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Raspoutine

The legendary Russian cabaret with its baroque decor has evolved into a highly select club. A short walk from the Champs-Élysées, it is a major destination on the Parisian nightlife scene.
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Description

Make way for a patriarch of Parisian nightlife. Launched over fifty years ago, Raspoutine was, to begin with, a Russian-themed cabaret. Its decor, designed by the artist Erté (also responsible for the unsettling face on the club’s sign), hasn’t changed since 1965: alcoves swathed in red velvet, a highly ornate ceiling, crystal chandeliers, bevelled mirrors and richly embellished fabrics… This exuberant Tsarist concoction, where Serge Gainsbourg and Marlène Dietrich were once habitués, is now a listed historic monument. But behind the gold trappings, there are no more Slavic beats, Beef Strogonoff or Cossack knife throwers, instead, one of the capital’s most select clubs.

A strict door policy

Since 2010, the Raspoutine has become one of the unmissable nightlife spots for models during Fashion Week. International stars looking for a good time in Paris also come here to dance the night away to the deep house served up by the resident DJs. If you though you saw a fur-clad Kanye West hanging out by the bar, don’t blame the vodka, it probably was him! Entrance is free, but be prepared: the door staff are highly selective. If you want a chance to take the little staircase that leads down to the dance floor, you’ll need to pay close attention to how you look. This place is ultra hip: don’t say we didn’t warn you. Nazdarovya!

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58 rue de Bassano
75008 Paris 8ème

    Days and opening hours

    All year round, every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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    • French
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