The Best Bars for a Girls Night Out in Halifax

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Grab your gals, because girls night out just got a whole lot more exciting! Picture an evening filled with laughter, catching up with your pals and creating unforgettable memories at one of Halifax’s trendiest bars. From chic aesthetics to mouthwatering cocktails and delectable bites, these hotspots promise to create the ultimate girls night out experience.

Here are the best bars to create the perfect blend of good vibes and great company as you explore the vibrant nightlife of Halifax with your favourite gal pals.

Bar Sofia

Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of Bar Sofia! They offer Latin-inspired bites, beautiful cocktails and weekly DJ nights every Friday & Saturday for the best girls night out vibes!

Palm Tree Kitchen

Transport your group to the tropics at Palm Tree Kitchen, a Caribbean inspired rum bar tucked on Quinnpool Road! They are the only rum bar in Halifax and take inspiration from the vibrancy of Carribbean culture, colours and fresh flavour-packed island ingredients to bring island vibes to the city!


An elegant take on the classics! This women-owned-and-operated restaurant serves up Italian-American and French classics as well as stunning cocktails and wine all week long in their cozy, welcoming space!

Ostrich Club

The home of creatively crafted, themed cocktails in Halifax! Enjoy pop culture themed cocktails that taste just as good as they look including Taylor Swift Eras cocktails, 90’s nostalgic, Seinfeld and more.

Salt + Ash

One of the newer spots to check out at The Queen’s Marquee, Salt + Ash offers live fire cooking and elevated cocktails in an elegant atmosphere. Don’t miss out on their weekly bonfire bingo every Sunday night!

Bar Kismet

Check out Bar Kismet for inventive cocktails, fresh seafood and homemade pasta in their family owned and operated restaurant. Their menus are updated weekly bringing you fresh options each week!

Bar Kismet also recently claimed the 9th spot in “Canada’s 100 Best” 2024 for the Best Restaurants category, making them the only restaurant in the Maritimes to make this year’s list!

Field Guide

A classic spot to visit for a night out since 2013! Field guide offers fresh dishes full of bold flavours and artisanal cocktails that will leave you more than satisfied. You can even grab a fun mocktail for a sober night out!

Peacock Wine Bar

Another great addition to the Halifax waterfront! They have an elegant, peacock theme that is shown throughout their atmosphere and decor in their intimate, cozy location. Enjoy delicious meals, late night snacks and their ever-evolving list of 90+ wine selection!

Mercantile Social

Enjoy the stunning aesthetic of The Mercantile Social, where you can eat and sip until your heart’s content! They offer to-die-for apps, dinner and gorgeous cocktails that are sure to blow you way!

The Decks

Patio season is finally here! The Decks is a three level patio bar for the best views of the city as well as great food and drink options and local live DJs! This makes for an awesome spot to check out if you’re looking to have a good time with your girls!

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