If you are taking trains for Bordeaux or Nantes from Gare Montparnasse, you might want to explore the nearby area. Here is a very short guide for you:
If you want to watch rugby with other fans, head to Au Metro on Boulevard Pasteur. This cozy pub with owners from the southwest has defintelty the best and most authentic atmosphere in Paris to watch rugby.
If you fancy enjoying a cocktail with a view, go to Villa M on Boulevard Vaugirard. This rooftop bar has a stunning panorama of the Eiffel Tower and the city skyline. You can also sample their tapas.
If you are craving pizza, you have two options. First one is on Boulevard Pasteur, Mille Grazie, offers authentic Italian pizzas with fresh ingredients and a thin crust. You can also try Pietro on Boulevard Vaugirard which is a great option for fast, affordable and tasty pizzas.
If you are looking for a kebab, you can’t go wrong with Berliner on Boulevard Pasteur. This place serves juicy, flavorful kebabs with fresh bread and salad.
If you are in the mood for Japanese food, check out Okirama on Boulevard Vaugirard.
If you are a burger lover, you have two options in the area. The first is on Rue Falguiere, a takeaway called In My Belly. It is a great place to grab a burger on the go. The second option is PNY on Rue de la Gaité. They offer gourmet burgers with creative recipes and homemade buns in a cool setting.
If you want to have a good value for money meal, go to Aux Artistes on Rue Falguiere. This restaurant offers a three-course menu for only 17 euros. You can choose from a range of classic French starters, main courses, and desserts.
If you want some spicy (very spicy) chinese food go to Fire town on Rue de la Gaité
If you want to cool down with some ice cream, head to Glazed on Boulevard Pasteur. This ice cream shop has original flavors and combinations, such as black sesame, ginger beer, or salted caramel. You can also try their sorbets and frozen yogurts.
If you want to stroll around and discover more bars and restaurants, visit Rue de la Gaité. This street is full of life and entertainment. You can find pubs, bistros, theaters, and more.
I hope this guide helps you make the most of your stay in Paris. Have fun and enjoy the rugby world cup !