Paris Plages, the 'beach' that arrives in Paris each summer along the Seine, is also installed along the lovely Bassin de la Villette making this a nontouristy summer hotspot for relaxation.
25° Est is a bar with inexpensive bar food (good quality) and a wide range of libations, that has not one, but two terraces. A sunny terrace with a water view is always sought after in Paris. This one, er two, is no exception.
No exhaust fumes, regular concerts and musical performances and more.
10, Place Bataille de Stalingrad. Open 12-11 daily.