In Paris there is no shortage of terraces to enjoy an aperitif with friends or to prolong the spark of a long day in the sun. The spring air invites you to sit down on these beautiful days and it is often very difficult to make a choice. Whether hidden or unmissable, on the ground floor or on the roof, with flavors from here and elsewhere, we offer you a selection of addresses that caught our attention this season.
To travel to Peru, Coya is the immersive address not to be missed. Between the bougainvillea flowers and a blue reminiscent of the sunny decorations of postcards, Coya’s terrace emerges. Adjacent to an old church converted into a restaurant, in the courtyard of Beaupassage, this terrace allows for a pleasant moment in all discretion.
Open all afternoon, it’s impossible to resist the pleasure of enjoying cocktails in the sun, such as the frosted Pico Sour, with passion fruit. Peruvian fusion cuisine blends influences and offers authentic Peruvian sashimi and ceviche.
83-85 Rue du Bac, 75007 Paris.
New place on the roof of Petit Victor Hugo, don’t be fooled by this address. Although small and intimate, this terrace has everything of a large terrace. A true rural retreat, the decoration and layout evoke an endless “golden hour”.
With its seafood menu full of dishes to share and its lobster roll specially designed for the rooftop, Petit Toit is emerging as the friendly address where you can meet to soak up the rays or have a drink while admiring the sunset.
143 Avenue Victor Hugo, 75016 Paris.
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From April to June, a Chilean sun will shine on the Warehouse. The green and secret terrace, in the heart of the 14th arrondissement, welcomes Ricardo Verdejo in residence for the opening of his own restaurant.
The festive and informal atmosphere of the covered terrace resonates with the chef’s kitchen, which emphasizes the “sabor”, in other words the flavors and smells that lead him to the kitchen. In this place dedicated to the living arts, music and film, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy in complete freedom.
7 Rue Francis de Pressense, 75014 Paris.
Founded by Cyril Aouizerate, the Mob House stands out as the new prominent address in Saint-Ouen. The new reference of Mob Hotel offers its customers, as well as Parisians looking for a new place to spend warm spring days, a sumptuous experience. With its 200 m2 of gardens and its open and privatized terraces, Mob House is a new trendy holiday spot, also ideal for working from home.
In an environment reminiscent of Brooklyn, with its red brick walls and lanterns, the terrace adjacent to the organic and local brasserie, Feuille de Chou, runs through the huge garden and heated pool, which complete the picture.
70 Rue des Rosiers, 93400 Saint Ouen.
Flora Danica, a true oasis in the heart of the Champs-Elysées, is a refreshing address for anyone who wants to escape the hustle and bustle of the avenue. The brasserie on the ground floor of the Maison du Danemark takes advantage of the spring to offer its menu of Danish specialties in the best conditions.
“Danish dish” of salmon and other fish products, sprat and cocktail menu with Scandinavian flavors, everything invites you to share. Between the green-walled veranda and the isolated terrace in the middle of lush greenery, one floor up, the setting is ideal for a real tasting.
142 Avenue des Champs-Elysees, 75008 Paris.
For those who want to turn their drink on the terrace into a dazzling experience, the brand new Skybar Paris sets the bar high… very high. After entering the lobby of the Pullman Paris Montparnasse hotel, go to the elevator to reach the 32nd floor. Dimmed light and an electric atmosphere, at over 115 meters high, the rooftop is the capital’s tallest open-air bar. For heightened senses, the terrace offers fusion dishes and signature cocktails curated around textures.
19 Rue du Commandant René Mouchotte 32nd floor, 75014 Paris.
Roof, by Madame Rêve
Madame Rêve offers a breathtaking view of the monuments of the capital, continues to seduce and unveils its roof, the ROOF, on the top of La Poste du Louvre. Already considered one of the most beautiful terraces in the capital, ROOF offers a relaxed atmosphere in a hanging atmosphere.
at 4and On the top floor of the hotel, the 360° terrace completes the green patio of the restaurant La Plume, one floor below, and that of Madame Rêve Café. Ce jardin suspendu, verdoyant et moderne, se distingue par son panorama mais aussi par son expérience : Finger food aux saveurs asiatiques et cocktails nous attendent pour admirer les plus grands monuments de la capitale, Saint-Eustache, la tour Eiffel, ou encore Notre- Woman.
48 Rue du Louvre, 75001 Paris.
Refurbished in 2020 by interior designer Laura Gonzales, Sir Winston is a pub that invites you to travel like few others. With its vibrant colors and inviting terrace, the promise of a journey between London and Bombay has never seemed so close.
On the terrace made in New Delhi you can enjoy original cocktails as revised classics. On weekends, and as if this glass of flavors from elsewhere wasn’t enough, the address also offers a brunch formula that combines pancakes and naan sandwiches with chicken, the best of both cultures.
5 Rue de Presbourg, 75116 Paris.
New essential address in the 20th arrondissement, “La Mère Lachaise”, revives the traditional bistro guinguette in a contemporary way. In the heart of Ménilmontant, Guy Martin, chef of the Grand Véfour, offers a Mediterranean menu that combines the simplicity of seasonal products and creativity, such as with his 8-hour braised beef chuck, nashi pear and wine sauce.
The sunny 7 square meter terrace on either side of the restaurant, which seats almost 40 people, overlooks the busy boulevard and is one of the largest in the area. With its colorful crockery and vintage bistro chairs, it cheerfully borrows from the 1930s and 50s. A bet that has already made afterworks a success.
Boulevard de Menilmontant 78, 75020 Paris.
After her winter stay in Val d’Isère and her stay in Ramatuelle, Gigi comes to drop her bags in the capital. On the roof of the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Gigi combines the art of Italian gastronomy with a cozy and friendly atmosphere. Equipped by the architect Hugo Toro, who was already in charge of the first two addresses, this apartment has everything of a real Milanese apartment, with a view of the Eiffel Tower.
Because what could be better for the aperitivo lover than to taste these sunny dishes in the open air. With its two roof terraces lined with fruit trees, Gigi invites you to party on what promises to be the most social terrace of the year. Every evening, the Bellini Bar offers the best cocktails, including the famous Bellini di Gigi, as well as a pleasant antipasti menu.
15 Avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris.