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A friendly welcome and great mixology in an atmospheric cave!

My wife and I found a warm welcome in this cozy cave - - it was a Monday night so it was quite... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2015
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Visiting The Heart of Paris on Jazz Night

It is hard to capture how special this bar is. The passage in which it sits, just off Place... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 Jul 2018
“Visiting The Heart of Paris on Jazz Night”
3 Jan 2017
“It started as a quiet evening”
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25 rue de l Hirondelle, 75006 Paris, France
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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

It is hard to capture how special this bar is. The passage in which it sits, just off Place Saint-Michel, looks a bit forbidding as does the sign and entrance. DO NOT BE DETERRED. Step inside and be embraced by a warmth that belies the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank WaltLo
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Wandering around, I was exploring the small streets stuck between Saint-Germain and Saint-Michel. I sat at the bar, started to discuss with the owner, and finished the night drinking with two strangers : an IT Geek and a magician mentalist doing cabaret shows. Great time...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Marc D
Reviewed 14 June 2015

All I know is that Wednesday night is jam night. The musicians were great - Django lives in this bar! The basement is carved out of the limestone - it is very cozy. Simon, the bartender is friendly and speaks excellent English. Kind of a...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank David W
Reviewed 2 March 2015

My wife and I found a warm welcome in this cozy cave - - it was a Monday night so it was quite quiet and gave us an opportunity to chat with Victor behind the bar and his colleague (the proprietor?) who designed the cocktail...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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