Les deux magots
When in Paris do not miss the opportunity to go to Les Deux Magots, in Saint-Germain-des-Prés which was founded in 1812.. This is a great place for inspiration thanks to its important history, so do take some time to drink your cup of coffee or a nice drink in the evening. In fact every morning, Jean Paul Sartre with Simone de Beauvoir would take hisseat at “Les Deux Magots” and write for hours, often without pause. Ernest Hemingway, was a regular customer.The café begun to play such an important role to the parisian artistic life, that the “Deux Magots” award was created in 1933.
If you are looking for a nice place to have your afternoon coffee or evening drinks, you should deffinately discover la palette in the heart of the 6th district. This legendary café in Saint -Germain-des-Pres, offers a bohemian atmosphere which dates back to the times when it was frequented by Cézanne, Picasso and Brauqe and later by Ernest Hemingway and Jim Morrison. In our days its terrace, overlooking the street of Jacques-Callot, is animated by artists, the nearby gallery owners and students of Fine Arts.
Ralph Laurent Restaurant
Beneath the beautiful arches of Boulevard Saint -Germain you can find the second restaurant in the world launched by Mr.Ralph Lauren, aiming to introduce you to an international cuisine with an american accent in the plates (Maryland crab, organic hotdog, delicious clun sandwiches, succulent stakes). The wide range of french and american wines is one of the finest you can get.
The restaurant is situated in a stunning limestone hotel particulier in the Rive Gauche, built in 1683, with a beautiful yard paying homage to the american patio which is the perfect setting for a nice dinner during spring and summer. The decoration of the indoor restaurant is a balanced blend between a french mansion and a more casual atmosphere due to the american heritage of the famous designer.
Moreover the private lounge will give you the opportunity to discuss business affaires in a very descrete yet eclectic environment.
173 Boulevard Saint Germain, Paris 75006
Tel: 0144 77 77 00
Metro: Saint -Germain