9th Arrondissement

Opéra, Pigalle

Today, the 9th is not to be defined purely through its classic sites but its exciting cultural scene: wide awake within the slanting streets of South Pigalle and dominated by young, creative locals. As a go-to hub for the city’s alternative music scene, it feels like the modern day equivalent to Montmartre’s cabaret-centric past, which certainly makes sense as the bucolic village is just a stones throw away. Serving up every cultural delight – from romantic museums and wine bars to hip coffee spots and luxury vintage boutiques – the 9th arrondissement is a failsafe district to accommodate fashionable desires. So herewith, Vingt’s guide to its most stylish spots, all of which are guaranteed to bring a cultural refresh to your Parisian lifestyle…

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Soho House

  Ok, so this one technically isn’t open yet, but its arrival is imminent and the anticipation for it is high, so we’re highlighting it for when the time comes. With existing hubs pretty much… Read more

Le Pigalle Hotel

    A short walking distance down from Pigalle station sits Le Pigalle Hotel, AKA: the favoured temporary residence for Paris’ most stylish visitors. Playing host to languid rooms (offered at a respectful price point),… Read more

Hotel Amour

    They say not to judge a book by its cover, but as you walk down the 9th’s Rue de Navarin, you can’t help but be drawn in by the luminous pink “amour” sign… Read more

Pigalle Country Club

    Everyone who has been to Pigalle Country Club has a story to tell. Why? Because, as nightlife goes, it’s the only place in Paris’ booming Pigalle district which is open after 2AM, so… Read more

Le Mansart

    Paris’ 9th arrondissement is known for its community of musicians (take a walk along Rue de Douai for evidence – guitar shops galore), and after working hours, the place you’ll find most of… Read more

KB Coffee Roasters

    In the heart of South Pigalle sits the most charming square – Place Lino Ventura – and at the top of its corner, you’ll find KB Coffee Roasters. The outdoor tables and buzzing… Read more


    No Parisian arrondissement is complete without a bakery, and in the 9th, the best one (by far) is Mamiche. Located on the Eastern side of the area near Anvers, you’ll always find a… Read more

Musée de la Vie romantique

    If you’re looking to escape the hustle and bustle of Paris for an hour, we suggest taking a trip to Musée de la Vie romantique: the 1830 house of Dutch-French painter Ary Scheffer.… Read more