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Anyone Else Here LOVE Alcohol?

I had a really great dry, gin martini with olives at the Simplon Bar the other day. It made me miss Toronto a little.

While I enjoy beer and wine, a proper Cocktail (not some Gordons G&T or Ballantines and Coke) is just perfect every now and then.

Do you have any suggestions on where to get a proper Cocktail (in a casual | laid back setting) in CH?
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Old 16.03.2016, 13:21
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Re: Anyone Else Here LOVE Alcohol?

I love alcohol, but alcohol doesn't love me (and neither does anyone else when the two of us get mixed up together).


Dante's off langstrasse has some interesting modern cocktails---a bit too hipster styled staff, but I've had good experiences.


The Boston Tea party at Terasse is on of my favorites, but after two of them, the night will be a disaster.


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Old 16.03.2016, 15:17
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Re: Anyone Else Here LOVE Alcohol?

I love the Widder Bar, but might not be construed as relaxed.
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Re: Anyone Else Here LOVE Alcohol?

There are plenty of amazing cocktail bars in Switzerland. Just to name a few that I have checked out.

Lausanne:
The BAR at Beau Rivage Palace
Le Comptoir
Havana Club Bar at Lausanne Palace

Geneva
L’Atelier Cocktail Club
L’Apothicaire Cocktail Club

Zurich
Widder Bar

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Re: Anyone Else Here LOVE Alcohol?

I have to say, the Louis Bar at Hotel Montana wasn't bad. They offered a great martini and good live music.
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Ah the Pornstar Martini cocktail is very nice, good memories (or lack of them)
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Do you have any suggestions on where to get a proper Cocktail (in a casual | laid back setting) in CH?
Haven't tried their cocktails yet, but I love the atmosphere in the Hotel Sonne's beer garden.

http://sonne.ch/en/Restaurant-and-Bar

The ice rink was magical in winter, so I'm just waiting for the beer garden to open for the summer season.
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Re: Anyone Else Here LOVE Alcohol?

You might be only able to afford one but you have to try a Vesper at the Old Crow.
If you like your cocktails more punkrock I recommend the Montblack bar.
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Old 16.03.2016, 19:49
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Re: Anyone Else Here LOVE Alcohol?

I just say that to get it into bed.
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Old 16.03.2016, 19:59
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Re: Anyone Else Here LOVE Alcohol?

What a title for a thread. Kudos.
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Re: Anyone Else Here LOVE Alcohol?

Central bar in Zurich does great old school cocktails www.cntrl.ch
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Re: Anyone Else Here LOVE Alcohol?

In Lausanne, there's the KraZy J Cocktails. Really nice cocktails and very laid back
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Old 30.03.2016, 12:53
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You might be only able to afford one but you have to try a Vesper at the Old Crow.
Second this. Pricey, but completely worth it. There's also an outdoor terrace at the back, with one very special table that just peeks between the houses onto the Limmat.
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Re: Anyone Else Here LOVE Alcohol?

Hellooo... "English" forum... is this question rhetorical or is the pope catholic?
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Old 30.03.2016, 14:15
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Re: Anyone Else Here LOVE Alcohol?

Easy for you to say ... Some people love it, but cannot get it. Buying alcohol in Coop.
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Re: Anyone Else Here LOVE Alcohol?

erm.. yes
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Re: Anyone Else Here LOVE Alcohol?

I could recommend Lady Hamiltons next to the Nelson Pub just off the Bahnhofstrasse Zürich...great Rooftop Terrasse as well...
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Re: Anyone Else Here LOVE Alcohol?

Just spent a minute perusing the drinks at the old crow.....1100 chuffs for a shot of whiskey, sweet Jesus, thats enough to make your eyes water, even on the 120k standard salary, you are not getting far with that
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