Rothschild Boulevard

A stroll down Rothschild Boulevard

Cafés by day, clubs by night, when in Tel Aviv, do as the locals do and take a stroll down Rothschild Boulevard

By Jennifer Greenberg

Wander down Tel Aviv’s most beautiful tree-lined boulevard and embrace the classic Bauhaus architecture. You’ll feel like the ultimate Tel Avivian. With everything from charming cafés, incredible ice cream parlours and lively late night clubs to historical museums, boutique hotels and endless charming places to sit and relax, Rothschild Boulevard is the perfect central Tel Aviv spot to explore. We’ve got the low-down on the must-see sights along the infamous street.

Insider's guide to Rothschild Boulevard

Habima Theater
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Habima Theater

Theater Performing arts space Tel Aviv City Center

The world's first Hebrew language theater, Habima was established in 1918 in Moscow before coming to Tel Aviv. It's a legendary landmark and presents contemporary and modern adaptations of classics and is the eyes, ears, and voice of Israeli culture. Check for English performances and performances with English translations.

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Milgo & Milbar

Restaurants Mediterranean White City

This hip and happening spot by brilliant young chefs, Or Michaeli and Moti Titman has been receiving rave reviews for its attention to detail, abundant seafood dishes and the unique creativity in every dish. Their modern Israeli kitchen incorporates a unique interpretation of international cuisines, focusing on the highest quality local ingredients around. Located on Rothschild Blvd, Milgo & Milbar is the perfect spot for dinner and a stroll.


The Rothschild Hotel

Hotels White City

Located in an iconic building on trendy Rothschild Boulevard, The Rothschild Hotel - Tel Aviv's Finest offers modern rooms with espresso machine and free Wi-Fi. The famous Shenkin shopping street is a 2-minute walk away.Luxury rooms at the Rothschild all have contemporary furnishings and an eclectic style. They include a LED TV, a cordless phone, a minibar, and air-conditioning. Some rooms include a private balcony or terrace.The entire hotel was built to reduce the impact on the environment. This finely preserved building is definitely one of Tel Aviv's most famous, and most of the furniture has been designed and handmade by local craftsmen.Breakfast is available until midday. The restaurant serves meat, fish, vegetarian and vegan dishes, many of which 100% organic.The hotel is located on the middle at the junction between Tel Aviv's exclusive business district and its prestigious cultural area, surrounded by bars, restaurants and cafés. A limousine service is also available.Tel Aviv Promenade can be reached in a 20-minute walk. Parking and meeting rooms are available in a sister hotel, less than 5 minutes' walk away.

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Rothschild Coffee Kiosk

Restaurants Cafés White City

With its lively vibe and tempting baked goods, the Rothschild Coffee Kiosk is sure to lure you in for a quick stop. With a large selection of salads, breakfasts and hot sandwiches as well as a full coffee menu, this charming spot is always popping. Ideally located in the middle of Rothschild Boulevard, grab a coffee, feel like a local, and enjoy the people watching. Offering picnic mats for the grass and an assortment of tables, you are guaranteed to find a quaint place to stop and recharge.

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Speakeasy - Rooftop on Rothschild

Bars Gastropubs White City

While walking down Rothschild, don’t miss this hidden bar. Step inside and up the stairs for a rooftop party and fresh beats overlooking the city. This stylish, funky spot uncovers a romantically hip view, and the food offers creative bites on sticks like the Speakeasy Caesar salad and other unexpected skewer bites. The cocktail list is imaginative, fun and surprising with booze-spiked popsicles.

Social Club
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Social Club

Restaurants Bistros White City

This stylish modern bistro and bar has a lively atmosphere and a Manhattan feel. On the menu you’ll find a fresh combination of Middle Eastern and European cuisine, imaginative cocktails and a long wine list.  For nights of excellent food and an effervescent atmosphere, Social Club fits the bill.  

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Nightlife Clubs White City

Located between some of Tel Aviv’s highly acclaimed nightlife joints, Alphabet just off Rothschild Boulevard renew their DJ lineup weekly so there’s no time for the mundane. The darker, more intimate dancefloor makes this spot one of the most magnificently designed mini clubs in the world, letting their sound system breath inside its smaller walls with ease, flair and vibrancy.

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Restaurants Cafés White City

Benedict has become synonymous with breakfast in Israel, and you’ll find multiple locations across the country. People come here to munch on breakfast at any time of the day or night. Open 24 hours and jam-packed with every single comfort food possible: whether it be towering pancakes, eggs Benedict, French toast or shakshuka, breakfast knows no boundaries here.  

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Nightlife Late-night bars White City

Oh if the walls could talk! BuXa is renowned for its ultra mod contemporary art lining its chic walls, and ultra cool contemporary beverage list filling the bellies of locals and tourists alike. This trendy vibe and hipster lair shouldn’t deter you from experiencing Israel’s up-and-coming underground DJs stretching their talents across the decks. Hang out in the yard on the top floor, dance the night away on the lower floor or simply perch yourself at the bar chatting to night crawlers for the evening – the world is your BuXa.

Ad Haetzem Burger
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Ad HaEtzem Burger Express

Restaurants American White City

This American-style fast-food burger dive features amazing burgers, crunchy chips, a wide range of sauces, and even free refills! A popular late-night spot, Burger Express manages to feed its customers from lunchtime til the wee hours of the morn. Unlike some other places in Tel Aviv which offer gourmet burgers, Burger Express brings it back to the basics with three simple options, single, double, and triple. If you’re looking for a quick bite in a casual setting at just about any hour of the day, look no further because Burger Express has got you covered.

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