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A Hedonist’s guide to…

Paris

Pavillon Ledoyen
Chef Le Squer deserves every Michelin star he gets for his kooky amuse-bouches alone.
Paul & Joe
Retro-style but with up-to-the-minute appeal, Paul & Joe draw in the shopping hordes.
Parks
Craving some greenery and a little serenity? Head to one of Paris's parks.
Paris Walking Tours
If you experience a city better on foot why not try a walking tour?
Paris Plages
Over the Summer months the Paris Plages come to life where lithe locals swim and sunbathe along the sandified stretches of the Seine.
Paris a Velo C’est Sympa
All things bicycle, from tours to rental.
Pamela Popo
Found in the Marais, Pamela Popo is a stylish book-lined bistro offering indoor and al fresco dining, with a menu of delicious French dishes.
Nodus
Not just any shirts for men, Nodus shirts for men.
No.60
No. 60 caters to a cool, younger crowd. Labels such as McQ and Anglomania by Vivienne Westwood inject some London cool into the shop with a rock-music inspired aesthetic. 
Nickel: Male salon
From massage to full-body waxing (more or less) every (beauty) need is catered for at this men-only beauty salon.
Moynat
Founded in 1849 and famous for its classic travel cases, trademark trunks, handbags, briefcases and wallets. Moynat manufactures car trunks and hatboxes with personalised lettering available as an add-on option.
Mood
This Franco-Japanese restaurant serves delicate dishes and out-of-this-world cocktails.
Mme Shawn
A sophisticated Thai restaurant that draws in a bourgeois bohemian clientele.
Mix Club
Ministry of Sound's residency in Paris - that says it all.
Minuit Moins 7
This Parisian cobbler is a master of the trade. Artisans use ancient techniques and only the finest of materials to repair even the most worn-down and lived-in shoes.
Merci
A fashion and design store with a charitable soul.
Marni
Market
Marché Saint Pierre
This shopping district is where couturiers and amateur craftsmen alike go for the finest in local and imported silk, duchesse satin and tulle. The display of colour and texture is well worth a wander for passers-by.
Manoush
Colour and sparkle. It's boho-tastic.
Mamie Gateaux
This nostalgic eatery takes you back to a 1930's France.
Mama Shelter
Affordable hip and funky hotel to the east of the city centre.
Maison Albar Hotel Paris Céline
A boutique hotel near the Seine, Maison Albar Hotel Paris Céline embodies classic French elegance, with chic interiors and a delicious restaurant.
Ma Cocotte
Outfitted in a warm, living room-style décor with locally sourced furnishings and located near the famed Saint-Ouen flea market, it’s the best place in the vicinity to cuddle up with a bowl of hot chocolate and a plate of tarte tatin.
Les Fous de L’Île
A quirky cabinet of curiosities that serves home-cooked French fare.
Les Étages
Small with uneven bare floorboards this tiny bar draws in a young trendy crowd.
Les Deux Abeilles
This charming Parisian boite brings a bit of old-school kitsch to the standard café experience. As for the food, everything is made in-house, from tomato tarts to the trays of madeleines.
Le Train Bleu
The gold Rococo brilliance and painted frescos make this no ordinary railway buffet.
Le Timbre
Tasty French cuisine made with the freshest market ingredients.
Le Terroir Parisien
Chef Yannick Alleno turns his Michelin-starred talent to offering affordable, creative bistro fare at Le Terroir Parisien at the Maison de la Mutualité.
Le Taxi Jaune
Cool and retro bistro in the up and coming northern Marais.
Le Sherry Butt
Le Sherry Butt, poised on the white-hot edge of the Bastille and Marais, is one of the new reliables: a chic and on-trend spot that turns out a roster of artisanal cocktails but still manages to feel like a cosy neighbourhood boite.
Le Sainte Marthe
There's nowhere better to soak up the atmosphere of this enchanting area.
Le Saint Hotel
In terms of style, service and amenities, Le Saint Hotel in Saint-Germain-des-Pres is practically saintly. Guests almost never want to leave.
Le Rubis
Quirky Le Rubis is ideal for early evening drinks‰Û_.
Le Rousseau
There is a subdued elegance at this popular left-bank haunt.
Le Rendezvous des Amis
This bar is populated with the genuine folk of La Butte.
Le Réfectoire
Trend-setting chef Inaki Aizpitarte serves high-quality fare amidst art-school-chic design.
Le Pub Saint-Germain
More bar than pub this drinking establishment is is open 24/7.
Le Placide
This modish hotel is a welcome contrast to the more traditional ones in the area.

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