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Le Café Mollien Denon wing


The Café Mollien is located inside the Louvre museum, overlooking the galeries of French painting. Located on the first-floor landing of the Mollien staircase, the café's terrace overlooks the Cour Napoléon and the Carrousel garden. The Café Mollien is the perfect place for lunch or a snack.

A short walk from the Mona Lisa, the Café Mollien is perfectly integrated into the surrounding gallery space, welcoming visitors throughout the day with a selection of light snacks. Set in the heart of the Pavillon Mollien, built by the architect Hector Lefuel, the Café Mollien is located beneath Charles-Louis Müller's painted ceiling, 'Glory distributing Palms and Crowns'. The café offers a chance to relax, surrounded by ornately carved caryatids and atlantes.

With a terrace overlooking the Cour Napoléon and the Carrousel garden, the Café Mollien offers a unique perspective on the museum.

Practical information


Louvre museum, Denon Wing, 1st floor. Next to the gallery of Large-Format French paintings.



Open daily (except Tuesday) from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and 7 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays.