Bars & Clubs

Neighborhoods: South End

2014 Winner: The Beehive

Photo Credit: Holly Rike


Sure, some cocktailing couples hang by the upstairs bar, but most descend into the subterranean hive of exposed brick and velvety drapes, one that looks like a love nest for a beat poet and a kooky cancan girl from the Moulin Rouge. There’s a dining room, another bar and cabaret seating by a small stage where jazz divas croon. And they’re all full. Years after other hot spots lost their allure, this place is still buzzing.

The Beehive

541 Tremont St., Boston • (617) 423-0069

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