Every year Expatriate Magazine organizes an open call for participation to nominate and vote for the best services, businesses, experiences in Paris. At INSIDR we love and support this great campaign!
After being elected, best innovative service in 2017. We have chosen this year to get more involved and recommend nominees and categories. To do so, we have carefully crunched and analyzed the feedbacks and queries from the 7000 travelers we have help during their stay in Paris to date.
Here are the results of our analysis
1 – Best activities for kids in Paris
For families travelling in Paris the most common question, we receive is “what are the best activities to do in Paris with my kids beyond Louvre and Orsay museums?” Parents have a real need to plan ahead and alternate between must-see sites for everyone and entertaining activities for their children.
Discover our nominees for the best activities for kids in Paris:
– Galeries Lafayette’ Family Macaron cooking class, 75008
– La Galerie des Enfants – Centre Georges Pompidou, 75004
– Luxembourg garden, 75006
– Le Musée en Herbe, 75002
– Le Jardin d’Acclimatation, 75116
2 – Best cocktail bar in Paris
Friends and couples exploring Paris always ask us what to do in Paris at night! Paris is not short of option. But the one thing we always recommend are cocktail bars. Paris has a unique and creative mixologist scene.
Nominees for the best cocktail bar in Paris:
– La Commune, 75020
– Le Syndicat, 75010
– Little Red Door, 75003
– Combat, 75020
– Gravity Bar, 75010
3 –Best designer’s hotel in Paris
The city of Paris totalizes 1594 hotels in 2017… And when it comes to finding the good one, our travelers really struggle. For a memorable stay, we highly recommend boutiques 4* stars to 5* hotels with a big preference for hotels with a stunning interior design and a unique feel!
Nominees for the Best designer’s hotel in Paris:
– Hotel Chavanel, 75008
– Hotel Celine Albar, 75002
– La Maison Champs Elysées hotel, 75008
– Hotel Molitor, 75016
– Off Paris Seine, 75013
4 – Best restaurant to propose in Paris
40% of our travelers are lovely couple coming to Paris to celebrate a special event. The number one question we get when planning for the perfect romantic trip is “what is the most romantic restaurant in Paris?” And the one and only event in a lifetime which requires to be perfect is the engagement!
Nominees for the best restaurant to propose in Paris:
– Les Ombres, 75007
– Restaurant Maison Blanche, 75008
– Monsieur Bleu, 75116
– La Tour d’Argent, 75005
– Loulou, 75001
5 – Best natural wine bar
And finally, the INSIDR team’s forecast of new trend for the coming months! In 2018, we have observed an increasing interest from our travelers for new trends in food and beverages. Such as “locavore”, “kilometer zero”, one of the most pregnant new type of request from our travelers is about natural wine.
Nominees for the best natural wine bar:
– Chambre Noire, 75011
– Le Comptoir du Canal, 75019
– La cave de Septime, 75011
– Le Dénicheur, 75002
– Naturellement, 75015
Our nominees in other categories
We have friends and partners nominated as well!!! And you should support them too!
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