After 500 years, it’s safe to say that we have the art of good times pretty much figured out. Whether you’re in the mood for live music, Irish pubs, an up-and-coming culinary scene, or a chance to meet friendly locals, there’s no shortage of places to enjoy the happiest hour of all. Check out these local heroes of the happy hour tradition.
Quidi Vidi Brewery
A five-minute drive from the heart of downtown, the oldest craft brewery in St. John’s offers stunning scenic views from their newly renovated taproom. Join them Fridays for a traditional Newfoundland kitchen party, featuring live music and food.
A high-end tavern with a hopping bar, inventive cocktails, an open kitchen, and a menu accented with the tastes of the ocean mere metres away. From world-renowned Raymonds duo Jeremy Charles and Jeremy Bonia.
Floor to ceiling windows and a casual yet refined bar make Blue on Water the perfect place to sip a cocktail and people watch. A favourite amongst the after-work crowd, it’s a great place to meet locals and is also conveniently attached to a boutique hotel and dining room.
An extensive selection of raw oysters, loud music, and craft cocktails, this small seater is big on flavour, fun, and style. Can’t find a table? Sit at the bar and literally rub shoulders with locals and travellers alike. Pro tip: try the El Camino.
Get a taste of local cuisine – and friendly local people – at St. John’s premier live music destination, seven nights a week. Here, you’ll find happy hour soon becomes a happy night as you enjoy the food – and the beats.