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RED LUXURY BAR

Another bar found in Patio Bellavista, although this one is rather more glam than the rest of the pubs. With a cosy yet sophisticated interior, you can sip on some premium liquor, fine wine, or champagne under the glistening chandelier and enjoy a civilised evening.

Where?
Constitución 53, Providencia.

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Red

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KUNSTMANN KNEIPE BREWERY

This, the Chilean-brewed Kunstmann’s beer hall, is the place to taste this local beer. Brewed in Valdivia, where you can visit and see how it’s made, they are very proud to have such a fine beer. Try one of the 15 specially brewed beers among the beer lovers of Santiago.

Where?
Constitución 57, Providencia.

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Kunstmann

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CAÑAMO COFFEE SHOP

Along José Miguel de la Barra you’ll find a handful of cafés and restaurants, Cañamo in particular. Whether you’ve been to-ing and fro-ing between the main sights in the centre of the city, you just want your fix of caffeine or a catch up with friends. This café is open till late, so you can also by beers here, from craft beer to internationally renowned brands.

Where?
Constitución 53, Providencia.

More Info?
Cañamo

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BLOOM SPECIALTY COFFEE

These guys have got both their distilling and latte art nailed, from cute little teddy bears to a waterfall of hearts, lush leaves, and a throbbing love heart. Either sit in and cosy up, or grab a coffee to go, either way its reputation is among the best in Lastarria. If you’re feeling peckish, why not indulge in the cakes and buns they have on offer.

Where?
Merced 307, Santiago.

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Bloom

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ETNIKO

After living in several different countries before arriving in Santiago, the owners of Etniko, Olivier and Christián Jeannot, created Etniko, a cosmopolitan bar offering an international menu, which is constantly being updated, in keeping with the new recipes and gastronomical discoveries around the world.

Where?
 Bellavista 172, Santiago.

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Etniko

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RESTOBAR KY

Dress up when visiting the smart and sophisticated Restobar Ky, a bar and restaurant owned by chef and photographer Juan Pablo Izquierdo. Ky is situated inside a refurbished old atmospheric house, decorated with items found in local flea markets to create an eclectic and individual space.

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Resto Bar Ky

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BAR LA NONA

Si no te has tomado una cerveza en La Nona, no has tomados cervezas en Bellavista. Clásico de clásicos, La Nona es una de los locales más emblemáticos del sector, frecuentado por estudiantes y turistas, esta ubicado en el corazón de Bellavista y es el lugar perfecto para hacer una previa antes de ir a alguna discoteca.

Dónde?
Pio Nono 97-99, Bellavista.

Más Info?
La Nona

CLUB CHOCOLATE

One of the best places to go out and enjoy the night in Bellavista, Club Chocolate, with more than 25 years of history, is located in the same space where  Cafe del Cerro was. Iconic cultural space of the 80s where concerts and exhibitions were held. Hostal Providencia invites you to enjoy one of the most popular clubs in Bellavista.

Where?
 Ernesto Pinto Lagarrigue 192, Recoleta.

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Club Chocolate

ARTESPACIO

Specializing in sculpture, Artespacio is home to Chile’s most important sculpting symposia, and showcases works by important international sculptors on a regular basis. As the name suggests, the use of space and dimension is the gallery’s main and central concern.

Where?
Alonso de Córdova 2600, Vitacura.

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Artespacio

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GALERIA LA PUERTA

This private gallery founded by two friends and art lovers aims to provide its visitors with a good overview of the different directions contemporary Chilean creation is taking. In this spirit, the two curators take great care in showcasing works that range from more traditional forms of expression to very experimental shores. 

Where?
Cerro Colorado 5848, Las Condes.

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La Puerta

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CENTRO ARTE ALAMEDA

The Centro Arte Alameda is a multidimensional cultural center with an interest in all artistic media. Cinema, concerts, exhibitions all find their way into the center’s agenda which, despite its diversity, remains particularly well-balanced and surprisingly coherent. This broad approach to cultural production is also noticeable in the gallery’s public; all groups and individuals will find something appealing happening at the Centro Arte Alameda.

Where?
Avenida Liber Bernardo O’higgins 139, Santiago.

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Centro Arte

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GALERIA ANIMAL

‘Our main task is to introduce a wider public to our contemporary art’ – this is the mission Galeria Animal has followed since its launch in 2000. Its former building had been designed to host four exhibitions simultaneously, but due to a lack of storage room, Animal moved to its current location in the fashionable Vitacura commune in 2012.

Where?
Av Nueva Costanera 3731, Santiago.

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Animal

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GALERIA TAJAMAR

Tajamar is Santiago’s hidden treasure; this gem of a gallery is sheltered deep inside a gigantic complex of post-modernist buildings in the commune of Providencia. Still relatively unknown, this tiny space is the perfect example of one of Santiago’s hidden cultural spots. Part of this is due to the fact that the gallery is only two years old.  The small hexagonal exhibition space focuses on cutting-edge contemporary creations coming from the most promising Latin American artists.

Where?
Av Providencia 1100, Providencia.

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Galeria

BOULEVARD LAVAUD

Decorated with gorgeous antiques and furniture, next to the historic La Peluqueria Francesa, a trip to Boulevard Lavaud Restaurant will transport you back in time. Located inside a stunning renovated building in the historic Barrio Yungay, this stylish restaurant offers a unique ambiance in one of Santiago’s emerging neighborhoods.

Where?
Compañia de Jesus 2789, Barrio Yungay.

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LA PERRERA

For over 20 years this unique art space and cultural center has been home to local artists that like to push the boundaries of art. This experimental art space regularly offers irreverent exhibitions and hosts a variety of cultural events, especially performance art.

Where?
Parque de los Reyes, Santiago.

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PLOP GALERIA

Meander into this delightfully eccentric bookstore and gallery on a rainy day and take your time stumbling upon unique local treasures. Looking at comics, illustrations, books and other novelties can keep you busy all afternoon. Located in the Bellas Artes neighborhood, the quirky Plop! Gallery was started by a group of Chilean journalists, illustrators and designers.

Where?
Merced 349, Santiago

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COLMADO

Offering a top-notch cup of joe, fresh and tasty lunches and an assortment of delicious baked goods, Colmado is the perfect afternoon respite to sit and enjoy the tasty inventions of Spanish chef Manolo Aznar. More than just offering wonderful food and a warm and friendly atmosphere, Colmado is also one of Santiago’s best places to find goodies that are vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free.

Where?
Merced 346, Santiago

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MANUEL MONTT

The area surrounding the Manuel Montt metro station has an abundance of restaurants and bars, as well as being the focal point for students. Popular watering holes include Ramblas Bar and Santo Remedio, grab a piscola there while the night is still young. If you are heading out, Mito Urbano is a popular choice for cheesy music combined with reggaeton.

Where?
Metro Manuel Montt

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EL ARRAYAN

Tucked away in the outskirts of Santiago, the Sanctuario de la Naturaleza El Arrayán is worth the trek. This gorgeous nature sanctuary is located in the foothills of the Andes and offers stunning views, fresh air, and plenty of spaces to grill or picnic along the Arrayán estuary.

Where?
Santuario de la Naturaleza

More Info?
El Arrayan

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CASTILLO HIDALGO

On top of the Santa Lucia Hill in Bellas Artes, the unique Jardin Castillo Hidalgo is a pleasant garden area by the historic Hidalgo Castle where visitors can appreciate the landscaping and catch an unforgettable view of the city. Take some time to explore Santa Lucia; the hill is bigger than it looks and offers gorgeous green areas and lookouts.

Where?
Santa Lucia

More Info?
Castillo Hidalgo

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