As one of the 30 best bars in the world and the number one in Europe, the famous Harry's Bar is the essential rendezvous for cocktail lovers. This welcoming bar gained a worldwide reputation due to the quality of its offerings and service, its piano bar and its setting in one of the most beautiful parts of Paris. Located in the Rue Daunou, the guests of our hotel will also have a great opportunity to discover the artistic event of the year, the Tintin exhibition at the Grand Palais.
A centenary bar
For over a century, Harry's New York Bar has been close to the hearts of Parisians and especially American visitors to the city. A stay in Paris at the Hotel Daunou Opera, from where you can take a short stroll to Harry's Bar whenever you wish, is surely one of life’s great pleasures. Why not enjoy a drink there with friends after taking your family on a cultural journey to the Grand Palais? Since it was first purchased in 1911 by the American star jockey Tod Sloan this establishment has become legendary, attracting celebrities from all over the world. The atmosphere and décor have remained faithful to the bar’s origins, and the furnishings and decorative items will remind you of the glamorous years of the early twentieth century.
Harry's New York Bar offers the finest cocktails
If you like to taste the best cocktails from around the world, then Harry's New York Bar is the place for you. As it’s the best in France and, indeed, in all of Europe, you’ll certainly not be disappointed by the quality and the ambience. Among the most popular drinks on the menu you’ll find the ‘Sidecar’, the ‘Pétrifier’, ‘Harry's Camp’, the ‘Buccaneer’ and the famous ‘Blue Lagoon’, a mix of Blue Curacao, grapefruit juice and vodka. Apart from the cocktails, there are Brownies and toasted sandwiches, served with beer, soda or wine, according to your preference. To add the perfect finishing touch, there’s a piano bar where musicians assist your plunge into the atmosphere of New York City in the heart of Paris.
Hergé at the Grand Palais
Devotees of Harry's New York Bar and Hotel Daunou Opera guests are in close proximity to the Grand Palais, where the superb Hergé exhibition is running from September 28th, 2016 to January 16th, 2017. Hergé, whose real name was Georges Remi, was the brilliant cartoonist known worldwide for the Adventures of Tintin. So, before enjoying a drink in the legendary American-style bar, nostalgia buffs and enthusiasts of comics as an art form will be delighted to discover the history, secrets and original art pages of the master writer/artist. For Parisians and visitors alike, this is a key event to make everyone happy. The Rue Daunou has always been a prestigious place in the midst of a wealth of cultural activities.
Hotel Daunou Opera, an elegant 3-star hotel in Paris, opera district