Bemelmans Bar

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Named in honor of Ludwig Bemelmans, the creator of the classic Madeline children’s books, Bemelmans Bar is a timeless location that continues to attract socialites, politicians, movie stars and moguls with its extensive drink menu and nightly live entertainment.

The bar maintains its Art Deco legacy with chocolate-brown leather banquettes, nickel-trimmed black glass tabletops, a dramatic black granite bar and a 24-karat gold leaf-covered ceiling. Guests are charmed by its distinct New York style and the large-scale murals in the hotel bar, the only surviving Bemelmans' commission open to the public.

T: +1 212 744 1600



  • Sunday and Monday, 12 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. 
  • Tuesday to Thursday, 12 p.m. to 1 a.m.
  • Friday and Saturday, 12 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
  • Bar Snacks & Light Meals available from:
    5 to 11:30 p.m.
  • Entertainment: 
  • Sunday and Monday, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. & 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. 
  • Tues to Thursday, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
  • Friday and Saturday, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Bar snacks and light meals
Ground Floor, The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel