10 best hotel bars in New Orleans

By Ella Buchan | Virgin Atlantic
Photo Credit: J. Stephen Young

The Big Easy has more bars per capita than any other US city. Which might explain why everyone is so laid back and happy all the time. Some of the classiest joints are tucked away in hotels, where you’ll find equal measures of tourists, locals and business travellers clinking coupes or treating their hangovers with a milk rum punch. Here’s our pick of thebest hotel bars in New Orleans. [...]

Bombay Club

In the Prince Conti Hotel, the Bombay Club boasts the largest selection of martinis in New Orleans. Choices include ‘Cho-Cho Chocolate’ with port, cream and cocoa and the Martinez with maraschino liqueur.

Soak it up with pork ‘cracklins’, cheeseburgers and deliciously oozy scotch eggs. Forest green bar stools, cosy armchairs and candelabras add to the air of class. [...]