Decorum in Tel Aviv
Hey all, we’ve just arrived back in LDN town after a quick trip to TLV. As you know TLV is really on the up these days and it’s definitely one of the coolest places to visit. Amazing beaches and countless things to do, it’s somewhere you should totally consider for next SS19.
NOTHIN BUT THE BEACH 🦋
💭 pure white beaches and clear blue ocean
💭 beautiful sunsets 🌅
💭 Incredible food
💭 iced coffee on tap
💭 so much history
💭 chill all day, party all night
TLV is a perfect option as there are a wide range of hotels for you to choose from. Some people like to stay in a big chain while others like to stay in small boutiques. We usually opt for an all white boutique. Here are some of our hotel recommendations..
🗝 The Norman
Although not situated directly on the beach front, this all white and chic boutique has a rooftop pool- somewhere for you to sit back, relax and enjoy those rooftop views. Rooms are a good and spacious size, perfect for a few days in this amazing city. The Norman also has two restaurants, one of them being Dinings (a famous London Japanese), and Alena- serving up Mediterranean cuisine. You’re looking at 300-500£ a night depending on season.
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🗝 BROWN TLV
Think dark woods and textures, think palm trees, think seriously chic in the heart of TLV.
Although no pool, there is such a cute roof deck which has jacuzzis perfect for your sundown cocktail. Rooms are so reasonable at the peak of high summer at only £100+ per night! The rooms are seriously spacious and there’s even a spa.
Get booking here guys
🗝 The Poli House
For serious boutique.. stay at The Poli House.
Characterized by a distinctive modern design that is as stunning to the senses as it is welcoming to the soul, THE POLI HOUSE design boutique hotel in Tel Aviv is the embodiment of the urban eccentricities, diversity and personalities that shape the city’s eclectic culture and design. Poli House has an insane panoramic rooftop pool and cocktail bar. Rooms are averagely £100-200 per night!
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🗝 The Setai Jaffa
Escape the hustle and bustle of the pure city for a few days after endless 5am nights- and travel 15 mins to the quieter part of Jaffa.
Accommodations at The Setai Tel Aviv were designed to the highest standards of international luxury, featuring rich walnut furnishings, sea stone walls, custom brass fixtures, Middle Eastern fabrics that evoke the hotel’s history with modern comforts. Guests take their first step each morning onto authentic Oriental rugs, adding purposeful pops of color to the elegant, earth-tone decor.
Situated along the Mediterranean Sea, Tel Aviv coastline and Jaffa Port, The Setai Tel Aviv is a prestigious five-star hotel offering sophistication and tranquility at the crossroads of modern and ancient Tel Aviv-Jaffa. Housed within a historic Ottoman building, once used as a jailhouse, The Setai Tel Aviv offers an enviable entryway to the wonders of the Jaffa Port, Tel Aviv’s full beach coastline and steps away from the city’s bustling boulevards.
Rooms range from £200-300 PN during peak season.
Book your Jaffa stay here
EAT EAT EAT & (repeat)
It wouldn’t be a Decorum travel guide without giving you our top 5 places to eat..
An amazing restaurant with an amazing vibe and is recommended by pretty much everyone that has been to TLV. Serving up the freshest Mediterranean produce per week, with live music until the early hours.
Message on Facebook for a reservation and make sure you book as early as poss!
Onza is the place where a young, vibrant Tel Aviv atmosphere combines with the magic and mystery of the Jaffa flea market to make a delicious restaurant “cocktail”. Here, a sophisticated and innovative bar is blended with a meticulous menu created by chefs Arik Darhani and Muli Magriso that gives Ottoman and Turkish cuisine a contemporary twist, using the finest ingredients and advanced cooking techniques.
Featuring innovative Israeli dishes, there is always a new menu addition to savor. While the wait may be long and energy intense, no visit to Tel Aviv is complete without an evening at this iconic spot. So grab a seat, some delectable food, and spend your night chilling under the stars with the locals at Port Said.
“Possibly the coolest spot in Tel Aviv, this outdoor hangout is the capital of Tel Avivian hipster life.“
Sea breeze, Wine bar, and a delicious tapas kitchen – In the heart of Hatachana Compound in Neve Tzedek, lies Vicky Cristina, which takes pride in it’s Spanish atmosphere.The special fiesta, combining Spanish culture and culinary, is felt in every corner. The Vicky & Cristina join together to construct a one of a kind Spanish entertainment center with unique food, beverages, music and feel.
Serving up the most authentic, fresh and amazing Israeli food- HA SALON is a must. The restaurant is only open on Wednesdays and Thursdays so be sure to make a reservation. It is the perfect place to go with a big group of friends, as there is live music until the early hours...
The opportunities are endless here in TLV, make sure you spend your time eating the amazing local food allllll dayyyyyy😁
The Old Man and The Sea 🌊
PLACES TO VISIT🕍
⛱ NEVE TZEDEK
Filled with avante-garde fashion boutiques, handcraft shops and ENDLESS brunch spots- Neve Tzedek is a must. Obviously we couldn’t leave without a DC PHOTOSHOOT 📸
⛱ JAFFA OLD TOWN
An ancient fishing port situated on the Mediterranean Sea- Jaffa is filled with seaside restaurants serving up the freshest fish, art galleries and lots of shopping.
⛱ CARMEL MARKET
OR THE “SHUK”
who doesn’t love a good market? A market, especially in TLV, is the perfect place to find some hidden treasures. From jewellery, to essentric homewears and clothing and endless fresh foods, Carmel will tick all your boxes.
No trip to Israel is complete without a trip to Jerusalem. A two hour drive away from Tel Aviv, it’s worth it just for how special it is.
Jerusalem is one the oldest cities in the world and home to the Western Wall which is the last remaining segment of the Jewish Temple. Make sure you put your special prayers into the wall 🙌🏽 to bring you all sorts of good luck.
So guys, that rounds up our TLV city guide, we hope we’ve answered all of your TLV Prayers and this has inspired you to book that trip! Lots of love and stay tuned for the next DC TRIP! lots more to come! 🙌🏽💕🦋