IThere are those who adore it and those who abhor it. When the sound of music enters the restaurant, divisions are born. A quick glance around the room is enough to list its supporters and detractors. Some would almost get up to dance when others only think of one thing, to flee the fury of the place. At the antipodes of silence, Parisian tables are widely (re)known for raising the sound at nightfall. Point entrusts you with its list of five festive addresses in the capital that cultivate the love of decibels. Eating and/or listening, all you have to do is choose sides and above all know where to hang your ears.
One of Paris Society’s latest creations, revealing a breathtaking view of the Eiffel Tower, does not only share a love of Italian cuisine. Beyond carpaccios, arancinis, vitello tonnato, Milanese escalope or even tiramisu, this emblem of transalpine food perched on avenue Montaigne vibrates to the rhythm of a playlist that celebrates la dolce vita. Fiery musical performances that cover iconic pieces of Italian variety.
15, avenue Montaigne, 8and. Menu: from €41 to €95. gigi-restaurant.com
One would think that in the heart of the Museum of Modern Art, the place would be policed. Far from it, Moma Group invites you to immerse yourself in the setting of a post-apocalyptic forest where the artistic direction is orchestrated by Dorion Fiszel. The troublemaker takes care of raising the sound while Julien Sebbag plays his score around a vegetable, meat and marine triptych. Do not miss his carpaccio of black mullet, fennel petals, pomegranate, roasted almonds, sumac and coriander.
11, avenue du President-Wilson, 16and. Menu: from €31 to €78. forest-paris.com
“The Food & Teuf Market of the Big Mamma team”: the color is announced from the start by serial restaurateurs Tigrane Seydoux and Victor Lugger. Their XXL temple bringing together eight kitchens, nine chefs and three bars over 4,500 square meters in the middle of Station F (the startup campus created by Xavier Niel, the founder of Free) has a sense of celebration with its DJ sets, its karaoke and its special evenings. A program worthy of a nightclub to discover among a regiment of Italianities: burrata, charcuterie, paninis, pizzas, tiramisu…
5, Alan Turing Square, 13and. Menu: from €14 to €32. www.lafelicita.fr
It’s not just during fashion week that this fashion haunt comes alive. From the hushed lounges to the galleries, via the terrace and the Italian-style patio, the iconic hotel nestled near Place Vendôme is spiced up in the evening by the scent of DJ sets. A fiery atmosphere to be enjoyed over an eclectic menu: green asparagus; small boat sole; the crying tiger (Thai specialty made with marinated and spicy beef); mini chocolate coulant.
239, rue Saint-Honoré, 1er. Menu: from €40 to €130. www.hotelcostes.com
Pedzouille La Grange
Drawn at 8and floor of the Novotel Porte de Versailles, this popular inn overlooks the city. A 360-degree rooftop where a country spirit floats between large tables d’hôtes inside and outside and light garlands on the terrace. A rustic decor awakened by a permanent musical atmosphere and a typically Franchouillarde menu: fried smelt, Béarnaise sauce; sea bream, vegetable tian, aioli; veal burger, Auvergne blue cheese, hazelnuts, fries; Williams Belle-Hélène pear, vanilla ice cream, chocolate.
4, avenue de la Porte-de-la-Plaine, 15and. Menu: from €18 to €37. www.pedzouille.fr