From “secret” speakeasies to classy hotels, Buenos Aires' cocktail bars have been making waves in recent years, gaining a reputation for outstanding style and creative flair and becoming a major part of the city's draw.
The city's bars stand out for their original settings and style, their atmosphere, and their bartenders' creativity.
Step back in time at prohibition-themed “secret” speakeasies, relax on starlit terraces, enjoy the latest music, or soak up the atmosphere at popular night spots.
There are hundreds of bars in the city, but here's a selection of some of the most talked about, grouped into seven categories:
Secret bars: impossible to see from the street, these bars surprise visitors with their style, atmosphere, aura of mystique and creative cocktails. You just have to know how to find them!
Popular bars: venues offering top-notch cocktail menus in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.
Classic and modern: bars that know how to mix traditional classics with a modern vision.
Intimate bars: meticulous bartenders bring to life some of the city's best cocktails at these small bars.
High volume: cocktail bars where you can hear the city's latest soundtracks.
All-terrain: bars for any time of the day, any day of the week, whether its a post-work tipple or a late night session.
Hotel bars: Today some of the city's most stylish bars belong to hotels.