Parisian guinguettes are on the rise
During your summer stay at the Hotel Les Tournelles, make a detour to the best of the Parisian guinguettes! They have undergone a surge in popularity in recent years, but these outdoor cabarets have always been part of the popular culture of the capital. Here are some great places to eat, dance and have fun !
The bobo trend at Rosa Bonheur
A summer essential, the Rosa Bonheur is a small bar guinguette installed at the top of a hill. A great place to enjoy a dance and a cocktail after dark. After 22:00, the place turns into a super trendy bar.
(Parc des Buttes Chaumont – 2 Avenue de la Cascade - 75019)
The very montmartroise Bonne Franquette
This legendary tavern, so typical of 19th century Montmartre, has been a feature of Paris for over 4 centuries, and a particular hangout for artists. A restaurant during the day, a guinguette in the evening, it often offers musical entertainment.
(Corner of 2 Rue des Saules - 18 Rue Saint Rustique 75018)
A retro and rural ambiance at La Goulue
Located in front of the Joinville-le-Pont marina, known for its guinguettes, La Goulue is a festive place with a rural ambiance where traditional family cooking is complemented by retro music that makes the dance floor an irresistible prospect.
(17, Quai Gabriel Peri - 94340 Joinville-le-Pont)
A rustic setting at Guinguette de Neuilly
Located on the island of La Jatte, the Guinguette de Neuilly is a former gathering place of boaters that has maintained the happy atmosphere of yesteryear and serves its bistro dishes amidst a rustic setting. Its tables covered with red and white chequered tablecloths, its beautiful wooden beams and terrace on the banks of the Seine surrounded by greenery ensure a perfect change of scenery!
(12 Boulevard Georges Seurat, 92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine)
A relaxing setting at Chalet des Iles Daumesnil
Get away from the hustle and bustle of Paris to savour the charm of the Chalet des Iles, a country lodge located on the island of Reuilly in the heart of the Bois de Vincennes. Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere, the tasty brasserie menu and the cutting-edge music selection of this charming Swiss-style chalet.
(Lake Daumesnil, Bois de Vincennes - 75012)
The musette spirit at Chez Gégène
Those nostalgic for the days of musette balls are well acquainted with Chez Gégène, a guinguette that transports you to the blessed time of the accordion. This typical guinguette on the banks of the Marne with a dance floor, accordions, a pergola and chequered tablecloths invites you to dance in the afternoon or evening.
(162 bis, Quai de Polangis - 94340 Joinville-le-Pont)
The culture of street food at La Javelle
This trendy, open-air place, just a stone's throw from the Parc André Citroen, is transformed at night into a dancefloor where there’s often live music being played. Sip a glass of rosé and munch the tasty delights offered by the many nearby food trucks. Enjoy a good-natured atmosphere in the light of lanterns, beneath the stars, accompanied by the sound of music.
(Port de Javel Bas, 75015)