To experience the French art of living at its best, we highly recommend the newly opened Beaupassage gallery. Combining gastronomy, art, nature and well-being, this splendid 10,000m2 open sky gallery is a real gem in the very heart of Paris. Removed from the busy hustle and past faced city life, it is a place out of time.

While you discover the gallery’s wonders, your little ones will be able to play and run around freely among the luxurious plants and statues.

Uniting famous chefs and famous gastronomy names, Beaupassage hosts the very best of French cuisine.


At L'Allénothèque, Yannick Alléno and his wife Laurence offer a unique concept of restaurant, wine cave and art gallery all in one. The idea is to taste the wine during a meal and then buy a bottle to take home. For wine passionates, oenology masterclasses take place every month.

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At Pierre Hermé’s Salon de Gourmandises, you and your little ones will be able to enjoy delicious macarons, warm croissants or savoury croque monsieurs at any time of the day, from morning to evening, in the  wide boudoir, at the bar or under the sunshine in the outside terrace. Famous worldwide for its patisserie, Pierre Hermé chose this sumptuous setting for the opening of its very first café.

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At the Thierry Marx boulangerie, you will taste much more than a mere French baguette. The ingredients are entirely organic, the farmers and millers are selected with the greatest care and the dough is prepared using traditional techniques. Its most famous baguette is called the “Loyal”, loyalty towards customers by offering the very best, loyalty to suppliers and partners through trustworthy relationships… Each baguette is the work of a passionate team with values.

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At Daily Pic you will be to taste Anne-Sophie Pic’s delicious recipes. The famous French three star chef ( one and only women to hold such a title!) has opened her gourmet fast casual canteen.  Offering healthy tasty menus constantly renewed according to the seasons and daily inspirations, Anne Pic invites us to a culinary exploration and discovery of new flavours.

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At Mersea,  the double star French chef Olivier Bellin, has opened a sea food street food restaurant. Fresh, tasty and original best describe the concept. Indulge yourself to a Lace Fish&Chips with a beautiful light and crunchy ivory yellow crust, enjoy a delicious Club Tataki tuna on the first floor terrace, or try a drink at the cocktail tasting bar. You may also shop fresh sea food or traditional Picardie Mersea beer to take home.


At the  Boucherie-Restaurant d'Alexandre Polmard, you will find the most exquisite and extravagant meats and French charcuterie. On the first floor you can enjoy a meal with a 90% beaf menu!

The interior design is extremely chic and the wooden archicture gives a sophisticated feel to the place.

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For coffee fans, %Arabica, is a Japanese café bar represented by Junichi Yamaguchi, head Barista and world champion of Latte art. In this 100 m2 setting beautifully designed by the Japanese architecture studio Onda and 55m2 terrace, you will be able to taste highly special and unique cafés from South America and Africa. Temple of coffee, this experimental, welcoming, sober and uncluttered space offers a zen break admist the city’s hustle and bustle.


Last but not least, the Fromagerie Barthelémy, will delight your taste buds. Since almost fifty years now, the Barthlémy house selects the very best of French cheese : goat cheese from the Tarn, traditional Cantal de Salers, famous vacherin mont-d’or to be eaten with a spoon or Saint Marcellin.

Alongside the delicious food offer, Champion Spirit Rive Gauche will enable you to practice sport in Abdoulaye Fadiga’s highly modern new spot. World champion and trainer, his goal is to allow sport to be appreciated by all. In the basement you will find fitness machines, a boxing ring and a sprint track. On the ground floor a concept store, a coffee and muesli bar for the morning, a sauna and a beauty care. On the first floor you will be able to practice yoga, pilates and even fencing! Absolutely unique in Paris!


Useful information

Address: 53-57 rue de Grenelle 75007 Paris

Opening hours: 7am to 00am


Dress tip:

To discover the very best of Paris we suggest a highly elegant and very French style Cerise Lavande dress