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Interior of La Closerie des Lilas Cafe on Montparnasse Boulevard - Left Bank Paris

Closerie des Lilas - Cafe restaurant in Paris

La Closerie des Lilas is an institution in Paris : In the late 19th century, La Closerie was a post station on the road to Fontainebleau. It was the first cafe to establish the reputation of Montparnasse. Emile Zola brought his friend Paul Cézanne, and Théophile Gautier and the Goncourt brothers were regulars... In the early 20th century Tuesday at La Closerie became the international get-together for thinkers and artists. For a century and a half, all the greatest poets, most talented artists gathered here... Modigliani, Rimbaud, Apollinaire, Paul Fort, André Breton, Aragon, Picasso, Jean-paul Sartre, André Gide, Paul Eluard, Oscar Wilde, Beckett, Man Ray, and of course Ernest Hemingway. This brasserie still enjoys today an excellent reputation - Refined cuisine - reservation required.


Restaurant address : 171, boulevard du Montparnasse

Subway : Port-Royal

Price Range : 50-80 eur

Closerie des Lilas Restaurant - Customers reviews

District : Montparnasse

Tel : 33 (0)1 40 51 34 50

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Closerie des lilas brasserie restaurant in Paris : Reviews

Montparnasse district : The Montparnasse area covers parts of the 5th, 6th, 14th and 15th arondissements and is bordered by the Luxembourg Quarter to its north. The Montparnasse cafés were the rallying sites for the so-called ‘Lost Generation’ and for the Surrealists and the Existentialists of Paris. Famous cafe and brasseries in the area include : La Coupole, La Closerie des Lilas, Le Dome, La Rotonde ...

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