The Porte Saint Martin district is full of exotic caterers where you can find delicious food at relatively low prices. Let’s go to the district of rue du Faubourg Saint Martin. The Street Food Vegan “ELAICHI” is not a grocery store like the others. The delicious Indian products offer to you are not its most valuable possessions. The real treasure hides behind a heavy green door that one must dare to open. Escape the tiger that protects the place and you will arrive at the Baranaan Indian Cocktails. Climb on the Indian prohibition train and travel for the most mysterious parts of the subcontinent.
Baranaan Indian Cocktails, a guaranteed journey in 10th district of Paris…
The legend is that after the Bombay Prohibition Act of 1949 in Maharashtra, a train left the city each night to go to neighboring countries. It was to enable the wealthiest Indians to consume alcohol.
The Baranaan welcomes you in this wagon-bar setting. From aligned benches to the landscape passing by false windows and gates where to deposit your luggage, all reminds the interior of this luxurious train.
Drinks follow the rhythm thanks to creations inspired by Indian culture. For example, this Old Fashioned is made up of homemade tandoori syrup. But, you can also drink local beers or spirits. About the food side, it is delicious and friendly. A tandoor oven will allow you to share for example naans or varied skewers.
In addition to this, there is a very pleasant atmosphere composed of a playlist of classical pop adapted to Bollywood songs. You are welcomed by a very nice team. A tea is offered on your arrival. And you will leave necessarily satisfied by «the biggest Democracy of the world “. The Baranaan is certainly one of the most successful speakeasy that can be found in Paris.
By Guillaume Ruc – Parisian Walkways