Le Cabaret Burlesque

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La Nouvelle Seine

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La Nouvelle Seine
Péniche sur Berges, en face du 3 quai de Montebello, 75005 Paris
Capacity 110 seats


1 h 10 min

No intermission


Cabaret dance and music

Recommended for ages 12 and up

Includes a small amount of spoken French

Highlights: Le Cabaret Burlesque

A collection of talented performers, each with a particular style, combine glam and rock in hilarious fashion. The retro aesthetics of this intimate show make for a quintessentially Parisian cabaret as you've never seen before! With a touch of lipstick, a dash of classic cabaret, lots of glitter, and revealing dances, femininity and beauty are represented in all varieties through every facet imaginable. A provocatively comedic performance sure to leave you laughing and clapping along!



See details for our premium option below!

Premium Options and Experiences

Want a little more than just a ticket to the show? To make your experience unforgettable, you can choose one of these special offers when you make your reservation:


Show at 9:30 p.m. + Champagne (or other drink)

This offer includes a glass of champagne or a 25cl draught or a glass of wine or a soft drink.


Show at 7:30 p.m. + Dinner at 9:30 p.m.

As of March 2023, La Nouvelle Seine has become a residence for young culinary talent. The menu will change every month. 
To see the menu, see the section "Menu at La Nouvelle Seine".


2-Course Dinner + Show:

This offer includes a 2-course dinner (starter + main course, or main course + dessert). At the restaurant, you will have a choice of several starters, main courses and desserts.

Menu at La Nouvelle Seine



  • Starters
  • • Seasonal gazpacho, green oil, pansies
  • • Shallot tatin, seasonal miso salad
  • • Ceviche, beetroot leche de tigre, bluemeat
  • Main Course
  • • Veal roast, kalamata olives, orzo, aubergine caviar
  • • Fish 'n greens, sesame sauce
  • • Raviolo, sundried tomatoes, Pecorino, tomato water
  • Desserts
  • • Strawberry-mint pavlova, jelly
  • • Crème brûlée, black sesame
  • • Choco Guiness cake



*All dishes are homemade with fresh products.

Story: Le Cabaret Burlesque

Uniting cabaret and cheeky comedy, burlesque saw its glory in Paris throughout the late 19th century, before spreading to all corners of the globe. Making a triumphant return to the Parisian stage in this unique collection of acts, prepare to discover and rediscover the art of burlesque, as this show breathes new life into the age-old Parisian tradition!


Note: The charming master of ceremonies will warm up the audience with a brief introduction of each scene in French, don't be alarmed, simply sit back and enjoy!


A great time
Had a great time at the burlesque cabaret! It was my first time seeing a cabaret and I loved it. The acts were beautiful, and combined with the presenter's contributions, which made us laugh a lot, we had a great evening :-)
Great place
"All in all, a very good evening! A must if you want to eat well and enjoy the view."
Loved it!
Beautiful venue, perfect for burlesque, with a glass of champagne - if you don't know cabaret, this is a good opportunity, and if you do, you'll love this one!
Funny and charming
Wonderful girls...dance,cabaret and a pleasant evening that taste of belle epoque and modern age..a "to do" in Paris
A pleasure
Wow! Amazing people who host the best burlesque cabaret show EVER! It was a super surprising and total pleasure to experience this show. Thank you so much!
Highly recommend

Lots of humour and girls who take pleasure in seducing their audience. Magnificent moment, I highly recommend

Laurence Bonard
Still laughing

A superb show! I invited 37 people and everyone was delighted! Thank you for this evening full of glitter. I have not stopped laughing because this show is also very comical.

Commonly K
Burlesque cabaret

Excellent time spent with friends, very good humor, never vulgar! Place and unusual activity ... to do;)

A must see

A cute show that highlights the woman, always daring and never vulgar. A great ambiance with a fiery master of ceremonies and her team! You'll have a great time

We'll be back!


We had a wonderful evening watching this beautiful show that was both funny and crazy with excellent artists. We will be back to see it again for sure!

Excellent evening


We had a wonderful evening seeing this quality show with its terrific artists who knew exactly how to share their dynamic sense of artistry and humour. I highly recommend the Cabaret Burlesque


La Nouvelle Seine

Péniche sur Berges, en face du 3 quai de Montebello, 75005 Paris

History and Fun Facts about La Nouvelle Seine

A few years ago, a diverse team composed of individuals from varied backgrounds came together to set up a unique project in France’s capital: a floating theatre. Their dream was realized with the advent of La Nouvelle Seine, a whimsical performance hall on a barge, anchored in the shadow of the ornate Notre-Dame, and afloat the scenic banks of the Seine! Theatre, restaurant, and bar, this multi-faceted venue is dedicated to discovery and innovation, whether it be artistic or culinary. The name itself is a clever play on words, La Nouvelle Seine, literally meaning ‘The New Seine’, sounds phonetically the same as ‘La Nouvelle Scène’, meaning ‘The New Stage’! This linguistic lyricism is the kind of artistic whimsy that you can expect to find within the walls of this unconventional venue, wherein cabaret and comedy shows alike perform. Here, the new talents on the Parisian theatre scene rub shoulders with the capital’s freshest faces in cuisine.


From March 2023, La Nouvelle Seine will open its doors to young culinary talents and welcome them as guest chefs. Each month, discover each individual’s creativity as they take over the kitchen and express his or her characteristic know-how!
As the restaurant and bar proposes an ever-evolving and changing menu of home-made, meticulously prepared fishes, the stage will be constantly occupied by a rolling list of new artists and performers.


There is no limit to what you may find at La Nouvelle seine - whether you’re in search of stand-up, a one-man-show, or a cabaret performance, La Nouvelle Seine is an incomparable beacon of talent and an inspiring place of creation.
Enjoy your meal, enjoy the show, and all aboard!


Fast facts
Capacity: 110
Handicap Accessible: Unfortunately not at this time.
Air conditioning: Yes
Heating: Yes


How do I get to La Nouvelle Seine in the 5th arrondissement de Paris?

The Nouvelle Seine is accessible by:
Metro lines: La Nouvelle Seine can be reached by metro lines 10, 4, 1 and 11 which run to the sataions Maubert Mutualité, Cité, Hôtel de Ville.
RER lines: La Nouvelle Seine can be reached by RER line B which runs to the station Saint Michel - Notre Dame.
Bus lines: La Nouvelle Seine can be reached by bus lines 47, 87, 75 which run to the stations Lagrange, Pont de l'Archevêché et Pont d'Arcole.

Please note, once you reach the specified address, you will have to head down to the very banks of the Seine river to enter this unique venue right on a riverboat!

In case of difficulty, our hotline can be reached during our business hours. Please see the footer of this page for our contact details.

What do I do when I get to La Nouvelle Seine?

We invite you to arrive 15 minutes before the beginning of Le Cabaret Burlesque, and present your voucher at the front desk. The theatre’s English-speaking staff members will guide you to your seats.

It says that Le Cabaret Burlesque is recommended for ages 12 and up. What does that mean?

Please be aware that like many cabaret shows, Le Cabaret Burlesque contains moments of brief nudity. We recommend the show to12 years old of age and older.

How long does Le Cabaret Burlesque at La Nouvelle Seine last?

Le Cabaret Burlesque at La Nouvelle Seine lasts 1 hour and 10 minutes.

Is Le Cabaret Burlesque for an international audience or French speakers?

For both! There is nothing to make an evening more perfectly Parisian than seeing an intimate cabaret on a riverboat in the shadow of Notre-Dame! Marvelling at a traditional cabaret is a pleasure shared by both French audiences and international visitors alike.
The sassy master of ceremony will tell a few jokes and introduce each act in charming French, and a series of talented performers delight along to international hits. Let yourself be carried away by through song and dance!

Is tipping customary at La Nouvelle Seine?

La Nouvelle Seine is a small theatre with open seating. Therefore, you are not obliged to pay a tip. However, if you want to thank an usher, you can tip them between two and five euros when they accompany you to your seat. Fun fact: the French word for “tip” is “pourboire,” which literally translates to “to have a drink.”

Do I have the possibility to eat and/or drink at La Nouvelle Seine?

This unique theatre on a riverboat also boasts a restaurant and bar, where you are welcome to order food and drink before or after the show. When purchasing your tickets, theatre-goers also have the option to select the category including a dinner or a glass of champagne, to make your night extra special! If desired, feel free to bring your champagne right into the theatre with you to enjoy during the show.