The best bars in Tel Aviv to sit outside
Chat to any local and they’ll whisper in your ears sweet nothings -- or everythings – about this important nightlife haven. If you’re into trends that haven’t become trends, because they’re so trendy, then Teder is the only place to be. Dive into an alternate world, where the cool reign and the grooves flow. Opt for this great cultural alternative to the mainstream commercial nightlife.
Bicicleta is not a bike shop, but indeed a hidden gem of the area. Their star-quality eggplant fries, funky cocktails, all topped with an adorable backyard garden atmosphere, make for a perfect night out with the girls or that special someone. If you’re feeling the indoor vibes, the quaint upstairs bar area often plays lovely jazz music to relax to after a long day at work. Save room for dessert, because after their amazing happy hour deals, you’ll want to try their halva Toblerone or date cake.
If it wasn't for the piano and sewing machine in the window, you might pass right by Tailor Made. Hidden behind a small passageway, this romantic spot, which doubles as a restaurant and cocktail bar, is an oasis from the busy Allenby street, and Tel Aviv at large. Complete with an outdoor courtyard decorated with twinkly lights, and several indoor spaces, stop by Tailor Made for an upscale cocktail, vibrant meal, or even book the space for a special event.
If you like staying up until sunrise, good music, unique cocktails and tantalizing food, Yavne is the spot for you. The creators are the same brains behind Hostel 51, Alphabet and Alma, meaning they know the business of Tel Aviv nightlife and understand what Tel Avivians want. Eclectic and funky, Yavne has a bar space as well as an indoor and outdoor seating area and dance floor.
Looking for the hot new place to see and be seen? Atop Gan Hair Mall, Kanta is more than just a beautiful hotspot. Renowned chef Yaron Malka developed a menu full of inventive dishes like, “eggplant on fire” foccacia, and halva toblerone. You’ll want to close the night looking out over the city while sipping a cocktail like the "Lion in Zion" — a beguiling mixture of Bombay Sapphire Gin, fresh basil and sour lime. Better yet, they enclose the rooftop space in the winter so you can sip and dine through the colder months.
Tangier is a Moroccan bar with five different fixed-price all you can drink bracelet options. From 17:00 to 20:00 is happy hour, 1+1 for all food and drink. Tangier serves a variety of Moroccan-style snacks and dishes, tasty additions for your night out. Come enjoy the colorful and unique design, as well as the authentic music, which contribute to the Middle Eastern vibe. Tangier is located in the center of the commercial part of Tel Aviv and is popular with locals, so come early or make a reservation.
Par Derriere is a romantic wine bar, divided into intimate spaces, each with a unique atmosphere. In the front section, designed to look like a European café and delicatessen, visitors can purchase products for take home. Inside, an intimate wine bar that sits adjacent to an open area, where smoking is allowed. The left hosts Kibbutz dining-hall style tables and chairs and further back sits a room for private events. The highlight is a magically designed garden out back, perfect for date night. The drink menu contains a large selection of fine wines, imported drinks and artistic cocktails. Dine on tapas or a finely crafted salad, a specialty Italian dish or one of the other fine menu items, such as roast beef carpaccio, chicken liver pate or a cheese platter. Finish off with a delectable dark chocolate mousse, crême brulée or Nutella pancake with banana and nuts.
Set in south Tel Aviv where Allenby Street meets Yehuda Halevi, this new-ish hangout haven has a certain mysticism, charm and rapture to it. It’s a two-level bundle of pure joy with a subterranean courtyard and staircase, a tiny misshapen dance floor and spirited ambience. It even has a vintage clothing store hidden within its labyrinth of rooms. Say the magic words, “Kuli Alma,” to any local and you’ll immediately make it into the cool books of Tel Aviv.
Located just across from the largest synagogue in Tel Aviv, you won’t find anyone praying here. With a massive vinyl collection, the hippest waitresses, and a food menu created under the supervision of iconic Israeli chef, Eyal Shani (of Miznon and Beit Romano), you’ll understand why Port Said has been successfully serving the young communities of Tel Aviv for years. Featuring innovative Israeli dishes, there is always a new menu addition to savor. While the wait may be long and the energy intense, no visit to Tel Aviv is complete without an evening at this iconic spot. So grab a Goldstar, some delectable food, and spend your night chilling under the stars with the locals at Port Said.
Mismatched sofas lie beneath vintage-inspired book lined walls in this hipster chic bar and café. Lounge inside and sway to the beats of The Prince’s resident DJ on the decks or sashay onto its spacious rooftop fully equipped with outdoor seating to make this a perfect location on scorching hot Tel Aviv days. The Prince occasionally hosts live shows, from comedy to drama.