Inspired by 1930s Shanghai, this scarlet-walled enclave boasts the longest bar in Paris, old-fashioned leather sofas, and serves superb cocktails. The basement bar hosts weekly concerts. There is also a Chinese restaurant, but many head straight for the Singapore Sling.

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