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Le Comptoir General

#182 of 254 Museums in Paris
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Nice African Bar !

First, be patient with the line which we could see from in front of unknown building. But after... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2015
swiradja
Worth the hour queueing in the cold

I went here with some French friends who raves about the place. And it didn't disappoint. The... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2016
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12 Jan 2016
“Worth the hour queueing in the cold”
15 Jul 2015
“Tucked away, worth finding”
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Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

I went here with some French friends who raves about the place. And it didn't disappoint. The atmosphere and music were fantastic, the drinks strong and cheap and it was unlike any bar is ever been to in Paris. Felt like an outpost of the...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2015

Friends from Paris told me about this hidden gem of a place. a mix of flea market, bar, curio. Hard to define, hard to find, worth the effort.

Thank phillkentuk
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Only a two block walk form the Catacombs, great sidewalk tables for people watching, good service and reasonable prices for the area. Good crepe menu.

Thank Magelleantravler
Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

Le Comptoir General is a self proclaimed "Ghetto Museum" that offers a restaurant, shopping, communal space, bar, second hand clothes and garden. It is not for everyone, but if you like the off the beaten path this place is for you.

1  Thank mrandmrsdavis2015
Reviewed 25 June 2015

This is place is really nice to hangout with friends or family. The place is huge, not much places like this inside Paris. Kids can have fun too with music or there is a corner for them to play and draw :) Try to arrive...More

Thank Lili_Paris_insider
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Amazing atmosphere inside, with imaginative, very unique decorations - it's a museum in the day time. Great music and interesting, different drinks on offer. A really cool place to go, and pretty easy to get to.

Thank Luci R
Reviewed 4 April 2015

First, be patient with the line which we could see from in front of unknown building. But after waiting patiently, it was like an adventure to the Africa. Its interior was very unique. There was no entrance fee but you just need to give them...More

Thank swiradja
Reviewed 23 March 2015

This place is just an unbelievable find in the heart of Paris. In a city where space is usually at a premium, to enter into this lost world of foliage is quite extraordinary, I've never seen anything quite like it!

Thank Zak M
Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

During the day it's an African museum. In the night time it's an African bar. So cool, great vibes, great atmosphere, great people. I lived in Paris for a while and this place became one of my favorites spots. Definitely a must see if you're...More

2  Thank נמרוד צ
Reviewed 4 March 2015

This place is full of white Hipsters who couldn't be more clueless. I was embarrassed to see this place jammed with so much privilege sitting on it's tail end, sipping expensive coffee. I went there on a recommendation from my Sister. But it sounds like...More

2  Thank Conspiracy2Riot
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lead people to hipster bars, cozy restaurants, and
concert spaces. Those who are more adventurous may
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