City Guide, Lifestyle | March 2023

Discover Faubourg-Montmartre

Discover Faubourg-Montmartre Paris

Faubourg-Montmartre Paris is a destination like no other, overflowing with iconic cafés steeped in history and culture, unrivalled art galleries displaying masterpieces from all over the world, and remarkable fashion boutiques!

Hotel La Fantaisie

 24 rue Cadet

Hotel La Fantaisie is where timeless Parisian charm and nature exist in harmony. With 73 stunning rooms designed by world-renowned star designer Martin Brudnizki, the hotel offers a delectable restaurant crafted by three Michelin-star chef Dominique Crenn, and a garden-inspired tranquil spa.

La Fantaisie is perfectly situated in the heart of Faubourg Montmartre , and within walking distance of Pigalle and the Grand Magasins, just steps away from breathtaking sights, timeless beauty, and unforgettable dining and shopping experiences!

A la Mère de la Famille 

35 Rue du Faubourg Montmartre

Step into the dazzlingly emerald-green storefront of A la Mère de Famille, and it’s like stepping back in time to a magical sweet shop. Established in 1761, this Parisian confectioner offers an enticing array of French confections like caramels, nougat, boiled sweets, and marshmallows that have satisfied customers for centuries! We’re not drooling – You’re drooling! 


45 Rue Condorcet

Located on trendsetting Rue Condorcet, this inviting pâtisserie offers a tempting array of bread, pastries, and sandwiches. Treat your sweet tooth to a unique experience – like their famous melted chocolate beignets sure to explode in your mouth with flavor. We’re not drooling – You’re drooling!  

Sebastien Gaudard – Patisserie Des Martyrs

22 R. des Martyrs

Indulge in a world of culinary excellence at Sebastian Gaudard’s Pâtisserie Des Martyrs. From the delightful French pastries to exquisite ice cream, chocolate, and confectionery creations – this is truly an oasis for gourmands looking for that classic flavor with meticulous attention to every detail!

Le Bon Georges

45 Rue Saint-Georges

Step into a time-traveling experience at Le Bon Georges, where every day, the chef serves up classic French specialties with an inventive twist. With its rustic charm and warm atmosphere, this bistro is guaranteed to take you on a culinary journey through France’s rich gastronomic history.


28 Rue Henry Monnier

Buvette Gastrothèque, founded by Chef Jody Williams, is a unique blend of European culinary traditions. It’s part restaurant, part bar, and part cafe with a Parisien charm feel where each detail has been carefully crafted to share stories about its vibrant history – all while serving up just as much pleasure as it does delicious food! 


39 R. des Petites Écuries

Chef Pierre Touitou strikes again with the most happening bar in Paris! He’s opened up Deviant at Rue des Petites Ecuries and keeps it classic. Don’t worry about reservations; walk in for some good food, music, and a delectable selection of wines.


8 Pass. des Panoramas

Racines Paris, A classic Italian trattoria by Michelin-starred chef Simone Tondo, who revives his Nonnina Marissa’s seasonal with a twist of traditional french dishes. You’ll be spoilt for choice as you tuck into grills from Italy and homestyle cooking from la belle France – accompanied by natural wines that make this low-key luxury dining experience even more special! 


46 Rue Richer

The must-see minimalistic establishment designed by renowned Neri&Hu is filled with fresh burrata and classic charcuterie – all served in an atmosphere that pays homage to traditional French vibes while still feeling modern! There’s also some incredible pasta from star baker Thierry Delabre which is worth checking out for your carb fix.

Bleu Bao

8 Rue Saint-Lazare

Bleu Bao is a unique Parisian restaurant reminiscent of grand bourgeois houses in China. The ambiance transports you with its beautiful wallpapers and wood paneling, offering Cantonese cuisine fit for royalty – from siu mai to every dim sum dish imaginable – it’s time your taste buds go on an unforgettable sensory experience! 

Frenchie Pigalle

29 Rue Victor Massé

Get ready to be served seriously flavorful food at Gregory Marchand’s Michelin-starred buzzworthy restaurant. Diners can feast on an exciting menu featuring red tuna with strawberry and cucumber granita and spiced duck with harissa and Medjool dates – all served in small plates tapas style! The interiors match the vibrant food with green marble countertops, raw oak surfaces, plus ceramic frescoes galore. 

The Rue des Martyrs

Stroll through the bustling Rue des Martyrs in Paris’ 9th arrondissement, and you’ll be rewarded with an urban oasis of shopping, sightseeing, sipping coffee, or tasting tantalizing treats. Whether it’s traditional French cuisine or fresh homemade pastries, the area has something for everyone to enjoy – making it one of the most sought-after destinations for food fanatics!

High Art

Discover a hidden gem in the heart of Paris! Immerse yourself amongst an international community of modern artists united in their relentless pursuit to push boundaries and redefine high art. Step into this striking gallery tucked away within a Haussmannian block – you never know what creative surprises await around each corner! 

Musée de la Vie Romantique

Immerse yourself in the romanticism of Paris and explore an old, 1830 house that was once home to celebrated painter Ary Scheffer. The Musée de la Vie Romantique is located in Pigalle’s Nouvelle district, where intricate collections recreate a harmonious atmosphere exploring its collections while surrounded by lush gardens and visits to the Rose Bakery tearoom. 

Causses Market

Causses feels like an urban farm shop, offering a winning formula of simple quality, seasonal produce, gourmet preserves and take-away bread, and an array of interesting seasonings, including smoked salt and ‘sel fou’. Are you stopping by during lunch? Causses is also a restaurant that provides simple, fresh sandwiches and salads prepared with the shop’s products. 

Palais Garnier

Opéra Garnier is one of the most famous opera houses in the world, known widely for its starring role in Gaston Leroux’s The Phantom of the Opera. Today, you can catch a ballet or opera in its prestigious auditorium.