Jai-Ca – Barcelona

Jai-Ca - Barcelona

Jai-Ca – Barcelona

Special drinks: Wine, spirits
Favorite drink: Vermut
Food: yes
Special dish: all sorts of tapas that you can imagine, especially great is the seafood
Price range:  medium (drink >=10€)            
Direction: Carrer Ginebra 13, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
phone +34 932 68 32 65
Reservation needed: no – just luck!

What do you LIKE about your bar:
You come in here before lunch on Sunday or a normal afternoon and it is crowded. It is always full, but never in an annoying way since most people ranging from 20 to 80 are relaxed and friendly. Order yourself some nice tapas at the counter, get a cold beer or a nice wine and just take it all in. You will love it.

Ray’s Bar – Abu Dhabi

Ray's Bar - Abu Dhabi

Ray’s Bar – Abu Dhabi

Special drinks: Cocktails, Beers
Food: yes
Special dish: Asian style tapas
Price range:  medium (drink >=10€)
Music style: Lounge
Direction: 62nd floor of the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers,
Corniche Rd, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Opening hours: Daily 17.00 pm – 3.00 am
Reservation needed: no

What do you LIKE about your bar:
Located on Jumeriah at Etihad Towers, on the 62nd floor, Ray’s Bar has the most spectacular view of Abu Dhabi city. Adding to that their high chairs with full transparency make you feel like sitting on nothing. If you want a little more privacy, you can ask for the private sitting area with Arabic style decoration. Certainly the great service within the Asian atmosphere will provide you with anything you need. And don’t forget to order one of the famous cocktails mixed with some nice Asian style tapas.

Kirk Bar – Berlin

Kirk Bar - Berlin

Kirk Bar – Berlin

Special drinks: Cocktails
Favorite drink: I am a girl and love a good, honest Cosmopolitan
Food: no
Price range:  medium (drink >=10€)
Music style: Classical Jazz, Lounge, everything as long as it comes on vinyl
Direction: Skalitzer Strasse 75, 10997 Berlin, Germany
Opening hours: from 19.00 pm
Reservation needed: no, just a little luck and patience

What do you LIKE about your bar: During my time in Berlin, Kirk was like a classical extension of my living room. The bartender wasn`t just a bartender, but someone who understood his business. His drinks were made with accuracy and passion, this is what made cocktails, drinks, everything really honest and classic. Additionally, the atmosphere just embraces you. It is up to you to sit down in a cosy corner next to the fireplace or right behind the bar. Wherever you were the music, played mainly on vinyl, sets you slightly back in time and if some gipsies entered to set the place on fire with their dancing and fiery pipes, this feeling only increased.  Enjoy.

Barasti Bar – Dubai

Barasti Bar - Dubai

Barasti Bar – Dubai

Special drinks: Cocktails
Favorite drink: The Barasti Coolers
Food: yes
Price range:  medium (drink >=10€)
Music style: House (outdoor), Slow Rock (indoor)
Direction: Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina
Al Sufouh Road, Jumeirah Beach, P.O. Box 213084 Dubai
United Arab Emirates, Phone +971 4 318 1313
Opening Hours:
Weekdays 11:00am – 1:30am [alcohol service throughout] Food service [12:00-12:30am]
Weekends [Thursday and Friday] 11:00am – 3:00am [alcohol service throughout] Food service [12:00-12:30am]
Reservation needed: no

What do you LIKE about your bar:
Barasti is located right at the beach with indoor and outdoor facilities. It’s very popular in Dubai, ranked as one of the best bars in the world in 2006. I especially like the outdoor bar which is furnished with wooden staff that makes you feel like being on an island. Their very nice food is served in both indoor and outdoor. Depending on your musical mood, you can enjoy House outdoors and Slow Rock indoors. If you are in a proper party mood, join the weekend beach parties or if you feel like Salsa, there are Salsa classes every Tuesday.

CUT – Singapore

CUT - Singapore

CUT – Singapore

Special drinks: Cocktails, only own drink creations
Food: yes
Special dish: The steaks are just amazing and I love the fact that they serve their handmade fries in simple paper bags
Price range: high (drink >10€)
Music style: Lounge
Direction: Street B1-71 (Next to the Theater), Galleria Level
The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Phone  +65 6688 8517
Opening hours:
Main Dining Room – Sunday to Thursday from 6 pm to 10 pm
CUT Bar and Lounge – Monday to Sunday from 5.30 pm to 12 am
Reservation needed: yes

What do you LIKE about your bar: 
This bar is a Singaporean highlight! Close to Marina Bay Sands it makes its own, special honey sirup whilst serving fries in funny paper bags. The bartenders are impressive. Although they are from everywhere in the world, they are all equally professional and kind. It is a great combination of style and down-to-earth. I love it.

Mosquito Bar – Barcelona

Mosquito Bar - Barcelona

Mosquito Bar – Barcelona

Special drinks: Beers from all around the world
Favorite drink: Moritz – beer originating from Barcelona
Food: yes
Special dish: The home-made dumplings are pretty amazing
Price range: low (drink <10€)
Music style: Lounge
Direction: Calle Carders 46, 08003 Barcelona, Phone 0034 932 687 569
Opening hours: from 13.00pm to 2.30 am
Reservation needed: no

What do you LIKE about your bar:
If you want to chill out during a hot afternoon, this is the right place for you. Choose one of the beers from everywhere of the world and enjoy to have a multicultural mix of voices around you. And if you are hungry as well, don`t hesitate to taste the yummy dumplings.

 

Zur Fetten Ecke – Berlin

Zur Fetten Ecke - Berlin

Zur Fetten Ecke – Berlin

Special drinks: Beer
Favorite drink: Berliner Kindel or Sternburg Export (just call it Sterni)
Food: no
Price range:  cheap (drink < 5€)
Music style: Electronic
Direction: Schlesische Straße 16; 10997 Berlin
Opening hours: from 15.00 pm to open end
Reservation needed: no

What do you LIKE about your bar:
Do you want a typical Berlin bar? Then you found your place. This place is party, it`s good music, it`s fun. People from Berlin mix with everyone else and you never know, when the party will be ended by the police. But don`t take me wrong. It is peaceful in here. You can always talk to everyone in the midst of the dimsy redlight whilst enjoying a refreshing Sterni. Come around and check it out yourself. You won’t regret it.