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    LE COMPTOIR GÉNÉRAL
    80, quai de Jemmapes
    75010 Paris
    Métro : République or Goncourt
    Free admission or by donation.

    OPENING TIMES
    Everyday
    from 11.00 am to 02.00 am, even on public holidays,
    with a few exceptions.
    The concept-store is open from 11 am to 7 pm.

    INFORMATIONS
    contact@lecomptoirgeneral.com
    +33 1 44 88 24 48

    RESERVATIONS AND PRIVATIZATIONS
    Click here for more information.

     
    ABOUT

    Since centuries, as far as the concept of commercial trade exists, merchants in transit put ingreat places with their caravan where each share a moment of rest, discuss and trade or sale a share of their goods before getting back on the road. Those places are called the caravanserais.
    Defender and diffuser of civilisation from here and abroad, Le Comptoir Général rearranged its store activities and invites you to discover its selection of rare objects in an intanglement of goods sets alike those improvised marketplace we can still see in the middle east.
    In addition to permanant african chip shop Le Marché Noir and recycled goods Le Centre des Objets Perdus, visitors would dive into the 1001 treasures detected on the commercial roads from all around the world arranged in four main catégories.

    The precious objects: True treasures of savoir-faire and ingenuity, traded with those sidewalk vendors of exotic lands. Some of these pieces have a cultural and aesthetic priceless value. Valuable antiquities, jewelery, scepter,… Those rarities under coasters will delight the seasoned collectors as well as exceptional objects lovers.

    The Toys chest. The already wide collection of toys of Le Comptoir General has been expanded. Educative games, selection of vintage pieces,… you will have the possibility to get enough to smartly amuse youngsters. Moreover a wide selection of figurine of the emblematic brand Papo will make it possible to reassemble a big part of the world wildlife in their own bedroom.

    The alimentary stall: Glazed marmites, wok stove, steaming baskets, instruments to cut, peel, slice, carve,… Le Comptoir Général had to make a real proposition around the art of table. You will find mostly all what you need to make the iconic african, asian or oceanian recepies to succeed your dishes and bring some sun in your kitchen.

    The indispensables of the traveler: The journey is an other topic we wanted to bring through two ways. ashtrays from Tunisia, postcard from Finland, pictures of the great wall of China, the first is a selection of souvenirs of trips other people have made instead of you. The second booth related to travel gather all we need to take the road from backbags, snags, compass to luggage etiquettes. And for those who appreciate journeys without the thrill of the movement you wil also have access to a wide collection of world wie stamps and accessories from the movie Indiana Jones. All you need to live your adventures without leaving your couch.

    The vegetal dispensary : Last but not least, as vegetation is an important matter of Le Comptoir Generalan array of vegetal products, potted plantes, flowers, terrariums selected by our botanist, but also cosmetic plant made products will be available.
     
  • Programme
    Mois de : April
     
    • 20/04/2016 19h - 2h

      AFROPUNK Paris présente : Race Music + DJ Set

      AFROPUNK presents Race Music in Paris, a series of curated film screenings and after parties: With the name Race Music - which comes from the term "Race records", the first releases of jazz, blues and gospel albums from the early 1920's to the late 1940's -, the spotlight is on African-American modern History: from the first fights against segregation to the Black Lives Matter movement, including the Black Power Era in the 70's, and the birth of musical trends that surrounded this History (bebop, hip-hop, rhythm'n'blues, soul and rock'n'roll). Race Music is a series of evenings presented by AFROPUNK in New York, Atlanta and now Paris, that includes a movie screening, followed by a musical event.

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    • 24/04/2016 18h30 - 21h

      Projection : The True Cost

      This is a story about clothing. It's about the clothes we wear, the people who make them, and the impact the industry is having on our world. The price of clothing has been decreasing for decades, while the human and environmental costs have grown dramatically. The True Cost is a groundbreaking documentary film that pulls back the curtain on the untold story and asks us to consider, who really pays the price for our clothing? Filmed in countries all over the world, from the brightest runways to the darkest slums, and featuring interviews with the world's leading influencers including Stella McCartney, Livia Firth and Vandana Shiva, The True Cost is an unprecedented project that invites us on an eye opening journey around the world and into the lives of the many people and places behind our clothes.

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  • Privatization / Event
    In the shadow of Le Comptoir Général, a wide range of talents works every day to create the magical atmosphere of the temple: decorators, guides, musicians, DJs, photographers, barmaids, magicians, sorcerers, landscape architects, illustrators, dancers...
        Our team with rare and valuable talents is at your disposal to design and implement any type of event.
     
    Le Comptoir Général is made of 4 areas : Le Snack Local (restaurant), La Salle de Bal (bar, lounges, privatization), la Salle de Classe (bar, privatization) and WALT offices (team buildings, privatization)
  • RESTAURANT
    Le Comptoir Général is also a restaurant, where the cuisine is inspired by street food from all around the world: that is the magic of the Snack Local. Open daily at mealtimes.Bookings available only for lunch and Sunday brunch:
     
    PRIVATE LOUNGE BOOKING
    Our private lounge areas are available for booking for groups of 6 to 30 people, Wednesday to Saturday from 6 pm. Relax, eat, laugh and drink with your mind free as booking automatically includes a drinks and catering formula. For more information and booking requests:
    PRIVATIZATION OF AREAS
    Le Comptoir Général provides the following for privatization:
    - Walt Room : A team building space for up to 50 people (60m2)
    - Class Room : A seminar space for up to 120 people (150m2)
    - The whole place : a seminar space and dancing party for up to 230 people (350m2).For any privatization request:
     
    COPRODUCTION
    Le Comptoir Général is open to your events ideas. If you wish to join the adventure,  contact us at :
    programmation@lecomptoirgeneral.com
    We will also consider your specific requests concerning interviews and shootings, as they are subject to conditions and approval.