Sometimes regarded as the poor man’s champagne, prosecco is finally getting its due. The sparkling white’s popularity has surged exponentially across the globe over the last five years, extending far beyond its Veneto, Italy origins. While it has popped up in countless bars across the city of lights, these are the top 15 bars to enjoy prosecco in Paris.
1. Bar à Champagne
The absolutely perfect location for those who “big or go home.” This bar is situated at the top of the Eiffel Tower. While on the pricier side, it is an experience of a lifetime. Sip on an exquisite glass of prosecco as you breathe in the best view of one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris
2. Chez Georges
Since 1952, Chez Georges in Odéon has been an institution. Brimming with charm, you can enjoy a lovely glass of prosecco and a wide variety of other wines. In the day, immerse yourself in classic French ambiance and take part in a game of chess. Boogie the night away in their wine cellar turned nightclub.
1 Rue du Mail, 75002 Paris
3. Le Willi’s Wine Bar
This British-owned Louvre bar is a chic hang for Parisians and traveling foodies. Stop by for a glass of bubbly in their wood-beamed dining area or take a seat at their oak bar. They are known for their modern spin of classic French dishes such as roasted venison in a wine sauce with roasted pears.
13 Rue des Petits Champs, 75001 Paris
4. Harry’s New York Bar
The birthplace of the Bloody Mary, Harry’s has been pouring perfect concoctions in Louvre since 1911. While you may be tempted by their incredible cocktail menu, you will also be delighted by their wine list. Absorb the classic style and enjoy a flute of prosecco at one of the most famous bars in the world.
5 Rue Daunou, 75002 Paris
5. Le Baron Rouge
An old school bar in a up-and-coming neighbourhood. This casual local spot is an optimal place for a relaxing glass of prosecco in the 12th. The room is cozy and the service is friendly. Pair prosecco with one of their superb cheese and charcuterie boards.
1 Rue Théophile Roussel, 75012 Paris
6. La Cave de Belleville
This airy and bright Belleville space hosts a terrific apéro hour. Pair a nice glass of prosecco with one of their many delicacies including fresh cheese. Most of their wines are natural, so if you are a fan of organic wine, this is an ideal spot.
51 Rue de Belleville, 75019 Paris
7. Sherry Butt
Behind a discreet façade in the Marais, you will find this trendy, upscale cocktail bar. You will enjoy the chic atmosphere and their two spacious rooms filled with leather couches and mirrors. Enjoy a sparkling glass of prosecco or one of their cocktails, always prepared by expert hands.
20 Rue Beautreillis, 75004 Paris
8. Castor Club
Tucked behind an inconspicuous door in the Latin Quarter is a lively and intimate bar, residing in a former 18th century stone cellar. Brimming with green velvet cushions and dim lighting, it’s vintage appeal is both alluring and welcoming. Their sparkling wine list and Prohibition-era cocktails are world class.
14 Rue Hautefeuille, 75006 Paris
On the border of the 9th and 18th arrondissements exists this magical Italian bistrot. Accompany your wine with a tempting menu of Italian specialties such as burrata and bruschetta. Enjoy a delicious bottle of Prosecco di Valdobbiadene Millesimato for €26.
85 Rue de Dunkerque, 6 Rue Gérando, 75009
A skip away from the bustling rue Oberkampf, this establishment, quickly became a local favourite. Not only are the invested in sustainability, they stand out for their lack of menu. Instead, your bartender will craft you a 12€ single fare cocktail based on your taste. Try their take on a sparkling Negroni with gin, rhubarb bitters, Apérol and prosecco.
15 Boulevard du Temple, 75003 Paris
A wine bar housed in a picturesque historic building in Odéon with a unique blend of European and Israeli delights. Pair your sparkling white with with cumin hummus. A seemling strange combination, but surprisingly delicious.
6 Rue Suger, 75006 Paris
12. “Lot” of Wine
Right near the magnificent Hôtel de Ville, this is one of the most relaxed wine bars in the city. Foie gras is their speciality, which pairs beautifully with white sparkling wine. In addition to prosecco, you will enjoy a wide variety of wine from the South Western region of France.
54 Rue de l’Hôtel de ville, 75004 Paris
13. Ma Cave Fleury
A peaceful haven on the Rue Saint-Denis, and a terrific spot for organic and biodynamic wine. Enjoy your prosecco, champagne or red on their terrace. You can also enjoy their live music and friendly, upbeat staff and clientele.
177 Rue Saint-Denis, 75002 Paris
14. La Cave de Septime
Grab a bottle of the bubbly in the 11th. Savour some tasty bites from their delicatessen such as an exceptionally creative eel foie gras dish. If you are very particular about your prosecco, you can bring your own bottle and pay a 7€ corkage fee.
3 Rue Basfroi, 75011 Paris
15. Amici – Bar à Vins Italiens
With a name like this, it isn’t surprising that this Quartier des Ternes spot has one of the largest selection of Italian wines in the city. You can sip on a bottle of Prosecco Nao Nis DOC Extra Dry for 26€. They also have amazing Italian delights such as truffle pizza and la Caponata alla Siciliana.
77 bis Avenue des Ternes, 75017 Paris
Exceptionally refreshing, simple and sparkly, prosecco is easy to pair with a wide variety of foods, or as a standalone delight. Whether you’re a connoisseur or a first time taster, stopping into one of the 15 best bars for prosecco in Paris is certainly worth the trip. Saluti a tutti!