Its terrace is already a cool foodies’ favourite but the former rail depot turned theatre and music venue aims to attract the local community, too
A tiny sign above an anonymous-looking doorway marks the entrance to Ground Control. So it comes as something of shock after climbing a steep flight of steps to emerge onto a vast terrace, filled with plants and herbs, old buses and train carriages converted into street-food stalls, friends relaxing in deckchairs over a bottle of wine, Brittany oysters, chargrilled Argentine beef and pizzas.
Our long-term success has to be founded on the local community, attracting visitors of all ages
Ground Control calling: the new Paris arts and food hub