The most beautiful fireplaces in Paris

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Where to nestle by the sound of crackling fireplaces when temperatures drop below freezing and snow is not far away? Whether for brunch, dinner with friends, working with Wi-Fi, flirting, or networking, Do It In Paris has selected its favorite fireplace spots.



For minimalism enthusiasts, steer clear! The latest (big) creation from Moussié + Sophie Richard, the masterminds behind the Providence Hotel, L'Eldorado is a historic hotel in Batignolles. People rush from all over Paris to discover its cozy restaurant, where the spirit of the countryside meets Parisian extravagance, and the fireplace crackles every evening.

Must-Try: For dinner, savor a porcini mushroom velouté with chestnut crumble (€12), a green bean salad (€12), poutargue and lemon spaghetti (€26), or a farmer's chicken club sandwich (€19), paired with an Aviation cocktail with gin, lemon juice, and violet liqueur (€15).

L’Eldorado, 18 rue des Dames, Paris 17th. Contact: 01 45 22 35 21. Open every evening from 6:30 pm to 11 pm.

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Le Café Jeanne at Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme

Located under the beautiful glass roof of Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme, Café Jeanne welcomes guests from morning to night. Breakfast, brunch, lunch, aperitif, and dinner – Chef Jean-François Rouquette works all day to fill the tables of this modern and chic brasserie dominated by a majestic fireplace.

Must-Try: Artichoke heart with truffle juice (€34), followed by Fish & Chips with crispy fries (€39), or grilled lamb chop with delicious eggplant caviar (€49). Save room for the decadent Tahitian vanilla crème brûlée (€22).

Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme, 5 rue de la Paix, Paris 2nd. Contact: 01 58 71 10 60. Open every day from 7 am to midnight.

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Le Salon Proust at The Ritz

No need to introduce the 5-star hotel on Place Vendôme, the fashion headquarters and Anna Wintour's personal hangout, or its renowned counter – the trendiest coffee shop in the upscale neighborhoods. Less known is the Salon Proust, a very discreet meeting place where a fireplace crackles daily from 2 pm.

Must-Try: François Perret's French-style afternoon tea (€68) – featuring his famous baba with "Douceurs retrouvées" (cocoa bean bread, marble cake, and a selection of tarts and cakes) – complemented by a dessert from the chef or a glass of Champagne Barons de Rothschild, depending on your mood.

Le Ritz Paris, 14 Place Vendôme, Paris 1st. Contact: 01 43 16 33 74. French-style tea every afternoon from 1 pm to 6 pm.

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Hotel de l’Abbaye

Downton Abbey in Paris, right here! Tucked away on Rue Cassette, Hotel de l’Abbaye presents itself as an ultra-intimate home sweet home, making you believe you're in a sublime private mansion with a garden, fireplace, and tea room.

Must-Try: Nestle into the plush sofas for an aperitif after a movie, with a comforting glass of wine, a high-end croque-madame (€19), avocado toast (€12), or a delicious ham and cheese omelette (€14). Special mention for the truly royal breakfast with eggs (€12), maple syrup pancakes (€10), and a good coffee after a morning stroll.

Hôtel de l’Abbaye Saint-Germain, 10 rue Cassette, Paris 6th. Contact: 01 45 44 38 11. Open daily from 12 pm to 9 pm.


Hotel Providence

The hub of the East Parisian hype, everyone knows the heated terrace at Providence. What's less known is that its very British-style dining room houses an adorable fireplace. Remember to book the table next to it!

Must-Try: Indulge by the fire for a good French dinner. Join the Parisian elite for a superb cocktail paired with a truffle and aged Comté croque Parisien (€22), sesame-marinated tuna with spicy avocado and Japanese rice (€23), or a delicious quince tart (€10). A dream place.

Hôtel Providence, 90 rue René Boulanger, Paris 10th. Contact: 01 46 34 34 04. Open daily, dinner from 7 pm to 11:30 pm.

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Maison Revka

You've probably heard of Maison Revka, the fashionable restaurant in the 16th that attracts socialites in search of exquisite dinners. A Paris Society establishment (Perruche, Girafe, Bambini...), it now invites guests upstairs to dine in an extraordinary setting around the majestic fireplace adorned with carved woodwork, savoring blinis, caviar, and salmon. Pure bliss.

Must-Try: Plate of house-smoked salmon enhanced with vodka and spices (€36), a memorable coulibiac with white butter, salmon eggs, and dill (€47), vegetable pithiviers (€26), or a Tatin-style apple pavlova (€16), among a delightful selection of comfy dishes.

Maison Revka, 59 avenue Raymond Poincaré, Paris 16th. Contact: 01 40 62 72 05. Reservations recommended. Dinner from 7 pm to 11:30 pm.


Le pavillon de la reine

Le bar de l'hôtel du Pavillon de la Reine

This is the Marais' best-kept secret. Tucked away in Place des Vosges, this house with a garden is none other than a discreet and ultra-chic 5-star boutique hotel! Its ultra-cozy lounge revolves around a large, delightfully inviting fireplace. A promise of a magical moment on cold days.

Must-Try: Snuggle into the large armchairs with an afternoon tea or an impromptu dinner by the fire. On the menu: coffees and a selection of Mariage Frères teas and infusions (€8), stylish cocktails (€22), Comté cheese and Parisian ham croque-monsieur (€20), and a glass of wine (starting from €13). Pure joy.

Pavillon de la Reine, 28 Place des Vosges, Paris 3rd. Contact: 01 40 29 19 19. Snacking menu €28 on Mondays and Tuesdays from 12:30 pm to 10 pm. Restaurant Anne open from Wednesday to Saturday from 12:30 pm to 2 pm and from 7 pm to 9:30 pm, and on Sundays from 12:30 pm to 2 pm.


The Bristol

The Bristol bar at the Bristol hotel

Undoubtedly Paris's most intimate hotel bar, where you might bump into the city's elite. The décor, entirely wood-paneled with large carpets, is designed as a glamorous and cozy curiosity cabinet, centered around the sumptuous Siena marble fireplace. In short, the perfect spot for a romantic rendezvous...

Must-Try: Sip a chic cocktail in the warmth of the evening, choosing from one of the signature cocktails (€32), such as the Marga & Co with Tequila, lime juice, and coriander syrup.

Le Bristol, 112 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris 8th. Contact: 01 53 43 43 00. Open every day from 6 pm to 2 am.



The bar with fireplace at the Flamboire restaurant

A real rotisserie, or rather a "flamboire" as they say in Aveyron. This fireplace where meat is cooked is the soul of this very terroir restaurant where the trendsetters of the 9th district like to satisfy their carnivorous cravings.

Must-Try: The grill menu revolves around the best meats from Aubrac. Classic, excellent, or matured, depending on the supply and demand: rib steak, lamb, or veal from Conquet (price per weight), not forgetting andouillette or kidneys, all served with mandatory sauces and small potatoes. For seafood enthusiasts: the fish option is just as successful.

Flamboire, 54 rue Blanche, Paris 9th. Contact: 06 95 01 77 38, open on Mondays from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm, and from Tuesday to Saturday from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm and from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm.


La Réserve Paris


Next to Emmanuel Macron at the Élysée, the most discreet palace in the capital, formerly owned by Pierre Cardin, welcomes guests like family, especially in the library corner with a fireplace: a must-go for quasi-aristocratic service. A little luxury to indulge in once in a lifetime, just for tea or a cocktail before a local theater performance.

Must-Try: Moroccan-inspired lamb and lemon bao (€28), or a slightly chic kebab with poultry, spices, and labneh (€26), or a rice pudding with banana, mango, and lemon (€20) for a more than yummy afternoon delight.

La Réserve Paris, 42 Avenue Gabriel, Paris 8th. Contact: 01 58 36 60 60, open every day from 12 pm to 3 pm and from 7 pm to 10:30 pm.


Hôtel Particulier

Le bar de l'hôtel particulier à Montmartre

As the name suggests, this private mansion bordered by a sublime garden and once owned by the Hermès family remains the most sought-after secret address in Montmartre. Its "Grand Salon" has the air of a princess's boudoir, all in pink velvet. To perfect the chic countryside house ambiance, a fireplace warms the atmosphere.

Must-Try: Settle into the large sofas and cocotte armchairs around the fireplace to enjoy Mickaël Kuhn's signature cocktails, the totally cinephile head bartender, or a comforting dish (sole meunière from Île d'Yeu €65, veal chop with oak lentils sauce and parsley spinach €58).

Hôtel Particulier, 23 Avenue Junot, Paris 18th. Contact: 01 53 41 81 40. Le Grand Salon restaurant open every day from 12 pm to 3 pm for lunch, from 3 pm to 6 pm for tea time, and from 7 pm to 11 pm for dinner.

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