Hoky's Spirit Bar

Address: No.8, Alley 5, Lane 70, Yanji St., DaAn District, Taipei City / 台北市延吉街70巷5弄8號 Taipei, Taiwan 106

MRT: ZhongXiao Dunhua / Sun-Yat-Sen Memorial Hall

Hours:  Daily 20:00 - ???

Smack in the centre of the tendy Dong-Qu amongst fashionable boutiques and classy lounge bars, Hoky's is a fish out of water. Hoky's Spirit Bar's authentic local atmosphere sets it apart from the other bars in the area.

Hoky's has a loyal crowd of regulars in addition to some walk-in traffic in this popular nightlife area. The bar is small and dark  which may make it seem unwelcoming to unfamiliar patrons, however, the bar stocks a wide selection of local drinking games, which could be the perfect icebreakers for making friends.

Hoky's has an extensive collection of spirits from around the world.   Atypical of dive-like bar, Hoky's stock a nice range of imported craft beers, in addition to the very typical Taiwan beer ($180NTD).

A nice little pub to spend an evening in, or to stop by at while bar-hopping in the DongQu district.

Friendliness: 3 / 5

Ambiance: 2 / 5

Drink Selection: 3 / 3

Value:  2 / 3

Overall Impression: 3 / 4

Total: 13 / 20

A So-So Saloon!



Address: ATT 4 FUN 8F Taipei, Taiwan 110 / 台北市

MRT: Taipei City Hall Station (Blue Line)
            Taipei 101 Station (XinYi Line)

Hours:  Mon - Thu: 18:00 - 02:00
              Fri - Sat: 18:00 - 04:00
              Sun: 18:00 - 02:00

With stunning views of the adjacent 101 Tower, Halo provides an all around premium experience. Located on the 8th floor of ATT 4 Fun, Halo has quickly become a hot-spot among Taipei's beautiful people.

Halo's upscale décor is sure to impress, while their open air balcony is a contender for of the best outdoor nightlife spots in the city.

Drink selection includes everything one would expect from a Xinyi lounge/nightclub complete with Heineken as the 'token' European beer.

Halo is nice lounge for a stylish night on the town, the views and atmosphere on balcony, alone, make Halo worth a visit.


Friendliness: 3 / 5

Ambiance: 4 / 5

Drink Selection: 2 / 3

Value:  1 / 3

Overall Impression: 3 / 4

Total: 13 / 20

A So-So Saloon!

Roxy Rocker

Address: B1, No. 177 Heping E. Rd., Sec. 1, DaAn District, Taipei

MRT: Guting

Hours: Mon - Sun: 20:00 - 04:00

After a year in absence Roxy Rocker is open again in the same location!

An excellent location near to ShiDa's Mandarin training center and a chill atmosphere make Roxy Rocker a fitting part of the Roxy family.   Great drink specials and a full food menu make Rocker an excellent option any night of the week. Their vast and impressive collection of rock vinyl and CD alone is worth a visit.   Live music performances are often free of charge and the staff and DJs are knowledgeable music lovers.

Bottled beers are NT$180 to NT$220 and cocktails are NT$200 and up.

Friendliness: 3 / 5

Ambiance: 4 / 5

Drink Selection: 2 / 3

Value: 3 / 3

Overall Impression: 3 / 4

Total: 15 / 20

A Worthy Watering Hole.