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1, JingCheng 6th St.
Hours: 8 pm-2 am (closed Sundays)
NT$300/person minimum charge. Add 10% service charge
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--By Jean Huang, Translated by Cara Steenstra
If you stroll along JingCheng 6th Street,
no doubt you'll notice an attractive, distinctive wooden building.
Not surprisingly, the Chinese name of this little wooden house--custom-built
by a carpenter--is literally "wooden house". The
entrance doors are from an old barn and other touches, such
as the door handles, original wooden furniture and unique
twin chairs, all demonstrate the owner's love for real wooden
The interior decor here is fairly simple in style but shows
attention to detail, with its original brown wooden furniture,
black sofas, a wooden-mosaic bar, staircase handles made from
ropes, uniquely designed metal candlesticks and lighting fixtures
that look like drums. The warm atmosphere is complimented
by the soft lighting, making it a nice place for a small gathering
of friends, or just to come relax on your own. The upstairs
sofa area is good for larger groups and requires a reservation
(minimum NT$6,000 bill per group).
The liquor selection at Mood Wood is extensive.
Cognacs like Hennessy and Remy Martin are available for between
NT$3,000 and NT$5,800 per bottle, while single malt whiskeys,
Johnnie Walker, Macallan, and Famous Grouse start at NT$2,600
per bottle. Belvedere Vodka, Chopin Vodka, Belvedere Macerated
Pomarancza and Belvedere Macerated Cytrus are available between
NT$2,800 and NT$3,000 per bottle. There is also Monte Alban
Mezcal as well as a variety of wines, like Terrazas Alto Malbec,
Kangaroo Ridge Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon. Patrons can
store unfinished bottles at the bar. Beers include Heineken,
Taiwan Beer, Budweiser and Corona (NT$150-NT$200). Cocktails
include the Screwdriver, Singapore Sling and the bartender's
recommended Hennessy VSOP Hi-Ball (NT$250-NT$350). Non-alcoholic
beverages include Lavender and Purple Rose herbal teas and
High Mountain Oolong Tea (NT$250).