A bar with a rich history, the daring, courage, and leadership of the Antarctic explorer have inspired the atmosphere of our bar, restaurant, and lounges

The pergola is the mansion’s winter garden. After the Palace was acquired by the Club de la Unión, the winter garden was adapted, and a mezzanine was built to better integrate this space with the adjacent lounges. During our recent renovation in 2023, the original tile floor of the palace’s winter garden was discovered for repair. This discovery led to the restoration and enhancement of this treasure. It also prompted the decision to relocate our bar to this space, which was no longer suitable for a restaurant but perfectly matched the concept of our Shackleton Bar, with its sense of adventure.

During the transition from the 19th to the 20th century in Europe, the use of steel and glass was widespread in construction techniques, which was effectively applied in the design of the winter garden. The architect Mayer ingeniously oriented it on the west facade as a solar collector, allowing the capture of energy through the greenhouse effect.

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton was a British-Irish polar explorer, one of the central figures of the so-called Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. Our bar is named in honor of the expedition he led between 1914 and 1916.

Step back in time and enjoy your favorite drink in the city’s most historic bar. We offer a wide selection of cocktails, sharing platters, and semi-traditional sandwiches. Additionally, we have a wine cellar with various national labels and a meticulous recreation of the original whisky carried by Shackleton on one of his expeditions between 1907 and 1909, which was found 100 years later.

We are open for service from Monday to Saturday, from 11:00 am to midnight, and on Sundays until 10:00 pm.