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Bemelmans Bar

25 locals recommend · Estimated price 3 out of 4 ·
About this place
Best remembered as creator of the classic Madeline books for children, Ludwig Bemelmans once joked he'd like his tombstone to read: "Tell Them It Was Wonderful." Well, it was, and still is, at Bemelmans Bar. Named in honor of the legendary artist, Bemelmans is a timeless New York watering hole.
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Penny
Penny
April 26, 2019
Bemelman’s Bar at The Carlyle hotel is an iconic spot and definitely worth visiting. Think low lights, a piano playing, and gorgeous wall murals. The spot is named after Ludwig Bemelmans, the creator of the children’s book series “Madeline”, who painted the mural that surrounds the space. This is…
C
C
June 13, 2018
At the Carlyle hotel. Google it.
Ashley
Ashley
May 20, 2018
Wonderful and unique UES venue with awesome live jazz. Check pricing on their web-site as it is for a special evening out.
Adam
Adam
April 17, 2018
Enjoy a martini and bar snacks in this dark space as you listen to some of the best jazz that New York City has to offer!
Alice
Alice
March 31, 2018
You have to have a least one delicious and very expensive cocktail here and listen to the piano player while surrounded by the beautiful hand painted wall creations by the author and illustrator of the Madeleine series Ludwig Bemelmans.

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Location
35 East 76th Street
Manhattan, NY 10021
Phone+1 212-744-1600
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Tuesday 12:00 AM
Reservations
Yes
Credit Cards
Yes (incl. MasterCard & American Express)
Outdoor Seating
No
Music
Live Music
Wi-Fi
Yes
Drinks
Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
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