The Westin Paris – Vendôme Terrasse d’Été
The Westin Paris – Vendôme in the first arrondissement is a wonderful place to stop for drinks after taking in the best of Paris’s sightseeing. The hotel’s light, airy summer terrace is the perfect romantic retreat, a Mediterranean oasis in the heart of the capital complete with trailing bougainvillea. Top cocktails inspired by the south of Spain make this a lovely place to bask in the Paris sunshine.
La Terrasse d’Été, The Westin Paris – Vendôme, 3 rue de Castiglione, 75001 Paris, +33 (0)1 4477 1040
Le Très Particulier
Hotel Particulier Montmartre is a delightful hidden gem in the heart of the hilly Montmartre district. Le Très Particulier, the hotel’s bar, is a great place for an intimate rendezvous and candle-lit cocktails. This well-kept secret has concealed doors through which you’ll find the cocktail bar with its tropical decor and magical summer garden, ideal for romantic summer nights. Choose from the signature cocktail list along with top tapas for a great evening.
Le Très Particulier, Hôtel Particulier Montmartre, 23 avenue Junot, 75018 Paris, +33 (0)1 5341 8140
Le Perchoir Marais
What could be more romantic than enjoying rooftop drinks with a view of the Eiffel Tower? Located in the cool Marais district, Le Perchoir has some of the best views in the city. Take advantage of the cocktails, sit back and admire the extraordinary views of the iconic tower and the Seine. With top DJs playing into the night, this is a great place to show off to a date.
Le Perchoir Marais, 37 rue de la Verrerie, 75004 Paris
Bar 228, Le Meurice
Equally rich in both decor and history, Bar 228 is a famous Parisian establishment and one of the most beautiful bars in the city. With hand-painted ceilings, lavish mahogany panels and luxurious leather seats, this is the perfect venue for a sophisticated drink with a loved one. The 300-strong drinks menu with rare wines and top cognacs is a refined choice and, with more than 50 whiskies on offer, this is another reason to visit.
Bar 228, Le Meurice, 228 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, +33 (0)1 4458 1010
With so many wine bars and cocktails bars in Paris it can be hard to choose one that’s ideal for couples. The Candelaria cocktail bar, hidden in the heart of the Marais district, is a great choice for couples looking for good food and cocktails off the beaten track. This subtly lit bar with bare brick walls is an intimate place to while away an evening.
Candelaria, 52 rue de Saintonge, 75003 Paris, +33 (0)1 4274 4128