We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hemingway Bar

15 Place Vendome, Paris, France (Louvre / Place Vendôme)
33-1-43-16-30-30
Improve this listing
Ranked #30 of 280 nightlife in Paris
Type: Bar/ Clubs
Description: This small bar in the Ritz-Carlton is designed in Ernest Hemingway's style and features bartenders well-versed in Hemingway lore.
Write a Review

38 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    26
    3
    4
    3
    2
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Marietta, GA
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I have been going to Paris, France every year since 1998 which is the same year I discovered the Hemingway Bar at the Ritz Paris hotel. This bar is the classic bar from the 20's in every aspect. Although you can no longer smoke your cigar in the bar, they have a terrace that accommodates smoke. This bar pours classic... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

I didnt actually go to this place. After two tries we were unable to locate this bar, or the hotel in which it is located, using the trip advisor city guides app.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Australia
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
27 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

A few years ago, after many previous trips to Paris, I booked this experience which I cannot believe I did not discover, years before! Basking in the warm ambience of this famous space of The Hemingway Bar, in the gorgeous Ritz Hotel was an absolute joy! Colin Field (the world' stop bartender, rated by Forbes magazine) was great; welcoming, humorous... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
sydney
Top Contributor
171 reviews 171 reviews
9 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Went here after dinner with friends. Fantastic service, lots of choices, and very good value! Non smoking section was great

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Los Gatos, California
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

First of all, if you're planning a trip and reading this the Hemingway Bar is CURRENTLY CLOSED but they will be reopening. I wanted to take my husband here and was fortunate enough to wander in the last night of service before closing. The staff had family members in for the evening and were all celebrating the place they love... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012 via mobile

This should be taken off Tripadvisor. Waste of time. Went all the way just to find out it was closed. Should be taken off the app.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Miami Beach
Top Contributor
170 reviews 170 reviews
37 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

It is most unfortunate that the Ritz Hotel has closed this historic landmark designed by Hemingway. We went to see it June of 2012 and were politely told that is was not open to the public.

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Berkeley, California
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

We love coming here for the delicious drinks and fantastic atmosphere, not to mention the attentive service, excellent bar men and tasty snacks. Too bad we'll have to wait until it opens again in the soon-to-be-reinvented Ritz. So sad to see it go, but glad to hear that they don't plan on changed the bar at all. Now off to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

I always wanted to go to Bar Hemingway having read most of Hemingway's biographical material and finally went. It lived beyond expectations. Intimate and classy, momentos everywhere, excellent martinis with wonderful "snackings". Love the ambiance. It's small and feels exclusive. Dress appropriately, and keep your voice down to continue the feeling.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dallas, TX
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

Had a couple drinks here with a family friends many years ago (TA didn't provide a date earlier than April, 11). I still remembers the blueberries and blackberries in the water. Very quaint, cozy atmosphere. At the Ritz hotel in Place Vendome.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Hemingway Bar also viewed

 
Paris, Ile-de-France
 

Been to Hemingway Bar? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Hemingway Bar, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing