L’Aperitif Cocktail Bar

L’Aperitif at La Mer is recognized as the most elegant and sophisticated bar/lounge in Honolulu. L’Aperitif’s exquisite new cocktail menu by Lead Mixologist Tuda Grehan is a captivating fusion of French spirits, sherries, cognacs, and culinary traditions. Crafted with elegance, these libations embrace their own identity, either complementing Executive Chef Alexandre Trancher’s menu or prevailing as remarkable standalone creations. L’Aperitif is superbly appointed with priceless Belle Époque objets d’art acquired in Paris by Halekulani. Savor the world’s finest aperitifs in the plush, enveloping ambiance and intimacy of this exquisitely unique cocktail retreat.

L’Aperitif is located in La Mer, Halekulani’s award-winning Five-Star, Five-Diamond fine dining restaurant, open nightly.


L’Aperitif is located in La Mer.


Tuesday to Saturday

5:30pm – 8:30pm


We request elegant evening attire for women. Dinner jackets or dress shirts, dress slacks and shoes for gentlemen.

Other Details

*Pricing subject to change without notice. No outside food and beverage is allowed.


Call (808) 923-2311 or (844) 288-8022 for information.

L'Aperitif Terre Brulee

Quality, fresh, and locally sourced

We make every effort to support our local farms. Ingredients used at L’Aperitif are sourced from across the Hawaiian islands to enhance our unique and signature flavors.

Ingredients used are sourced from across the Hawaiian Islands
Provisions & Hawaii Specialty Meat
Kualoa Farms
Ho farms
MA‘O Organic Farms
Dry Land Nursery
SK Natural Farms
2 Lady Pig Farmers
Mari’s Garden
Kunoa Beef
Big Island
The Hawaii Island Goat Dairy
Kawamata Farms
Hamakua Heritage Farm, Inc.
Hirabata Farms


“We live on Maui and travel to Honolulu for a change of pace. Halekulani and it’s staff blends the old style Hawaiian aloha spirit while its location is near the heart of a more cosmopolitan experience expected in a big city. Beautiful views include Diamond Head and Waikiki Beach. Fine food, service and accommodations meet the standards of the most critical of experienced travelers. ”

Tom Woehler
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