The “Last Tango in Paris,” “Amelie,” “Sex and the City,” “Before Sunset,” “Midnight in Paris”, “Ratatouille”…The city streets can be seen in the shots of the most popular and well-known films. We suggest you taking a little walk around Paris and visiting several places of your favorite movie heroes. Memorize the address!
Cafe “Two mills» (Café des Deux Moulins)
Film: “Amelie (2001)
Address: 15 Rue Lepic, 75018 Paris
In this cafe, curious Amelie Poulain has worked. Here she dreamed about the groom, listened to stories about the violent youth of her headmistress and there she has become an unwitting witness of love relationships of her waitresses-colleagues. Take a look at a cozy restaurant Café des Deux Moulins, and be sure to order a gentle crème brûlée with a crispy crust, the favorite of the famous French film heroine!
Restaurant “Silver Tower» (Tour d’Argent)
Film: “Ratatouille” (2007)
Address: 15 quai de la Tournelle 75005, Paris
Tour d’Argent is one of the most gorgeous and oldest restaurants in Paris. It has become the prototype to create the restaurant of the chef Gustav, the place where the small rat-chef Remy was cooking. It is located in the 5th Arrondismane, near the banks of the Turnel. The price range: between 85 to 300 euros for a full dinner. It’s not cheap, but it’s worth it. Oh, and do not forget about gorgeous views from the window, they are priceless.
The terrible showcase with dead rats from the cartoon also exists. It is placed in the 1st arrondissement, in the house №8 on rue des Halles.
Bistro «Renaissance» (La Renaissance)
The film, “Inglourious Basterds” (2009)
Address: 112 Rue Championnet, 75018 Paris
In particular, miraculously survived Jewish girl Shoshanna Dreyfus (aka Emmanuel Mime, the owner of a Parisian theater) finds out that her boyfriend Frederick Zoller the Nazi hero is a sniper. And she decides to take advantage of this information. The same cafe can be seen in one of the scenes of the “Alien Blood” by Claude Chabrol.
Cafe Chez Julien (Café Louis Philippe)
Film: TV series “Gossip Girl” (2007)
Address: 1 Rue du Pont Louis-Philippe, 75004 Paris
During their stay in Paris, Serena and Blair, the main heroines of the acclaimed TV series “Gossip Girl”, met every morning at the entrance to the cafe Chez Julien. Why this place is considered the best for girlfriends meetings is unknown. But the brilliant Paris in this area looks provincially nice and cozy.
Le Grand Véfour
The film, “Midnight in Paris” (2011)
Address: 17 Rue de Beaujolais, 75001 Paris
A lot of people liked an easy and enjoyable motion picture of Woody Allen. The film has become a real guide to the most picturesque corners of the capital. One of the most striking scenes in which a great Gil is in conflict with his parents was filmed in a beautiful old restaurant Le Grand Véfour.
The complex is located between the pillars at the entrance of Palais Royale. The first class restaurant has a royal kitchen, refined interior and an impressive list of clients in its arsenal. Napoleon and Josephine, and Colette, Victor Hugo, Jean Cocteau and Jean-Paul Sartre were among the guests of the restaurant.
And all fans of the series “Sex and the City,” are recommended to visit the Pont des Arts. This is where the final scene was played, after which Kerry and the man of her dreams came back to New York City together, happy and in love!