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Top 5 places to relax and luxuriate in Paris

Updated on 4/02/2020

For a relaxing break or simply to warm up, here are the best places we know in Paris. The perfect opportunity to spend a few hours enjoying yourself in a relaxing atmosphere or spending Valentine's Day with the one you love!

What better way to experience Paris than to have a drink or a coffee in a relaxing place with a unique atmosphere?

Makeup Me

This is the first low-cost makeup bar in Paris. Enjoy a cappuccino, while being given a new complexion and velvety eyes for a very reasonable price. Express make-up in this beautifully decorated and relaxing place which is one of the best places to shop in Paris.

12 rue de Montmorency,75011 Paris

Cookie’s make up

Biscuits galore, and makeup that’s barely more expensive. This is makeup for makeup lovers at prices you'll love. This store combines quality, budget, quantity, and wellness with hypoallergenic products that comply with European laws.

44 rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis – 75010 Paris

Shakespeare and Company

There's nothing like reading a good book while sipping and snacking. In this haven of peace dedicated to Anglo-Saxon literature, you can do both while contemplating the Notre-Dame Cathedral.

37 Rue de la Bûcherie – 75005 Paris

Sugarplum Cake shop

In the heart of the Latin Quarter, you'll love the cakes and the warm atmosphere of this café. The wooden counter and exposed stones make this place friendly and relaxed.

68 Rue du Cardinal Lemoine –e75005 Paris

Bar Jules et Jim

Coffee with a cocooning atmosphere in Paris

Comic book lovers, this is the place in Paris made for you. While having a glass of wine or hot chocolate by the fireplace, you can pick from the collection at your disposal. Old parquet flooring, vertical garden and music all add to the feel-good atmosphere.

11 rue des Gravilliers – 75003 Paris

The T'cup

For those who are nostalgic for a traditional English afternoon tea, this tea shop is the place to find it in Paris. In this "so British" family atmosphere you can enjoy scones and cheesecake while drinking lapsang souchong.

16 rue des Minimes – 75003 Paris


What could be better than snuggling up in comfortable flamboyant velvet sofas in a cosy atmosphere? Boudoir, canteen or cellar, it is up to you to choose the atmosphere depending on the floor where you settle in this lounge bar. A perfect way to spend an evening in Paris. 153 Rue Saint-Martin – 75003 Paris

The bar at Maison Souquet

Travel back to the Belle Epoque era and settle in the Salon des Petits Bonheurs. In this charming hotel, set in a former brothel, there is a cosy bar with a huge fireplace or opt for a change of scenery in the Moorish lounge. You're certain to will fall under the spell of a timeless place where snacks and cocktails make you forget time.

10, rue de Bruxelles – 75009 Paris

Unami Matcha Café

A cultural mix between Japan and the United States for a warm atmosphere in this Parisian café where you can drink tea and enjoy elegant matcha delicacies. Brunch and lunch are an option and you can shop in the corner reserved for Japanese groceries.

22 rue Béranger – 75003 Paris

L’heure gourmande

Hidden in the Dauphine Passage, this very cosy address on the left bank of Paris is ideal for relaxing. For a quiet lunch or tea and homemade pastries this is the place to relax in the heart of the Latin Quarter.

22 Passage Dauphine – 75006 Paris

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