Last updated July 28th 2021
Whether you’ve got a date to impress or you simply want to impress your own taste buds, these ritzy cocktail bars each have something unique – and delicious – to offer. Calling ahead and making a reservation is always a good idea! Most of these posh places are busy 7 days a week. With so many great options, we decided to ask members of our community which is their favorite place to grab a cocktail. Check out our guide below to find out the results!
FUN – Spicehaus
Dizengoff 117 | Central Tel Aviv | Happy Hour 6-9pm – 1+1 on drinks
This is definitely one of the coolest concept bars ever. They call it a “cocktail bar pharmacy,” the bartenders actually dress like pharmacists, and cocktails are served in 3 different sized beaker bottles. This is the largest cocktail bar in Tel Aviv, but don’t get confused when you see a sign for “The East Jaffa Perfume Company” – you’re at the right place!
Gin lychee and roses 🌹😍 – Avi Melberdy
Test tube baby! – Koby Brinn
The rasberry mule is great for take-away 🙂 – Adaya Turkia
** Get 10% off your bill at Spicehaus with your Secret Tel Aviv VIP Card **
CONNOISSEURS – Imperial Cocktail Bar
Hayarkon 66 (inside Imperial Hotel)| Beach | Happy Hour 6-8pm – 50% off drinks
Winner of Drinks International magazine’s “Best Bar in Africa and the Middle East”! They have a super unique cocktail list that changes with the season. If nothing strikes your fancy, you can tell one of the talented mixologists what kind of flavors you like, and they will make you something unique! As a bonus, they even have 50% off cocktails from 6-8 PM. Inside the Imperial Hotel Hayarkon 66.
Heart of the forest – Elise Shachter
I love the cocktails. Anything will do but their 1+1 happy hour is lit 💥 – Vanessa Von
** Late Nite Special: Get 15% discount on food and drinks after 12.30am at Imperial Cocktail Bar with the Secret Tel Aviv VIP Card **
SOPHISTICATED – Bellboy Bar
Berdichevsky 14 |Central Tel Aviv | Happy Hour 6-8pm – 1+1 on drinks
Inside the Berdichevsky Hotel you will find a dimly lit, cozy bar decorated in 1920’s style. The well-dressed bartenders put as much effort and creativity into the presentation of their sophisticated cocktails as they do the taste.
Masha is on fire 🔥 – Daria Dankevich
Time to relax, bellboy is another level 🙌 – Dani Mizrachi
Dizengoff 91 | Central Tel Aviv | Happy Hour 6-9pm – 50% off drinks
Among the lively street of Dizengoff lies a hole in Tokyo… Artisanal craft cocktails and upscale Asian-inspired tapas, paired with funky music and great service. It’s the perfect date spot, or just go to try their white pizza or crispy wings!
I don’t know the name of the cocktail, but I know it’s spicy and you can only find it at Tokyo Martini 😎 – Ron Shatz
OOoOoooOoh, the new Tokyo Martini bar is everything! My fav!! – Yana Zla
The Smoking Boss is great! – Nick Croft
Dizengoff 89 | Central Tel Aviv | Happy Hour 5-8pm – 50% off drinks, 25% of food
Creative cocktails and wine bar vibes with amazing Happy Hour specials! This cool eatery also whips up international dishes to go alongside the fun cocktail presentations. They even have delicious mocktails for you sobers!
The coconut cocktail – Natalie Spector
Cucumber season or jungle boogie – Ilana Shalev
Dizengoff 247 |North Tel Aviv | Happy Hour 6-8pm – 1+1 on drinks
Cool classic cocktail bar at night; sophisticated mixology shop during the day, selling geeky-chic cocktail making equipment. Expect delicious cocktails from the guys behind Spicehaus, and a sophisticated snack menu. All the mixers are home-made in the Spicehaus laboratories – with a wide range of healthy tastes and flavours. And now you can even buy a pre-bottled take-away cocktail mix – take home and add ice to impress any date!
Whiskey sour! – Marina Kerbel
The champagne cocktail! – Jazzie Morgan
** Happy Hour extended for an hour till 9pm at Double Standard with the Secret Tel Aviv VIP Card **
Dizengoff 223 | North Tel Aviv | Happy Hour 6-8pm – 1+1 on drinks
With a cocktail list that is constantly changing, you’re bound to find something new and surprising when you go to 223. With the bartenders dressed in bow ties and suspenders, the New York style makes this bar especially warm and inviting.
The frisco sour is one of the best cocktails I’ve had! – Adaya Turkia
Red Wedding (with the white chocolate that you lick off the glass) – Amber Lavian
Hayarkon 66 | Central Tel Aviv | Happy Hour 50% on Cocktails, Spirits, Beers & Wines 6-8pm
A gourmet place with fantastic Latin/Caribbean influenced Mexican food. The chef here does fantastic work in mixing flavors, with exotic dishes and great local favorites – the grilled fish tacos are phenomenal! In addition, this place shares the floor with the world renown Imperial bar, and the cocktails here carry that worldly fame justifiably.
Dr Bizzaro (Secret menu item) – Danny Ganelin
Dizengoff 190 | North Tel Aviv | Happy Hour Aperitivo 6-9pm – tapas with your drink
The bar the cocktail waiters from the elegant cocktail bars go to when they want to let their hair down! Fun atmosphere, cozy underground bar, and excellent cocktails. Plus get free tapas with your drinks between 6-9pm!
Penicillin for the Morning After 😍 – Nadia Morris
Nahalat Binyamin 28| Central Tel Aviv
Located in the ground floor of the Fabric hotel, Bushwick offers the best Tel Aviv has to offer, a comfortable lounge seating, shaded back yard, professional bar & cocktails, 3rd wave coffee and hospitable staff. A collaboration between the Imperial Hospitality Group and Atlas Boutique Hotels, Bushwick is an all day bar, from coffee till cocktail, the perfect hangout in the heart of Tel Aviv. Read more.
More of our favorites!
Ben Amit Street 13 | Central Tel Aviv
Israel’s first Tiki bar has landed on Dizengoff Square! With over 100 different kinds of Rum, and over 80 specialty cocktails, Honolulu brings the full Tiki experience. Add a little a Tapas, and you’re chilling in the square! Honolulu and Chef Dor Even provide a full mexican/asian infused tapas menu with a a tiki touch. Read more.
Nachmani 25 | Central Tel Aviv | Happy Hour 3-6pm Monday to Sunday
Elegant cocktail bar in Tel Aviv’s most elegant boutique hotel, The Norman. Well-made cocktails are delivered with impeccable service, this is a great place to wind down after a hectic day in the city. The Norman Library Bar is open 7 days a week: 9am – 1am. Read more.
Nahalat Binyamin 66 | Central Tel Aviv
Not only can you enjoy the extensive cocktail menu created by one of the leading mixologists of the Middle East, but you can also watch live DJ performances and snack on unique appetizers. There is also a restaurant upstairs with playful plates to go along with your drink. Read more.