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The Golden Mile is a unique collaboration between 5 creative cocktailbars located in the bohemian south of Antwerp. They are situated less than a mile from each other and are all completely different cocktail experiences, ranging from speakeasy style to sleazy American bar, from small to larger venues.

There are however 3 very important things these bars have in common: they love to make great cocktails, have a big passion for hospitality and last but not least all use premium spirits and top notch ingredients. The main purpose of this Creative Cocktail Collective is to make sure that all our guests will enjoy a quality night out!

What’s our offer?

Bars that are easy accessible by bike, public transportation and car.

Plenty of parking nearby on the drained south docks.

5 unique bars with a big love for quality cocktails and top bartenders

Fantastic dining opportunities in the area. (from Brasserie to fine dining restaurants)

Our mentions in the press.

The Golden Mile is a unique collaboration between 5 creative cocktailbars located in the bohemian south of Antwerp. They are situated less than a mile from each other and are all completely different cocktail experiences, ranging from speakeasy style to sleazy American bar, from small to larger venues.

There are however 3 very important things these bars have in common: they love to make great cocktails, have a big passion for hospitality and last but not least all use premium spirits and top notch ingredients. The main purpose of this Creative Cocktail Collective is to make sure that all our guests will enjoy a quality night out!

What’s our offer?

Bars that are easy accessible by bike, public transportation and car.

Plenty of parking nearby on the drained south docks.

5 unique bars with a big love for quality cocktails and top bartenders

Fantastic dining opportunities in the area. (from Brasserie to fine dining restaurants)

Our mentions in the press

BAR BURBURE

Milan, Manhattan and London come
together in the upscale South of
Antwerp.

Vlaamsekaai 41
2000 Antwerp – Belgium

Amidst gorgeous green tiles and modern copper fixtures, patrons can enjoy the finest of cocktails in a cozy, well-appointed corner bar in Antwerp’s museum district. With a full bar, including premium label liquors, liqueurs, cognacs, whiskeys, plus its own trademark Forest line of specialty spirits, Bar Burbure can offer you an array of delicious libations. See how the fashionable Milan, quaint London, and cosmopolitan Manhattan all blend together in Bar Burbure— making it Antwerp’s epicenter for relaxing and unwinding in quiet sophistication.

Owner and sommelier
Jurgen Lijcops

Key Bartender
Tom Steurs

Amidst gorgeous green tiles and modern copper fixtures, patrons can enjoy the finest of cocktails in a cozy, well-appointed corner bar in Antwerp’s museum district. With a full bar, including premium label liquors, liqueurs, cognacs, whiskeys, plus its own trademark Forest line of specialty spirits, Bar Burbure can offer you an array of delicious libations. See how the fashionable Milan, quaint London, and cosmopolitan Manhattan all blend together in Bar Burbure— making it Antwerp’s epicenter for relaxing and unwinding in quiet sophistication.

Owner and sommelier
Jurgen Lijcops

Key Bartender
Tom Steurs

BAR ZAR

Relaxed,  no nonsense approach
with high quality and reasonable prices!

Pourbusstraat 8
2000 Antwerp – Belgium

Bar Zar is a hidden gem in one of the streets leading to the drained south docks. 10 years ago Philippe Biot started this bar with the then hip and trendy Mojito and today his son Maxime continues his legacy with superb draft highballs and ultra fresh tiki cocktails.The interior is a suprising and refreshing mix of different styles like kitch, tiki and Moulin Rouge. They are famous for their no nonsense approach with high quality and reasonable prices. To sooth all taste buds they offer a great selection of premium spirits.

Key bartenders
Maxime and Philippe Biot

Bar Zar is a hidden gem in one of the streets leading to the drained south docks. 10 years ago Philippe Biot started this bar with the then hip and trendy Mojito and today his son Maxime continues his legacy with superb draft highballs and ultra fresh tiki cocktails.The interior is a suprising and refreshing mix of different styles like kitch, tiki and Moulin Rouge. They are famous for their no nonsense approach with high quality and reasonable prices. To sooth all taste buds they offer a great selection of premium spirits.

Key bartenders
Maxime and Philippe Biot

BELROY’S

The Bar formerly known as Bijou.

Graaf van Egmontsstraat 20
2000 Antwerp – Belgium

BelRoy’s is owned by Ben Belmans and Dieter Van Roy and they succeeded to bring their most exciting bartender experiences into one great concept. As a reward they won the price of best Belgian cocktailbar at the prestigious Venuez awards after only 9 months.They focus on the taste of the cocktails, the quality of the products and respect for the seasons.  This bar is spoiling their guests with a very talented team of whom Dries Botty is the most well known.  In the World Class finals in Miami he ended up in the top 5 of world’s best bartenders. This cozy bar has a fantastic warm atmosphere and is the perfect getaway for an aperitif or and after dinner drink.

Key bartenders
Dries Botty, Thomas Timmermans Emilie Fernandez, Yarno Soeleimansjah,
Dieter Van Roy

SIPS

The world according to Sips

Gillisplaats  8
2000 Antwerp – Belgium

Service and quality are the keywords of the SIPS Spirits since the year 2000. Delicious cocktails and mocktails on the base of fresh ingredients, super premium labels, and faithful to the original recipe but adapted to the taste of the 21 st century where needed.
‘The Old School’ style is to Manuel Wouters and his team not something from days past, but a daily guide inspiring their creative vision and process. They love creating great cocktails but always with the guest in mind. That’s the Sips spirit.

Key bartenders
Wouters Manuel, Olivier Wouters, Wouter Pieters, Bram Baert, Ivan Dekker,
Jeroen Tackx

THE DIRTY RABBIT

Cocktailbar, nightclub,
live music venue and so much more! 

Gentplaats 1
2000 Antwerp – Belgium

The Dirty Rabbit is a one of a kind cocktailbar, nightclub and live music venue with an American road bar feel to it and a big love for streetart and neon. And yes it has a dance pole!  It’s a rough and happening place where people feel at home and where they can enjoy a nice selection of crafted cocktails made by the talented Yuni Herremans and his team.
Bourbon is their big passion but there is also an enormous spirit selection on the huge iron backbar. Beer lovers can enjoy a nice selection of craft beers and they love to serve you a good barsnack aswell! In 2016 The Dirty Rabbit won the award for being the Best Belgian Bar at the famous Venuez awards. Check out our upcoming events!

Keybartenders
Yuni Herremans, Christophe Raes, Sam Janssens, Arno Lim, Xander Dedroog

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