elegant look is recommended.
(76, avenue des Champs Élysées, Paris) Chic and trendy venue, the favorite of many show business stars.
(2bis Avenue Foch, Paris) Open every day from 23.30 to 6.00
Huge club with even 3 halls with a bowling alley and a restaurant attached.
Les Bains Douches
(7 rue Bourg l'Abbé, Paris) Open Monday to Saturday, 11pm to 5am
Open for more than 20 years, it's a club that's always in fashion, always besieged by stars, actors and models. Different genres of music are played. Strict selection at the entrance.
(24 rue de l'Arrivée, Paris) Open Saturdays and Sundays from 0.00 to 6.00
Club located near the Montparnasse tower. Always very crowded, unmissable club to spend your Parisian nights.
(9 rue Biscornet, Paris) Open Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7.30pm to 2am.
Friday and Saturday from 20.00 to 6.00. Disco-pub with cheap drinks compared to the Parisian average.
Favela Chic Paris
(18 Rue du Faubourg du Temple, Paris) Open every day.
Brazilian bar and restaurant with an exotic, lively and friendly atmosphere. The bar is often busy and can get very hot, however, the bar staff have a habit of cooling guests down with a water hose!
(78 Rue Vieille du Temple, Paris) La Perle is a "bohemian chic" style club, perfect for starting the evening and making conversation. La Perle has a family friendly atmosphere, even if it is often crowded.
(8 Rue Boissy d'Anglais, Paris) Open Monday to Friday from 12.00 to 2.00, Saturday and Sunday from 17.00 to 2.00.
Cocktail bar with elegant Buddhist temple style atmosphere. The elegant and relaxing space makes it ideal for a dinner or a drink. For those who want to dance, there is a large dance floor. There are good DJs who play ambient rhythms and have decreed the fame of the club internationally, paving the way for numerous franchises.
(66 rue d'Hauteville, Paris) Open Monday to Friday from 8.30 to 2.00.
Saturday from 17.00 to 2.00. The bar takes its name from the stuffed tiger that keeps an eye on the people who sit on the armchairs in the room.
(200 Quai de Valmy, Paris) Open every day from 12.00 to 2.00
It is located in the Canal Saint-Martin, an area populated by young artists. Ideal place to spend an evening with friends, drinking and listening to music or the shows in review: Here you can find art exhibitions, live shows and concerts.
Sunset & Sunside Jazz Club
(60 Rue des Lombards, Paris) Open Monday to Saturday from 11.00pm to 5.00am
This club is considered by Parisians to be a true temple of jazz. It consists of two rooms where top-level jazz artists perform: today it is one of the best jazz venues on a par with the Baiser and the Duc de Lombards.
Le Jane Club
(62 rue Mazarine, Paris) Open Fridays and Saturdays from 10.30pm to 6am. Sunday from 15.30 to 2.00
(167 Quai de Valmy, Paris) Open Wednesday to Saturday from 20.00 to 5.00
A concert venue for drinking in company while listening to good live music.
(16 Rue de la Forge Royale, Paris) Open Monday to Thursday from 20.00 to 02.00.
Friday from 20.00 to 05.00. Saturday and Sunday from 11.30 to 05.00. Local much loved by Parisians in an elegant Baroque style. You can dine by candlelight and listen to excellent musical programming.
(18 Rue du Faubourg du Temple, Paris) The Club offers evenings with trance music on Wednesdays and Fridays), while Ibiza-style dominates on Saturdays.
La Scène Bastille
(2 bis Rue des Taillandiers, Paris) Open daily from 8pm to
5am. Evenings range from minimal house to jazz. In the club there is also a restaurant and a chill out bar.
(50 Rue de Charenton, Paris) Club with a 1920s Shanghai atmosphere and live jazz music. Ideal for a drink or for dinner.
Dancing de La Coupole
(102 Boulevard du Montparnasse, Paris) Historic dance hall, offers Latin music evenings on Tuesdays, while Fridays and Saturdays it offers deep house evenings.
(123 Avenue Jean-Jaurés, Paris) Open every day from 3pm to 5am
This club offers creative evenings animated by actors, painters and musicians, live music or DJs.
Palais de Tokyo
(13, av. Du Président Wilson, Paris) In the Palais de Tokyo you can experience contemporary artistic creativity and savor modern cuisine. The restaurants of the building offer one of the most suggestive views of the Eiffel Tower, from which you can see the fireworks on 14th July far from the chaos of the crowd. Tokyo Eat offers French-Japanese cuisine in a modern and colorful setting, with a terrace open in good weather, with a view of the Eiffel Tower. The Monsieur Bleu instead is an elegant and modern restaurant located where you can dine but also dance until 2 am.
CAVEAU DE LA HUCHETTE
(11, rue Lepic, Paris) Jazz club built in 1946 inside a labyrinth of caverns and caves dating back to 1551. This labyrinth has a long history: it was already used by the Templars and by Freemasonry, then become a place of execution of the nobles during the French Revolution.
Today people come here to listen to jazz from the 1920s and 1930s. Concerts are held every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, while jam sessions are held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
The docks on the left bank
During the night the Cité de la Mode et du Design, the former river warehouses transformed into an imposing and futuristic structure on the Seine, transforms into the center of nightlife and social life. Here they are:
(32 Quai d'Austerlitz, Paris) Open every day, from Thursday to Saturday from 24.00 to 6.00;
The restaurant is open from Tuesday to Friday from 12.00 to 15.00 and from 19.30, Saturday and Sunday from 12.00 to 16.00 and from 20.00. the Wanderlust is a café – restaurant with a huge terrace overlooking the Seine, within the Cité de la Mode e du design complex. Great place to dine or have a drink or to go wild on the dance floor to the rhythm of electronic music.
(34 Quai d'Austerlitz, Paris) Nüba is a musical village located on the roof of the Cité, and is considered the meeting point of trendy nightlife. The terrace hosts thousands of young people every evening: here you can eat, drink and dance all night long. The musical genre is predominantly electro and, in case of bad weather, you can dance on the indoor dance floor.
(34 Quai d'Austerlitz, Paris) Open Monday to Friday from 18.00 to 6.00.
Saturday from 12.00 to 6.00. Sunday from 12.00 to 2.00. The Moon roof is located on the ground floor of the Citè and consists of a restaurant and bar lounge, live diner, where it is possible to have an aperitif, dine or attend a show with live music.
Theatres, cabarets and shows in Paris
(82 boulevard de Clichy, Paris) Open every day from 19.00 to 1.00.
The Moulin Rouge is practically the most famous cabaret in the world! Symbol of the Belle Epoque since 1889, the Moulin Rouge is nicknamed "The Palace of dance and women" and has gained worldwide fame thanks to the Cancan. Here the famous show "Féerie" takes place, lasting 2 hours, during which artists and girls from all over the world take to the stage, with costumes of feathers, rhinestones and sequins, in a representation divided into four large acts and with a finale entirely dedicated to the Can Can.
Les Folies Bergères
(32 rue Richet, Paris) Open Thursday and Friday from 20.00, Saturday and Sunday at 17.00.
The Folies Bergeres has 130 years of history and was the first music hall in the world. Born in 1870, it has become the worldwide symbol of Parisian life and French entertainment, and from its birth to the present day it has represented all the famous music and shows.
(14-20, rue de la Gaîté, Paris) Historic place in Paris, located in the Montparnasse district, in an area famous for its theaters and cabarets frequented in the "crazy years" by penniless young artists, the Bobino welcomed among its walls the greatest names in French song. Today the theater offers a high-level theatrical programming with musicals, concerts, ballets and cabaret.
(50 Bd Voltaire, Paris) For 150 years, the Bataclan has hosted live shows and concerts from the biggest stars of the moment. The architecture resembles that of a Chinese pagoda. Big names include Prince, Snoop dogg, Oasis, The Kills and Robbie Williams.
(28, rue du Cardinal Lemoin, Paris) The Paradis Latin is located in a beautiful and prestigious theater built by Gustave Eiffel, and is counted among the historic Cabarets of Paris. You can dine before the show at 20.00 or watch the show only at 21.00. The evening is based on Can Can, lively atmospheres, sexy dancers and fabulous costumes.
(116 bis avenue des Champs-Elysées, Paris) Another famous Parisian cabaret located on the Champs-Elysées founded in 1946. Here too the shows are designed to amaze, amuse, seduce and fascinate the public. The show lasts an hour and a half, during which there is the possibility of having dinner.
(12 Av. George V, Paris) Crazy Horse puts women at the center of its shows: dancers and variety artists for musical and humorous breaks, special effects, precious and elegant costumes and female dancers.
Cabaret Au Lapin Agile
(22 rue des Saules, Paris) It belongs to a historical route of the monuments of Montmartre, such as the Moulin Rouge, Chez Micou, Maison Rose, Divan du Monde (formerly Divan Japanais), Le Trianon, and others. An ideal place to spend the evenings with friends and to listen to the songs of the best French tradition.
Le Riad Nejma
(141 rue Saint-Martin, Paris) Magnificent restaurant with Moroccan cuisine, which recreates a setting from the Arabian Nights and with an Arabian flavour, makes you lose track of time: lounges, lamps with soft light, exotic vegetation and curtains that elegantly separate the rooms, an internal garden, a patio with a fountain and seven rooms. Oriental music shows are organized during dinner, with belly dancers.
(80, Boulevard de Rochechouart, Paris) Le Trianon is a theater but also a Parisian historical monument dating back to the end of the 19th century. Today it also hosts concerts by numerous artists of international caliber, from Rihanna to Carla Bruni.
Le Point Virgule
(7, rue Sainte Croix de la Bretonnerie, Paris) Cafè-Théâtre with 110 seats, open 7 days a week, is the ideal place to spend an entertaining evening, attending the programming of numerous comedy cabarets, satirical comedies and musicals .
Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
(15 Avenue Montaigne, Paris) The prestigious theater offers a calendar of high-level proposals ranging from opera and comedy to classical music and dance. The theater hall is one of the most beautiful in Paris and has excellent acoustics. It is possible to purchase evening packages with show and dinner at affordable prices for all budgets: dinner that can be enjoyed before or after the show in the restaurants deVéz, Maison Blanche, Relais Plaza, located near the theatre.