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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.
Three Muses
Jazz bar serving tasty global snacks.
Twelve Mile Limit
A dive bar with a real barbeque.
Bar UnCommon
Classic cocktails and high design.
Bombay Club
Make mine a martini.
Swizzle Stick Bar
West Indies-themed bar attached to Cafe Adelaide.
Vaughan’s Lounge
Music, barbeque and cheap beer.
Polo Lounge
A den of luxury for the rich and famous.
Trendy hang-out with creatively made food.
Checkpoint Charlie’s
Bustling rock venue, with most shows free.
Chic French wine bar.
Bridge Lounge
Unpretentious and fun, with a brilliant mojito.
13 Monaghan’s
Good late-night food, suitable for veggies too.
Middle-Eastern restaurant and bar with a lively atmosphere.
Monkey Hill Bar
Sophisticated setting for drinks.
A barbeque with a difference.
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.
Lucy’s Retired Surfer Bar
Good for drinks, less so for food.
Bar Tonique
Boasting home-made ingredients, Bar Tonique is one of the up-and-coming cocktail bars in New Orleans.
Youthful neighbourhood bar.
A wide array of events in a funky atmosphere.
Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop
Piano bar lit only by candles for an atmospheric evening.
Cat’s Meow
Serious karaoke with serious cheese.
Cocktails and Tapas.
Dos Jefes
Cigars, liquors...and outdoor swings.
Garden District Pub
Bohemian hang-out.
Carousel Bar
Inside Hotel Monteleone, this bar was voted best in the city.
Experienced po-boy cooks and a friendly bar atmosphere.
An incredible range of wines to taste, and some nibbles too.
Bouligny Tavern
Creative snacks to accompany slightly more predictable drinks.
An impressive beer list - and a handy seafood shop just across the road.

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