Cafes & Restaurants
There are no fewer than 15 cafes, restaurants, and takeaway outlets located throughout the Louvre, and the Carrousel and Tuileries gardens, offering both table service and takeaway food.
The Café Diane
Located in the heart of the Tuileries Garden, the Café Diane offers superb views of the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre. The menu is international with an exotic twist, served at terrace tables or to take away.
The Café Mollien
The Café Mollien, at the heart of the museum on the first floor of the Denon wing, opens onto the French painting galleries. The terrace, open in the summer, overlooks the Cour Napoléon and the Carrousel Garden. It is an ideal spot for a quick lunch or a coffee break.
"Paul," a French-style bakery
Located in the Carrousel Garden, Paul offers a wide selection of sandwiches and pastries to take away. With a unique view of the Musée du Louvre and the Pyramid, the kiosk is the perfect place for a quick gourmet snack.
The Cafés de la Pyramide
Located in the heart of the museum, the Cafés de la Pyramide offer you three lovely catering facilities, for you to take a break and enjoy cooked meals, burgers, salads, paninis, or pizzas, as well as a wide range of pastries.
Denon & Richelieu takeaway counters
These two takeaway counters offer snacks, for a quick "fuel" break before visiting more of the museum.
The Terrasse de Pomone
Located in the Tuileries Garden, beside an ornamental pond, the Terrasse de Pomone is an open-air brasserie, crêperie, and ice-cream parlor with breathtaking views of the Louvre palace. The menu features fresh produce, home-made dishes, and ice-cream specialties to enjoy on the spot or take away.
Amorino ice-creams, made in the purest Italian tradition, come in a range of original and sophisticated flavors and are served in small tubs or flower-petal cornets. Located in the Tuileries Garden, facing the octagonal basin, the Amorino ice-cream stall offers treats for all tastes.
The Louvre is open every day (except Tuesday) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.