What would a trip to Paris be without a romantic rendezvous or two around the City of Light? Shop, drink, and eat like a proper Parisian in the world’s most stylish city by following the lead of our Haute Hangouts guide.
It’s rated one of the top five restaurants in the entire world, and its fixed price menu is only 60€. Make sure to have the friendly sommelier help you chose the perfect wine.
Tucked away in a quiet residential neighborhood near the Eiffel Tower, this little restaurant is the ideal place to experience French cuisine with a bit of modern flair. Do not miss the Parmesan soup!
This adorable wine and tapas bar located just steps off the Avenue Champs-Élysée is a great place to grab a quick bite and delicious glass of wine after a day of shopping.
The ultimate in haute shopping and fine foods! First, pop into Bon Marché for the epitome of haute French shopping. Then cross the street to the newly opened gourmet grocery store to stock up on fine wines and French treats.
Be sure to leave extra space in your suitcase for the fabulous French skin-care products from one of the hundreds of pharmacies all over the city. The best one is in the St. Germain neighborhood, and you can get a list of everything you must pick up right here.
Located in the super-hip Marais district of Paris, this self-proclaimed store of “pop-up shops” always has the latest in clothing, jewelry, and home accessories. Plus, you can stop for lunch in the adjoining café.
This glamorous cocktail bar is a sexy spot to end an evening tucked into one of the oak-paneled tables among an elegant Parisian crowd.
Hidden behind an unmarked door and down a dimly lit spiral staircase are some of the best cocktails in Paris. Bonus: The helpful staff will even let you make a reservation to ensure you snag a good table any time of the week.
Angelina’s is reported to have the best hot chocolate in the world, and its flagship location is across the street from where the Paris Fashion Week tents usually set up. Très chic.
Take a gorgeous afternoon stroll through the expansive gardens bordering the St. Germain neighborhood. Pick up a Nutella crepe or a vin chaud (hot mulled wine) near the pétanque (French-style bocce) courts.
Situated at the highest point in the city, this basilica has the best free views. Plus, entrance to the breathtaking church won’t cost you anything.
This museum formerly housed a beaux-arts train station and now is home to masterpieces by Monet, Degas, and Van Gogh. Buy your tickets ahead of time to avoid long lines.