Sweet & Sour

Cocktail Bar in Minsk

This dimly lit hideaway is for serious cocktail aficionados. Kick back in scuffed leather couches or belly up to the bar and order US-Prohibition-era classics from smartly dressed bartenders. Some of the best cocktails are off-menu, and there's a good selection of single malts too.

The owner is a journalism junkie, and you can read weekly editions of the New York Times and the UK's Sunday Times here.