Café de la Regence
Founded: Oct 2, 2012
The Café de la Régence attracted the greatest minds and personages of the era: Diderot, Voltaire, Rousseau, Ben Franklin, Robespierre, a young Napoleon. They gathered to discuss ideas and to play chess. The Café de la Regénce, located on rue Saint-Honoré near the Louvre on la Place du Palais-Royal, first opened it's doors in 1670.