In The Neighbourhood

Tom Greyhound’s Marais, Paris

 

‘You can jump easily from your favourite concept-store to a nice art gallery, have lunch in a friendly local bistro and then get back to your walk,’ says Tom Greyhound's General Director David Kang of his days spent in Paris’ fashionable Marais district.

Like the area, Kang’s boutique balances the cool with the sophisticated, check out his must-see Marais recommendations.

By Laura Hawkins

Snacktime - Le Marché des Enfants Rouge

‘This is one of the oldest covered markets in Paris, and its cooked food section is the most interesting. You can pick up some mouth-watering Italian, Moroccan, Japanese, Lebanese, and, of course, French meals, and enjoy your lunch at the communal tables.’

Rue des Oiseaux 75003 Paris, France

Culture Club - LO/A Library of Arts

‘LO/A is somewhere between a bookshop and an art gallery. Their meticulous selection changes every three months depending on the chosen theme. From fashion, architecture and design to music and cinema, there's always something for you at LO/A.’

17 rue Notre Dame de Nazareth 75003 Paris, France

Afternoon Stroll - Parc de Buttes Chaumont

‘This is one of the largest parks in Paris and has an amazing romantic atmosphere. Whether lying on the grass, climbing its thousands of stairs or getting a drink in one of its guinguettes, there are many reasons to stay all day long.’

1 Rue Botzaris 75019 Paris, France

Retail Therapy - La Trésorerie

‘La Trésorerie is not really in le Haut-Marais, but it's worth seeing. You'll find eco-friendly small furnishings, kitchen utensils, table settings, paint and wooden items... everything you need at home. And don't forget to stop by their Swedish café!’

11 rue du Chateau d'eau, 75010 Paris, Paris, France

Cocktail Hour - Beaucoup

‘Next to Acne Studios’ Parisian flagship store you'll find Beaucoup restaurant. At the top of it sits Le Démon bar, a discreet salon with a large choice of refined spirits and cool mixed drinks.’

7 Rue Froissart 75003 Paris, France

Let’s Dance - Le Candelaria

‘This is the best place to sip cocktails and eat delicious Mexican food. The atmosphere is great and, although the space is small, there's always a place for you to dance! Le jardin de mémé & La guêpe verte comes highly recommended!’

52 Rue de Saintonge 75003 Paris, France