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Always packed with good reason

The Bears Den is a bit of an institution. Friendly staff and clientele, you are bound to make new... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Worcester, United Kingdom
Suprefriendly bar

Classic place for the bears, extremely friendly barmen and an interesting crowd, great location too.

Reviewed 12 January 2016
Stockholm, Sweden
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  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
30 Jun 2017
“nice place”
7 May 2017
“Always packed with good reason”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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6 rue des Lombards, 75004 Paris, France
Les Halles
+33 1 42 71 08 20
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

I'm an older guy who was looking for a place where I'd feel comfortable. Paris has lots of bars for young trendies, but not so many for us oldies, it seems. So I went to this place in the Marais, and it was just lovely!...More

2  Thank Scott R
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The Bears Den is a bit of an institution. Friendly staff and clientele, you are bound to make new friends should you be able to squeeze to the bar. In the summer the customers leak out onto the street and there is a great party...More

Thank ThomSix
Reviewed 23 April 2017

brilliant little bar right in the thick of things. small (some would say cosy) interior with a dance floor in the basement. most people drink outside on the street in good weather. happy hour till 9pm and they pass round hors d'oeuvre at apero time....More

Thank S0par
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

What a fun relaxed bar experience. There is a bar inside and a small outdoor space to enjoy a drink or have a cigarette if you are a smoker. The bar can get quite crowded later in the Evening.

Thank EugeneCooper
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Friendliest Bear bar ever? small dance floor, international clientele, nice fruit beer, went there every night we were in Paris

Thank Takoka72
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I am a gay bear. More aptly, I am a gay chub. I make a point of stopping here when I am in Paris because the French men who appreciate the larger fella certainly express that admiration here. It is always crowded. It is always...More

1  Thank Kirk W
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Very welcoming bar in a beautiful part of Paris, if only Bear bars were like this everywhere. None of the rude snotty staff you get in British and US Bear bars, nor rude scowling cliques and unfriendly attitude from customers. The staff were very friendly...More

1  Thank Kernowcub
Reviewed 10 May 2016

OK place for a drink, but very very crowded at nights in the weekend. Primarily a place for gay men to meet and drink.

Thank Inge O
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We visited for 10 days and went here every single evening. The patrons bought us beers and were super friendly. The last night the regulars even wore their favorite NHL Hockey Jerseys and had a small going away party for us. Best to order the...More

1  Thank Frank L
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Classic place for the bears, extremely friendly barmen and an interesting crowd, great location too.

1  Thank Zoak
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Les Halles
Historically the central iron-clad market of Paris,
Les Halles has evolved architecturally since then but
the pulsating energy has stayed the same. Now it
houses the main shopping mall, which nestles
underground surrounded by fast-food take-aways and
international restaurants coupled with beautiful
churches and the old commodity exchange. Parallel to
it are the high-street stores of Rue de Rivoli and
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