Polanco, Mexico City’s neighborhood of the elite, boasts a thriving nightlife. Its lavish clubs and bars exude luxury and sophistication, offering the best of Mexico City‘s drinks and music. Cocktails, shots, live bands and karaoke attract the locals to the best bars and clubs in the area, listed in this article, for an amazing night out.
Through a fridge door lays one of the best bars of the city, Jules Basement, the first ‘speakeasy‘ bar in the capital. The cocktails are certainly part of the charm of this bar, since there is a wide selection and the talented and well-known cocktail mixer, Jay Keuhner, prepares each one with care and attention. Aside from the explosion of flavor provided from such delicious cocktails, the bar boasts entertainment in the form of live music, stand-up comedy alongside imaginative and abstract décor.
Area Bar is a very popular bar, generally frequented by the elite of the city. Spectacular views of the trendy neighborhood Polanco are the highlight of the bar, which is located on the top of Hotel Habita. The beautifully decked area is a pool lounge area by day, and by night it transforms into an upscale bar, with a 12 ft long fireplace. With good music and tasty cocktails, it is difficult not to have an enjoyable night at Area Bar.
Address & telephone number : Area Bar, Habita Hotel, Avenida Presidente Masaryk No.201, Miguel Hidalgo, Polanco, Mexico City, Mexico, +52 55 5282 3100
Palmas Karaoke by Il Canto
An indispensable addition to Polanco’s nightlife is Il Canto, another popular karaoke venue, the twist here being that you will be accompanied by a pianist whilst you sing and be the star of the night. Cocktails feature heavily in the drinks menu, however it is their perfectly made martinis which are what Il Canto is known for. High quality in the drinks is matched by that of the food, all served at decent prices. It is a great place to hang out with a group of friends.
Address & telephone number: Palmas Karaoke by Il Canto, Av. de las Palmas 530, Miguel Hidalgo, Lomas de Chapultepec, Mexico City, Mexico, +52 55 5330 9437
Located along Mexico City’s Campos Elíseos is La Lune, a small venue and another of Polanco’s karaoke bars. Whether you class yourself as a natural or a completely untalented singer, it is fun to give singing a go while visiting La Lune. It is also the perfect place for dancing and for spontaneous nights out. Drinks are good here and the lively and buzzing atmosphere makes La Lune an unmissable night out.
Address & telephone number: La Lune, Seneca 37 Colonia Polanco, Mexico City, Mexico, +52 5281-6930/6931
Bros Oyster Bar
Bros Oyster Bar is one of the best places for seafood in Polcano. Bros have two locations in Polanco, but the bar in Plaza Carso boasts a magnificent view of the Soumaya Museum, Carlos Slim’s recent addition to the numerous art galleries in the capital.
Address & telephone number: Bros Oyster Bar, Lago Zurich 245, Plaza Carso, Second Level, Polanco, Mexico City, Mexico, +52 55 4976 0289 /90/91
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