Brasserie Lipp in Paris

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Brasserie Lipp © flickr.com - Daniel Cruz Valle/cc-by-2.0

Brasserie Lipp © flickr.com – Daniel Cruz Valle/cc-by-2.0

Brasserie Lipp is a brasserie located at 151 Boulevard Saint-Germain in the 6th arrondissement of Paris. It sponsors an annual literary prize, the Prix Cazes, named for a previous owner.

On 27 October 1880, Léonard Lipp and his wife Pétronille opened the brasserie on the Boulevard Saint-Germain. Their speciality was a cervelat rémoulade starter, then choucroute garnie, served with the finest beers. The brasserie’s atmosphere and its modest prices made it a great success. Anti-German sentiment during the First World War led to a change of name to Brasserie des Bords for several years. Of Alsatian origin, Lipp left Alsace when it became part of Germany.

Armani Caffè and Brasserie Lipp © flickr.com - Alessio Bragadini/cc-by-sa-2.0 © Celette/cc-by-sa-4.0 Brasserie Lipp © flickr.com - Daniel Cruz Valle/cc-by-2.0 © Mbzt/cc-by-sa-3.0
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Armani Caffè and Brasserie Lipp © flickr.com - Alessio Bragadini/cc-by-sa-2.0
In July 1920, the bougnat (Paris immigrant) Marcellin Cazes redesigned the brasserie, which had become frequented by poets such as Paul Verlaine and Guillaume Apollinaire. He decorated it with tiled murals by Léon Fargues, with painted ceilings by Charly Garrey, and purple moleskin seating. In 1955, Cazes passed the baton to his son Roger.

Since 1990, the brasserie has been progressively developed by the Bertrand family of Auvergne, owners of the Angelina tea house, of fast food chain Bert’s, and of the Sir Winston pub chain.

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