Whether you’re participating in Dry January or not, the following restaurants have extensive cocktail programs with or without alcohol that are sure to please you!
Serving gorgeous small and large plates with a spotlight on seafood, plus seasonal, inventive cocktails in the North End. Bar Kismet is owned by a mixologist-chef couple, their careful consideration for the small details, and beautiful food and drink help this gem to shine very brightly in the Halifax restaurant scene.
Wedged between multiple other businesses on quaint Dresden Row, Black Sheep started as a seven-days-a-week brunch destination and now has morphed into a Spring Garden Road area favourite, offering a selection of small and large plates at dinner time, plus boasts some very talented mixologists behind the bar.
A Spanish-inspired restaurant with a focus on pintxos and tapas featuring raw and tinned seafood, Highwayman remains to be a novel concept in the downtown core. The sophisticated bar program shines a light on gin & tonics, and fortified wines like sherry and port. The interior is dark, moody and romantic.
Cropping up in late spring 2019 at the corner of Barrington and Prince in the heart of downtown Halifax, Julep Kitchen & Cocktails will play up the southern way of life, and the food and drink offering will weave in the Acadian roots of Nova Scotia. The interior design will showcase the original stone and brick.
Sophisticated with a New York vibe, the kitchen of this tiny wine bar and restaurant is always in good hands. An ever-changing tapas-style menu is the perfect accompaniment to a staggering section of imported wines and craft cocktails, navigated by truly passionate bar staff.
Enjoy modern craft cocktails, oysters, elevated pub fare at Lot Six, located inside the historic Carleton building. Oysters are their speciality, brunch is a close second. Not sure exactly what you want to drink? Find one of their bar geniuses and they’ll create a unique cocktail, just for you.
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