Top 5 best summer hotspot in Paris

  • Krug pop-up bar at Shangri-La Hotel, Paris

For the third time, Shangri-La Hotel, Paris has teamed up with champagne house Krug for memorable moments on a terrace for a maximum of 24 guests. This year’s vibe? Latin! Two-star chef Christophe Moret has created new appetizers made with chili pepper, this year’s single-ingredient star, to wash down with the 167th Krug Grande Cuvée or the 23rd Krug Rosé. Shangri-La Hotel Paris. 10, Avenue d’Iéna, 16th. Reservation required : 01 53 67 19 98. 6pm to 11pm every day.

  • Grande Surface, the art of mass consumption

This unique 1,500 sq.m supermarket has been transformed into a fun, trendy gallery in the heart of Paris! Enjoy an eclectic line-up of happenings curated by Passage Enchanté and 9th Concept surrounded by the work of six artists-in-residence. This pop-up showroom is steeped in fashion, design, comics and TV culture, reinterpreted by graphic designers, painters and video artists. Spend a wild evening in the calmly chaotic bar or eatery, or dance to DJ sets in an installation where you’re the hero. La Grande Surface-Galerie Festive. 24, boulevard des Italiens, 9th. http://lagrandesurface.paris

  • Jeuxdi ParisLongchamp

From twilight races to DJ sets and fab food, Thursdays at ParisLongchamp are tailormade for after-work fun. Live it up on the lawn until late at night. 2, route des Tribunes, 16th. June 13 and 27. July 4, 11, 18 and 25. September 5 and 12. 4:30pm to 2am. €5. Free shuttles bus from Porte d’Auteuil and Porte Maillot.

  • The Yacht Club at Hôtel de Crillon

To mark the centenary of the Negroni, Florence’s hallmark cocktail, this legendary palace hotel has turned its Cour Gabriel into an awesome Yacht Club terrace. The dolce vita-style menu features pasta swirls, mozzarella twists, freshly cut culatello and a gelatti trolley to savor with a lip-smacking Negroni! z Yacht Club at Crillon until October 4, noon to 10pm. 6, rue Boissy d’Anglas, 8th. Tel. 01 44 71 15 17.

  • Two summer Ground Control venues

The restaurants, a wine bar, bookstore and grocery at the 6,000 sq.m. Ground Control near the Gare de Lyon have an alternative, down-to-earth hipster vibe, while over at the Champs-Élysées, the concept store, cafeteria and restaurant set in a shopping mall have more of a Seventies groove. Ground Control. 81-87, rue du Charolais, 12th. Ground Control des Champs, 26, avenue des Champs-Elysées, 8th.

By Michel Doussot, Sylvie Gassot et Dominique Millérioux. Photos : Palais de la Porte Dorée Photo Cyril Zannettacci / Roméo Balancourt / Florian Léger - Published the
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