5 Great Bars Downtown

(Bar scene by Anoxlou)

Le Bar

Set in an old downtown building, reminiscent of the cities golden years,  with a yet vibrant futuristic and modern design, this four floor restaurant-bar with a terrace has become one of the cities top places to go to. The french food, the carefully cared for drinks, the ambiance and the varied music, often live, promises to deliver everything one could look for in a perfect outing.

Le Bar

Tucuman 422, Downtown

5219-0858

Open Mon-Sat from midday-2am.

Gran Bar Danzon

This trendy lounge bar offers a wonderful variety of wines and is usually full of people vouching for its quality and great atmosphere.  Their wine happy hours, Mon-Fri from 7pm-9pm and Sat-Sun from 8pm-10pm presents upcoming wine varieties in the market and is a great way to try something new.

Gran Bar Danzon

Libertad 1161, Downtown

4811-1108

La Cigale

A place for unpretentious, uninhibited fun bar where the crowd ranges in ages and styles but is always up for a good time. They have a varied well priced cocktail menu with in-house specialties such as the ‘Latin lover’ or the ‘Cucaracha slammer’ shot and  won the upstairs floor an intimate stage where live music is frequently played  and dancing takes place later.

La Cigale

25 de Mayo 597, Downtown

4893-2332

Open Mon-Fri 6pm-closing and Sat 8pm-closing

Jack the Ripper

This hidden English style bar is spacious and comfortable. The low lights, comfortable couches an excellent 80s brit-rock repertoire make it the favorite of many.

Jack the Ripper

Libertad 1275, Downtown

4816-7508

You Know my Name

Formerly known as El Living, this quirky lounge bar/ small nightclub club looks to recreate a living room feel with lamps, couches, retro TVs and screens. Video clips and film clips are screened in one of its rooms and there is a dance floor in the other. A laid back atmosphere, cheerful crowd and  late night partying complete the charm of this BA nightlife hotspot.

You Know my Name

M.T. de Alvear 1540, Downtown

+54 11 4815-3379 ‎

Off the Beaten Path: Museo de Arte Hispanoamericano Isaac Fernandez Blanco

(photo by sebastian-dario)

A Neocolonial building with a beautiful Spanish style courtyard houses the Isaac Fernandez Blanco collection of Hispanic-American art.  An impressive display of antique and religious objects, furniture, silver, and paintings dating back to the 1700´s are sure to take you back to a key historic moment where two very different cultures colided to define what South America is today.
Museum hours are Tuesday through Friday from 2pm-6pm and Saturday and Sunday from 12am-6pm. English tours must be booked in advance.

Museo de Arte Hispanoamericano Isaac Fernandez Blanco
Suipacha 1422, Downtown
4327- 0228

English Tours
4327-0272.
mifb_educativa@buenosaires.gob.ar