Baba au Rum
Baba Au Rum is a Rum & Cocktail bar located in the historical centre of Athens. Opened on March 2009, Baba brought fine drinking culture to the streets of Athens for the first time. Having an extended list of both classic and contemporary cocktails and an unlimited back bar with more than 350 different rums from around the world (but also a large selection of Single Malt Whiskies, Cognacs, Gins and Agave spirits). The united team of extraordinary bartenders has been here for more than six years.
The DUKES Bar martinis are legendary and as quoted by the New York Times, ‘one of the world’s best.’
If the walls of this intimate space could tell a thousand stories…
Every Martini or personalised cocktail served at the internationally acclaimed bar is an occasion, with our world class bartender team at the helm. Whether visiting for the first time or more, a special rendezvous with friends, a romantic meeting with a lover or a relaxing moment after a meeting, DUKES Bar provides the setting for an unforgettable experience.
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Cafe La Trova
The world famous Julio Cabrera and his team of Cantineros bring to life the retro Cuba atmosphere with their artisanal, handcrafted cocktails. James Beard Award Winning Chef Michelle Bernstein lends her culinary prowess with a contemporary take on Cuban-styled dishes. Immerse yourself in Miami Cuban culture with live music played by real Trova musicians.
Inspired by the Golden Age of cocktails and fine drinking, Manhattan is reminiscent of a grand hotel bar, modern yet with a touch of old New York glamour and sophistication. Choose your tipple from artisanal spirits, classic and forgotten cocktails, meticulously crafted from the world’s first in-hotel rickhouse, with a remarkable collection of house-made ingredients, accompanied by gourmet bar bites.
From the 19th to the middle of the 20th century, more than 4 million Europeans landed in Argentina. The cultural mix of the time brought newness, dynamism to Buenos Aires and created a veritable melting pot of bars and drinks. The Floreria Atlantico is in line with this golden age of Buenos Aires. You can drink alcohol from around the world: Cocktails are unusual mixtures, cultural mirrors of the mixing of the past century. Last but not least Floreria Atlantico is in the neighbourhood of Retiro and the bar is hidden below a flower and wine shop.
Inspired by the first official journey made by the Japanese to the United States in 1860, The SG Club offers a unique blend of influences reminiscent of the era when cocktail culture was reaching its first golden age. Divided into two floors known as Sip and Guzzle,
Guzzle, located on the ground floor, offers an upbeat and warm atmosphere with a vintage
west coast feel. Downstairs awaits Sip, a basement haven hinting at an old New York gang club with samurai inspirations. Many cocktails here draw from the unique flavor combinations one finds at fine dining restaurants.
On a road that has always been occupied by antique shops , l'Antiquario is hidden behind a door that once belonged to one of these antique traders. A classic cocktail bar that serves only cocktails and champagne, The bar wants to be a staple of the cocktail craft and a portal into the international cocktail world. The classic design with the dark wood, red velvet and William Morris wallpaper is a tribute to all the classic bars that have made history in the cocktail scene all over the globe. The caption to the bar is "classic, contemporary, modern" a hint to the art dealing vocabulary and an insight into how to read cocktails and contextualize them.
Born in 2013, 1930 is the most famous speakeasy in Milan, creation of Flavio Angiolillo and Marco Russo managed by Fabio Cavagna (for friendsBenjamin). As the speakeasy tradition dictates, the 1930 address is known only to a select few. Like a hidden treasure, the 1930 Cocktail Bar remains a mysterious and fascinating place reserved for experts of the sector and for passionate mixologists. A refined and elegant environment where you can take refuge and escape the everyday life.
Danico is the bar attached to hotspot Daroco, a large light, and chic 180 seat Italian eatery all housed in Jean Paul Gaultier’s former flagship, located in the oldest Parisian Gallery Vivienne. The masterminds behind it are Nico de Soto and his team. Their approach of drinks are inspired by travels and cuisine, always trying to get new flavours, combinations and techniques. So come & travel !"
Camparino in Galleria
Camparino in Galleria is the legendary bar opened by Davide Campari in Milan's Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in 1915. The bar was opened opposite to Caffè Campari, the establishment opened by Gaspare Campari - Davide’s father and the creator of the bitter liqueur - in 1867. An instant hit with the people of Milan, the bar became synonymous with the city's aperitivo tradition and in 2015 marked its 100th anniversary. Following a renovation project, the bar reopens to the public in autumn 2019 with a refreshed identity and food and drink offering.
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Hiroyasu Kayama opened Bar BenFiddich in 2013 in an apartment in Nishi-Shinjuku. He harvests plants and herbs grown on his family's farm in the suburbs of Tokyo (which has been in their family for 150 years). He then uses all this produce to break down and rebuild liquors and absinthe. There is no menu at Bar BenFiddich, and each cocktail is bespoke which is partly why this bar has become so popular around the world.
Wine, cocktails, gastronomy. As in a big band, each of the musical instruments shines on their own but played together is hwen they reach excellence. Behind the bar, the team works without most of the conventional tools of the trade, using only a knife to cut the ice and weighing balances to accurately serve their creations. In other words, this is a cocktail bar without a shaker or a mixing glass, seeking inspiration in pastry and haute cuisine techniques. Mario Villalón’s interest in a culinary approach derives from his family’s long tradition in the field. The family’s background plays a crucial role in Angelita’s concept, as 90% of the ingredients they use come from their own farm
Gucci Giardino 25
Located in Florence's, Giardino 25 is an all-day café and cocktail bar. Taking inspiration from one of the location's previous tenants, a historical florist, the venue is characterized by a sense of wonder and harmonious contrasts. Giardino 25 is helmed by the Umbria-born Martina Bonci, whose passion for mixology began in her great grandmother's kitchen with furtive sips of wine and was shaped by diverse experiences throughout Italy. Her distinctive line-up of balanced, colorful cocktails is characterized by creative inventiveness and high-quality ingredients, reflecting the core values of Gucci.
1862 Dry Bar
Open since May 2012, 1862 Dry Bar is a classic cocktail bar set up in an old palace in the center of Madrid. The name of the bar answers to the coincidence of two factors: on one hand, the building in which it is located was built that year; on the other hand, in 1862 the first cocktail book in history was published in the United States. The cocktail menu, logically, is based on the true classics. In addition, we have a section of our own recipes that we renew every season.
Line is approached with subversiveness mood, emphasizing unexpected materials, unorthodox treatment and imaginative combinations. The creative team focuses on wine production from fruit, an alternative approach with great interest and scope for experimentation and creation. The equation does not lack beer production and bread, two products that open a wide field for testing new recipes, but also for exchanges of materials between them. Line methodically approaches fermentation and, at the same time, promises to handles as much as possible anarchically to continuously present the next step on his recipes.
PENICILLIN, the newest brainchild of bar veterans Agung Prabowo and Roman Ghale, The duo is joined by fellowco-founders Laura Prabowo and Katy Ghale, PENICILLIN is Hong Kong’s first sustainable bar that champions a closed-loop model of production. With a focus on either locally source do rup-cycled food and drink ingredients, PENICILLIN’s bar menu finds innovation in the true flavours of Hong Kong while constantly looking for way to minimize carbon footprint.
Located on the 3rd floor of Devonshire House, Silverleaf is one of the first independent cocktail bars to be part of a luxury hotel offering. Dedicated to giving our guests a full sensory experience, the design of the bar by Tom Dixon is inspired by naturalism and its elements whilst the forward-thinking cocktail menu is rooted around flavour and colour profiles with a minimal presentation. There is a semi-private area for up to 8 guests and Alba, a private room designed and dedicated for intimate drink experiences, can accommodate 11.
Inspired by the great masters of the past who were governed by philosophies that are still unique today.
We use modern and current techniques, capable of creating such innovative, memorable cocktails. Based on the old tastes of our land, we intend to show you ingredients that link us to the traditions and culture of our country, without forgetting our global mission: environmental sustainability. In this new chapter, we intend to explore the essence of the relationship between the foundations of ancestral and modern “mixology”, without losing the DNA of each classic cocktail.
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Masahiro Urushido and Cocktail Kingdom Hospitality Group’s James Tune and Greg Boehm teamed up to gift New York with a unique Japanese cocktail bar. Located in Greenwich Village, Katana Kitten is intended to be a casual and fun combination of Japanese street-style fare and sharp drinks. It’s a two-level establishment with music and decor inspired by the Golden Gai district of Tokyo, where tiny, tightly packed bars line the streets.
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Set in the building’s former Police Station, Side Hustle is NoMad’s take on the classic British pub seen through a NoMad lens with a few surprises. The menu at Side Hustle is inspired by Executive Chef Ashley Abodeely’s time living in Los Angeles where she developed a passion for Southern California’s fresh, Mexican-influenced cuisine. The cocktail program is centered around a large selection of agave-based spirits and cocktails, showcasing the flavors and traditions of Mexico along with classic and contemporary British, European and American offerings.
Chiselling the bar experience back to its key elements – the vibe, the drinks, the service – is Attaboy. That’s the reason this place is still heaving many years on from its opening – Extraneous to these core values are pretention and excess. There’s no menu here but once you’re seated, a bartender will soon appear to get a gauge on your preferences and mood. Cocktails at Attaboy are bespoke, but tend to have classical foundations and there are some house specials to try too.
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The Carlyle is an integral part of New York history. As the city’s premier luxury residential hotel, it was a famous gathering place for socialites, world leaders and celebrities when Ludwig Bemelmans began to create his masterpiece murals at the hotel bar. Using his distinct style of art, he transformed the bar with whimsical scenes of Central Park that included picnicking rabbits and ice skating elephants. With masterpiece murals, the creator of the classic Madeline children’s books, Bemelmans Bar draws socialites, politicians, movie stars and moguls with its extensive drink menu and live entertainment.
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Martiny's offers a curated cocktail experience in a historical carriage house in Gramercy. Everything is intentional and purposeful - from the hospitality to the design elements, to the elevated bar bites, and of course, the drinks.. The name Martiny’s is a play on the fact that you will definitely find a martini on the menu since it's Takuma’s favourite cocktail. But, it also pays homage to Philip Martiny, a French-American sculptor, whose studio used to occupy the space. The design respects the history of the original 1800’s carriage house, . Modern Japanese elements are worked in throughout the space to honor Takuma’s influences from training in bars across Japan.
The Jerry Thomas Speakeasy arises from the idea of bringing back to light a forgotten classic mixing style. In 2010 a group of bartenders decided to open a small club in the heart of Rome in which colleagues, spirit afficianados, the curious and industry representatives could meet and share their expertise and knowledge. This was actually the first “secret bar” in Italy. After eight years, the “Jerry” is still a reference for the bartending industry in the region by seeking, sharing and spreading its knowledge within the Italian industry.