15 Place Vendôme, 1st.
Tel 01 43 16 30 30
Take a deep breath and make a beeline through the hotel’s revolving doors, past the stuffy bar on the left, and all the way down the corridors of the shopping gallery to find one of the best little bars in Paris. “Liberated” by the famous author after WWII, the bar is decorated with his own photographs and cozy leather chairs. There’s an impressive list of Champagne cocktails, single malt whiskies, and tapas, if you have the munchies. Cigar aficionados welcomed on Wednesdays. Despite the reputation of the Ritz, the bar staff help create a truly warm atmosphere. Open Monday-Saturday 6:30pm-2am.