Tea Rooms, Cafes & Coffee Shops
Chajin - Japanese Tea House
Authentic Japanese tatami tea room serving lunch, tea, pastries and ice cream. Tea ceremonies and tastings availalbe with advanced booking. 12:00-18:00 Mon-Fri, 13:00-19:00 Saturdays. 24 rue Pasquier (Arr 8) Metro: Saint Augustin. Tel: 01 53 30 05 24.
Chain of cafes serving hot and cold drinks, snacks and sandwiches to eat in or take away. Several locarions in Paris and Ile de France.
Pret A Manger
Cafe serving hot and cold drinks and a range of fresh sandwiches, baguettes, wraps, bloomers, salads and soups. Locations throughout Paris and Ile de France - see website for details.
Coffee shop offering a snack menu. Open everyday. 16 Rue Dupetit Thouars (Arr 3). Metro: Temple.
Small and cosy lounge, free wi-fi. Fresh, homemade pastries and savouries. Tea, coffee, hot chocolate and soft drinks. 79 ave Bosquet (Arr: 7) Metro: Ecole Militaire.
La Tete a Toto
Brasserie restaurant/tea room. Serving regional specialities. Open Monday to Saturday 08:30-00:00. At 270 Rue Faubourg St Antoine (Arr 12). Metro: Nation.
Relaxed cafe open for breakfast and lunch. Brunch served at the weekend. Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. 19 rue Lucien Sampaix (Arr 10). Metro: Jacques Bonsergent.
Speciality chocolatiers, with six stores in Paris. Online orders can be filled.
Viennese-style tearoom offering German delicacies such as: Apple strudel; Sachertorte; Linzertorte; and Black Forest cake. Opposite is the Delicatessen, with cold meat, bread and beer for sale. 11 rue Poncelet (Arr 17). Metro: Ternes.
Le Poussette Cafe
Mother and baby cafe with play area, buggy parking, spacious baby changing facilities and high chairs. Clothes and accessories also available. 6 rue Pierre Semard (Arr 9). Metro: Poissonniere.
This international chain of coffee shops can be found throughout Paris and the Ile de France.
Le Loir dans la Theiere
Coffee shop offering pastries, toast and jam, yoghurt, scrambled eggs, hot chocolate or a herbal tea. Brunch served Saturday and Sunday at 10:00. At 3 rue des Rosiers (Arr 4) Metro: St-Paul.
Housed in the former dining room of the former mansion (now museum) this cafe offers a range of light meals and pastries. No reservations. Musee Jacquemart-Andre, 158 boulevard Haussmann (Arr 8). Metro: Miromesnil.
French restaurant and coffee house. Place du Louvre, 6 rue de LAmiral-Coligny (Arr 1) Metro: Louvre Rivoli.
Hansel et Gretel
Tea room serving Alsacian pastries. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 16:30. At 43 Rue Cinq Diamants (Arr 13). Metro: Corvisart.
Tea room specialising in oriental teas with an Egyptian ambiance. At 112 Rue Mouffetard (Arr 5). Metro: Censier-Daubenton.
A themed cafe specialising in its aromatised coffees and cocktails. Open every day from 07:00-02:00. At 198 Rue Convention (Arr 15). Metro: Boucicaut.
American style cafe serving Illy brand coffee and fresh pastries. Selection of newspapers provided. 13 rue Auber (Arr 9). Metro: Havre – Caumartin.
Minimalist coffee bar which also runs coffee tastings. 5 Rue Villedo (Arr 1). Metro: Pyramides.
Laduree, specialist in macaroons, have shops and tearooms located throughout Paris including one at 16 rue Royale (Arr 8) Metro: Concorde.