Le Ventrus
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Bars & restaurants

Where to sit down for a meal, grab a quick bite, or have a drink at La Villette?

À la folie

À la Folie is a neo-cultural guinguette with a large, tree-shaded terrace. The restaurant serves grilled dishes, salads, tapas, fish and chips, and ice cream.

La Petite Halle

La Petite Halle is the spot for wood-oven pizza, as well as traditional comfort food and all-you-can-eat brunches on Sundays. The jazz club at night is the perfect way to stimulate your ears alongside your taste buds.

Le Café de la musique

The menu at the Café de la Musique features fresh, seasonal produce used in its French brasserie cuisine with a contemporary flourish. Live music is on the bill every Friday and Saturday evening.

Bar of the Théâtre Paris-Villette

The restaurant in the Paris-Villette Theatre features a seasonally changing menu. It opens at noon from Tuesday to Sunday, for one hour before and after each performance. Brunch is served on Sundays and during school holidays.


At the confluence of the Canal de l’Ourcq and the Canal Saint-Denis, the restaurant Ventrus offers a locavore market cuisine, with menus changing according to the inspirations of the chefs in residence (for one or a few weeks) using local products from the Ile-de-France region.

The 211

“Food, Drinks, Music”: the 211 is an invitation to taste, share, and celebrate. A sprawling, chic, industrial-style eatery that welcomes DJs and serves international street food as well as cocktails.


Kermès is happy to welcome you with its unique, simple, delicious, and affordable menu. A modern, inclusive canteen for everyone, featuring local and seasonal products. Whether you are sitting out on the terrace, on the lounge chairs, or at the bar, the team at Kermès welcomes you with a menu of natural wines, local beers and IPAs, and cocktails, all at reasonable prices.

Jardin 21

The Jardin 21 is 1,850 square meters of garden and vegetable plantations along the Canal de l’Ourcq. But it’s also a cultural third place that offers summer activities around its vegetable garden. The restaurant and several bars are open for lunch and dinner, from Wednesday to Sunday, from April 5th to September 28th, 2024.

L’Atelier Café

Located on the ground floor of the Philharmonie de Paris and looking out onto the esplanade, L’Atelier Café offers excellent food to go: simple dishes, salads, and sandwiches, to eat on the spot or to take away.


Located on the 6th floor of the Philharmonie de Paris with a panoramic view of Parc de la Villette and the monuments of Paris, L’Envol features a healthy, gourmet cuisine, unique flavor combinations, while prioritizing seasonal ingredients, local small-scale producers, and plant-based options.

Boom Boom Villette

A food market of 4,000 m² food market to taste, toast, brunch… with over 20 stalls and 3 bars featuring street food stars, Parisian institutions, and neighborhood gems.