Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…


This off-the-beaten-track bar is great for relaxing to good music.
The unusual setting on a boat makes this an unforgettable clubbing experience.
Chez Adel
A little bit of chanson francaise anyone?
Chez Carmen
An after-clubbing club-bar for when you've reached the point of no return.
Favela Chic
It may not be chic in the Parisian sense of the word but they throw a good party.
Folies Pigalle
This former strip club turns up the heat with house beats and laser shows.
Franc Pinot de L’Île Saint Louis
This sophisticated jazz club is authentically smoke-filled and dimly lit
Eclectic and homely with well-priced drinks, no wonder it attracts eager party people from all over Paris.
Cheer on the unshaven accordionist who's probably drunker than you and be sure to bring a passport photo to pin on the already covered wall and leave a part of you (if not your heart) in Paris.
Friendly staff and tasty cocktails ensure L'Opa is packed with young trendy things.
La Flèche d’Or
This abandoned metro station has been given new lease of life by trendy art students.
La Maroquinerie
Grab a drink and catch a gig from a band that could turn out to be the next big thing.
La Mecanique Ondulatoire
Three levels of retro new-wave fun.
La Nuit Elastique
Rubber, latex, leather dress code. Enough said.
Le Bataclan
Small and intimate for a concert-hall it's big by club standards so plenty of room to dance.
Le Cameleon
An atmospheric jazz club popular with young Parisians.
Le ChaCha
Cha cha cha on down to the rue Berger where the civilized meets the unpredictable.
Le Divan du Monde
An eclectic line-up of music, art and film can be found in this opulent theatre.
Le Duplex
A very popular laid-back boys-only bar in Paris' vibrant gay quarter.
Le Gambetta
Show your enthusiasm and keep the party going - power to the people.
Mix Club
Ministry of Sound's residency in Paris - that says it all.
Point Ephémère
Edgy urban and cultural; there should be more places like this.
One of Paris' most famous clubs on its most famous street.
Rex hosts international DJs and has a sound system worthy of their status.
Find your way to the bar lose yourself in the crowd and dance until dawn.
Social Club
Mortal or superhero wiggler or watcher you're bound to have a good night at the this social club.
The Seine-side Wanderlust has finally brought some spark to the neglected 13th arrondissement. Since its founding, it’s quickly become the spot to drink, snack, and dance on the Austerlitz end of the river. 

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