Category - Cafés

Le Hibou... on the Left Bank...

Drenched... soaking wet...

With...unreasonable...

Insane...

Lashings... of torrential...

Wind... rain...

Furiously... relentlessly... targeting us...

We're... in shock...

It is... August 6th...

Le Dôme de Villiers... A Must...

"En... route"...

To our... rendez-vous...

We stop... at Villiers...

Upon alighting... we glide up the airy "escalateur"... landing right in front of...

An... oasis...

Le... Dôme...

Terrasses de Paris... Café Le Piquet...

"Aujourd'hui... mercredi...

Jour... de marché"...

A... gorgeous day...

The... sun...

Dazzling us... generously...

With... spun gold...

Wearing... summer...

Glorious... fascination...

Exhilaration...

Terrasses... de Paris...

Wading... through...

Stubborn... clouds...

Endless... rain...

Enfin...

We... plunge...

Into... a long...

Hot... summer...?

Ciel... de Paris...

Bluest... of blue...

Tall... trees...

Rippling... leaves...

Swaying... a breeze...

Odette Paris... Comptoir à chou...

Odette... Paris...

"Comptoir à chou"...

Cute... quaint...

Adorable...

Affordable...?

Not... really...

A bit...overpriced...

But... oh...

So... charming...

Café Le Tourville... Dream the Day Away...

Café... Le Tourville...

"Juste à coté de... l'Ecole Militaire"...

Is really... spacious...

Wrapped... around...

A large... round corner...

The décor... is interesting...

Unlike... other Parisian cafés...

It's modern... with a feminine touch...

Paris London Café... Won't You Try It...?

"Paris... London"...

Recently... refurbished...

The stylish... café...

Is... charming...

Enticing...

Black and white diamond shaped tiles... are enhanced by a handsome bar... "une belle terrasse"... a lovely terrace...

"Une ambience... accueillante"...

It's... warm...

It's... welcoming...

Cojean... Pourquoi Pas...??

Paris... is deserted...

Cojean...

An up-market... healthy fast food chain...

Is among... the few places open...

During... August...

The month... when...

"Tous les Parisiens quittent la capitale"...

Le Pierrot... An Old World Gem...

Far... from...

The... maddening heat...

We... took refuge...

In the... "brasserie classique"...

Le... Pierrot...

But... first...

Let me... describe...

The exciting route we took by chance... to discover this old world gem...

The Marais... Experience...

"La vie... quotidienne"...

Continued...

Today...

The Marais experience... started with the usual espresso and croissant at... Café Charlot...

It is a beautifully situated brasserie... wrapped around the corner... "juste à côté du Marché des Enfants Rouges"... on rue de Bretagne...

It is lovely in the early morning... especially today since at last... the Parisian sun appeared... "en force"...

Café Pinson... Vegan Heaven...

Continuing...

My... odyssey...

For... the good...

The... clean...

The... healthy...

I landed... at the very doorstep of...

Café... Pinson...

A smallish... place...

With... big impact...

Completely... Bio cuisine...

Café Loustic... "Cute and Cosy"...

Are... you...

In the... mood...

For a... superb Espresso...?

You won't... go wrong...

At the... "cute and cosy"...

Café... Loustic...

L'Eclair Café... French with a Whiff... of American Vintage...

"January... is the...

Loneliest... month...

Of... the year"...

Read the heading of the... "journal de jour"...

Our beautiful... elegant... Christmas tree...

Has been... dismantled...

The festive décor... banished down the "cave"...

The postman delivers envelopes... full of bills rather than... coveted glamorous Christmas gifts...

Neighbours... bickering...

Sons and daughter are off to their... "Lycée... université"...

L'Été Indien... at the Café de Flore...

"L'Été... Indien...

à... Paris"...

We've been experiencing... the rays of...

A... thousand sunshines...

Which have blessed us... with an Indian summer...

In mid... "presque"... winter...??

Therefore...

It had to be the... "terrasse" of the...

Café de Flore...

Lacombe... Our Cosy Little Café...

"Zut... alors"...

Saturday... morning...

Paris...

Is in a... foul mood...

Seriously... raining...

Cloudy... with gales blowing...

It's wet... wet... wet...

"Où vas-tu"?

An Oriental Oasis... à Paris...

On... a hot...

Sweltering day... à Paris...

We... discovered an...

Oasis... of Cool...

"Le Café Maure de la Mosquée de Paris"...

A north African café tearoom... which is located within "La Grandé Mosquée de Paris"...

Le Cour du Commerce Saint-André... "Ambiance Historique"...

"Le Cour du Commerce Saint-André"...

Is one of the oldest passageways... in Paris...

After a moment's... hesitation...

We entered into the... "passage"...

Suddenly we were transported... into the magical world of "le vieux Paris".

Le News Café... le Matin à Paris...

Le... News Café...

In... Saint-Germain-des-Prés...

"Sixième arrondissement... de Paris"...

Is...

"Juste... en face"...

Opposite...

The... luxuriously verdant...

Jardin du... Luxembourg...

Kooka Boora... Café...

A... little hole...

In... the wall...

It's... darling...

Kooka Boora... Café...

At the top corner of.... rue des Martyrs... in the "9eme arrondissement de Paris"...

Long moveable... wooden tables...

Blond wood... squarish chairs...

Stuffed... with pillows...

"Sur la Route... du... Canal Saint Martin"...

"Sur... la route...

Des... Quais"...

On... the road...

To... the quays...

What a day... it has been...

Venturing...

Discovering...

Exploring...

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