We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about the coolest bar they’ve ever been to. Here are their responses:
1. Ozone, Ritz Carlton — Hong Kong
"The view of the harbor from the 118th floor is absolutely breathtaking and truly worth seeing at least once in your life."
Submitted by Natasha
2. At.mosphere Lounge, Burj Khalifa — Dubai
"Located on the 122nd floor, it's the best way to visit the world’s tallest building and take in the Dubai skyline while enjoying evening cocktails or afternoon tea. Try to secure a table by the windows for a bird’s eye view of the dancing fountains below."
Submitted by Kristen
3. Old Fashioned Gin Tonic & Cocktail Bar — Barcelona
Found in the Gràcia district of the city, the tiny bar serves up some of the city's best drinks. It's a local favorite, rated the ninth-best thing to do — out of 1,110! — in Barcelona.
Submitted by Heather Zarza, Facebook
4. Delirium — Brussels
"It's so large that it encompasses two buildings and includes the street in between them. They have nearly 2,500 beers available for tasting. Plus, there's a bar just for absinthe!"
Submitted by Nikki Francois, Facebook
5. Duck & Waffle, Heron Tower — London
"Located on the 40th floor of the Heron Tower in London, Duck & Waffle provides impressive views of the city. It's also a restaurant and is open 24/7."
Submitted by Christopher T. German, Facebook
6. Mezcalería Los Amantes — Oaxaca, Mexico
There's a saying in Oaxaca, a city famous for its food and drink, "For everything bad, mezcal; for everything good, too." So if you're looking for mezcal, look no further: Mezcalería's your place.
Submitted by Scott Adkins, Facebook
7. Amsterdam Bar — Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
Situated on the island of Ko Pha Ngan, the outdoor bar offers breathtaking views of the surrounding islands and the Gulf of Thailand. Kick back, have a drink, and watch one of the most breathtaking sunsets on Earth.
Submitted by Chandell Kelly, Facebook
8. Waxy O'Connor's — Glasgow, Scotland
"The inside looks exactly like a treehouse!" Plus, with three floors, six bars, and nine different sections, there's room for everybody.
Submitted by Courtney Fraser, Facebook
9. The Croft Institute — Melbourne, Australia
"Set in an old laboratory, the bar has custom drinks that recall the bar's scientific past."
Submitted by Taylah
10. Niji — Rome
"Located in the Trastevere part of Rome, it's a small cocktail bar that looks like an old, classic Italian living room. Paintings adorn the walls and ceiling, and vintage furniture, soft lights, and electro jazz music bring the space to life."
Submitted by Andrea De Santis, Facebook
11. Alice Cocktail Bar — Wellington, New Zealand
"Not only are some of their drinks served in tea cups, but their cocktail list takes inspiration from Alice in Wonderland. I got the acid drop [pictured above] that comes lit on fire to resemble the scene where Alice is falling down the rabbit hole."
Submitted by Carly Danner, Facebook
12. Bar El Federal — Buenos Aires
"It’s like going back in time to the 1850s. Plus, their appetizer plates are incredible!"
Submitted by Ingrid
13. Cave Bar More — Dubrovnik, Croatia
Part of Hotel More, the subterranean bar is gorgeously illuminated, offering a perfect setting for sipping your favorite drink. And if it's nice out, you can step outside and bask in the the glow of the Adriatic.
Submitted by Andrew Stadnicki, Facebook
14. Keefer Bar — Vancouver
15. Hemingway Bar — Prague
Toast to the literary master at this beautifully decorated Prague bar. According to their website, the bar "devotes considerable attention to his drinks of choice: absinthe, rum and Champagne."
Submitted by Kayla Yandoli
16. The Temple Bar — Dublin
A Dublin landmark, the bar has been attracting travelers and locals alike for more than 160 years. If you're in Dublin, don't miss it.
Submitted by Yolanda
17. Panda & Sons — Edinburgh
"It looks like a barber shop, but once you go downstairs, you enter into one of the swankiest cocktail bars around. Based on the old speakeasy style and with really impressive drinks, it’s the best I’ve ever been to."
Submitted by Emily
18. Sketch — London
Come for afternoon tea and stay around for evening cocktails. Decorated like an enchanted fairy-tale forest, the space is at once genuinely exciting and deeply relaxing.
Submitted by Anna
19. The Jigger Inn at St. Andrew's — Fife, Scotland
Located on one of the oldest golf courses in the world, the Jigger Inn is "home to golfing memorabilia, crackling open-hearth fires, home-cooked food and a superb selection of Scottish beers."
Submitted by Kyle O'Brien, Facebook