Club-goers known that with bottle service comes a table for their squad. The best clubs and bars throughout Los Angeles often offer this service with VIP treatment with no waiting in line at the door, a private cocktail waitress and even security. It’s not the standard, but bottle service is an exceptional way to hit the glamorous town of Hollywood. Dress code prevails and so does club etiquette when making appearances at these hot clubs in L.A.
Lock & Key
239 S. Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Lock & Key is one of L.A.’s fabulous speakeasy bars brought to you by club entrepreneur Cyrus Batchan. Located in KTown, Lock & Key offers table service options including bottle service and signature cocktail punch bowls. Known for its craft cocktail punch bowls, Lock & Key’s more popular ones are Hanky Panky, which is a mixture of Irish whiskey, cognac, aged rum, Carpano Antica, Angostura bitters, lemon juice and holiday syrup, and Jitter Bug, which is made of tequila blanco, an elderflower liqueur, simple syrup and several juices including cucumber, pineapple, grapefruit, ginger and lime. Each bowl serves up to 25 drinks, while each table handles parties of 8 to 10 people. Table service minimum is $300 (plus tax, gratuity).
Fairmont Miramar Hotel
101 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
The Bungalow is a hot nightlife destination just a short walk from the Santa Monica beaches. Located at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel, The Bungalow offers a swanky “Baja-style” experience offering both an indoor and outdoor bar and seating (laid back wicker and leather couches). Specialty cocktails including Bitchin’ Sangria and Bungalow Margarita are offered, as well as a signature bar menu created by FIG Chef Yousef Ghalaini. Bottle service is offered with reservations, and parties can select from a number of spirits. Guests are not required to take bottle service upon entry of the club. Next up for The Bungalow is a second location in Huntington Beach at Pacific City in 2016.
6523 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
The Boulevard3 nightclub on Sunset Blvd. offers the sophistication of the past with the luxury of today. Situated on the former site of Hollywood Athletic Club, Boulevard3 is one that youth are drawn to for its 1,500-square-foot hot dance floor (mixed music of hip hop, Top 40 and house), live music performances (both Drake and Nicki Minaj have appeared), bottle service and its exclusivity. The club features various bars and lounge areas throughout the club. Visit the Boulevard3 website to make reservations and bottle service rezzies.
8440 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Located inside the Mondrian hotel, Skybar is one of the more famed poolside bars in the city which offers not only sweeping views of the city, but great bottle service. Service begins at $400 for a party of four, and this nightlife venue is also known as the outdoor living room, which overlooks the pulsing life of Hollywood. At night, the area is lit up by lanterns and twinkling lights, giving it a beautiful setting in which to drink with friends. Each poolside lounge is ideal for a small party or a private meeting. The bottle menu includes Grey Goose, Belvedere, Pierre-Jouet Grand Brut, Veuve Clicquot and many more. Wines by the glass and handcrafted cocktails are also offered. DJs host the music for mingling.
1735 Vine St.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
The Avalon, which is one of Hollywood’s oldest landmarks, still is one of the top nightlife clubs in Los Angeles. The Avalon offers table and bottle service providing a personal waitress, table service attendant and security guard for your night. Featuring world-famous DJs and VIP booths for an over-the-top experience, it’s a great place to get the platinum treatment. Bartenders cut off alcohol at 2am, but DJs often spin music into the wee hours of the morning. The Avalon is known for hosting The Beatles’ first West Coast performance in 1964.
Related: Hollywood Bar Crawl Guide