Monday, January 6, 2014

Le Perchoir - a rooftop bar



(the perch)


This stunning rooftop bar is 7 flights up with a view from each corner.  It is found on an unlikely industrial office street with no sign or indication of what could be found inside.  Feeling certain that I had the correct address, it still made me a bit uneasy that I had led Peter (Peter's Paris) and Virginia (Paris Through My Lens) on a wild goose-chase.  We walked through large (open) industrial doors into an open space and found an open winding staircase.  


When we reached the top of the building (by the elevator) we found a delightful 360° view of Paris.  Looking at the bar, it made me think of a Moorish tent in the middle of the desert.  We enjoyed beverages and took many photos before leaving this oasis in the 11ième arrondissement.  


Do not miss this and get there early as the rooftop is limited to 110 persons.  There is a wonderful restaurant on the floor below for which you will need reservations.



Le Perchoir
14, rue Crespin du Gast
75011, Paris

20 comments:

Siddhartha Joshi said...

wow...beautiful...

Joe said...

Gosh Genie what an unexpected and unique experience in Paris. Glad you found it.

Pierre BOYER said...

Merci pour le partage de cette bonne adresse,
Meilleurs voeux pour cette nouvelle année qui débute...

Pierre

Dianne said...

Hi Genie ... what a find. I'm in the midst of planning my next trip to France so will jot this in my "Things to do in Paris" list.
This time I'm venturing further afield to include Brittany, Provence ( to see the fields of sunflowers & red poppies ) Cote D'Azure and then down to Italy.

Starman said...

Le Perchoir is great for views of Paris .... but NOT at this time of year!

Cath H.C Photography said...

Très joli post !

Alain said...

Je ne savais pas qu'on chassait l'oie sauvage à Paris non loin de mon ancien quartier.

Duncan D. Horne - the Kuantan blogger (大哥) said...

Glad it turned out well for you Genie. Perhaps you found a new favourite place in Paris!

Tamera said...

How wonderful! I would love to see the view from up there!

s.c said...

Looks great. Was a long time ago on the roof of la Samaritaine. Was open for public but you had to search for the entrance stair on the upper floor. There you had also a stunning view of Paris. Don't know of that is possible anymore today.

M said...

Stunning!

Food, Fun and Life in the Charente said...

That is amazing. Have a good week Diane

Cezar and Léia said...

It's different!Thanks for sharing the new discovery!
Léia

Jeanie said...

Looks beautiful and fun -- especially with Peter and Virginia!

TheChieftess said...

Looks like a fun spot to have a cocktail...in summer!!!

Alexa said...

Next time, for sure (whatever the weather)!

Randy said...

Bet there are some nice views from there.

Jack said...

This looks terrific, Genie, but not at all what I think of when I think of Paris. Hey, something new!

Virginia said...

I shared this photo with a friend today who marveled at this delightful place you found!

William Kendall said...

Quite a setting for a bar!