Champs-Elysees Nightlife (Self Guided), Paris

A haven for the arts in Europe, with its influence felt worldwide, Paris boasts a steady stream of visitors to its fine city. After dark, guests to the City of Light can enjoy a multitude of great nightlife establishments that is sure to appeal to anyone looking for a hot night on the town. Whether its live DJs spinning intense electronic beats or a live acoustic jazz band you’re looking for Paris has it all. Take this Champs-Élysées Nightlife Tour and discover the city’s eclectic range of great nightspots.
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Champs-Elysees Nightlife Map

Guide Name: Champs-Elysees Nightlife
Guide Location: France » Paris (See other walking tours in Paris)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 Km or 1.3 Miles
Author: Xena
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Lido
  • Chez Raspoutine
  • 79 Club
  • Madam
  • Buddha Bar
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Lido

1) Lido

A staple of the Parisian nightlife since opening its doors in 1946, Lido is found on the popular Champs-Élysées. Featuring a stunning night of thrilling cabaret entertainment to a packed theater with a maximum capacity of 1150 guests, dinner is served along with the show for those seated in the orchestra section. A variety of state-of-the-art implementations are used to enhance the performances, including a pool, ice skating rink, and a water screen. Lido, with its long history as an international hotspot, has had its stage graced by a number of notable artists over its long history, including Josephine Baker, Edit Piaf, Elton John, and even a surprise performance by the King, Elvis Presley.

Operation Hours: Monday – Friday: 9 am – 1.30 am; Saturday – Sunday: 10 am – 1.30 pm
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Chez Raspoutine

2) Chez Raspoutine

An ultra-chic supper club designed in the style of a Russian hunting lodge, Chez Raspoutine attracts a sophisticated crowd which can include anything from politicians and business men, to socialites and fashionistas. The dominant color of red permeates the interior of the bar, with red velvet and Byzantine styled furnishings completing the look. The early evening menu features a variety of Russian dishes, including beef stroganoff, goulash, slow-cooked meats, caviar, and more. Chez Raspoutine heats up late nights with the sounds of local DJs spinning a selection of electro-pop tunes to an eager crowd of party goers.

Operation Hours: Thursday – Saturday: 11.30 pm – 6 am
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79 Club

3) 79 Club

An upscale Parisian hotspot which has become the premier place for hot hip hop beats and exclusive VIP treatment, the 79 Club caters to a hip crowd of sophisticated party goers. This spacious nightclub can hold a capacity of over 1500 guests, and always manages to experience long lines at the door. As a result, door policy can be selective so guests are encouraged to dress up for the evening. Notable entertainment celebrities who have been known to party at this internationally-recognized nightclub include Jay-Z, Kanye West, Beyoncé, Drake, and more. Drink prices are a bit above average compared to other Paris clubs, but this is to be expected when catering to such an elite crowd.

Operation Hours: Monday – Saturday: 10 pm – 5 am
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Madam

4) Madam

An upscale basement bar located in the trendy Champs-Elysées, Le Madam caters to a sophisticated crowd of trendsetters. Its interior décor is a throwback to 1920s Parisian style with an elegant modern touch. Leather banquettes provide chic yet comfortable arrangements for guests enjoying a round of beers, cocktails or its exclusive bottle service offering champagne and vodka. Guests to Le Madam are strongly urged to dress their best in order to impress the fickle door staff. Once inside, the dance floor heats up all night long to the sounds of DJ sets spinning great pop and hip hop music to an eager crowd.

Operation Hours: Thursday – Saturday: 11 pm – 5 am
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Buddha Bar

5) Buddha Bar

An ultra-chic nightclub since its opening in 1996, the Buddha Bar has spawned a number of sister locations across the globe, attracting a hip and anxious crowd of party-goers for a thrilling night of music, dancing, fabulous Pan-Asian cuisine, and expertly-crafted cocktails. Interior décor matches the menu, with an Asian-inspired design that includes a giant Buddha statue near the main bar and dance floor area, wrought iron fixtures in the stunning mezzanine area overlooking the action below, and red and gold accents throughout the space. Music provided by its talented DJs who spin an eclectic mix of chill-out, world music, lounge, and other cutting edge sounds.

Operation Hours: Monday - Friday: noon — 2 am; Saturday: 6 pm - 2 am; Sunday: noon — 2 am

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