The New Parisian Terraces

The best terraces in Paris

© The Hoxton, Le 5 Particulier, and Le Fabula.

Whether they're brand new or sporting a fresh look, these terraces are unlike anything you've seen before! Explore 7 perfect spots for a sunny lunch or a drink.


The Most Italian: Terrazza Calabria at The Hoxton

Terrazza Calabria, The Hoxton Paris terrace

The Terrace: To celebrate summer, The Hoxton Paris transforms its courtyard into a Calabrian terrace. Enjoy aperitivo under lemon trees and vintage parasols, and stay for disco nights all summer long. Salute!

Menu Highlights: Try the signature Spritz with Italicus (a bergamot and citrus liqueur) for €16, or the Di Paloma (gin and grapefruit) for €16. Indulge in antipasti like creamy arancini (€10), sardine focaccia (€13), and hazelnut angioletti (€10).

Terrazza Calabria, The Hoxton Paris, 30-32 rue du Sentier, Paris 2nd. Open Fridays and Saturdays from 6 PM to 11 PM. Online reservations available. 

© Leo Kharfan


The Most Parisian: Festival

Festival terrace paris

The Terrace: With colorful chairs and a spacious layout, this brand-new terrace is the star of Etienne Marcel Street. By day, enjoy sunny or shaded spots; by night, it comes alive with DJ sets. For a quieter experience, choose a table on rue Montmartre.

Menu Highlights: New options include margherita pizza (€12.50), classic cheese burger (€18), and fish burger (€19). Try the ravioli ricotta & spinach with sage butter (€16), crispy artichoke flowers (€10), and guilt-free bowls and salads (€14.50-€19). For dessert, the house cookie with vanilla ice cream (€11.50) is a must. Refreshing cocktails (€14-€15), fresh smoothies (€8), and well-balanced mocktails (€9) are also available.

Festival, 34 rue Etienne Marcel, Paris 2nd. Open daily from 10 AM to 1 AM. 

© Anoushka Raab


The Highest: Iké

 Iké, Printemps Homme terrace

The Terrace: Located atop Printemps de l’Homme, this long terrace offers a postcard view of Paris, including the Eiffel Tower. Bathed in sunlight, it feels like touching the sky. Perfect for capturing memorable photos!

Menu Highlights: Enjoy a fusion of Japanese and Mexican flavors by restaurateur Stéphane Abby. Dishes include shiso oysters (€23 for 6), nori tacos with octopus (€19), breaded tuna karaage (€20), and mezcal sautéed mussels (€19). For dessert, choose between matcha churros with Mexican dark chocolate (€9) or black sesame mochi (€6).

Iké, Printemps Homme, 8th floor, 70 boulevard Haussmann, Paris 9th. Open Monday to Saturday from 10 AM to 8 PM, and Sunday from 11 AM to 8 PM. © Ricard Romain / Emilie Franzo.


The Smallest: Paolina

Paolina Caffe terrace

The Terrace: In the heart of Sentier, this sun-drenched terrace offers a delightful escape with its cozy bench and stools. Accompanied by a dolce vita playlist, it's the perfect spot to enjoy coffee under the sun, feeling like you're in Capri.

Menu Highlights: Enjoy signature drinks like the Paolina Dolce vita (pistachio, latte & coffee) for €6, vanilla frappé (€6), and collagen cappuccino (€5.80). Pair with a piccolo Dai Dai, a milk ice cube coated in chocolate (€1). Thursday evenings feature aperitivo parties with Spritz, Negroni, Prosecco, and wines (€8-€10 per glass).

Paolina Caffe, 77 rue d’Aboukir, Paris 2nd. Open Monday to Friday from 8:30 AM to 6 PM, Saturday from 9:30 AM to 6 PM, and Sunday from 10 AM to 5 PM. © Sandra Serpero / Diane Moyssan


The Most Enchanting: Fabula

Fabula, Musée Carnavalet terrace

The Terrace: Fabula's terrace is as vast as it is extraordinary, located in the hidden courtyard of the Carnavalet Museum in the heart of the Marais. This paradise is nestled between two 17th-century mansions. Families, friends, and couples love to spend their summer evenings here, enjoying an electrifying playlist featuring tracks like "L$D" by A$AP Rocky and "Nightcall" by Kavinsky. The staff recommends table 605, located just below the statuette, as the best spot for a date (you're welcome).

Menu Highlights: Cocktails by Vincent Diener are inspired by characters from the Carnavalet Museum, perfectly complementing chef Thomas Chisholm's (Chocho) signature cuisine. Our favorite cocktail? The Théodore, made with basil-infused gin, kumquat cordial, tonic water, and Thai basil (€20). At Fabula, sharing is encouraged! We recommend about three dishes for two people (or four for big appetites) and a dessert. Must-tries include the sea bream crudo with radish and ponzu sauce (€30), the strikingly graphic "black & white" vitello with confit potatoes and smoked tonnato sauce (€28), the smoked beet carpaccio with Greek yogurt, apples, and peanut sauce (€20), and the impressive green chartreuse baba with lemon whipped cream and herb salad (€18).

Fabula, Musée Carnavalet - Histoire de Paris, 16 Rue des Francs Bourgeois, 75004 Paris. Open from May to October, Tuesday to Sunday from 10 AM to 2 AM. Online reservations available. 

© Maki Manoukian


The Most Bucolic: Le 5 Particulier

Le 5 Particulier, terrace

The Terrace: Hidden in the charming boutique hotel Le 5 Particulier in Neuilly-sur-Seine, this intimate terrace is surrounded by nature, filled with the scent of jasmine. Enjoy garden chairs in the sun or under yellow striped parasols, or dine indoors on the velvet banquette with a view of the garden.

Menu Highlights: The menu features Italian classics like burrata with cherry tomatoes (€16) and a perfect egg with pea cream and bresaola (€14). Try the caramelized parmigiana (€20) or the sea bream with bouillabaisse sauce (€30). For dessert, indulge in a generous tiramisu (€12) or strawberries with whipped cream (€12).

Le 5 Particulier, 5 rue Paul Déroulède, Neuilly-sur-Seine 92200. Open Wednesday to Sunday for lunch (12 PM to 2:30 PM) and dinner (7 PM to 10:30 PM). Online reservations available. 

© Le 5 Particulier.


The Chicest: Maison Bréguet x Cointreau

Maison Bréguet x Cointreau terrace

The Terrace: After Anaë, the chic boutique hotel Maison Bréguet collaborates with Cointreau for a new summer terrace. The bar and terrace, adorned with orange trees, offer a relaxing spot to enjoy high-quality cocktails.

Menu Highlights: Mixologist Stéphane Marais crafts Cointreau-based signature cocktails, including a refreshing Frozen Margarita (€18) and the watermelon sorbet-like Mélodie Florale (€22). Some drinks come with specific pairings, like watermelon ceviche for the Mélodie Florale or tomato-mozza skewers for the Martini Caprese (€20).

Maison Bréguet x Cointreau, Maison Bréguet, 8 rue Bréguet, Paris 11th. Open daily from 12 PM to 11 PM until September. 

© Maison Breguet x Maison Cointreau.


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