Best of Philly: Bars & Nightlife

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Darley Green residents are blessed with easy access to Philadelphia, which is less than half an hour from Wilmington, DE. Whether you are a commuter needing a convenient homebase or simply looking for more space without sacrificing metropolitan culture, Darley Green's new construction homes for sale in Philadelphia's surrounding area are perfect.

But what makes the greater Philadelphia area so attractive in the first place? Phillymag recently published a list of hundreds of reasons. Their 'Best of Philly' list is a comprehensive tour around the cultural, recreational and gastronomic highlights of the city and its sprawling suburbs.

Broken down into categories such as 'Food and Drink' and 'Fun and Games', the list gives nods of the head to deserving establishments, in categories like 'Best Dinner worth Bragging About' and 'Best Place to Free Your Inner Nerd'. Let's take a quick look at some of Philly's best bars and nightlife.

Philly's best bars and nightlife

Best Bar – The Stratus Loungeon Chestnut Street's Hotel Monaco heaves with a young, happening crowd every night of the week. Equally deserving of its place on this category's shortlist isAlla Spina, which offers a stellar draft beer list in classy surroundings. At the deep end of the dive bar scene, McGlinchey's pours reliable standards at an affordable price.

Best After Hours Spot – The outright winner in this category is the Play and Players' Quig's Pub, known to locals as 'the actor's speakeasy' for its exclusivity. Set inside Rittenhouse's Plays and Players Theatre on Delancey Place, Quig's plays host to the great and the good from both local and national dramatic communities. Membership costs $35 for the year, or $5 per night.

Best Beer List – Triais famous for its brilliant pairings of cheese and wine. Enthusiastic gourmands will not want to miss it. Over on North Wayne Avenue is Teresa's Next Door, which boasts more than 20 beers on tap, constantly updated to placate even the most hardened foamboy. Phillymag describes Teresa's selection of American and Belgian beers as 'awesome' – and who are we to argue?

Best Whisky Bar – Village Whiskey has the most exhaustive selection of drams in Philadelphia, bar none. Located on South 20th Street, it is run by efficient, knowledgeable bartenders who can point you in the direction of the right drop for you, whether you have a peaty palate or a smoky-sweet tooth. Village Whiskey offers some 200 Scotches and Irish whiskeys, so all you have to do is stagger home.

Best Pub – Phillymag's favorite food-serving public house is the Kennett, which offers excellent gastropub fare and a fine craft beer selection. Chuck in some decent cocktails and a wood-fired pizza oven, and you have a long night's imbibing and dining ahead of you on South 2nd Street.

Darley Green puts you close to all the action!

Visiting these establishments for a night out is so easy when you live in Darley Green. More affordable than similarly-sized homes for sale in Philadelphia, Darley Green's townhouses and condos are set a few minutes drive outside the historic town of Wilmington, making the community ideally located to explore the big city while living a quieter life than it permits. Darley Green residents can also take advantage of Delaware’s property taxes, which are lower than Pennsylvania's.

As well as being convenient for Philadelphia, New York and Wilmington, the master-planned community has plenty of onsite amenities such as shops, a state-of-the-art library, jogging trails and ample green space to enjoy the outdoors.

If you're currently looking at Philadelphia homes for sale, and are prepared to live a short drive out of the city, Darley Green's new construction homes may be the answer. Stop by any day between 11am-6pm to see our model homes, or contact Amy Muluski at 302-655-2600 for more information.