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Best cocktail bars in the Waikato

Whether your cocktail of choice is a dry martini, shaken, not stirred, as preferred by James Bond, or another magical combination, the mixologists of the Waikato region have got you covered.

It might be that you’re partial to the classics like a martini, or a whiskey sour or perhaps a margarita, or that your preference is a more modern take such as a hot lips cocktail with its hint of chilli.

Here are some of the great places to order up a cocktail and sip in the Waikato.

Wonder Horse, Hamilton

236 Victoria Street, Hamilton Central, Hamilton
Open Wednesday - Saturday

Mr. Pickles Bar & Eatery, Hamilton

298 Victoria Street, Hamilton Central, Hamilton
Open Tuesday - Saturday

Gothenburg Restaurant, Hamilton

17 Grantham Street, Hamilton Central, Hamilton
Open 7 days a week

Alpino Cambridge

43 Victoria Street, Cambridge
Open 7 days a week

Isobar Raglan

23 Bow Street, Raglan
Open Thursday - Tuesday

Banh Mi Caphe, Hamilton

Shop 8, River Bank Lane, 298 Victoria Street, Hamilton
Open Tuesday - Saturday

Pony. Bar + Provisions, Cambridge

55 Duke Street, Leamington, Cambridge
Open Tuesday - Sunday

Last Place Bar

54 Collingwood Street, Hamilton Central
Open Tuesday - Saturday