Bars: The best of in Venice you must visit for a cocktail
Look no further, we bring you our “best of” bars you should try in Venice. From classic cocktail bars to more modern settings, we gather five of them.
The Venetian bar par excellence. It is the place that exists since 1930 and is a must in your mixological tour. Located on the Grand Canal, it has become an official reference point. It is a place to taste classic cocktails. A place where tradition persists and quality is not discussed. Its atmosphere will also transport you back to the classic era of European coffee culture.
The Longhi bar is iconic and is one of the places you’ll go if you’re looking for elegance and luxury. Its name comes from the painter Piero Longhi, whose paintings you will find on the walls of the bar. It’s decoration with Murano glass chandeliers makes it very sophisticated. Its strongest suit, seems to be the Martini. In fact, the bar offers ten variations. In addition, cocktails such as Basil-ica based on gin, lemon, St-Germain, basil leaves and orange bitter. Handcrafted cocktails not to be missed.
A completely different place where all kinds of culture come together. Its decoration oscillates between graffiti walls and decorative vinyl, with loud music. It is an alternative bar for a different experience, you will find from metaleros to bartenders who meet here to break the routine of the typical Venetian bar. Classic cocktails like Negroni are on the menu as well as shots and other drinks.
If you’re looking for a star bartender, this is the place. Indeed, since here Simone Caporale prepares the delicious cocktails, along with his magnificent team of bartenders. Il Mercante is a place that recounts the history of marine merchants through unique and inimitable cocktails. A two-storey bar located at the foot of the Ponte dei Fabri Bridge.
You can never miss the rooftop bar. This rooftop offers a beautiful sunset to accompany your cocktail created by perfectly balanced experts based on fresh citrus, shrubs and tinctures. Inside, the bar has a classic style that contrasts with the variety of glasses in which cocktails are served: tiki jars, mason jars or martini glasses. Located in the main metropolitan district.
Don’t drink and drive. Enjoy responsibly.
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