Champagne Happy Hour on a Beer Budget in Tel Aviv

The frugal drinker's guide to eating and drinking on the cheap at some of the city's finest bars and restaurants. The secret is knowing when to go.

Tel Aviv can stand proudly alongside New York, London and Paris on many fronts, but when it comes to after-work watering holes we still lag far behind. Enterprising bar and restaurant owners, however, are increasingly turning to the Happy Hour premise, hoping to draw more customers during the usually quiet early evening with the lure of discounted drink with a nosh on the side.