The 7 new rooftops that will rock the start of the school year

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The start of the school year promises to be high! We will meet you on the new high altitude events to discover before everyone else. It remains to be seen where you will start ...

Langosteria at Cheval Blanc

The place. The famous Milanese restaurant of Enrico Buonocore is exported for the first time outside Italy, on the roof of the Cheval Blanc Paris . La table transalpine thus shares the 7th floor of the Art Deco building of La Samaritaine with the chic brasserie Le Tout-Paris , between terraces and a hanging garden. An exceptional setting that promises to be the most popular hot spot in the capital.

With who ? His soul mate.

The right time: sooner is better! Scrutinize the reservations and catch the first one that is offered to you… Prefer the “ two ” side to have citizenship.

To order absolutely: the menu gives pride of place to shellfish and crustaceans. Red tuna carpaccio, seafood platters, charcoal King crab, not to mention the divine iodized pasta, pomodoro spaghetti, gnocchetti with rossi gamberi, lobster linguine.

8 quai du Louvre, Paris 1er, chevalblanc.com

© Alexandre Tabaste

Francette's penthouse

The place. Hipster coolness in a little bourgeois neighborhoods, we validate! After the success of Laia , the restaurant hidden in the 11th district which has been sold out since its opening, Pierre Doublet and Quentin Garreau de Labarre , now at the helm of Fuga Family , head west with a boat moored in front of the Eiffel Tower . The must-go of this new address: the rooftop of the trendy ship for the start of the school year.

With who ? Any friend from the 16th or 15th arrondissement who has trouble crossing the (psychological) border of Concorde or Étoile .

Le bon moment : Golden Hour. What else ?

Must-order: signature street food that smells of the sea! Lobster roll with Breton blue lobster and béarnaise with lobster butter (€ 27), tonkatsu sandwich with red tuna (€ 17) and house fries, tarama (€ 7) and fish and chips to drizzle with a Mojito or a glass of white.

Port de Suffren, Paris 7th, francette.paris

Sequoia at Kimpton St Honoré

The place. When the trendy hotel brand made in San Francisco finally lands in Paris, it makes noise. Nestled between the Opéra Garnier and the Madeleine, Kimpton offers a second life to the old Samaritaine de Luxe, a sublime Art Nouveau jewel largely revamped by the superstar designer Charles Zana . The attraction of the moment? The bar in Sequoia cocktails veritable Garden of Eden suspended culminating on the 10th floor with a magnificent 360 ° view. Open every day from 5 p.m. First come, first served.

With who ? Her lover.

The right time: on Fridays and Saturdays, after having dined at the Californian restaurant Montecito , to end the evening on site in style to the sound of DJ sets in a magical atmosphere.

To order absolutely: Spritz (€ 24) and signature cocktail (€ 25), potions at a golden price to sip in small sips to make the pleasure last with some spiritual foods, guacamole (€ 12) and truffle tarama (€ 14) ).

27 - 29 boulevard des Capucines, Paris 2e, kimptonsthonoreparis.com

© Jérôme Galland

Alaena House

The place. See you in paradise! This is not a joke: the incredible penthouse signed Alaena hideout on the 8th floor of a building located in the heart of the Rue de Paradis. In a holistic spirit, the French organic cosmetics brand unveils an authentic temple of well-being with spa , hammam , yoga classes , healthy coffee-shop and XXL terrace. A real invitation to disconnect. Good news: this highly confidential place is accessible at any time for a drink or a lunch in the sun.

With who ? His BFF or his mom.

The right time: after a massage or a yoga session for a breakfast or a feel good brunch.

To order absolutely: gourmet snack without gluten and little sweetness, to indulge yourself without feeling guilty. Boiled egg, churned butter, iodized dukkah, toast (€ 9), granola bowl (€ 7), cake (€ 5) and golden latte (€ 7).

32, rue de Paradis, Paris 10th, www.maison-alaena.com

© Maison Alaena

Ilvolo at the Novotel Paris Vaugirard

The place. New concept, new decor, new rooftop. The Novotel Paris Vaugirard intends to wake up the purring 15th arrondissement. On the 7th floor, the bar offers a panoramic view of the Parisian skyline, with the Eiffel Tower in sight. At the helm of this perched cocktail nest: a shocking duo formed by the brilliant mixologist Matthias Giroud and the prominent Italian chef Denny Imbroisi .

With who ? Her Tinder date.

The right moment: leaving the office for a 100% dolce vita aperitif. The bar opens every day at 5 p.m., no reservations.

To order absolutely: burrata (€ 10), arancini trio (€ 14.50), hummus and zaatar focaccia (€ 7), the antipasti are accompanied by liquid creations as sharp as they are Instagrammable with D-shaped glasses. egg or flamingo (€ 14 for a cocktail)!

257 rue de Vaugirard, Paris 15th, allacor.com

The Piaules


The place. In line with its hostel in Belleville, the Piaules gang gives food and shelter to Nation . The strong point of this v2? The cozy terrace on the 6th floor, in the extension of the bar-restaurant for a lunch or an aperitif with your head in the clouds. No reservation.

With who ? Her girlfriends or coworkers (only if they're nice).

The right time: at midday or at nightfall.

To order absolutely: truffle burrata (€ 13), charcuterie board (€ 11), pizza (€ 9-16), and depending on the time a cocktail or a kombucha.

28 bis place de la Nation, Paris 12e, lespiaules.com/fr

The Giraffe Suite

The place. You obviously know Girafe , the stylish social table signed Paris Society within the City of Architecture and Heritage . Always higher, always stronger, Laurent de Gourcuff's team touches the summits with La Suite Girafe , perched on the 9th floor of the Art Deco building. For the little anecdote, the open-air dining room, directed by Joseph Dirand , occupies the former apartments of the curator. The big lucky had a panoramic terrace all to himself in the 1930s!

With who ? Arrange to get invited!

The good moment. For a dinner under the stars.

To order absolutely: fishing at “ low prices ”? Truffled tarama (€ 19), sea bass carpaccio (€ 28), red tuna tataki (€ 38), black angus rib steak (€ 45).

1 place du Trocadéro and 11 November, Paris 16th, girafe-restaurant.com

© Romain Ricard

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