The Champs-Élysées neighborhood considered as Western Paris is located in the 8th district. With Haussmanian style luxury apartments and suites and, worldwide class hotels, the neighborhood is quite diverse. Mostly visited for the Champs-Élysées street shops and restaurants, the area overflows with haute couture houses, large art galleries, parks, financial institutions, and companies’ headquarters. Among the Champs-Élysées’ neighborhood popular places can be cited: Montaigne Avenue, Monceau park, Grand Palais, and Alexander III’s bridge.
Pont Alexandre 3
Pont Alexandre 3
Among the many attractions in the Champs-Élysées neighborhood, there is the famous Arc de Triomphe, the symbol of French patriotism. In the same area, you can stroll down the Avenue des Champs-Élysées for or to Avenue Montaigne for designer brand shopping. The street is reserved for high-end fashion including, Italian designers, French brands, and top designer labels. Avenue Montaigne is the epitome of luxury shopping in Paris, with Fendi’s Paris flagship, Dior, Chanel, Céline, and many more high-end brands.
In terms of Museum, the Champs Élysée Neighborhood is home to the Musée Maxim’s, a former bistro during the Belle Époque, owned by Pierre Cardin since the 80s.
Restaurants, Bakeries & Bars
The Champs-Élysées area is well known for its big-name chefs and culinary icons such as Alain Ducasse, Pierre Gagnaire, or Taillevent on Rue de Ponthieu. The neighborhood is full of spots for dining, casual eateries, bakeries, and cafés.
For an inexpensive meal off the Champs-Élysées, treat yourself with a delightful crêpe at Framboise, the contemporary crêperie.
You can also find refined restaurants in the area such as Makoto Aoki, whom the Japanese chef is a French-trained haute cuisine perfectionist. Or the Maison Blanche, located on the roof of the Champs-Élysées’s theater, that will have you seated at the George V terrace enjoying a delicious tasting session while facing the Eiffel Tower. Their sweet and savory dishes are inspired by a mix of French traditions and novelty made by Chef Fabrice Giraud and Chef James Chaplin’s teams.
Furthermore, you will find Paris best gourmet food shops on Place de la Madeleine with boutiques such as La Maison de la Truffe, Fauchon, Boutique Maille, or Hédiard.
Monoprix Convenience Stores are the closest convenience stores to our luxury apart-hotels in the Champs Elysee neighborhoods. With the one on the Champs Elysee being the only location in Paris where the supermarket is open every day (even on Sundays) until 23:30 pm. Monoprix offers a wide choice of products and services. It is practical for tourists that would like to buy anything such as toothbrushes, shampoo, batteries for cameras, or even food and snacks.