The great guide to Paris' best wine places 2022
Paris is a city with a lot to offer when it comes to both food and wine. But where to go if you want to find the places with the very best wine selections, whether it's cosy wine bars or fine dining restaurants? Let Star Wine List and our Paris ambassador, talented sommelier Thomas Simian, lead the way! Here is the guide to the best wine spots in Paris 2022.
Phone: +33 1 71 60 51 57
Address: 3 Rue Victor Massé, Paris
At the foot of the Butte Montmartre (Paris 9th arrondissement), Pierre Renauld (ex-Vantre) at only 26 years old decides to partner with Idealwine for the opening of a wine bar. 228 Litres is young, dynamic and relaxed. Feel free to get there at any time of the evening.
Phone: +33 1 43 54 80 04
Address: 6 Rue de l'Odéon, Paris
Rather discretely set on the rue de l'Odéon, this Burgundy embassy is a unique venue to discover the wines of Burgundy. The great wine region is proudly represented from north to south and the team puts its heart into helping you discover less expected crus. Some regional specialities will accompany your evening. And since this is also a ”caviste”, wine shop, help yourself to some rare bottles on the way out.
Phone: +33 1 42 38 47 55
Address: 3 Carrefour de l'Odéon, Paris
Here is one of the most well known addresses in Paris. At the heart of the Odéon quartier, the Comptoir du Relais is an institution. After having worked at some of the best restaurants in Paris, Yves Camdeborde changed track to focus on ”haut niveau” bistro.
Phone: +33 1 42 60 07 12
Address: 1 Rue de la Banque, Paris
Located in the heart of the magnificent Galerie Vivienne, Les Caves Legrand (Paris 2nd) is a true wine institution in Paris. Its history begins at the end of the 19th century. Today, Arnaud Tronche (ex Racines NYC) is leading the wine program, divided into two spaces. The first one is the cellar, and the second is the wine bar with a menu that lists a vast majority of some of the greatest winegrowers in the world. Let Arnaud's clever choices guide you, and you are in for a treat and a beautiful bottle in the heart of an exceptional setting.
Phone: +33 1 43 55 87 35
Address: 114 Rue Amelot, Paris
Just a short distance from the Republic square, Le clown bar is a Parisian Bistro (Paris 11th arrondissement) that has become a reference. The cuisine is lively, fresh and full of energy. (Go for the Duck pithivier). Under the leadership of Ewen Lemoine, the selection of wine is entirely in the natural register. Do not hesitate to discuss with Ewen so that he can make you travel through all his discoveries (Loire, Jura...)."
Phone: +33 1 42 15 55 70
Address: 31 Avenue de Versailles, Paris
A few steps from the Pont de Grenelle, Comice is a restaurant (Paris 16th arrondissement) created by the couple Etheliya and Noam. With their experience, the restaurant got a Michelin star after only one year. Today, Etheliya has created a dynamic wine list. She loves to promote winegrowers and will not hesitate to take you away from the beaten path.
Phone: +33 1 45 50 11 10
Address: 29, Rue Surcouf - 75007 Paris
In the Invalides neighbourhood David Toutain has created his famous restaurant that is now at 2 michelin stars, although you will not find a quiet place with stiff service here. Hearty cuisine and fresh flavours. Sommelier Fabien Vullion took over in December 2020 and he is helped by the seriously deep cellar which offers the possibility to drink wines at maturity. Not to be missed.
Phone: +33 1 42 28 80 20
Address: 27 Rue d'Hauteville, Paris
Located right in the heart of Rue Hauteville (Paris 10th arrondissement), Eels is a restaurant with a young, dynamic and above all talented team. On the wine side, the winelist is constantly evolving. At the helm, Felix Le Louarn manages the wine list composed of 250 references.
Phone: +33 1 40 39 96 19
Address: 6 Rue du Nil, Paris
The Frenchie wine bar is a place of pleasure in the 2nd arrondissement. Superb dishes accompany the wine selections. The selection of wines by the glass is wide, complete and diverse. For the wine list, there is an accent on Burgundy and northern Rhone Valley.
Phone: +33 1 45 68 92 52
Address: 5 Rue Alexandre Dumas, Paris
A few steps from Rue de Charonne in Paris you find Fulgurances, a venue separated into two spaces. The first is the restaurant which has the concept of letting a chef express him- or herself completely for six months. The second is the wine bar. The wine selection is in constant evolution and just like the cuisine highlights new vignerons. A convivial place.
Phone: 01 45 55 27 56
Address: 34 Rue Saint-Dominique, Paris
Located in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, restaurant Garance was born under the leadership of Guillaume Muller. Little time was necessary before this place breathed with wine. Besides the authentic cuisine, on the cellar side, 8000 bottles are representing more than 1000 references!
Phone: +33 9 67 31 96 80
Address: 55 Rue Oberkampf, Paris
Let’s meet here, in the Oberkampf district, Paris 11th. This venue is the very first of the many beautiful wine restaurants from the Franco-Korean chef Pierre-Sang Boyer. The talent of this chef first shone through in the reality competition Top Chef. Subsequently, his group evolved to open two new restaurants on the same street and then others in the heart of the French capital. In Oberkampf, you will discover the universe of an artist endowed with unique inspiration, whose restaurants offer lively and joyful dishes as the common denominator. The wine program is under the responsibility of...
Phone: +33 1 48 06 26 81
Address: 140 Avenue Parmentier, Paris
In the center of the 11th arrondissement Cave du Daron is a reference. It's the the typical "belle cave" of the neighbourhood, staying close to its customers and guests with a diverse selection of wine. Since the 11th arrondissement is packed with good restaurants, this is a good place to stop by for an "apéro" or a drink after dinner.
Phone: +33 1 43 29 12 12
Address: 9 Rue de la Montagne Sainte Geneviève, Paris
Louis Vin is located in the fifth arrondissement on the left bank and it is a pure Parisian bistro. Bertrand Gouillon-Valentin runs the kitchen and it has become a real quality address. The wine list is large and filled with classics, where you are certain to find something to your taste.
Phone: +33 9 87 02 00 11
Address: 18 Rue Saint-Ambroise, Paris
Le P'tit Pinard is located nearby the beautiful church of Sant-Ambroise. Julien and Charlotte have traveled France back and forth before ending up in the 11th arrondissement to share their experiences. The place is warm, convivial and charming.
Phone: +33 1 48 04 57 59
Address: 6 Rue Charles-François Dupuis, Paris
In the heart of the Marais (Paris 3d arrondissement), the Barav is a real place of pleasure. You can hang out either in the wine bar or the cellar. The wine selection is wide and precise.
Phone: +33 1 43 26 09 09
Address: 8 Rue Grégoire de Tours, Paris
La Grande Crèmerie is an authentic place on the rue Grégoire de Tours, convivial and full of good humour. This ”cave gourmande” has a strong selection of exclusively French natural wines. The venue is open Tuesday to Saturday and the crew is service-minded.
Phone: +33 1 43 22 09 01
Address: 10 Place Constantin Brancusi, Paris
La Cagouille opened in the early '80s and is a true classic in Paris. The restaurant is located close to Gare Montparnasse and serves fresh dishes, focusing on seafood.
Phone: +33 1 53 05 00 00
Address: 7 Rue d'Aguesseau, Paris
Only a few steps from the Elysée presidential palace in Paris, Le Grand Restaurant is one of the major works from Chef Jean-François Piège. The well-known chef has built his reputation and ’savoir-faire’ at some of the most celebrated establishments in the world. At this two-star restaurant, the chef shows off all of his creativity.
Phone: +33 1 45 63 65 26
Address: 16 Rue Jean Mermoz, Paris
Situated in the middle of the Golden Triangle, Le Mermoz is a Paris bistro that stands out from the golden neighbours. It is a casual and friendly setting with a small outdoor terrace in summer. In the kitchen, chef Thomas Graham has created a fresh, tasty and gourmand menu. On the wine side, Le Mermoz is counting on the new arrival Robin Gurgui. He is a sommelier with curiosity that can take you off the beaten track in the wine world, part of the young generation of sommeliers. Trust him to pick something good.
Phone: +33 1 43 57 89 76
Address: 13 Rue Ternaux, Paris
Authentic Parisian Bistro, the Villaret (11th arrondissement) is a convivial place. For several years, the chef Olivier Gaslain in partnership with his team has created a venue with focus on French vineyards. The wine list is filled with treasures at very good prices. Burgundy is the speciality.
Phone: +33 9 72 91 36 77
Address: 7 Rue de la Présentation, Paris
Nestled in the heart of the Belleville district, La Liquiderie is a unique place created by Julien Maillet. Known for its wide selection of beers, this place also boasts an equally impressive wine selection. Here you will discover a universe where beer and wine coexist to the delight of its customers. Today, its low-priced selection is signed & affirmed as rare in Paris. There is no doubt that you will always make great discoveries at La Liquiderie.
Phone: +33 1 43 57 45 95
Address: 129 Avenue Parmentier, Paris
Located in the famous 11th arrondissement in Paris, Le Chateaubriand is a real institution, and its reputation precedes it. Under the leadership of chef Inaki Aizpitarte, this restaurant has become a pillar in the neighbourhood. The cuisine is high-end, fresh and unique. The wine list offers a wide selection and is geared towards natural wine. You will find some of the best and most committed winegrowers from each region. All the ingredients are in harmony and ensure that guests experience a moment of happiness at every visit.
Phone: +33 1 58 36 60 50
Address: 42 Avenue Gabriel, Paris
Located in the heart of the Parisian golden triangle (8th arrondissement - Quartier de l’Elysée), La Réserve is a true French haven. Under the leadership of Chef Jérôme Banctel, restaurant The Gabriel has been awarded two stars in the Michelin Guide and is listed as one of the best restaurants in Paris. The wine list is improving day by day. The recent arrival of Gaëtan Lacoste (ex Le Clarence) brings a new dynamic and aims at positioning this establishment among the Parisian references. He is trustworthy and has an extraordinary talent; you are in for a remarkable experience in an exceptiona...
Phone: +33 1 42 45 30 71
Address: 3 Rue Victor Massé, Paris
Located in the heart of the Pigalle district, Cave Pigalle is the initiative of the founders of 228L. Joining forces with Robin Lenfant, they have created a serious and committed selection with pure wines that respect their environment. Here, great classics, often difficult to find, and extraordinary discoveries meet harmoniously. Do not hesitate to visit them: you are guaranteed to have a great time and drink something special – a joy for all palates and budgets!
Phone: +33 1 48 03 17 34
Address: 67 Rue de Lancry, Paris
A few steps from the St Martin canal (10th arrondissement), Verre Volé is worth a visit. A tasty and frank cuisine is accompanied by a wine selection that seeks above all to highlight little known winegrowers.
Phone: +33 1 43 49 39 70
Address: 3 Rue Jouye-Rouve, Paris
A veritable institution of natural wines, the restaurant Le Baratin (Paris 20th arrondissement) is an indispensable place for the natural and curious wine drinker. Philippe Pinoteau has introduced new producers for 30 years. Do not hesitate to discuss with the owner so that he unearths some rare gem from the non-listed wine cellar.
Phone: +33 9 54 90 20 20
Address: 7, rue Lobineau, Paris
The CDVS (Paris 6th arrondissement) is a dynamic wine bar that has gotten offspring in both London and New York (check those out here on Star Wine List too). This intimate and cozy place will give you the feeling like you're in someone's home.
Phone: +33 1 44 71 15 17
Address: 10 Place de la Concorde, Paris
We take you to the heart of the famous place de la Concorde in Paris (8th arrondissement). On reopening in July 2017, Xavier Thuizat took over the management of the wine of the famous Hotel de Crillon and its L'Écrin. Born in Burgundy, he draws a wide map, blending classic and modernity with wines from a new generation of winegrowers.
Phone: 01 40 34 12 95
Address: 51 Rue de Belleville, Paris
Here is one of my favourite "caves" in Paris, up in the heights of Belleville (19th arrondissement). Most of the wines are organic or biodynamic. Enjoy the nice bar with attractive prices, or leave with the bottles in hand. /Thomas Simian
Phone: +33 1 42 60 40 40
Address: 20 Rue du Louvre, Paris
La Dame de Pic is the Parisian restaurant of the chef Anne-Sophie Pic. It is located a few steps from the famous Louvre Museum (Paris 1st arrondissement). The atmosphere is calm, feminine and serene. The selection of wines is led by the talented sommelier Paz Levinson. Drawing on her own experience, she brings a lot of freshness through her vision of wine. With Paz, the whole world is present. You can get classic references as well as her finds discovered during excursions in foreign vineyards. Our recommendation would be to let the great sommelier guide you.
Phone: +33 1 45 08 07 41
Address: 13 Rue des Lavandières Sainte-Opportune, Paris
Located in the heart of Châtelet (Paris 1st arrondissement), Le Robe et le Palais is considered an institution of natural wines. A true pioneer, this restaurant has been a fixture on the Parisian scene for over twenty years. It combines traditions and conviviality. The selection is wide; no less than 800 references are available. Chat with Loïc to find your perfect bottle.
Phone: +33 1 48 78 40 30
Address: 45 Rue Saint-Georges, Paris
Just a few steps from the beautiful Rue des Martyrs, the Bon Georges (9th arrondissement) is a real Parisian Bistro. In 2013, Benoit Duval-Arnould, a former agricultural engineer, decided to change course and to open a place of quality and simplicity. He continually invests in his wine cellar in order to create a strong address for wine. Today, it is Elise who oversees the wine program. Open all week.
Phone: +33 1 82 82 10 10
Address: 31 Avenue Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Paris
Located a few steps from the Champs-Elysées, the Clarence (Paris 8th arrondissement) is located in the heart of an exceptional building. Owned by Prince Robert of Luxembourg of Chateau Haut-Brion, this property represents the pinnacle of French classicism but with a warm and comforting décor. It serves as a home to one of the most beautiful Parisian cellars. Alexandre Cuvillier, Head Sommelier of the two Michelin star restaurant, mixes both classic and innovation on the wine list. Talented and always looking for novelty, he will bring you through the forgotten paths of the French vineyards.
Phone: +33 1 58 62 10 08
Address: 41 Rue de Lille, Paris
Les Climats could be considered the Temple of Burgundy in Paris. Located close to the Musée d'Orsay (Paris 7th arrondissement), the restaurant is a haven of peace. Here, the Burgundian perfumes permeates the atmosphere. Burgundy is highlighted from North to South through all its nook and crannies. Whether you are searching for classic or novelty, the strength of the wine list is that it's always looking for new rising stars.
Address: 1 rue Commines, 75003 Paris
In the heart of the Marais, the Mary Celeste (Paris 3d arrondissement) is one of the main faces of the group Quixotic Projects. Renowned for the quality of its cocktails, the selection of wines led by Joshua Fontaine is equally remarkable. The wine list is concise but nothing is left to chance. Take a seat at the bar and let yourself be taken by the relaxed atmosphere.
Phone: +33 1 43 20 95 66
Address: 49 Avenue du Maine, Paris
In the heart of the Montparnasse district, the Petit Sommelier (Paris 14th arrondissement) is a place of pleasure managed by the owner Pierre Vila Palleja. This restaurant enjoys one of the most beautiful wine cellars of the capital. The selection will make you travel through the French heritage but also to foreign wine regions (Piedmont, Douro...). The pricing policy is more than reasonable. For several years, Pierre and his team (Chef Nicolas Bouillier) are organizing monthly wine-growers' dinners.
Phone: +33 1 42 22 38 27
Address: 75 Rue du Cherche-Midi, Paris
'A little love and good wine are enough to make a man happy', this is the motto of Le Petit Verdot. Not far from the Jardin du Luxembourg (Paris 6th arrondissement), this restaurant specializes in French cuisine. In 2005, Hide Ishizuka took over the reins of this establishment. The wine list is focused on French vineyards with some lovely references with maturity.
Phone: +33 6 49 75 27 90
Address: 42 Rue Saint-Sébastien, Paris
After only a few weeks of opening, the Saint Sebastien, located halfway between République and Bastille (Paris 11th arrondissement), has established itself as a Paris wine destination. The wine list was made with a lot of personality, this bistro is a melting pot of fun and conviviality.
Phone: +33 1 43 42 49 31
Address: 43- 45 Rue de Cîteaux, Paris
Nestled in the heart of the Aligre quartier (12th arrondissement), the Ebauchoir is a real Parisian Bistro with a warm atmosphere. Naturally, the wine and a varied choice of it, is a given. The selection of wine is varied.
Phone: 01 85 15 22 56
Address: 15 Rue des Petits Champs, Paris
A few steps from Place des Victoires (Paris 1st arrondissement), Macéo is the restaurant sibling of the famous Willi's wine bar, managed by father and son Mark and Adrian Williamson. More than 10,000 bottles rest in the cellar and the wine list features reasonable prices. The cuisine is fresh and inventive.
Phone: +33 9 80 77 25 73
Address: 26 Rue Bergère, Paris
Pastore is one of the best Italian places in Paris. In a peaceful ambience, you can let yourself be guided by Emma Hayes, who knows Italy better than anyone! Her wine counsel is always precise and friendly. She will make you travel some lesser-known roads, and the whole experience is accompanied by a fresh and enthusiastic cuisine. Let's go!
Phone: +33 1 43 37 91 64
Address: 13 Rue Chapon, Paris
In the heart of the Marais (75003), Parcelles has rapidly become one of the places you must not miss in Paris. Bastien and Sarah has built on their experience to take over an old venue and give it new life. The cuisine is refined and absolutely delicious. Since the beginning it has been packed. On one side of the little street you have the bistro with a small outdoor terrace, and on the other side a small epicerie shop. Bastien Fidelin has created an incredible wine list from the get-go, with very reasonable prices. He is a veritable bargain-hunter so let him guide you and use the occasion...
Phone: +33 1 42 22 66 09
Address: 33 Rue de l'Abbé Grégoire, Paris
In the middle of St Germain, Quinsou has become a reference. In the cuisine, reputation is such that nothing more needs to be said. Under Chef Antonin Bonnet, you will discover a cuisine that marries many senses. (And when you are in the neighbourhood, make sure to visit the Boucherie Grégoire a few steps away). Talking about wine, Thomas Millet is in charge of the program. Here, you will find one of the finest wine lists in the capital. The great classics and the talents of tomorrow mingle with a line of conduct centered on natural wines. You will benefit from a selection of wines that wil...
Phone: +33 1 47 20 08 90
Address: 18 Rue de Chaillot, Paris
In the heart of the very chic ’quartiers’ of Paris, Substance brings a breath of fresh air. Under a young and enthusiastic duo, Substance has become a reference in no time. After only a few weeks, Substance has found its way with a spontaneous cuisine and relaxed service.
Phone: +33 1 43 67 14 87
Address: 3 Rue Basfroi, Paris
This is one of Septime's annexes. In this wine bar (Paris 11th arrondissement), you will find a small and intimate space, a few metres from the main restaurant. The selection evolves over the seasons but still remains of quality. Natural viticulture dominates the debates in a relaxed atmosphere.
Phone: +33 1 48 06 16 96
Address: 19 Rue de la Fontaine au Roi, Paris
Close to République (11th arrondissement), Vantre opened its doors in September 2016 under the direction of Marco Pelletier. After several years of studies in civil engineering, the Canadian sommelier left everything to follow his passion for wine. A few years later, the roads led him to the head of Taillevent and the famous Hotel Bristol Paris. After 18 years he launched his own bistro with great food and a serious wine cellar. Today, Vantre holds no less than 18,000 bottles under 4000 references - not all of them listed. The leitmotif? For Marco, the main thing was to create an Embassy of wi...
Phone: +33 1 42 61 05 09
Address: 13 Rue des Petits Champs, Paris
Willi's is a legendary place in Paris. Since more than 30 years, Mark Williamson runs the wine bar (and restaurant) that was one of the first to celebrate the great Syrahs of the northern Rhône in Paris. Today it's a must for any wine lover and it is busier than ever. You will find great classics at an affordable price. Thank you to the Williamsons for this lovely place!