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"Hotel Bar Sleekness with a Eurotrash feel (NMA)" Top 5 Page for this destination Le Bar at Sofitel Tip by yooperprof

Le Bar at Sofitel, Chicago: 1 reviews and 2 photos

  time for a drink
by yooperprof
  • time for a drink - Chicago
      time for a drink
    by yooperprof
  • "Le Bar" on "Le Ground Floor" - Chicago
      "Le Bar" on "Le Ground Floor"
    by yooperprof

If you want to find some European glamour - or Eurotrash pseudoglamour - Le Bar (in the Sofitel Water Tower) is a good place to find it. From the thump-thump-thump of the piped-in techno music, to the wall-of-clocks showing the time in the high-cheekbone capitals of the world, this is a watering hole with aspirations. My friends like to come here for "Le Bar's" good choice of scotches and martinis; it's the kind of place where it's fun to guess where people bought their clothes and how much they spent on them. Sometimes I feel like spending some of my Chicago drinking time here: they don't call me "jet set chet" for nothing!

Dress Code: There's no dress code here - it's a hotel bar, after all - but some of the patrons do tend to look like they just crawled off a catwalk. (They have a hungry look to them.) Men in suits, too, and in the winter, women from Highland Park wearing furs. If this kind of thing turns you off, you probably should find another establishment.

Address: 20 E. Chestnut
Phone: 1 312-324-4000
Theme: Nightclub

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Nov 3, 2012
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