Subtly lit and lorded over by an enormous buddha, this temple-like establishment stays at the forefront of Paris cool. While folks come to indulge in the Asian-inspired cuisine, many take advantage of the ambience at the cocktail bar. Although meals and drinks can be pricey, the atmosphere is without compare. In addition, top DJs ably deliver mood-setting tunes.
Address: 8-12, rue Boissy d'Anglas, Paris 75008
This funky club is set on a red lighthouse ship moored on the Seine. Trance, house and techno tunes are spun by international DJs into early hours, while in the evening patrons are treated to varied selection of live bands as well. The dance floor gets lots of action down below and there are several bars, including one on the quayside in summer.
Address: facing 11, quai Francois Mauriac, Paris 75013
This hip, late-night dance club — which occupies space formerly devoted to Turkish baths — draws fashion models and international trendsetters. Great house, rock, and disco music typically set the scene, but you'll also hear R&B, soul and other genres.
Address: 7, rue du Bourg-l'Abbé, Paris 75003
Having three celebrity owners (Johnny Depp, John Malkovich and Sean Penn) certainly helps maintain the buzz at this frequently-changing club. DJs and the occasional live act keep the music grooving.
Address: 32-34, rue Marbeuf, Paris 75008
Wrought-iron ceilings and velvet sofas greet an eclectic mix from students to office workers. Those who simply came for a drink may find themselves drawn onto the dance floor by its relaxed atmosphere. The Barrio Latino closes at 2am.
Address: 46 Rue du Faubourg, St Antoine, Paris 75011
From salsa to reggae nights, the club offers top music events.
Address: 72, bd Rochechouart, Paris 75018
Thanks to a host of top DJs (Laurent Garnier, Carl Cox) and a terrific sound system, patrons can expect to be inundated by thumping house and techno sounds.
Address: 5, bd Poissonnière, Bonne-Nouvelle, Paris 75002
Ultra-modern, techno-house emporium near the Louvre. Enormous beds and an all-white VIP square welcome beautiful people and trendy students alike.
Address: 2 place du Palais Royal, Paris 75001
An interior created by the designer Philippe Starck. However, the views are its most seductive traits: of the Parisian skyline and the seemingly endless supply of model patrons.
Address: 1 Rue du Pont-Neuf, Paris 75001