"The cocktail bar
The historic heart of La Closerie des Lilas holds memories of illustrious  artistes from Verlaine to Hemingway, and Picasso to Gide, and still sways to the sound of the piano. Whether you are alone or with friends, discover the many cocktail creations of our barmen or the timeless classics. There is also champagne, accompanied by finger food created by our chef. Countless artistes and regulars continue the tradition of cheerful exchanges of views."