Righteously fabled “City of Lights” is exuberant and enlivened even after nightfall. If you want to indulge in the pleasures of nightlife in Paris, there is nothing better than boogieing down to the thumping beat, tripping neon lights and the spirit of the promenade. The best DJs get you grooving and the clubs are palatial enough. If you want to follow crème de la crème of tinsel town, check out the VIP Room; and if you love, head to the Bus Palladium. If you are club hopping during night out, make sure that you visit the areas around Champs-Élysées, Grands Boulevards and South Pigalle (SoPi). Cabs are often hard to find at night time and Metro runs until 1 am. Clubs like White Room, Le Baron and Pont Alexandre III are in proximity of one another. Many Parisiennes carry a pair of flats while others use the Vélib'.
Here are some of the best night clubs; you would love to visit in Paris.
This place is where all the stars come to party and it is located in close proximity to the Louvre Museum. The club starts around midnight and the music is a lineup of top R&B hits. You will find many beefcake boys with ravishing models gulping down bubbly drinks. You might also come across players from Stade de France while they unwind and chill out. Put on your best party clothes if you want to enter the premises.
This is one of the finest night clubs perched on the top of Théatre de Champs-Elysées. Every Saturday night, La Maison Blanche Restaurant transforms into A Seventh Heaven as the two storey restaurant becomes a dance club. The outdoor terrace overlooks the Eiffel Tower and the popular Avenue Montaigne. Music is a diverse mix of Deep House, Disco, UK electro, Hip Hop, Soul and Funk, the club invites the best DJs from across the globe that play until crack of dawn. The White Room is an opulent nightclub but sadly only open on Saturday Nights.
Formerly known as Le Triptyque, which hosted the first performances of Daft Punk, Breakbot, Justice and many more, is definitely a club to check out. This club has played a major role in bringing Paris on the Music world map with its exclusive electronic music performed by various live artists and in-house DJs. You will certainly love to strut all night long in this club.
Every night till early hours, this red lighthouse ship tethered on the Seine sways to house, hip hop, dancehall, rock, drum and bass, dub step, techno and trance tunes. From June to September, the bar makes provision for a temporary beach where you can sulk in the sun lounger and relish lamb in a crust of herb served along with polenta and Parmesan or brochettes or Aveyron charcuterie.
This huge club is located in converted boat hangars below the deck arch bridge fenced by the golden angels, Pont Alexandre III. It is famous for showcasing live performances, famous and fresh. This is the place to be if you want to experience being truly in Paris. Various artists like Carol Cox, Calvin Harris and Will.i.am, have performed recently. Various other celebrities like Paris Hilton, Gwen Stefani can be regularly seen among the crowd.
Le Baron is one of the clubs where famous French celebrities from the cinema and arts like to party. This small club with a capacity of 150 is an exclusive purlieu for the glitterati worldwide.
This snazzy night club open on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays is a fun riot located in South Pigalle. The crowd spins to disco, funk, rap, R&B, soul and various other musical styles. The Bus Palladium, since 1965, offers a good rock-n-roll time. Its new menu has delicacies by the names of famous song titles- Come Together, With or Without You, Welcome to the Jungle and many more.
The song “Rasputin” by Boney M perfectly defines this nightclub with a Russian theme. Its red velvet upholstery, Byzantine style architecture and chandeliers attract the best of crowd including celebrities, politicians and golden boys and girls. The feeling inside is completely different from the outside streets of Champs-Élysées. Following the Russian theme, beef Stroganoff is served in the evening and ice cold vodka shots are served till 5 am while burlesque dancers and knife throwers entertain the crowd.
The interiors at this distinctively fabled bar are quite similar to the Quentin Tarantino movie, “From Dusk ‘Til Dawn”. The smoking room, tequila bar and the pool tables are the main attractions for the Parisian youth. The giant moose head on the wall and the pinball game machines around the lounge area complete the scene.