Buenos Aires

Your critical guide to hotels, restaurants and going out in Buenos Aires

Written by local experts

Editor's picks

Hot spot for an icy Bossa Nova

Congo
Bars & pubs

A popular drinking hole with laid-back charm and a gorgeous summer garden – one of the city's best outdoor drinking spaces.

Argentinian fare with finesse

El Bistro
Restaurants & cafés

With a menu of molecular gastronomy and Philippe Starck-designed interior, El Bistro offers something really special.

Club with BA's trendsetters

Niceto Club
Clubs

Some of the best live music and club nights in town deliver a delicious mix of traditional and electro beats.

Major attractions

Palacio del Congreso

Attractions

The extravagant interior of Argentina's Congress building includes an extensive network of basements and bunkers.

Caminito

Attractions

Colourful and chaotic, Caminito (literally 'little walkway') is thronged with tango dancers, small-time grifters and tourists.

Cementerio de la Recoleta

Attractions

This stunning cemetery, home to illustrious corpses including María Eva Duarte de Perón (aka Evita), is one of BA's undisputed delights.

What's on in Buenos Aires

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Buenos Aires has a packed calendar of cultural fixtures: highlights include the ten-day showcase for international films, Festival International de Cine Indepeniente, Fashion Buenos Aires, and the Tango Festival.