Sample creative cocktails and get together with the local crowd. Our W Insider suggests the following local hot venues for you to experience during your next visit:
100 STUART ST.
Inviting atmosphere, signature
cocktails, and flavorful bites along
with trend-setting Happenings and
renowned DJs make the W Lounge
a one-of-a-kind destination for
locals and guests to indulge.
Relax next to the fireplace and
savor creative small plates while
taking in the inventive atmosphere
and globally infused sounds.
13 BRATTLE ST.
Beat Brasserie (aka Beat Hôtel)
is a restaurant and bar located
in the heart of Harvard Square
celebrating American spirits,
beer, and over 35 American
artisanal wines. To heighten the
senses further, they feature live
music by cutting edge musicians
in jazz, blues, funk, R&B and
world music, bringing eclectic
artistry to the Cambridge stage.
348 CONGRESS ST.
Renowned Chef Barbara Lynch
breaks the mixology mold with
her Fort Point establishment.
Drink doesn't have a printed beverage
menu, as cocktail inspirations
vary daily with local produce
Ask about the secret Drink
burger with housemade pickles
and Thousand Island-inspired
838 BEACON ST.
A friendly neighborhood bar
and restaurant located within
walking distance to Boston’s
historic Fenway Park. Enjoy an
evolving beer list, carefully
crafted cocktails, and a
seasonal menu. Audubon is a modern
yet comfortable space with an
outdoor patio is open for lunch,
dinner, and brunch on Sundays.
Great for pre-game or post, the
friendly staff will always make
you feel like an insider.
1395 WASHINGTON ST.
The Gallows is a vibrant,
welcoming hangout in the neck of
Boston’s South End.
Whether you want to stop by for a
quick drink and a snack or stop in
for a full meal from the weekly
changing menu, the Gallows has
everything - including a giant Ouija
wall. If you'd like a craft cocktail,
show us a sign.
WINK & NOD
3 APPLETON ST.
Wink & Nod is the newest addition
to a tree-lined South End
cobblestoned street, this
speakeasy was inspired by
Martin Lomansey's iconic quote:
Never write if you can speak;
Never speak if you can nod;
Never nod if you can wink.
271 DARTMOUTH ST.
More than 100 different tequilas
are poured at this playful
and bar. Lolita is full of red lights,
dark corners, and dozens of
candles. The menu features
Mexican street food favorites
and inventive margaritas you
won't soon forget.
541 TREMONT ST.
Sip and shake at this South End
bohemian hot spot for nightly
live jazz. The Beehive's
atmosphere has a throwback
feel to Moulin Rouge.
There is no cover for nightly
entertainment, and during
summer months their brick patio
is the perfect spot to enjoy
an al fresco cocktail.