A true institution on the Left Bank, the Café de Flore is one of the most famous cafés in Paris. Founded in 1887, it has seen the most fashionable artists of their time sitting at its tables: Apollinaire, Boris Vian, Brigitte Bardot, or Alain Delon were among the regulars. Today, Le Flore has remained one of the most famous cafés in Saint-Germain-des-Prés.
IN THE HEART OF THE 6TH DISTRICT OF PARIS
With its ideal location, in the heart of the Left Bank in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés district, Hotel de l'Abbaye is just a few steps away from the most beautiful monuments of the capital. This historic Parisian neighborhood invites you to stroll along the banks of the Seine, stop in front of the bookstores, visit the Musée d'Orsay, venture to the Bon Marché, sit on the terrace of the Café de Flore (once frequented by the greatest writers, Ernest Hemingway among others) or admire the beautiful church on Place Saint-Sulpice.
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The historical district of Saint-Germain-des-Prés is one of the most lively and exciting in Paris. The streets abound with elegant boutiques, restaurants, wine bars, art galleries, and museums, leading to the Seine banks where sidewalk cafés, bookstores, and emblematic café terraces attract both literature lovers and gourmets alike.
Café de Flore
172 Boulevard Saint-Germain, 75006 Paris
Les Deux Magots
6 place Saint-Germain-des-Prés, 75006 Paris
Born in 1812, Les Deux Magot is one of the most famous cafés in the capital. In the 19th century, when Saint-Germain-des-Prés became the refuge of the great minds of the time, many artists met at Les Deux Magots. Thus, it was not uncommon to see Verlaine, Rimbaud, or Mallarmé remaking the world at the terrace.
21 rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris
In 1862, the Maison Ladurée was founded and became one of Paris's most refined tea rooms. Now famous worldwide, Ladurée pastries, especially the irresistible macaroons, have become an essential part of any stay in Paris.
173 Boulevard Saint-Germain, 75006 Paris
Housed in a former private mansion, the restaurant of the famous Ralph Lauren brand serves great classics of American cuisine. Caesar salad, Cheeseburger, Cheesecake... to be enjoyed in a pretty flowered courtyard with the atmosphere of an Italian patio.
Brasserie du Lutetia
45 Boulevard Raspail, 75006 Paris
In the only Palace on the Left Bank, the chic and relaxed brasserie offers a simple and refined French menu, with beautiful seafood and fresh fish platters, signed by chef Patrick Charvet.