René Pierre Billiard shop
This is the Paris showroom for France’s finest table-football tables, crafted at the obscure Chalon-sur-Saône factory of Maître billardier René Pierre. Spun, swivelled and slammed in cafés around the world, Pierre’s classic models Onze, Leader et al can be ordered here. For UK baby-foot aficionados, tables can be delivered free of charge as far as Calais. Jukeboxes and billiard tables are also on sale at this colourful store. 35, rue de Maubeuge, 9th (01.44.91.91.211 M° Poissonnière. Open 10 am–1 pm, 2–6:30 pm Mon–Fri.