Paris city guide

An Interior Lovers Guide To: Paris

Paris is the city of love, and what better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than with a guide to one of the most romantic cities in the world. Our team member Amélie is from Paris, and our founder Athina has recently visited the city, so they’re sharing their insider tips on the best neighbourhoods, restaurants, and places to see in Paris.
paris city guide

Best Neighbourhoods

Montmartre: This iconic neighbourhood is famous for its bohemian atmosphere and stunning views of the city. Climb to the top of the hill to visit the famous Sacré-Cœur basilica and soak in the panoramic views of Paris.

Rue des Martyrs: Our favourite street in Paris for sure with it’s village-esq feel. This charming street is lined with shops, cafes, and restaurants, making it the perfect place for a leisurely stroll, some shopping, and a delicious bite to eat.

Pigalle: Known for its vibrant nightlife, with plenty of bars, clubs, and cabarets to choose from. If you’re looking for a lively atmosphere, Pigalle is the place to be. Try Boullion or Pink Mamma for lunch eats (expect long shocking queues for Bouillon!)



Frenchie bar à vins: For wine lovers, Frenchie bar à vins is the place to be. With a cosy atmosphere and an excellent selection of wine, it’s the perfect spot for a romantic evening.

Raccines: This restaurant serves traditional French cuisine with a modern twist. The menu changes regularly to take advantage of seasonal ingredients, making each visit a unique and delightful experience.

Les boites aux lettres: A must spot for lunch. This quaint little cafe is a great place for lunch. With delicious food and a charming interior, it’s the perfect place for a romantic meal.

Le bon, la butte: This cafe is another great option for lunch, with a cosy atmosphere and delicious food. It’s the perfect place to take a break from sightseeing and enjoy a delicious meal.

Chez Janou: For dinner, head to Chez Janou for traditional French cuisine. The food is mouth-watering and the atmosphere is romantic, making it the perfect place for a special evening.

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Chez Janou in the evening with it’s cosy atmosphere

Places To See

Paris Flea Market: This market is a treasure trove of unique and vintage items. From antique furniture to vintage clothing, the Paris Flea Market is a must-visit for anyone interested in interior design.

Centre Pompidou: This modern art museum is a must-visit for anyone interested in contemporary art. With a vast collection of modern and contemporary art, the Centre Pompidou is the perfect place to spend an afternoon.

The Socialite Family: This store offers a range of stylish and unique items for your home. From furniture to home decor, The Socialite Family has everything you need to add a touch of Parisian style to your home.

Le BHV: This multi-brand store offers a carefully curated selection of clothing, furniture, and home decor. It’s the perfect place to find unique and stylish items for your home.

For a more unique shopping experience, head to Merci, a multi-brand store that offers a carefully curated selection of clothing, furniture, and home decor.
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The Hoxton: For a unique and trendy hotel experience, look no further than The Hoxton. You might already know it from London, with its great interior design, this hotel is the perfect place to stay during your time in Paris. We love it at Topology!

So whether you’re here for a romantic getaway or a city break, Paris has something to offer everyone. And whilst you’re here, why not check out our interior lovers guide to New York too!

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