Girl Cuvee, Quick Bite, Mostly French Wine List, Le Siffleur de Ballons, Paris

Taking their name Le Siffleur de Ballons literally could mean drinking your wine in a hurry.

Many neighborhood places, some frequented with blue collar people used to served their wine in fillettes and ballons.

My grandfather frequented one such Bistro with a 'jeu de boules' in the back.

No 'jeu de boules' at Le Siffleur de Ballons in Paris.


This casual bistro-cave a vins has a mostly French list. All regions are represented.

A good place to catch up with friends with a plate of cheese and charcuterie and of course, wine.

The Girl Cuvee? It's Cuvée "Les filles" by Gilles Berlioz which I have not tasted.

i would not have known about the place if parisienne Eva Robineau had not given it her seal of approval.

Thanks for the tip, Eva.

Le Siffleur de Ballons is located 34 rue de Citeaux 75012 Paris

Hours: Tuesday through Saturday:

10:30 AM to 3 PM, 5:30 PM to 10 PM

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