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Los Angeles ‘Stars and Bars’ Tour


Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    3 hours

  • Start time


  • Meeting Point
    The tour starts at 6815 Hollywood Blvd outside the Hollywood/Highland Metro station.
    Please report at the meeting point 10 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

Key Highlights

  • Explore the pubs, dive bars and restaurants of Hollywood's Golden Age
  • Linger at bars once frequented by Charlie Chaplin, Marilyn Monroe and Ernest Hemingway
  • Strike up conversation with locals over a signature drink
  • Chance a meeting with a celebrity ghost, or maybe catch a live celebrity at a Hollywood red carpet event
  • From 1 Jan 2016 onward, sample some of Hollywood’s best street food


Visit famous and infamous Los Angeles bars on this unique tour. Sip your favourite cocktail while you hear Hollywood legends and stories of the great drinkers of yesteryear.

Take an early evening stroll along the “Walk of Fame” and soak up the atmosphere of Old Hollywood at its iconic bars, lounges, speakeasies, and mobster hangouts.

Admire the Art Deco architecture and opulent theatres flanking Hollywood Boulevard, and funky features in the lounges. You may find wonderful carved wood, off-beat décor, and even the odd 45rpm juke box.

This tour is not only a chance to explore the past, it’s also a great opportunity to mix with the locals, or even have a star sighting. You will stop for a delicious street food snack.


  • Experience Hollywood’s “Walk of Fame” by taking in the ambiance of its Golden Era bars and learn about the stars that dot Hollywood Boulevard, both literally and figuratively. The famous and infamous bars along the walk were lunch spots and evening haunts to the celebrities and wannabes of Hollywood's Golden Age, and still appear frequently in film and television. Speakeasies, mobster hangouts and even a “Writer's Room” are the lesser-known histories lodged within these historic hot spots. Go behind the scenes - behind the beautiful Art Deco facades and bright neon lights--where these bars, lounges and restaurants are host to celebrity lore, ghost stories and maybe even star sightings. You will stroll the boulevard on foot, stopping into bars of note and admiring iconic buildings along the way. From 1 Jan 2016 onward,fuel yourself along the way with a few drinks and a local street food snack. By the end of our evening, you’ll know where the locals go to eat and drink in Hollywood.


  • Transportation in a private van
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • 1 drink (cocktail, wine or beer)
  • light snack


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Additional drinks

Please note

If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point.

Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.

Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the trip.

If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides and drivers, a tip – though not compulsory – is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry in Los Angeles. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this trip.

Guests on this tour must be 21 years or older.

Way to meeting point: Metro Red Line stop Hollywood/Highland. Local bus lines 217, 212, 780. Please see for more information on how to arrive by public transportation.

Parking available in 6801 Hollywood Blvd, entrance on Highland or Orange north of Hollywood Blvd For parking, check

Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity. Children under 12 years of age are not permitted.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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