Paris Addresses

404 for the more-ish house cocktails

ANAHI for the steak & margaritas...Mario Testino is a patron

ANNE SEMONIN for the best facials

BERKO launched the trend for mini-cupcakes as a sweet alternative to canapés at Parisian parties

An ice cream from BERTHILLON is the only way to keep fashionably cool in the hot and humid Parisian summer

CAFE MARLY at the LOUVRE is simply the restaurant terrace with the best view in Paris - it overlooks the former palace's expansive courtyard and controversial pyramid

COFFEE PARISIEN makes excellent hamburgers - a perfect hangover destination

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN designs the most beautiful and comfortable heels - nobody designs them better

COLETTE's café does a fantastic light lunch

DAVE is the most entertaining Chinese restaurant in Paris; a visit during Fashion Week is like being inside a fashion version of Who's Who

EXPERIMENTAL COCKTAIL CLUB makes, you guessed it, superior cocktails for the connoisseur

GEORGES, for the 360° view over Paris

Gérard Dépardieu's L'ECAILLE DE LA FONTAINE serves the most delicious oysters

HOTEL DU NORD for the candlelit atmosphere

L'HABILLEUR on rue de Poitou sells fin de série designer collections from previous seasons and relatively reasonable prices, but it's real USP is the selection of fine cashmere shawls in a rainbow of colours, that are priced at a fraction of the cost of other respectable boutiques

LA FIDELITE for the Champagne served in coupes - Olivier Zahm is a regular

LE MATHIS is a bar with a truly Parisian atmosphere and clientele

LE PAIN DE SUCRE is probably the best bakery in town

LE PETRELLE, because where Christian Lacroix goes, we should all definitely follow

MOULIE do the most beautiful floral arrangements - Sofia Coppola is a client

No visit to Paris is complete without a trip to the HEMINGWAY BAR at THE RITZ; the very talented barman Colin will whizz you up a customised cocktail, guaranteed to put you in any mood you feel like

PIERRE HERME for the most orginally-flavoured macaroons

PINK's the only organic pizza delivery service I know of

ROSE BAKERY for the best organic brunch in town

VIOLETTE + LEONIE on the rue de Poitou is a very well kept secret; it stocks a diverse selection of vintage designer clothes, and very reasonable prices

You won't find a better hot chocolate than at ANGELINA'S

YUKIKO on rue Vieille du Temple is a treasure trove of vintage Chanel and Hermès handbags and jewellery, in mint condition