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46 Watering Hole Wonders

From Self-Serve Pubs to High-Tech Bars

— January 30, 2010 — Lifestyle
There’s nothing like escaping from a cold winter’s night into a warm toasty pub for a pint of Guinness, or a hot sweaty dance club for a gin and juice, your choice. Whether you like to dance the night away for prefer the good conversation of a quite lounge, these 46 Watering Hole Wonders have a little something for everyone.

As the liquor industry is one of the largest markets in the world, it’s no wonder that people will invest in some pretty odd bar designs. In any case, strengthen up that liver, put on your party hat and toast your way through these 46 Watering Hole Wonders. And remember, it’s always Happy Hour somewhere.
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Alcohol-Free Pubs
Alcohol-Free Pubs
UK's First Islamic Pub
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45
Encouraging Inebriation Bars
Encouraging Inebriation Bars
Newcastle's 'The Attic' Promises a Refund If You Leave the Bar Sober
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44
Bars as Churches
Bars as Churches
"Bars, Women & Fast Food" Exhibits the SoCal Social Scene
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43
Pedal Pubs
Pedal Pubs
Everybody is a Designated Driver
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42
Burger Bars
Burger Bars
Burger King To Launch "Whopper Bars"
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41
Water-Only Bars
Water-Only Bars
The Melbourne Smart Water Bar
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40
Nerdy New York Hangouts
Nerdy New York Hangouts
Blogger Bars
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39
Petite Vodka Pubs
Petite Vodka Pubs
The Absolut Pop-Up Minibar Adds a Little Flavor to a Dull Night
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38
Mobile Strip Clubs
Mobile Strip Clubs
‘PoleRider' on a Rickshaw
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37
Hoola Hoop Nightclubs
Hoola Hoop Nightclubs
Hoop Dancing Hits Clubs and House Parties
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36
Traveling Cigar Bars
Traveling Cigar Bars
Private Smoking Lounge Lets You Light Up and Stay Warm at Special Events
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35
Luxe Media Loungers
Luxe Media Loungers
The Heimweh Loge is the Lamborghini of Chairs
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34
Hick Towns Getting Hip
Hick Towns Getting Hip
Small Towns Adopting Lofts, Chic Bars, Hip Cafes
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33
Harmonious Pubs
Harmonious Pubs
Beck's Musical Art Transforms London Drinking Holes
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32
Designer Night Life
Designer Night Life
Roberto's Cavalli Clubs (VIDEO)
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31
High Tech Bars
High Tech Bars
iBar Senses Drinks
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30
DIY Home Night Clubs
DIY Home Night Clubs
Disco Designer
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29
Self-Serve Pubs
Self-Serve Pubs
The TableTap TableTender Lets You Pour Your Own Beer as You Please
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28
In-Room Coffee Bars
In-Room Coffee Bars
Viceroy Miami Brings Hollywood Sensibilities to the East Coast
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27
Holey Bars
Holey Bars
Maison Du Champagne Bar in HK has Distinct Design
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26
Beach and Ice Bars
Beach and Ice Bars
Club Index in Germany
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25
Motorized Barstools
Motorized Barstools
Baron Bob's Racing Machines for the Uninhibited Inebriate
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24
Bars from Plane Parts
Bars from Plane Parts
The PW-747 Cowling Bar is Like Riding First Class
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23
Champagne Bars in Department Stores
Champagne Bars in Department Stores
The Harrods Veuve Clicquot Boutique
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22
Drug Themed Nightclubs
Drug Themed Nightclubs
Miami's "Opium" is Designed to be a Modern Day Opium Den
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21
Hip Night Clubs in China
Hip Night Clubs in China
Beijing's ChinaDoll
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20
Where Disco & Touch-Screens Meet
Where Disco & Touch-Screens Meet
Eyecandy Sound Lounge and Bar
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19
Inflatable Portable Pubs
Inflatable Portable Pubs
Bouncy Castles for Boozing
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18
Pop-Up Nightclubs
Pop-Up Nightclubs
Kubik
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17
Cosmetic Cocktail Bars
Cosmetic Cocktail Bars
Skin Inc. Serums are Mixed & Matched for Customized Skin Care
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16
Illuminated Bars
Illuminated Bars
Jumbo Bar by Jorge Najera
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15
Rock 'n' Roll Designer Clubs
Rock 'n' Roll Designer Clubs
Christian Audigier Nightclub in Las Vegas
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14
Eco-Friendly Nightclubs
Eco-Friendly Nightclubs
Greenhouse Opens in NYC (UPDATE)
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13
Red Light Clubs
Red Light Clubs
Jezebel Burlesque Bar in Toronto Releases Inhibitions
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12
Colossal Luxury Clubs
Colossal Luxury Clubs
Hong Kong Rooftop Restaurant, Sevva, is Literally High Class
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11
Self Serve Nightclubs
Self Serve Nightclubs
Amsterdam's Bartenderless MiniBar is World's First
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10
Naughty Lounge With Class
Naughty Lounge With Class
Miami's Sex &...
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9
Retro-Inspired Bowling Bars
Retro-Inspired Bowling Bars
London's 'All Star Lanes' Blends Pins and Pin-Ups
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8
Sleek Wall-Mounted Bars
Sleek Wall-Mounted Bars
The 'Lounge Bar' by De Dietrich is Futuristic Fabulosity
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7
Rooftop Bars
Rooftop Bars
Elevated Nightlife Hotspots
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6
Flying Bars
Flying Bars
Jagermeister's Unique Festival Promotion
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5
Legal Cocaine Bars
Legal Cocaine Bars
Route 36 in La Paz Serves Snow (the Illegal Kind)
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4
LED Latticed Nightclubs
LED Latticed Nightclubs
Club NOX is a Study in Beats and Badass Brazilian Basket-Weaving
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3
Gold-Plated Pop-Up Bars
Gold-Plated Pop-Up Bars
Andreas Strauss Makes Mobile Food a Little More Luxe
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2
Dance Floor Aquariums
Dance Floor Aquariums
Sharks Swim Under Qua Bottle Lounge
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1
Pop-Up Shipping Container Nightclubs
Pop-Up Shipping Container Nightclubs
Aqua by Grandstand
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