The pop up bars - guinguettes



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!

2020 Useful Information:
Pontoon, Quai du Châtelet
From June 10 to September 13
Wednesday to Friday from 5pm to midnight
Saturday from 3pm to midnight
Sundays from 3pm to 10pm



Le Boui-Boui

Le Boui-Boui invites you to enjoy a relaxed atmosphere this summer from Monday to Sunday.

Open every day from 3 PM, 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.

2020 Useful Information:
Capitainerie, Quai du Fort Alleaume
Tuesday June 2 to September 30
Open 7/7 from 3pm to midnight
Catering non-stop from Monday to Friday from 3pm to 11pm and on weekends from noon to 11pm.
Wearing of the mask is mandatory when taking orders and when circulating between tables.

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Le Bar de Loire

Bar on the docks

Le Bar de Loire welcomes you with key features including a cocktail beach and unique sunsets. A brunch menu is also available on weekends!

Open for the summer season 2020
Tuesday to Friday from 5pm to 1am
Saturdays from 3pm to 1am
Sundays from 3pm to 9pm
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!

2020 Useful Information:
Quai de Prague
From June 3 to August 30
Tuesday to Friday from 5pm to 10 pm
Saturday from 4pm to 10pm
Sundays and holidays from 4pm to 9pm



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!

2020 Useful Information:
Rue du Bac, Olivet
Open every day (depending on the weather)
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 1.30pm to 7.30pm
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday: 10am to 7.30pm.