Eat, Drink & Stay
Eat + Drink
3 Jerusalem Boulevard, + 972 7 7445 2532
Owners Alon Barnea and Gilad Ben Meir’s new café and wine bar has a Levantine menu offering morning muesli, midday moussaka sandwiches and its own take on classic, dough-wrapped lamb sinniya. Pair with Israeli wines or juices, including a meal-in-itself mix of tomato, cucumber, chilli, coriander and mint.
6 Shderot Yurushalayim, + 972 3 681 3993
For lunch stop at Gueta, whose namesake matriarch Leah Gueta serves Libyan-Jewish dishes in a stone-walled building. Start with fiery puréed pumpkin, followed by the house couscous, capped with beef, vegetables and spice-spiked sauces, including the tomato and cumin tibeha bil camun.
14 Tirtza Street, + 972 3 681 4622
Poyke takes its name from the traditional South African cast-iron pots that chef Ariel Cohen uses to roast steaks, chops and vegetables. The menu is African: curried Mombasa shrimps, red wine-soaked Cape burgers, picante-spiced poyke-roast chicken, and a hefty entrecôte steak served with an African corn-meal pap.
3 Rehov Rabbi Chadian, + 972 3 682 8843
Charcuterie is spread over two floors with a sleek long bar below and larger dining room above. Swiss-born owner Vince Mustar’s meaty menu includes a classic Roman veal dish.
9 Ruhama, + 972 3 682 0819
Every Tel Aviv neighbourhood has its miznon; a corner hole-in-the-wall serving Levantine basics such as hummus, schnitzels and shakshukah, a Libyan-Jewish concoction of eggs, peppers and tomato sauce. Here at Miznon Avi, all are dished up by Avi Cohen in Sgula Square, along with a side-dish of Noga gossip.
17 Tirza Street, + 972 3 518 1719
Hidden behind an inconspicuous gate, Saloona is a lounge-cum-bar where local artists display their works while up-and-coming performers – and a global beer menu – keep the crowd entertained.
31 Sheetrit Israel Street, + 972 3 681 0067
Located in an industrial area just beyond Noga’s core, Neshika Tsarfatit bakes over 50 types of breads, pastries and biscuits, including a range of gluten-free goodies.
25 Kalisher Street, + 972 3 717 0200, browntlv.com
Located just north of Noga, Brown TLV is in a renovated 1950s bank building with 30 luxurious rooms. There’s also a rooftop sun-deck.
78 Ahad Haam, + 972 54 215 2785, duplex18.com
This White City Bauhaus two-bedroom penthouse is owned by Guy and Liat Yanai. The top terrace has panoramic city views.
One-bed 65 sq m apartment, from NIS1.3m (€274,000)
From NIS3,500-NIS4,500 (€740-€840) per month for 65 to 80 sq m apartment