Combat is the go-to destination if you want to support female entrepreneurship. Located in the achingly hip Belleville district, this cocktail bar is so-named to reflect the general struggles faced by women, the hurdles faced by owner Margot Lecarpentier as she tried to get the project off the ground, as well as being a nod to the area’s former nickname.
Le Fooding named Combat the best bar in their prestigious 2018 awards. The cocktail menu changes seasonally and the atmosphere gets more electric as the hours pass. If you’re a classic cocktail type, order a Margarita, but if you want something adventurous for your reading session, try the Mauzac glacé or Perfect Serve.
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