Tel-Aviv, the coolest city in the middle east, offers a vibrant nightlife scene, amazing culinary experiences,beautiful sandy beaches and both ancient and contemporary history. With all these amazing attractions and places to explore, we put together a list of hand-picked recommendations – Just to make sure you won’t miss out on anything during your travels:
Kuli Alma-This multi-purpose nightlife hot-spot combines musical events with contemporary art exhibitions.With a chill open-air courtyard filled with street art murals, Kuli Alma has become one of the hottest alternative clubs in the city offering a great Tel-Avivian nightlife experience!
Buxa- One of the most unique bars in the city, this place filled with Burton’s dolls and other creatures contained in glass cases all around. Abraham Hostel guests get a free shot at the bar upon showing the hostel map.
Pub crawl – A great way to explore the Tel-Aviv nightlife and discover all the cool-hidden spots to party in the city. The Abraham Hostel pub crawl leaves every Saturday night, 9:30 pm, and visits a range of bars and nightlife venues. The price is 80 ILS for hostel guests. The pub crawl includes VIP entrance (this means no lines!) and a complementary shot at every bar.
Speak Easy- Located in the heart of one of Tel Aviv’s most famous boulevards, this new rooftop bar features a large selection of unique cocktails and delicious small plate dishes. Make sure to reserve a spot in advance as it is usually full.
Spicehaus – This “cocktail bar pharmacy” is an experience in itself. The unique early 20th century design isn’t the only cool thing about this bar. The bartenders are dressed like pharmacists, and drinks are served in 3 beaker bottles and tubes. Happy hour special offers 1+1 on drinks between 6-9pm !
Shaffa Bar- This place is perfect for a Friday afternoon beer/whine. It is located in the heart of the Old Jaffa market allowing you to enjoy the vibrant streets of Jaffa and a great atmosphere.
Rothschild 12 - While serving as a nice and relaxed cafe during the day ,Rothschild 12 often hosts renowned DJs and live performances by top musicians. This place has a pleasant urban outdoor seating allowing you to sit and sip your drink while enjoying the Rothschild Blvd vibes.
Mikes Place - This well-known American-style bar offers sports broadcasts and daily live concerts! there are 2 locations in Tel Aviv, one on Ha’Arbaa St. 14 and another one right by the beach promenade- Retsif Herbert Samuel St 90.
Art Galleries & Museums:
Rubin Museum Foundation – The Rubin Museum is an artist-house-museum in the historical heart of Tel Aviv. Formerly the home of the painter Reuven Rubin, he lived here with his family and worked in his third floor studio from 1946 until his death in 1974. A choice selection from the Museum’s permanent collection of Reuven Rubins’ paintings is regularly on display, replaced periodically by guest exhibitions focusing on Israeli art. Abraham Hostel guests can enjoy a special 50% discount upon showing the Abraham Hostel map!
Eretz Israel museum- Focusing on the history and culture of Israel, the Eretz Israel Museum offers a verity of exhibitions including: archeology, Judaica, traditional crafts, and popular art, cultural history, and local identity.
Tel Aviv Museum of art – One of Israel’s leading artistic and cultural institutions, this museum contains some great modern & contemporary work. Check out their website to view temporary exhibitions. Abraham Hostel guests enjoy a 20ILS discount. Get your discount note at reception.
Sommer Contemporary Art- Contemporary Art gallery, owned by Irit Fine Sommer, and based on Rothschild Boulevar. The gallery places a focus on the discovery and promotion of a Israeli artists, whose works are presented alongside pieces by selected international figures.
Julie M. Gallery- Contemporary art gallery displaying selective young artists along with well-established contemporary Israeli artists.
Food for Foodies:
Meshek Barzilay -Meshek Barzilay is a vegan restaurant in the picturesque neighborhood Neve Tzedek. The restaurant leads the vegan and vegetarian trend in Tel Aviv, and serves different, creative and incredibly tasty food, in a cool and beautiful location. For a quiet breakfast, an attractive business lunch or a romantic dinner in the garden – this is the place
26 Gourmet Burger - Best burger in town! Served on a delicious brioche bun and with a variety of interesting toppings to choose from such as Emmental cheese and onion confit. Abraham Hostel guests enjoy a 10% discount upon showing the hostel map.
Hummus Eliyahu- Simple and good fresh Israeli hummus. This classic Israeli food is an absolute must!
The Kitchen Market- This contemporary chef restaurant is located on the top floor of the Tel Aviv port market overlooking Tel Aviv’s Port on one side and the colourful market on the other side. Offers delicious dishes and varied menu.
Dalida - This fun and hip restaurant offers a variety of unique dishes – mostly tapas sized. It is located in the Levinski Market in southern Tel Aviv, wherean increasing number of happening hangouts keep popping up.
Miznon- Opened by Israeli chef Eyal Shani, the Miznon offers a variety of dishes and flavours – all served in a pitta bread!
The Balloon – A great way to spend a fun day in Tel Aviv and get a great city view is to hover over Tel Aviv in a hot air balloon!
ZuZu Segway tours- This segway company offers a variety of tours across Tel Aviv and Israel.