A friend and I are due to spend a weekend in Paris but have noticed that most bars/bistros are pretty expensive. Can anyone suggest reasonably prices establishments? We are staying in Montmatre so anywhere close to here would be advantageous.
Having just returned from Paris I can confirm that prices can be horrific, especially with the dreadful exchange rate from pound to euro. As with any city, I can only recommend that you head for the backstreets, away from the busy tourist areas. We were paying over 4 euros for a cup of coffee in some places, but round the quieter backstreets it went down to 2 euros. Still a lot and I am sure if we hunted around we could have done it cheaper. We did save money by buying bread, cheese, ham etc. from the supermarket and making a packed lunch. Just wish we had taken a flask!
A lot of bars have a 'happy hour' but you can still be paying 5 euros for 1/2 ltr of beer.
Have a fab weekend!
The bus and Metro system in Paris is great. If you're there a week or more, get a Carte Orange. It'll save you lots if you're planning to travel around.
As for places to eat, I opted for a lot of crepes--which are sold almost everywhere. If I remember right, is was under 5 Euro for a banana-Nutella crepe, which would tide me over for a better part of the day. Stop for a coffee at the bar (not a table!) and you're good to go!
Take the RER 'A' (red) line from central Paris to Disney. It takes around 35 mins.
The RER and the Metro are both very good, just remember to buy your tickets first either from the Ticket Office (noticeable by its long queues) or at one of the yellow machines. They take cash and cards.
For a ticket from the airport to central Paris costs about 8 euro, not sure how much to Disney though.
You can buy tickets to enter Disney at main Metro or RER stations, Paris tourist offices, many hotels, the Disney store on Champs Elysee or at the park entrance.
Sorry, can't help further as have not been to Disney itself.
Paris in the Spring...wonderful!
the best fun which i and my bf had in paris was in Latin Quarter a lot of pubs and cafes, a lot of young people and absolutely reasonable prices
it was our first visit and we stayed close to this area. in our first visit in Paris we took accommodation at Champes Elysees and spent really huge money in restaurants and shopping centres there.