Santiago Tips

SILVESTRE BISTRO!

Farm-fresh items and foraged finds are the staples here in a quiet corner of Ñuñoa. It’s been a locals’ favourite for some time – for its bountiful brunches and secret dinner parties – but chefs Néstor Ayala and Patricio Pichuante recently opened Silvestre Bistro in the evenings for unpretentious auteur Chilean dinners that change nightly.

Where?
Caupolicán 511, Ñuñoa
Source: Silvestre Bistro

LAS TEJAS!

Las Tejas was founded in 1942 by Leoncio del Canto and his family in a colonial mansion on Calle Nataniel, whose red tile features gave the name to this classic meeting point of the San Diego neighborhood.

Where?
San Diego 236, Santiago

Source: Turismo Santiago

RUCA BAR!

In June 2014 Ruca Bar is born, a gourmet tap bar specialized in gin, with a focus on customer service and the quality of its products. Three years later, in May of 2017, along with the incorporation of a prestigious Irish chef to this society, Bao Bar by Ruca is born, a new proposal of the group with the same essence, but with many surprises.

Where?
Condel 868, Providencia
Source: RucaBar

EL PANZON!

The story of “El Panzón de Bustamante” begins in July 2004. It is born of a family conversation and the fondness of the father of this family to the good and forceful Sánguches. Once the decision is made, the name is resolved in honor of the fourth of its children, who inherited the same devotion.

Where?
Av. Ossa 772, Ñuñoa
Avenida General Bustamante #650, Ñuñoa
Tobalaba #119, Providencia

BAR EL CLAN!

What began as a clandestine club became one of the most sought after by the music lovers of Santiago. That´s why the Clan is like a sound lab with a small dance floor, but always is full of stylish people.

Where?
Bombero Núñez 363,  Bellavista.

Source: ElClan

BANDERA STREET!

Every time we think of style we come to mind great designers, famous models and personalities from the world of show that are the referents of international fashion and inspire us an aesthetic concept worthy of imitation. In Bandera street you will find all this and for the most fair price! Come and visit Bandera Street and its colorful shops.

Where?
Bandera

EL KIKA!

The history of this Restaurant goes back to 1945, in those years, the city had its urban limits in the Canal San Carlos and it is precisely here, that a small Fountain of Soda is born, that little by little it was becoming an icon of the neighborhood, arriving in the decade of the 60 to be the meeting place of the young people.

Where?
Hernando de Aguirre 47, Providencia

Source: El Kika

PADTHAI!

As soon as you enter PadThai our room welcomes you making you feel on the other side of the world. The decor, the ambiance, the aromas and the plants, everything transports you to Thailand and captures your senses so that you enjoy a different experience.


Where?
Manuel Montt 231, Providencia, Santiago

Source: Padthai

RUBAIYAT!!

Rubaiyat Chile is a gastronomic offer of quality, based on the concept “from the Hacienda to the plate” and probed in Brazil with Figueira Rubaiyat, Rubaiyat Alameda Santos, Rubaiyat Faria Lima and Rubaiyat Brasilia, in Argentina with “Cabaña las Lilas” and in Spain with Rubaiyat Madrid, with the authentics flavours of the Spanish and Brazilian traditions.

More Info?
Rubaiyat
Source: Rubaiyat

PALACIO COUSIÑO!

The Palacio Cousiño remains the most magnificent of the historic palaces, the one that dazzled Santiago’s high society by the sheer scale of its luxury and opulence. It was built between 1870 and 1878 for Doña Isidora Goyenechea, the widow of Luis Cousiño, who had amassed a fortune with his coal and silver mines.

Where?
Dieciocho Nº 438, Santiago

Source: Palacio Cousiño

PINPILINPAUSHA!

Pinpilinpausha, which means “butterfly” in Basque, was founded in 1940 by the Sanz-Raab family, gastronomic entrepreneurs from Spain. Located for more than 50 years in Santiago Centro, the restaurant received intellectuals of the time, poets, friends, business people and families who came to celebrate the pleasures of good food.

Where?
Isidora Goyenechea 2900, Las Condes

JUAN Y MEDIO!!

This traditional restaurant opened its doors in 1947, when the current route 5 South had just been paved. The origin of its peculiar name is due to the idea of its founder, Mrs. Ana Miranda Carreño, of baptizing to the restaurant, with the nickname that had its husband. Definitely one of the classics of Chilean food.

Where?
Juan y Medio

99 RESTAURANTE!

Young, talented and experienced in restaurants as outstanding as Noma and Celler de Can Roca, in Denmark and Spain respectively. Such are the chefs behind the 99 Restaurant, the gastronomic premiere of Providencia, where with a few seasonal ingredients and techniques of haute cuisine offer a creative menu, which respects each product in its entirety.

Where?
Andrés de Fuenzalida 99, Providencia
Source: Nirvino

040!

What makes it special? Spanish chef Sergio Barroso is part of a new wave of chefs in Chile who take inspiration from around the world while mining the country’s own rich culinary history. His sleek restaurant in a boutique hotel serves up a succession of inventive, technically accomplished dishes that are strongly influenced by molecular gastronomy.

Where?
Antonia López de Bello 40, Recoleta
Source: 040

LOS PINGÜINOS NATURAL MONUMENT!

The largest penguin colonies in southern Chile, Los Pingüinos Natural Monument is home to more than 120,000 Magellanic penguins. Located on the small Magdalena Island, just one square kilometer and topped by a pretty red lighthouse, it lies 35km (22 miles) northeast of Punta Arenas.

Source: Los Pingüinos

SANTIAGO GAY!

Santiago is the only city in Chile with anything resembling an organized gay community. The scene, such as it is, centres around Bellavista, and consists of a small collection of bars, restaurants, discos and saunas.

More Info?
SantiagoGay

KROSS BAR!!

Located in Bellavista Neighbourhood, Kross Bar has one of the best Chilean beers, Kross Beer. The bar is new but Kross has more than 10 years in the commerce, also, it was in 2011 the Chilean beer most awarded abroad. You can also try this beer in our bar 😉

Where?
Dardignac 127, Providencia

More Info?
Kross Bar

UNCLE FLETCH!!

Fletcher Davis was, by trade, a potter. He had a flair to preparing food and when the business slowed down, he opened his little lunch counter next to the drugstore where he sold the legendary sandwich. Unkle Fletch recipe has landed in Santiago and is waiting for you to taste it!!

Where?
Uncle Fletch

AQUI ESTA COCO RESTAURANT!!

One of the best chefs in the country has one of the best restaurants. The essence, what gives life to this restaurant, if the Pacheco Baquedano family, tenacious seekers after treasures and in love with Chile and its riches.

Where?
la Concepcion 236,Providencia, Santiago

More Info?
Coco

 

GABRIELA MISTRAL`S PARK!!

In 1965, after the earthquake of La Ligua in the north of Santiago, all the area that is nowadays the Gabriela Mistral`s Park together with construction machines were buried by rocks and mud. Because the machines were destroyed by the rocks, the administration of that time decided to recycle the machines to convert them in “trains” to create the park and name it Gabriela Mistral in honor of our first Nobel Prize.

Where?
Parquemet
More Info?
Parque Gabriela Mistral