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.
Last Updated June 4th 2016
Hayarkon 66 (inside the Imperial Hotel), near the beach | Happy Hour 6-8pm – 50% off drinks | Secret Tel Aviv VIP Card – Late night special – Get 15% discount on food and drinks after 12.30am
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.
*** Late Nite Special: Get 15% discount on food and drinks after 12.30am at Imperial Cocktail Bar with the Secret Tel Aviv VIP Card***
Dizengoff 117, Centre | Happy Hour 6-9pm – 1+1 on drinks | Secret Tel Aviv VIP Card – 10% off your bill
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!
*** 10% off your bill at Spicehaus with the Secret Tel Aviv VIP Card***
Dizengoff 247, North | Happy Hour 6-8pm – 1+1 on drinks | Secret Tel Aviv VIP Card – Happy Hour extended to 9pm
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!
*** Happy Hour extended for an hour till 9pm at Double Standard with the Secret Tel Aviv VIP Card***
Lilenblum 43, Centre | Happy Hour Every Monday all you can drink to 1am for 99 NIS
Themed to look and feel like a 1920’s speakeasy during Prohibition, complete with unconventional glass and metal jars, dim lighting, and old school music. Don’t forget the address, because it is hidden in the back of the restaurant Mitbach Lyla (“Night Kitchen”). Very unique drinks and indulgent American food.
Brenner 2, Centre | Happy Hour 6-9pm – selected cocktails 30 NIS
Bringing you the taste of New Orleans, Cocktails & Cuisine! A totally relaxed atmosphere and a set of delicious eats contribute to the enjoyment of some best craft cocktails all with a New Orleans inspired touch.
Nachmani 25, Centre
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.
Dizengoff 223, North | 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.
Berdichevsky 14, Centre | 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.
Nahalat Binyamin 66, Centre
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 appetisers. There is also a restaurant upstairs with playful plates to go along with your drink.
Frenkel 4, South | Happy Hour 6-8pm Monday to Thursday and 2-7pm Friday afternoon – 1+1 on selected cocktails
Super-fun cocktail bar located in South Tel Aviv, the bar is themed more like a Caribbean cocktail bar than an exclusive high-end cocktail bar – but the cocktails are still delicious (and also a little cheaper).
Dizengoff 190, North | Happy Hour Aperitivo 6-9pm – get a tasty 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!
Botanika – Coming Soon
New high-end Scandinavian cocktail bar to open up in a new high boutique hotel near the beach. Inspired by Scandinavian design and sophistication, the bar will serve ‘straight to the point cocktails’ where the base alcohol is star and the aromas are undeviating, seamless use of our very own ice design and a few exotic Scandinavian flavours and in-house experimentation. The bar will also service boutique Israeli wine and beer.
Written by Anna Kernus, Amazing Intern 2015.