Best spots to grab a drink in Eastern Paris – 20th arrondissement

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Paris’ hilly 20th arrondissement is a mosaic of former villages, and has managed to keep a very distinctive flair to this day. Rich with charming small squares and lively streets lined with terrasses, its neighborhoods have proven to be enduring and celebrated hotspots of the city’s nightlife.

With their narrow streets sloping down to the bustling boulevards downhill, Belleville and Ménilmontant are two of the most iconic neighborhoods of Eastern Paris. These historically working-class neighborhoods became a favorite nightlife retreat of Parisians even before they were incorporated as part of the capital in 1860. Their lively reputation remains true to this day!

Further south, the Père Lachaise, Gambetta and Charonne areas also offer a lot of options – often in a more quiet setting. South of the cemetery walls, don’t forget to check out the charming Rue des Vignoles and the neighborhood of Charonne, centered around its church and main street like a countryside village.

 Where are the best spots to grab a drink in the 20th arrondissement of Paris?

 

L’Abribus

56 Rue de Bagnolet, 75020 Paris
+33 (0)1 43 71 78 18

 

Au Bon Coin

19 Rue des Gâtines, 75020 Paris
+33 (0)1 46 36 21 12
http://au-bon-coin-paris-20.zenchef.com/

 

Au Bout du Monde

54 Rue des Pyrénées, 75020 Paris
+33 (0)1 43 67 22 27

 

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Aux Folies

Aux Folies is a staple for locals and visitors alike. This classic Parisian bar has a large terrace to share drinks while enjoying the hustle and bustle of Rue de Belleville. Service is efficient and the prices are consistently low!

8 Rue de Belleville, 75020 Paris
www.aux-folies-belleville.fr

 

Aux Ours

236 Rue des Pyrénées, 75020 Paris
+33 (0)1 46 36 78 76
https://auxours.fr

 

L’Avin Première

43 Rue des Pyrénées, 75020 Paris
+33 (0)1 43 73 43 15

 

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Bar de la Place Édith Piaf

22 Rue de la Py, 75020 Paris
+33 (0)1 43 61 09 32

 

Le Barbouquin

Pleasant literary café-bar hiding at the end of the pedestrian Rue Denoyez.

1 Rue Denoyez, 75020 Paris
+33 (0)9 84 32 13 21

 

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La Bellevilloise

A former worker cooperative founded in 1877, la Bellevilloise is now dedicated to various cultural experimentations: concerts, clubbing, festival, exhibitions, debates, film screenings, etc. The historical building also features café-concerts and diners with live music from Wednesday to Saturday evenings. The Bellevilloise’s Sunday jazz brunch is also very popular among locals.

19-21 Rue Boyer, 75020 Paris
+33 (0)1 46 36 07 07
www.labellevilloise.com

 

Café Charlotte

4 Rue Belgrand, 75020 Paris
+33 (0)1 43 49 05 93

 

Café Le Papillon

144 Rue de Bagnolet, 75020 Paris
+33 (0)1 43 73 38 55
https://www.cafelepapillon.com

 

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Café Martin

2 Place Martin Nadaud, 75020 Paris
+33 (0)1 46 36 82 35

 

La Cagnotte

114 Rue de Belleville, 75020 Paris
+33 (0)1 47 97 25 16

 

Les Cascades

82 Rue des Cascades, 75020 Paris
+33 (0)1 46 36 56 92
bar.cascades.free.fr

 

Les Chaises

33 Rue de la Chine, 75020 Paris
+33 (0)9 51 65 08 24

 

 

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