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The Old Seelbach Bar

Historic bar

500 S 4th St, Louisville, KY 40202, United States


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- Featured on as one of America's Best Bourbon Bars
- Recognized by Whisky Magazine as one of the "Great Bourbon Bars of the World"
- Included in the Urban Bourbon Trail, a network of Louisville's renowned bourbon bars and restaurants
- Mentioned by Travel + Leisure for its historic ambiance and signature cocktail, the Seelbach Cocktail
- Voted one of the “Best Hotel Bars” by USA Today's 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards


The Old Seelbach Bar, located in the heart of Louisville, exudes the charm of the bygone era with its grandeur and timeless elegance. The bar invites patrons to step back in time and soak in the classic, early 1900s ambiance. Each corner of this distinguished establishment is steeped in history, from the polished, dark wood furniture to the stunning brass details and 1905 Bavarian bar.

The Old Seelbach Bar is renowned for its exquisite cocktail menu, featuring showstoppers like the legendary Seelbach Cocktail, a tantalizing mix of bourbon, Cointreau, and champagne with a hint of bitters for balance. The Buck's Negroni, subtly bitter with a touch of sweet vermouth, is another signature drink that woos the whisky enthusiasts. Further on the menu, a myriad of innovative and classic cocktails like Bourbon Old Fashioned, Sidecar, and Mint Julep are crafted with skill, each telling a story of its own. The bartenders, precisely clad in their vintage attire, add to the overall authenticity and make the handcrafted cocktail experience truly exceptional. Indeed, The Old Seelbach Bar in Louisville is an inviting haven for cocktail connoisseurs.

The Old Seelbach Bar

500 S 4th St, Louisville, KY 40202, United States


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