Ha! It feels so good to hang around in Paris 2nd arrondissement. This semi-chic semi-good living neighborhood is filled with good addresses where we land with joy to treat ourselves to a delightful break after roaming around the place. Here, each street has its own atmosphere, sometimes quiet, sometimes wild. We wander around the rue d’Aboukir to discover furniture store, we go along rue Sainte-Anne to let Asian flavors carry us away, we eat near Montorgueil and we marvel at the Palais Brogniart… And we don’t know where start. Luckily, we’ve got you covered to help you out. Here are the best spots in Paris 2nd arrondissement!
The Place des Victoires
The Place des Victoires is one of the four royal squares in Paris. Dedicated to Louis XIV’s military victories, this square at the corner of the 1st and 2nd arrondissements is the symbol of the power of the Sun King. Let’s return on the story of this legendary square.
The best restaurants in Paris 2nd arrondissement
Are you looking for a nice restaurant in Paris 2nd arrondissement? If so, we’ve got good news for you, your quest stops here! Nice addresses, we’ve got plenty to propose you and for everyone. So, for the best restaurants in Paris 2nd arrondissement, keep reading!
Quirky activity :
The Meditation Bar
After cat bars and nap bars, Paris has just opened a new bar dedicated to…. Meditation! Pop in the 2nd arrondissement to relax.
Who has never blown a fuse? Who has never been furious, gone berserk and took it out on the first comer? From now on, you can relive yourself and discharge you from all this rage thanks to a new concept that comes straight from Japan. If you feel you’re losing your temper, head to the Fury Room right now!
Sneakers & Chill
Sneakers & Chill is the best way to assert your original style. And for good reason, here, you are offered to customize your favorite pairs of shoes, as you want them to be!
Enjoying a break:
Papa Boun opens its first store in the Montorgueil neighborhood and offers you to discover an all-time classic: brioche, but not your average brioche since the bread is a bun and you can eat it as sweet as savory. Original and flavorful recipes we’re eager to taste.
Aki Café is the brand-new café set in rue Sainte-Anne. This Japanese café-tea salon is the perfect place for a gourmet and original break in the center of Paris!
Caffè Stern teatime
This is the good news for sweet-toothed foodies. Caffè Stern, a charming place nestled in Passage des Panoramas, launches its teatime every afternoon. On the menu: the famous Venetian ciccheti, revisited Parisian desserts and a hot drink to relax in Italy, but in Paris!
It’s within walking distance from Palais Royal that opens Maison Senoble, the first patisserie-tea room of the family brand. On the menu for the sweet-toothed foodies: unique and iconic pastries around milk, very soft desserts and frozen ones, champagne, tea and even a luncheon offer to have on the go.
Tired of grabbing a bad frozen donut in an unknown bakery? Okay, we’ve got you covered: at Boneshaker Doughnuts, donuts are small gourmet gems your mouths won’t forget anytime soon!
Stoney Clove Bakery
Stoney Clove Bakery is the new pastry shop in the 2nd arrondissement offering the whole range of American treats in full heart of Paris. Cakes, cookies, pies, puddings... Give your day a lift!
Having a drink:
Place to exchange, exhibit and discover DJs and labels… Les Ecuries bar is set in Paris 2nd arrondissement and expects to become the new HG for Parisian aperitifs.
Since late March 2017, Paris 2nd arrondissement takes us to Greece thanks to the opening of Ikône Paris. A restaurant and a cocktail bar at the same time, this new place has everything to seduce Mediterranean and especially Greek cuisine lovers.
Combining cocktail and club: this is what offers you Le Maze, the new place managed by Arthur Mechinsky and nestled in Paris 2nd arrondissement.
Mabel is a quirky address, an incredible place run by a French-American couple. At first, we may thing that Mabel is a small place managed by Samantha, an American girl who cooks grilled cheese to the local workers, but it’s without counting on Joseph Akhavan, her companion, and finalist 2013 of the Trophées du Bar.
Whisky lovers unite! Golden Promise is the brand-new hidden bar, a Whisky Bar more precisely that offers not less than 1000 references. You’ll love being an outlaw.