Here are 8 bars in different parts of the world that take inspiration from horror movies. They have artistic interiors, serve witch and zombie cocktails and provide good music. So, if you are in one of the following cities and you like this genre you should visit these horror bars!
1. The Lovecraft – Portland, Oregon
If you go to Portland, you should definitely visit The Lovecraft. It is named after the horror fiction writer H.P. Lovecraft. This place is really something. There are pictures of Edgar Allen Poe, Lovecraft, Nosferatu hanging on the walls. Live bands and DJs provide good music. The bar also organizes tarot reading and burlesque.
2. Cambiare – Tokyo
The horror movie Suspiria inspired Japans to make a theme bar which has very artistic and colorful design- neon lights, chandeliers, stained glass windows. The bar offers drinks, coffee and pizza and successfully creates an atmosphere that reminds us of witches and horrors.
3. Silencio – Paris
Silencio bar in Paris is owned by the famous film maker David Lynch. In one of his movies Mulholland Drive, the characters go to a club called Silenscio. The place has an interior reminding us of the Paris catacombs. The bar is very popular for cultural events like film screenings, DJ nights, concerts and various art shows. It is good to know that till midnight the bar is opened for members only, but after 00.00 you can drink and dance as long as you want there.
4. The Slaughtered Lamb – New York City
The Slaughtered Lamb was based on the movie An American Werewolf in London. The bar offers drinks from all around the world including Red Wolf lager and Full Moon Ale. There is also fish and chips, as well as sliders “wings from hell”.
5. H.R. Giger Bar – Gruyères, Switzerland
This bar is actually an area in a museum in Château St. Germain built by the Swiss artist H.R. Giger, whose paintings were used as a template of the alien in the movie Alien. There are 3-D faces, skulls and ribs popping out of the wall and an enormous skeletal structure.
6. Nosferatu – České Budějovice, Czech Republic
This bar is named and inspired by the 1922 silent film Nosferatu. The place has created an authentic atmosphere that will take in the Dracula’s castle. While having an import drink like Malibu Rum or Evan Williams bourbon, you will be surrounded by skeletons, coffins, red lights and religious emblems.
7. Frankenstein – Edinburgh, Scotland
Of course, in a bar named Frankenstein, you will be served many cocktails named after the movie characters. You can also have some food here. One of the most interesting features of the bar is the monster descending from the ceiling.
8. Donny Dirk’s Zombie Den – Minneapolis
This bar in Minneapolis was inspired by the movie Shaun of the Dead and bartenders wear same clothes like the main character Shaun- white shirts with red ties. Here you can choose among a variety of zombie cocktails and drinks like The Zombie, Dark ans Stormy and many others.