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Le Comptoir General

#177 of 255 Museums in Paris
Open Now: 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Open today: 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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African cool in the middle of Paris

The long line of attractive Parisians in front of the place doesn't prepare you for what's inside... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2014
London, United Kingdom
So different

Difficult to explain, one should experience this place oneself. Alternative, relaxed atmosphere... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2014
Ernst v
via mobile
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible26%
12 Jan 2016
“Worth the hour queueing in the cold”
15 Jul 2015
“Tucked away, worth finding”
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80 quai de Jemmapes, 75010 Paris, France
Canal Saint-Martin
+33 1 44 88 24 48
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Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

This place is tucked away in a beautiful part of Paris. The atmosphere is friendly and welcoming, staff are all bilingual so it's easy for non French speakers and it's really a one of a kind place. A ghetto art museum crossed with a cafe,...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2015

I go to the Comptoir General often because the music is good and the staff is friendly. Drinks are relatively inexpensive and its a quirky cool place to be :)

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Reviewed 1 November 2014

The long line of attractive Parisians in front of the place doesn't prepare you for what's inside. There are two big areas, each playing African dance music, and styled with a heavy African hipster hand. It's all nicely grunge-y too, not a lot of posers,...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2014 via mobile

Difficult to explain, one should experience this place oneself. Alternative, relaxed atmosphere, African vibe. Just go with the flow.

Thank Ernst v
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Really interesting local foodie kind of hangout. Local Food drop off venue in Paris. I can't really explain it. Almost like out of time, but in the present, like a place that might exist in the future. Just go, sit with others – and have...More

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Canal Saint-Martin
The tree-lined Canal Saint-Martin is the focal point
of one of the most romantic and hip areas of Paris.
Watch boats travel along the canal while lovers and
friends take in the atmosphere from the banks or the
bridges. Evenings see hoards fill the embankments to
drink wine and enjoy good company. The colder days
lead people to hipster bars, cozy restaurants, and
concert spaces. Those who are more adventurous may
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