A coffee shop, a bar & restaurant, a meeting place, a refuge, a hidden terrace… Griffon is the hideout where we love to gather in Le Marais.

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Head through the big metal gates of the Crédit Municipal building on rue des Francs-Bourgeois to discover Griffon, the progressive, cultural café-bar where we love to take a coffee, have a meal, work, chat, have a drink and enjoy some great company.

It is a welcoming place with a cheerful decor that teems with bric-a-brac, giving it the feel of a den or a cabinet of curiosities, the ideal place to get together and relax.

Settled in the deep cosy armchairs or around one of the big wooden tables, indulge in a selection of dishes concocted by cheffe Magdalena Chatenet, with ceviche, spreads, salads, platters and sweet treats carefully crafted from fresh produce.

The drinks menu is also a delight with coffee from a Parisian roasting company, a stunning selection of cocktails and natural wines, and teas of every flavour.

Griffon also has a hidden terrace where you can enjoy a drink with friends, hear live music or take part in a citizens’ debate. And this terrace has its own little tale to tell. Tucked away in Cour Théophraste Renaudot, it harbours some historical remains – most notably the traces of the medieval city walls of Paris, built under Philippe-Auguste.

Fashioned by Renaud Barillet and Fabrice Martinez, the names behind La Bellevilloise and Dock B, Griffon is decidedly THE place to gather right now – a real melting pot where you can hang out, all year round.

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55 bis rue des Francs-Bourgeois
75004 Paris 4ème

    Days and opening hours

    Every day throughout the year between 12 pm and 12 am. Closed Monday and Tuesday. Hidden terrace opened till 10pm.



    Spoken languages

    • French
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    55 bis rue des Francs-Bourgeois
    75004 Paris 4ème

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