This is a shiny Friday in July in Paris. What better than a new rooftop to
I throw my heart on a new place that is being talked about at the moment:
the rooftop of the Hotel Mercure Paris Bastille Saint Antoine, at 64 Rue
Crozatier (12th). ATTENTION, it would seem that it is ephemeral.
Arrival at the foot of the hotel, a lovely person informed me that if I
come to the rooftop bar, I need bills because the bar does not take credit
card. Perfect, I know a zipper close.
I take this opportunity to say a little prayer to find a seat because for a
rooftop in Paris on a Friday night when it’s beautiful, it’s a challenge!
It is 18:30, no tail, it reassures me at first. The reception is very
friendly. I take the lift and finished the last floor walk.
I arrive and wahou this is super cute. Beautiful teak coffee tables, fake
lawn full of colorful cushions. I sit in a comfortable chair and good
decides to taste the cocktail of the moment: Cointreau Fizz (12 €). The
cocktail is good.
My buddy finally arrives. We decided to take a bottle of rosé (30 €!). The
music is not too strong and the sun attacks in our faces! The view is not
exceptional but it is not a problem as the place is very relaxing.
Asian tapas menu is proposed by John Weng: everything is fresh and
delicate. We choose two skewers Bruce Weng (prawns € 7) and Hanoi rolls (7
The sun sets and the rooftop fills. The few tables (7-8) are taken, and
people remain standing.
This rooftop is far from being oppressive. We spend a very pleasant moment
before leaving around 22:30 (closing).
Please call before coming to make sure that the bar is open – number