Two great examples of the Lima cocktail bar They were highlighted by 50 Best Discovery: Ribeyro Casa Sutil and Bar Olé. Spaces with different characteristics but with much to highlight. The first is the new favorite for drinkers looking for something new and the second is a classic for those who like more traditional cocktails. Do you dare to visit them?
RIBEYRO SUTIL HOUSE
In one of the mansions of the Leuro villa, built at the beginning of the 19th century. XX, we find the fascinating universe of Ribeyro Casa Sutil. A signature cocktail bar for intrepid drinkers. Exclusive liquors, named local products and lots of novelties are the pillars of its menu. 50 Best Discovery highlights the work of Luis Flores, in charge of the cocktail bar, for creating “classic and original cocktails that speak of Latin American flavors using regional distillates such as Peruvian agave, pisco and more.” In addition, they highlight the Peruvian wine list. On the other hand, the kitchen reflects the bar with tapas and snacks.
Address: Av. 28 de Julio 844, Miraflores.
With its elegant atmosphere, and its almost three decades, this bar is already a classic among Lima bars. You have to pay attention to the details of the walls decorated with looms and quipus. But, the privileged place is undoubtedly the bar, which simulates a boat cabin, where you can enjoy the best captain in the city. They already highlight it in 50 Best Discovery, as the cocktail to drink at this place: “a mixture of pisco and vermouth, served in two parts, with the second being kept chilled with ice. As for the food, their Spanish omelet is said to be the best in the city.” Health!
Address: 109 Pancho Fierro Street, San Isidro.
WHAT IS THE SELECTION LIKE?
50 Best Discovery is not a ranked list, its purpose is to showcase a variety of lesser-known places and cities; in addition to the already popular names. Thus, the public finds both emerging talents and traditional classics. This year, they included more than 3,200 experiences and 640 cities around the world.
The selection is made by a group of experts in the industry (restaurant, cocktail and hospitality). The venue should receive a significant number of votes in the most recent round of polls for The World’s 50 Best Restaurants or The World’s 50 Best Bars. Another option is to be part of the annual regional rankings. The 50 Best organization is responsible for the last instance.
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