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Tel Aviv

Imperial Craft Cocktail Bar
Imperial Craft Cocktail Bar offers not only one of the best drinking experiences in Tel Aviv, but it’s currently one of the best bars in the world.
Hotel Townhouse Tel Aviv
Set in a landmark building from the 1930s, the Hotel Townhouse Tel Aviv is a beautiful 19-room boutique hotel in the UNESCO World Heritage Area, White City.
Gordon Pool
This iconic, city-based country club is worth a visit for the people watching alone..
Gedera 26
Sweden meets Iraq in this tranquil escape by Carmel Market..
Baalei Hamelaha
Printing and design house offering quirky t-shirts and doll-making courses, among others.
Carmel Market
Wander through this captivating 'shuk' to buy fresh food, try some local delicacies and experience Tel Aviv's bustling culinary culture.
Brown Hotel
With sundeck, spa, and Egyptian cotton, the stylish Brown Hotel caters for luxury.
Herods Tel Aviv
This is Leonardo Hotels' tribute to the city's golden days under the British mandate of the '30s.
ST-ART
Serge Tiroche opens the country's first artist incubator - in a majestic Jaffa villa.
Suzanne Dellal Centre
A historic dance centre that's a must for any visit to the White City.
Olia
Health and beauty and food and drink, all centred around one thing: olive oil.
The Deli
This cloak and dagger mini-club attracts smart twenty-somethings seeking a steamy night out fuelled by its unique selection of cocktails.
Abulafia Desserts
Founded in 1879, Abulafia is a long-standing family business serves a wide range of traditional sweet and savoury baked Middle Eastern desserts.
Dizengoff Center Food Fair
Offering every type of Israeli cuisine, the Dizengoff Center Food Fair is a buzzing hub of locals and tourists exploring the array of typical dishes.
Yoezer
French-inspired treats complement this gastropub-come-wine bar.
Dario’s
Concept-driven jewellery combining both primitive and modern aesthetics.
Spa Clay
Business visitors and cube-dwellers head here for its Turkish Hamam and more.
Noga Gallery
Emerging and established artists meet at this internationally-acclaimed gallery.
Topsea Israel Surfing Center
Tony Vespa
So popular, Tony's has had to open a second branch to satisfy customers from all over the city. 
Margoza Bar
A local pub, for local people and any unsuspecting tourist looking to escape the hubbub of Jaffa's legendary flea market.
Chadar Ochel
Fine dining, diverse, traditional and sharing plates are rarely associated.
Art+ Hotel
The owner of this arty boutique is none other than Tel Aviv's Museum of Art chairman - so you can imagine the distinguished visuals on offer..
Rubin Museum
Visit this Bauhaus-style building for insight into one of Israel's most iconic artists.
Hotel Diaghilev
This certainly lives up to its self-titled 'live art boutique hotel' moniker.
Jaffa Bar
Jaffa Bar is a bit of a way from where most visitors spend their nights. And that is just where its charm lies.
The Block
Beyond the world famous sound system and legendary mixer, a never-tiring Block-faithful crowd leaves every DJ waiting for their next visit to the White City.
Habasta
The latest addition to Tel Aviv's Slow Food movement.
Shaqued
Celebrities, tourists and local alike all flock to this place for its traditional seafood and 'salatim' (tapas-style) dishes.
Dr. Shakshuka
With a specialty omelet that is irresistible, Dr. Shakshuska offers a Tunisian dining experience for every traveller.
Jewish 2
Various facets of house music dominate at this concrete-walled, anything-goes hideaway.
Bauhaus Center
Did you know that Tel Aviv is UNESCO-listed as a site of Bauhaus preservation?
Na Laga’at
Tell your order to the deaf, then dine in the dark - just some of the unique offerings at this deaf/blind theatre.
Nachalat Binyamin
Art meets architecture at this popular street fair.
Brown Hotel Bar
With over 300 days of sunshine a year, an abundance of easily accessible rooftops, and an excess of hedonistic tendencies, Tel Aviv has more or less perfected the art of the memorable roof top party.
Art & Fight
Brush up on Brazilian know-how at this Tel Aviv-based fitness centre.
Bertie
Pick and choose from local flavours in this little, wood panelled hot spot.
Abu Hassan
Overlooking Jaffa Port, Abu Hassan has become a site of culinary pilgrimages for customers throughout the country.
Cook in Israel Food Tours
Make yourself at home with a guided shopping and cooking session with Orly Ziv.
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Whether it's music or food - fresh and new are the main principles at this port-side seafood joint.

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