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Sunny days are returning to the Loire Valley… The ideal time to do a tour of the pop up bars at Orleans!

For the best places to grab a drink on the banks of the Loire, keep reading!

La Sardine

La Sardine on the banks of the Loire is getting ready to welcome you to join the party. Music is a key feature of this extraordinary tavern, situated on a refurbished pontoon. If something works, why change it? The combination of the people, the atmosphere, the drinks menu and excellent service all make La Sardine a great place to visit!

Sunday, we dance: Every Sunday, La Sardine invites you to discover dance from around the world. Learn how to salsa, swing dance or even learn a few African dance moves!

Useful Information:
Pontoon, Quai du Châtelet
From the 29th of May to the 1st of September
Wednesday to Friday: 5pm to midnight
Saturday: 3pm to midnight
Sunday: 3pm to 10pm



Le Boui-Boui

Le Boui-Boui invites you to enjoy a relaxed atmosphere Monday to Sunday from the 30th of April to the 30th of September.

Open every day from 10 AM, you can savour our breakfasts, moules frites and delicious cocktails with a stunning view of the Loire, all in a musical atmosphere.

With reasonable pricing, attentive service, a cool ambience and a spectacular view, Le Boui-Boui has everything you could ask for.

Useful Information:
Capitainerie, Quai du Fort Alleaume
From the 30th of April to the 30th of September
Monday to Friday: 4pm to midnight
Saturday: 2pm to midnight/Sunday: 12pm to midnight (
brunch from noon to 3 pm)

Le Bar de Loire

Bar on the docks

Le Bar de Loire welcomes you Wednesday to Friday from 5pm to 1am, with key features including a cocktail beach and unique sunsets. A brunch menu is also available on weekends!

Saturday: 11am to 1am Sunday / Sunday: 11am to 10pm
Brunch available Saturday and Sunday: 11am to 2pm
14 Quai du Châtelet, Orléans

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La Paillote

La Paillote boasts a large wooded area that serves as a lookout over the Loire, offering one of the most beautiful panoramas of Orleans and its islands in the Loire. We invite you to enjoy an evening of art and intellect.

Key features include: A pleasant area with a panoramic view over Orleans and the Loire, an artistic rehearsal space, a film and video area, games for children, a beach, a bar and a restaurant… Everything you could possibly need to enjoy a beautiful summer in Orleans!

Useful Information:
Quai de Prague
From the 31st of May to the 22nd of September
(June and September)
Thursday to Friday: 5pm to 10pm / Saturday: 4pm to 10pm / Sunday: 4pm to 8pm

(July and August)
Tuesday to Friday: 5pm to 10pm / Saturday: 4pm to 10pm / Sunday: 4pm to 8pm



L'Éphémère Café

After taking a walking tour of Olivet’s Windmills, discover a little corner of paradise on the banks of the Loiret. These open air tea rooms provide peaceful surroundings to enjoy some food before setting off again.

L’Éphémère Café offers a natural environment to take a break, with deckchairs for you to recline on lining the banks of the Loiret… With any luck, you might even see a few ducks or swans!

Useful Information:
Rue du Bac, Olivet
From May to the Mid October
Open every afternoon and from 10:30am on Wednesdays and weekends