As one of the very few stylish Beverly Hills ‘hot spots’ where one can not only sample some of the rarest spirits, but pair them with a premium cigar without the fear of being doomed to be damned. fine or possibly arrested for smoking within city limits, the new opened Maybourne Beverly Hills Cigar and Whiskey Bar is indeed an oasis of sophisticated relaxation. In fact, not only is it one of the newest cigar bars in the country, but thanks to an acquired license from the previous owner, the Montage Beverly Hills, it is one of only four licensed cigar lounges. within the city limits of Beverly Hills. (The other three are Nazareth’s, the Buena Vista Cigar Club and the Grand Havana Club for members only).
Tucked away secretly upstairs at The Terrace Restaurant, in an intimate and atmospheric paneled environment with inviting leather chairs and comfy banquettes, you’ll find a mouth-watering bar fully stocked with some of the finest and rarest whiskeys in the world. Among its backlit shelves are the illusory Yamazaki single malts from Japan, a bottle of the oldest whiskey The Macallan has ever released – the 72 year old housed in a Lalique decanter – and the No.1 bottle from Highland Park 1968, including only 1,550 bottles were produced. Whiskeys such as Hillrock Solera Aged Bourbon from New York’s Hudson Valley and Irish whiskeys such as Midleton’s Green Spot are also available. Of course, craft cocktails can be ordered (with your choice of ice cream), as well as bar bites created by The Terrace chef, Kaleo Adams, which include crab and lemon arancini, Nice-style eggs from Nice. devil and Iberian fig ham.
A custom-built three-sided glass-walled humidifier houses over 1,000 premium cigars, including Fuente Fuente OpusX “The Lost City” Pirámide, the Padrón “Family Reserve No. 44 Torpedo in maduro, and Cabinet Tatuaje Tainos . Butane, cedar and tabletop lighters are available to guests, along with vintage handmade Murano glass ashtrays. The adjacent outdoor terrace of the Cigar and Whiskey Bar invites guests to sit, relax and unwind. light up and enjoy the view of the peaceful Beverly Canon Gardens below.
The Cigar and Whiskey Bar at Maybourne Beverly Hills is open seven days a week from 5 p.m. to midnight (times may vary). There is a minimum of $ 50, and according to the Los Angeles County ordinance, proof of at least one Covid-19 vaccination is required for entry. Reservations are also required and can be made by phone at 310-906-7218.