Secret gardens and terraces for the parisian summer
Le bar by Krug at the Shangri-La Hotel Paris
The Shangri-La Hotel Paris has once again teamed up with the Krug champagne house for unforgettable times with family or friends on the mind-blowing 30 sq.m terrace of Room 410. Sixteen very special guests can enjoy an open-air glass of Krug Grande Cuvée 166th edition while enjoying fish finger food – the Single Ingredient selected by Krug this year – prepared by two-star chef Christophe Moret. This is also a great place to catch the fireworks on July 14 (€450).
Shangri-La Hotel Paris. 10, avenue d’Iéna, 16th.
Reservation: 01 53 67 19 98. Until October 7 -> www.shangri-la.com
The lush garden of the Hôtel Barrière Le Fouquet’s
Sheltered from the busy city streets, this celebrated hotel has taken everyone by surprise and transformed the terrace of its restaurant, Le Joy, into a lush garden. Throughout summer, guests can discover different menus and cocktails made in partnership with Veuve Clicquot, created especially for the occasion.
June 7 to September 16. 99, avenue des Champs- Élysées, 8th.
five hotspots at the Cité de la mode et du design
Give me five! This year, the events hosted by the Cité de la Mode et du Design are guaranteed to leave you feeling refreshed or totally buzzed up! Two clubs are topping the bill this year: Garage and Nuits fauves. Try the outdoor Wanderlust terrace – a venue for concerts, DJs, food, workshops, screenings and more – or get away from it all at two rooftop venues – the Café Oz and Communion – where you can grab a bite or a drink overlooking the Seine and Paris while listening to DJ sets.
32-36, quai d’Austerlitz, 13th.
À La Folie
With its super-size tables for feasting on barbecued dishes, restaurant, ice shack, sun loungers, spaces to play and dance, workshops, shows, and designer and producers markets, the 900 sq.m terrace of À la Folie, which also has a function room, draws a lively crowd every day from noon to midnight and until 2 am on Fridays and Saturdays.
Parc de La Villette. 26, avenue Corentin Cariou, 19th.
Monsieur Mouche terrace
Monsieur Mouche is back for a second year running with its barge terrace decorated with olive trees and views over the Eiffel Tower and the golden domes of the Russian church on the quai Branly. A floating cocktail bar, it also organizes DJ sets and live concerts to liven up your summer evenings.
Monsieur Mouche. Port de la Conférence, 8th.
Enjoy a “show stopping summer” at the Rooftop Molitor
Sun, music, plancha and cocktails are the order of the day on this rooftop! With a fantastic view over the famous Molitor swimming pool, make the hanging garden of this 5-star hotel your party HQ this summer.
For lunch or dinner choose from the amazing summer menu. And don’t miss KattyBooking’s DJs on the sundeck from Friday to Sunday. Ideal for drinks!
L’été du Canal
The Ourcq canal is a great place to enjoy a gourmet, musical or sightseeing cruise. The canal banks make a nice spot to dance, take a guided tour, or join an event in La Villette park or Paris Plage on the edge of La Villette basin, where you can swim for free!
Canal de l’Ourcq, 19th and 93. July 7 to August 26.
Papa Cabane’s 1,000 sq.m terrace overlooking Bercy park is ideal for a relaxing early evening drink, every Thursday in summer, in a flotsam-and-jetsam décor.
Try your hand at pétanque, table football and table tennis or just sit back and listen to music as you sip on a drink or nibble on street food.
Rue Paul Belmondo, 12e.
The Party at the Mona Darlin’
At the heart of the Countess Mona Bismarck’s mansion, this snazzy secret garden is the place to be! With a program curated by the talented Benjamin Patou, enjoy DJ sets on Friday and live concerts on Saturday.
The menu includes chilled cocktails and food truck burgers. Ideal for dancing to hip-hop, r’n’b, blues or Afro-American rhythms in an enchanting setting.
Mona Darlin‘ by Mona Bismarck American Center.
34, avenue de New-York, 16e – www.monabismarck.org/monadarlin
Panoramic terrace of the Hôtel Raphael Paris
The Raphael Hotel has an awesome terrace with wraparound views of the capital. Have lunch or dinner as you gaze at the Eiffel Tower or just have a drink – the fact that they’ve got Mumm champagne on the drinks list is sure to oil your wheels!
Hôtel Raphael Paris. 17, avenue Kléber, 16th.