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A Trip Back in Time

What a fabulous gem in the heart of 17th Avenue in Calgary. Small and intimate setting complete... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
skychaserCalgary
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Early evening speakeasy

What fun, you need to book in advance, remember the password and pass through the bookcase to enter... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
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Aug 15, 2018
“A Trip Back in Time”
Jul 18, 2018
“Early evening speakeasy ”
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Parisian salon meets prohibition speakeasy. Pick up the phone, step behind the bookcase and enter into our library. Carefully crafted cocktails, live jazz, burlesque and so much more await you...
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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908 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 0A3, Canada
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+1 403-454-4774
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

What a fabulous gem in the heart of 17th Avenue in Calgary. Small and intimate setting complete with jazz pianists and ensembles depending on the night. Very interesting hand crafted cocktails -- delicious!! Betty Lou's also offers a small selection of food items - the...More

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Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

What fun, you need to book in advance, remember the password and pass through the bookcase to enter a different world of yesteryear of original cocktails and dulcet jazz tones

Thank 777SarahB777
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

This place is hard to find. You are better to enter via 16th street. It is small and in the basement. You need to use the ohone to get in. The hostess appears from behind the bookcase, classic speakeasy style. The decor is 1920's with...More

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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Drinks are great, food is tasty. Service is good. Small venue, cool atmosphere! Pricey but neat for a one time experience!

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