Macau 101: The Ultimate Guide to Cotai’s Best Bars


Macau 101: Ultimate Drinking Guide For The Night At Cotai’s Best Bars

The Cotai Strip is renowned for its cluster of world-class hotels and casinos. Built as an entertainment hub for Macau, Cotai has a lot to offer when it comes to Bars. What could be better than a drink after a day of exploring the city’s best entertainment venues and cultural sites? Here is what Cotai has to offer for lovers of a good drink, from sumptuous lounges to laidback chill spots, check out the best bars in Cotai.

The St. Regis Bar Macao

For those seeking a sophisticated and elegant atmosphere, The St. Regis Bar is the best place for you to spend your night. This bar offers a wide array of choices of specially crafted artisan cocktails and beverages, with a resplendent menu of chef-tailored culinary masterpieces. The glitteringly elegant, yet contemporary setting, inspired by the House of Astor, makes it the perfect destination for luminaries to come together to have a relaxing drinking session for the night.

Where: The St. Regis Bar, 2nd Floor, The St. Regis Macao, The Londoner Macao, Estrada do Istmo, s/n, Cotai

Opening Hours: 12AM-1AM, Monday to Sunday

The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge

Located on the 51st floor of The Ritz-Carlton Macau, The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge is the top choice for luxury and sophistication. The interior is furnished in solid wood flooring, plush sofas, an exquisitely crafted Italian marble bar, and a stunning backdrop of Cotai.

To make your experience more memorable, you can also take an exquisite tea set in the afternoon. Sit till dawn to enjoy live band performances, pop-up parties, and an interactive bar serving snacks and comfort food, classic cocktails, and a signature gin and tonic menu.

Where: The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge, 51/F, The Ritz-Carlton, Macau, Estrada da Baía, Tv. da Esperanca, Cotai

Opening Hours: Everyday, 2:30 PM-1 AM

Bar Patuá

Located in the JW Marriott Hotel Macau, Bar Patuá is a stylish and cozy bar that pays tribute to the rich multicultural heritage of the city. With its fusion of traditional Chinese liquors and flavors of Western spirits, the classic and contemporary atmosphere offers you a place where you can enjoy a range of signature cocktails, wines, and spirits.

Guests who are into mixology must try the ten original cocktails created by the awarded bartender Paul Zhang. Apart from drinking, the unique food menu features creative snacks such as drunken foie gras lollipops, tea-smoked quail eggs, and compressed watermelon with lime & ginger.

Where: Bar Patuá, MGM COTAI, Avenida da Nave Desportiva, Cotai

Opening Hours: 6 PM-12 AM, Monday to Sunday

The Roadhouse Macau

Located on Broadway Food Street, The Roadhouse Macau is the ultimate destination for rock'n'roll, blues, and booze enthusiasts. With live bands performing six nights a week, this bar offers a laid-back atmosphere where you can choose from alfresco seating and air-conditioned area to enjoy pub food, pizza, burgers, Pinoy, Mexican, and Italian dishes while sipping on a refreshing pint of lager or a fruity smoothie. The Roadhouse Macau also boasts a massive collection of blues, rock, and biker artwork and memorabilia, making it a spot worth visiting for music lovers.

Where: The Roadhouse Macau, Broadway Food Street, E-G016-G019, Broadway Macau, Ponte Flor de Lotus, Cotai

Opening Hours: 5 PM – 1 AM, Monday to Thursday

5 PM – 2 AM, Friday to Sunday

Duffy's Irish Pub

For a taste of Ireland in Cotai, head to Duffy's Irish Pub which is also located on Broadway Food Street. Duffy's is the most authentic Irish pub in Macau. The interior is decorated with its original brewery design, framed family photos on the wooden walls, and vintage Guinness bottles in the cabinets. Besides the legendary Irish stout, Guinness, there is a distinctive collection of whiskey, including single malts. You can also enjoy comfort Irish food while watching live sports and spend on a discount during their daily happy hour from 5 to 8 PM.

Where: Duffy's Irish Pub, Broadway Food Street, C-GO02 – GO04, Broadway Macau, Ponte Flor de Lotus, Cotai

Opening Hours: 5PM - 3AM, Monday to Sunday

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