Nightlife

Top Choice Cocktail Bar in City of Hamilton

Ten

High ceilings, striking pieces of contemporary art, cube-like furniture and an innovative cocktail list are the distinguishing features of this popular meeting spot. You can fortify yourself with small plates of lam…
Top Choice Pub in City of Hamilton

Hog Penny

With low ceilings and dark wood furnishings, at first glance this is a quintessential British pub, only with local microbrews on tap, as well as several choice imported beers and some of the best dark 'n' stormies o…
Top Choice Club in City of Hamilton

Cafe Cairo

One of Hamilton's most buzzing places after hours, Cafe Cairo may be deliberately kitsch (the Egyptian decor is unconvincing), but the Middle Eastern food here is great, and DJs that take over after 10pm keep the cr…
Bar in City of Hamilton

Pickled Onion

It's hard to pin down the Pickled Onion. There's the somewhat pub-like ambience (only with funky contemporary art), but the drinks lean towards a solid global wine list and cocktails dreamed up by its bartenders (Am…
Wine Bar in City of Hamilton

Little Venice Wine Bar

One of Hamilton's most popular after-work drink venues. The shady patio next to the decades-old Italian restaurant is handy for people-watching and sampling from the extensive wine list. It focuses mostly on Italian…
Pub in City of Hamilton

Docksider Pub & Restaurant

If you've just come off a sunset rum-tasting cruise and are wondering where to go next, you can follow the stream of revelers to this waterside pub where a young crowd congregates until the wee hours. Also a good pl…
Club in City of Hamilton

Cosmopolitan Lounge

DJ sets at the 'Cosmo' cater to a crowd in their 20s and 30s that likes to rock out to hits from the '80s and '90s and whatever's hot on the radio. Themed evenings, such as 'Full Moon Saturday' and '2 for 1 Thursday…