Paris | Located in the very heart of the famous Art Deco building housing La Samaritaine, the Cheval Blanc Paris hotel is one of the 10 trendy places of the capital not to be missed in 2021. | Source: Getty Images
Capital of luxury par excellence, the city of Paris has no shortage of breathtaking attractions and experiences. And if you thought you had toured the most trendy places of the City of Light, the year 1917 reserves you new essential addresses to visit without moderation.
Le Bulgari Hotel Paris and Cheval Blanc Paris Inaugurating two luxury hotels in the French capital in the space of one year is a first. Yet LVMH did. In September, the group inaugurated the highly anticipated Cheval Blanc Paris and, less than three months later , he inaugurated the the first Bulgari hotel in France .
Housed in a magnificent Art Deco building overlooking the Seine and the Pont Neuf, Cheval Blanc Paris is the most chic and impeccable new urban refuge in the City of Light. Decorated in sophisticated white, beige and gold tones, the hotel houses 26 bedrooms, 46 suites, four restaurants and one Dior spa dream.
The month of December has never been so warm in the French capital with the opening of the Bulgari Hotel Paris on the elegant avenue George V. This intimate establishment sets itself apart from other large Parisian hotels by its contemporary and daring design, as well as by uncompromising elegance and discretion. The great asset of the hotel is its penthouse of 1300 m 2 out of two levels with its own private roof garden. In addition, the hotel includes 63 luxurious rooms and suites, a contemporary Italian restaurant, Il Risorante – Niko Romito , and a spa of 1000 m 2 with a semi-Olympic swimming pool.
Early June Located in the very trendy Canal Saint-Martin district, Early June has quickly become one of the most popular places in the capital for gourmets and wine lovers. In a relaxed setting, this restaurant welcomes chefs from all over the world. The dishes offered are creative and perfect to share to accompany natural wines, craft beers and ciders carefully chosen by the owners Camille Machet and Victor Vautier . The restaurant does not take reservations except for groups of four and more, so be sure to get there when it opens (18 hours) to have a table!
Soho House Paris No place is as hip as Soho House and the new Parisian establishment of the private London club is no exception. Located in the extravagant Pigalle district, in a 19th century building e century where lived the family of Jean Cocteau , the Soho House Paris has a restaurant , a bar, a gym, a garden, a swimming pool on the terrace, a cabaret inspired by the Moulin Rouge and 36 bedrooms. Spread over five floors, the hotel is a perfect blend of traditional French design and more contemporary Art Deco style, using a mix of vintage furniture and bespoke pieces.
Ritz Paris Le Comptoir The Ritz Paris is already an address in its own right, but Le Comptoir will offer you all the emblematic atmosphere of this famous Parisian hotel in a space dedicated to breathtaking creations and tempting from its pastry chef, François Perret . This new pastry invites you to satisfy the gourmand who lies dormant in you in a bright space, embellished with a bohemian crystal lamp representing the curved shape of a giant madeleine. Place an order and collect your pastries at the Click & Collect counter, or sit down on one of the leather benches and enjoy a pâtissera accompanied by a chocolate from Liège with hazelnuts.
Sinner Sexy, sensual and a true invitation to sin ( sinner means “Fisherman” in French), Sinner is the most attractive five-star boutique hotel in Paris. The hotel is anchored in quirky luxury style. The mix between unorthodox religious imagery and the dark sensuality of the place will intrigue you as soon as you step into the dark candlelit lobby. Customers who do not spend the night at the hotel can still enjoy the places in the intimate restaurant with Asian and Latin American inspired cuisine. Smoke rises from the room as the waiters in cassocks ceremoniously bring delicious dishes like crispy rice and spicy red tuna or lamb chops with chimichurri sauce.
FOREST Imagine: a beautiful winter day in Paris and you sipping a glass of wine on a sunny patio while enjoying a breathtaking view of the Seine and the Eiffel Tower. This is exactly what FOREST , the new restaurant with Middle Eastern inspired cuisine at the Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris. The seasonal dishes are delicious , such as roasted red beet carpaccio in a salt crust with wild trout egg, raw cream, lemon zest, fried capers and fresh thyme or sliced duck breast with roasted carrots in white miso and walnuts, cream of mustard, pickles and mustard sprouts. So it’s no wonder that Parisians line up to get a table here on sunny afternoons.
Kimpton St Honoré Paris In a city renowned for its rather rigid approach to luxury, the new hotel Kimpton St Honoré Paris is like a breath of fresh air. Housed in an Art Nouveau building built in 1300 to accommodate a department store, the latest of Parisian luxury hotels houses 76 rooms, one spa with indoor pool, one Californian-inspired restaurant , a rooftop bar with a breathtaking view of Paris and a decor resolutely contemporary. The buzzword here is “unfussy luxury,” so be prepared to shed rigid standards and elitist attitudes. It was time !
Pet Located on the Grands Boulevards, close to the Opéra Garnier, Chouchou is both a hotel and a trendy meeting place. The main attraction of the establishment is the food market, with a DJ set, seafood bar, platters of cheese and cold cuts, and a pancake stand. The atmosphere is relaxed, fun and the prices are relatively affordable. Better yet, after a good evening, you can settle in one of the 46 hotel rooms. The suite L’Arrache-Coeur (inspired by the universe of the writer Boris Vian ) is endowed a library full of books, a vinyl turntable and a breathtaking view of the opera house.
Brasserie Dubillot A true modern version of the classic brasserie, the Brasserie Dubillot is located in one of the oldest streets in Paris: rue Saint-Denis. The restaurant with bright colors and boundless energy has been impeccably designed by architectural firms B3 Designers and From now on Studio . Slip into one of the intimate cabins with their orange leather benches and get ready to taste classics of French cuisine , from pie to steak tartare through mashed sausage.
Article translated from Forbes US – Author: Isabelle Kliger
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