Santiago drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Wine Bar in Santiago


You won't find a better wine list anywhere in Chile than this homey restobar with servers who are trained sommeliers. Try creative wine flights (themed by region or style) or sample several top bottles by the glass.…
Top Choice Lounge in Santiago

Restobar KY

Taking inspiration from the Barrio Recoleta's Southeast Asian flavor is this stunning cocktail bar. The photographer owner has done wonders with a rambling old house – the interior is otherworldly, glowing with Chin…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in Santiago

Chipe Libre

Learn about the big sour over pisco – and who made it first – at the only bar in Santiago dedicated to the South American brandy. There are as many piscos from Peru as Chile on the menu and you can try them in fligh…
Top Choice Club in Santiago


The '80s and '90s still rule at least one floor of Blondie, while the other could have anything from goth rock and techno to Britpop or Chilean indie. A favorite with both Santiago's student and gay communities, it'…
Coffee in Santiago


Geek out over the latest coffee trends at this stylish cafe where addicts can order their morning fix brewed in everything from a Chemex to an AeroPress. Rotating art exhibitions and live music on the patio make Caf…
Cocktail Bar in Santiago

Santo Remedio

Strictly speaking, this low-lit and spectacularly funky old house is a restaurant, and an aphrodisiacal one at that. But it's the bar action people really come for: powerful, well-mixed cocktails and regular live DJ…
Club in Santiago

Club La Feria

Euphoric electronic music, an up-for-it crowd and banging DJs mean this is still the place to go to dance the night away.
Wine Bar in Santiago

La Misión

Santiago’s newest (and hippest) wine bar highlights the best vinos from across the Americas, including neighboring Argentina and Uruguay. Order by the glass or select a tasting of three wines united by a common them…
Cafe in Santiago

Xoco Por Ti Chocolate Bar

Sweet-toothed travelers will reach nirvana at this pint-sized chocolate bar, which has a tempting menu of hot chocolates to melt away any winter woes. Chocolate-inspired frappes and ice creams also go down smoothly …
Craft Beer in Santiago

Cerveceria Nacional

Pitchers of craft beer are not so easily found in Santiago, which is why this no-frills brewpub is such a rare treat. The home-brewed cervezas span the beer rainbow, from pale lager to imperial stout, while the pizz…