Enjoy Champagne like a local

An aperitif of Champagne is the only way to start any evening of style in Paris.

by Rowena Carr-Allison

Canard & Champagne

Tucked away in the beautiful Passage des Panoramas, Canard & Champagne is a quaint restaurant living up to all expectations. In a beautiful historic setting, with plenty of period features and charm, the menu reflects an atmosphere of simple and traditional excellence. The exquisite food is based on the nations’ two favourite things: duck and champagne.  Dine by candlelight and taste something new from the extensive champagne menu at this perfect hidden gem. Sit outside and enjoy one of Paris’s oldest atmospheric covered passages.

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Café Marly

Located at one of the the city’s most famous addresses, Café Marly does not dissapoint. The brasserie overlooks the Louvre’s glass pyramid within the legendary interior courtyard. Whether you appreciate art, history, or just a quick ‘coupe’ of champagne, an aperitif under the stunning stone vaulted ceilings at Cafe Marly is a must.

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Bar Hemingway

Another must while in the city. Follow in the footsteps of Cole Porter, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gary Cooper and of course Ernest Hemingway for the best in bubbles. Colin Field's bar at the Ritz serves the best cocktails and a lotal 'tipple': the Ritz Brut or Ritz Brut Rose, as well as big names like Cristal, or Ruinart - all best sampled on the outdoor terrace.

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Le Dokhan's Bar

Among the oldest champagne bar’s in Paris, Le Dokhan’s Bar, is rooted in tradition and quality. If you love bubbles, you will appreciate the assortment offered with over 50 varieties of champagne. Skilled sommeliers will aid in choosing the type that will best satisfy your cravings. Unsure of what flavours you prefer? Sample the flight of Champagne, which they pair with chocolate or caviar depending on your palate!

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