Get Some Fabulous Holiday Cocktails at These Great Restaurants + Lounges in LA!

With the holiday season starting to rev its motor, people always ask me where they should go to have a great holiday cocktail with a stylish “Hollywood” or “upscale” ambiance. Thanks to my friends at sbe, a variety of delicious holiday-themed libations! Sip on these festive cocktails from the iconic Skybar at Mondrian Los Angeles, Norah West Hollywood, sbe hotspots HYDE Sunset, Nightingale and Doheny Room as well as sushi restaurant, Katsuya!  All of these fabulous places have fantastic cocktails for the holidays.


Skybar’s The Cozy Up



Zacapa Rum

Marchese Antinori Chianti Classico

Liquid Alchemist

Spiced Apple

Rekorderlig Pear Cider

Fresh Lemon Juice

Presentation: SERVED WARM

Skybar at Mondrian Los Angeles
Address: 8440 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069



HYDE’s Cuban Winter (at HYDE Sunset)
*Photo by Richard Harlow



-1.5oz Bacardi 8

-.5oz apricot liqueur

-.75oz lemon

-.75oz maple syrup

-3 leaves of sage

Top With Lemon Disc and Sage Leaf

sbe’s HYDE Sunset
Address: 8117 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046


Doheny Room’s Winter Oasis
*Photo by Richard Harlow


-1.5oz Bombay Sapphire Gin,

-2 slices muddled cucumber

-.5oz St. Germaine

-.5oz lemon,

-.5oz simple syrup

-1 sprig of rosemary

Top With Sprig of Rosemary and Garnish With Cucumber Slice

Doheny Room West Hollywood
Address: 9077 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069


Nightingale’s Ginger Elyxir
*Photo by Richard Harlow




-Absolut Elyx 1.5 oz

-.75 oz Ginger Syrup

-.5 oz Lime Juice

-.5 oz Vanilla Liqueur

-Top with Soda Water

Garnish with lime disc or candied ginger

sbe’s Nightingale
Address: 643 N La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90069


Katsuya’s Santa Spice (Katsuya Hollywood)
*Photo courtesy of sbe




-1.5oz Captain Morgan Oakheart Rum

-.75oz lemon juice

-.75oz simple syrup

-1 strawberry

-Garnished with cranberry and mint sprig


Katsuya Hollywood
Address: 6300 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028


Norah’s Winter Eggnog
*Photo courtesy of IBH Hospitality




-Locally Made Spiced Rum



-Coconut Cream

-Winter Spice Syrup

Topped With a Winter Spiced Whipped Cream and Freshly Grated Nutmeg


Norah Restaurant
Address: 8279 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046



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