Bandista Announces Exclusive Two-Night Bar Pop-Up with Dallas’ Midnight Rambler at Four Seasons Hotel Houston

Residency follows Bandista appearance in Dallas showcasing Texas’ best bars

October 12, 2023,
Houston, U.S.A.

Bandista, the speakeasy bar and lounge at Four Seasons Hotel Houston, will welcome the bar team from Dallas’ acclaimed Midnight Rambler for an exclusive two-night pop-up engagement November 8 and 9, 2023.

On Wednesday and Thursday, November 8 and 9, 2023, Bandista will play host to a bar pop-up featuring Midnight Rambler, the celebrated subterranean cocktail lounge in Dallas. The pop-up, starring Midnight Rambler’s Lead Bartender Haley Merritt, will take place each night from 5:00 pm to 12:00 midnight. Midnight Rambler, widely known as Dallas’ best bar, prides itself in offering elevated and inventive refreshments for adventurous palates and traditionalists alike. The pop-up will feature four Midnight Rambler house cocktails and one collaboration cocktail, ranging from USD 25 to 45 each. Reservations are required for 90-minute seatings on this special evening, which benefits Camp H-Town.

The Bandista team held a pop-up engagement at Midnight Rambler on June 27, 2023 as part of their inaugural Texas Lightning Classic, showcasing the best bars in Texas, while benefitting Southern Smoke Foundation.  

"We’re very happy to welcome our friends from Dallas to join us for a couple of special nights at Bandista,” says Tom Segesta, General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Houston. “This exclusive pop-up engagement gives our guests the opportunity to experience the award-winning cocktails of Midnight Rambler, right here behind the bookcase at Bandista.”

For those looking to make a night of it and stay at Four Seasons Hotel Houston, the Residents Retreat package includes 10 percent off the room rate, breakfast for two, and overnight valet parking. For reservations, book online, call 800 734 4114 or contact your travel professional (chain code FS). 

About Bandista

Bandista is a cocktail laboratory that pushes boundaries while still paying homage to the classics. Guided by expert drink makers, guests enjoy inventive creations, colourful and celebratory in nature, and often with unexpected elements. Inspired by the tequileros – the Prohibition-era smugglers who illegally transported tequila - Bandista is a cocktail journey and experience; an elevated bar and lounge, rich in craftsmanship, creativity, and Southern hospitality. Bandista is open Wednesday through Saturday from 5:00 pm to 12:00 midnight. Reservations are required.

About Midnight Rambler

Inspired by the dark glamour of old-school rock ′n′ roll, this subterranean bar is bold and progressive in mood and offerings. Helmed by award-winning bartender Gabe Sanchez, its local and national awards include recognitions by D Magazine as its “Best Comeback Bar” (2020); “Dallas Bar Hall of Fame” (2019); “Best of Big D: Best Cocktails that Push the Envelope” (2018, 2019); “Best Bar” (2017) and “Best New Bar” (2014). Other accolades include "Hotel Bar of the Year" by Nightclub & Bar (2019) and TOP 4 "Best American Hotel Bar" (2019) by the Tales of the Cocktail Foundation Spirited Awards.