9ème Arrondissement

Mamie Blue

    Sure, the kilo shops in Le Marais are good, but if you’re a serious vintage connoisseur, a trip to South Pigalle’s golden spot – Mamie Blue – is calling. Soft fifties jazz sounds… Read more

Balades Sonores

    If a record collection sits in your apartment, the best place you can go to update it is Balades Sonores. Split across two stores next door to one another, the selection of sounds… Read more

Why we’re all on cloud nine

  For so many of us, when moving to Paris, the number one factor is lifestyle. And when it comes to having the best of Paris lifestyle, food and culture at your doorstep, the 9th… Read more

Foodie favourites on the rue des Martyrs

One of the best foodie streets in Paris, the rue des Martyrs has become a must-visit destination for those in search of the finest French fare. Here, long-time local resident Caroline Harrap picks out five… Read more

Le Dépanneur

  Opening quietly over summer, new bar and restaurant Le Dépanneur has brought a touch of California casual to the 9th arrondissement. The original Le Dépanneur is fondly remembered through hazy memories as somewhat of a… Read more

Le Rocketship

    Part design boutique, part coffee bar, the location is prime in the 9th arrondissement, around the corner from Hotel Amour, a block from rue des Martyrs, and just a few steps away from… Read more

Rose Bakery

    With sanctuaries like these, the trick is to keep breathing. The light knight has saved me to a place beyond. Some of the best coffee in Paris, the darkest chocolate and the tarts… Read more

L’Autour d’un Verre

    All the food is completely fresh from local suppliers and the wine is natural. It’s in a great part of town too, behind Bonne Nouvelle and the Grands Boulevards. There is a warren… Read more

Vide Greniers and Brocantes in Paris

This is a type of French garage sale (or car boot/jumble sale if you’re British)– the phrase vide grenier means”attic clearance”.  Read more

9ème Arrondissement