One of the great joys of traveling is having a cocktail at an amazing bar, and we’ve had some truly unforgettable experiences. Over the years, we’ve begun to keep a list of establishments that all drinkers should visit at least once in their lifetimes.
From a bar in Sweden made completely out of ice to a faux-speakeasy in New York, here are 15 awe-inspiring watering holes that should be on your bucket list.
Dukes Bar, London
Hidden down a tiny street in London, this famed bar in the Dukes Hotel is a must for Martini lovers. James Bond creator Ian Fleming was a regular; it’s where he ordered the classic Martini variant the Vesper, which made an appearance in Casino Royale. Not in the mood for cocktails? The hotel also offers a cognac and cigar garden.
35-36 St. James’s Place
Tel: 44 0207 491 4840
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