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New Orleans

Sylvain is a Southern gastropub, found steps from Jackson Square, with historical roots and a prodigiously tempting menu of food and cocktails.
Circle Bar
Circle Bar is a dive bar on Lee Circle in New Orleans’ Warehouse District, offering cheap drinks and great local music with little or no cover charge.
Snake & Jake’s Christmas Club Lounge
A dive bar and a New Orleans institution, Snake & Jake’s Christmas Club Lounge is the place for cheap beer and good times...
Drink Lab NOLA
From the minds behind the New Orleans craft cocktail bar, Victory, Drink Lab NOLA offers masterclasses in cocktail making in the CBD.
The Club Ms Mae’s
A New Orleans dive bar with a storied past, The Club Ms Mae’s serves cheap drinks 24/7. It's a top stop on any NOLA bucket list.
Victory, a stylish bar in the New Orleans’ CBD, is leading the craft cocktail charge with its creative libations, stylish surrounds, and moreish food menu.
A Bywater dive serving pub food.
Bombay Club
Make mine a martini.
Twelve Mile Limit
A dive bar with a real barbeque.
Bar UnCommon
Classic cocktails and high design.
Three Muses
Jazz bar serving tasty global snacks.
Polo Lounge
A den of luxury for the rich and famous.
Vaughan’s Lounge
Music, barbeque and cheap beer.
Swizzle Stick Bar
West Indies-themed bar attached to Cafe Adelaide.
Trendy hang-out with creatively made food.
Bridge Lounge
Unpretentious and fun, with a brilliant mojito.
Chic French wine bar.
Checkpoint Charlie’s
Bustling rock venue, with most shows free.
Middle-Eastern restaurant and bar with a lively atmosphere.
13 Monaghan’s
Good late-night food, suitable for veggies too.
Pat O’Brien’s
A bawdy night of fun in an always-crowded bar.
R Bar
Arty bar with a punk edge.
Sazerac Bar
Dapper bar for those with manners and a smart style.
Monkey Hill Bar
Sophisticated setting for drinks.
A barbeque with a difference.
Youthful neighbourhood bar.
Lucy’s Retired Surfer Bar
Good for drinks, less so for food.
A wide array of events in a funky atmosphere.
Bar Tonique
Boasting home-made ingredients, Bar Tonique is one of the up-and-coming cocktail bars in New Orleans.
Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop
Piano bar lit only by candles for an atmospheric evening.
Cocktails and Tapas.
Dos Jefes
Cigars, liquors...and outdoor swings.
Carousel Bar
Inside Hotel Monteleone, this bar was voted best in the city.
Garden District Pub
Bohemian hang-out.
Cat’s Meow
Serious karaoke with serious cheese.
Bouligny Tavern
Creative snacks to accompany slightly more predictable drinks.
Experienced po-boy cooks and a friendly bar atmosphere.
Good for lunch or evening beers.
An impressive beer list - and a handy seafood shop just across the road.

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