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In the city the cocktail bars are more and more numerous, a fixed stop for those who like to outdo the monotony of the week and the stress of a day’s work with chatting with friends while enjoying mixology and aperitifs.
Orienting yourself among the different proposals that each block offers can be difficult, especially for those who, by nature, are chronically indecisive. This ranking of the best cocktail bar addresses can help you clear your mind.
Via Claudio Luigi Berthollet, 9
Chipped walls, soft lighting and vintage furniture. The DDR is the reign of the Roman barlady Asia Stilo who, combining creativity and inventiveness, offers original drinks that are a mix between vintage and contemporary. As if that were not enough, the place hosts I Santi Pizza Fritta, thus becoming part of the world of food pairing.
Via Belfiore 16/C
From Affini the aperitif takes on gourmet and refined tones that make this place a real gem. A destination for all those who love good wine and quality cuisine. Famous for its very wide selection of vermouths, Affini embraces a wide range of quality liqueurs that the bartender Michele Marzella and his crew mix into new cocktails that have the ability whet anyone’s imagination. Accompanied well with tasty tapas.
Via Cigna, 96/15
EDIT (Eat, Drink, Innovate, Together) is certainly one of the most interesting projects in the city, discoverable within the walls of a former electric cable factory. The style is industrial and the spaces in which the structure is divided house five realities: restaurant, brew pub, cafeteria, pizzeria and cocktail bar. A real experience that is offered from breakfast in the morning to the drink in the evening.
Piazza Vittorio Veneto, 18/D
Historical restaurant of the Turin nightlife, led by the director Martina Franchini. The Drogheria looks out with its stained glass windows and its dehors on Piazza Vittorio Veneto. At number 18 / D one comes to be hypnotized by the mastery of mixing by the three faces of the place: Jacopo Lucat, Carola Abrate and Paul Canetti. The drink list offers exclusive cocktail signatures and preparations of its own production that you can enjoy together with the chef’s delights.
Via Giuseppe Baretti, 15
D.ONE, opened just last year, is already considered one of the mandatory stops for those looking for excellent cocktails accompanied by original and quality dishes. In fact, here the flavors of the kitchen blend perfectly with the drink list with a truly inviting tapas formula. Soft lights contribute to the wood and metal furnishings and the brick walls, creating a warm and intimate atmosphere. Take a break from the chaotic nightlife of the streets of San Salvario.
Via Maria Vittoria 35/A
The Mad Dog is an Anglo-Saxon-inspired speakeasy that catapults you into 1930s prohibitionist America. The drink list reminds you of being in the Piedmontese capital, which leads you to the discovery of Italian mixing and its most important traditional drinks. Each made unique by customized recipes and continuous experimentation.
Corso Moncalieri, 5
“The tailoring of the cocktail”. That’s how they like to call themselves in Barz8, because actually there is no real drink list here and you rely on the skilled hands and minds of the alchemist bartenders. They are able to sew every single ingredient of a cocktail on the forms of the customer’s wishes, playing with the very wide selection of liqueurs and 600 labels of spirits. Precisely, tailor-made cocktail.
Via Sant’Anselmo, 30
Located in an old wool shop, Lanificio San Salvatore is an eccentric place where the aromas of the cuisine specialties intertwine with the flavors and colors of the drinks, masterfully prepared by the bartender Filippo. He takes care of every detail of his “Alcohol potions” that accompany an excellent aperitif of quality and substance.