Milk Bar

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Milk Bar
Milkbar.png
The bar as it appears in Majora's Mask
Game(s) Majora's Mask
The Wind Waker
The Minish Cap
Phantom Hourglass
A Link Between Worlds
Inhabitant(s) Majora's Mask:
Mr. Barten
Toto
Gorman
Madame Aroma
Item(s) Majora's Mask:
Troupe Leader's Mask
Bottle
Theme Music
File:Milk Bar.ogg Triforce piece.png

The Milk Bar is a recurring location in The Legend of Zelda series. It is a drink restaurant that primarily, if not solely, serves Milk.

The bar seems to have come about from the joke of Hylian Milk being alcoholic.[1]

Contents

Appearances

Majora's Mask

In Majora's Mask, the Milk Bar is referred to both as the Milk Bar and as Latte.[2] The Bar, which is located in East Clock Town, is run by Mr. Barten,[3] and is open from 10 PM to dawn.[4] The Bar has a reputation for being a great live venue, so the Zora band, The Indigo-Go's, had planned to do their Carnival of Time performance on the Milk Bar stage.[5] However it was cancelled when Lulu, the band's singer, lost her voice.

Latte is a members-only establishment, and as such, it will refuse entry and service to anyone during opening hours who does not have Proof of Membership, in the form of Romani's Mask.[6][7] There are two drinks offered at the Milk Bar: regular Milk, which costs 20 Rupees, and the special vintage Milk Chateau Romani, at a price of 200 Rupees per serving.[8] Link cannot order anything unless he is wearing Romani's Mask when speaking to the bartender.[9]

Link can find Madame Aroma drinking here from 6:00 PM on the Night of the Final Day, and if Link received the Special Delivery to Mama during the Reuniting Kafei and Anju sidequest, he can give it to her to receive a Bottle full of Chateau Romani.[10] In Majora's Mask 3D, Link is unable to enter unless he has Romani's Mask, preventing the young hero from delivering the letter until he has assisted Cremia in delivering Milk.

During the ending credits, the members of the Gorman Troupe and The Indigo-Go's can be seen performing at the Milk Bar as part of the performances for the Carnival of Time.

Ballad of the Wind Fish

By speaking to The Indigo-Go's manager, Toto, near the stage, Link can participate in a sound check for the band The Indigo-Go's.[11] Link will be required to play the "Ballad of the Wind Fish", by donning each Transformation Mask and playing their specific part in the song as orchestrated by the manager. Link will not only complete his Bomber's Notebook entry for Toto, but will also receive the Troupe Leader's Mask from Gorman, who happens to be listening in on the performance.[12]

The Wind Waker

Main article: Cafe Bar

While never explicitly called a Milk Bar, there is a Café on Windfall Island in The Wind Waker. There is a sign in the Café with the menu written out on it in Hylian; one of the items on the menu is Milk.

The Minish Cap

Main article: Mama's Cafe

In The Minish Cap, Mama's Cafe serves as the equivalent of a Milk Bar. The Minish have built their own bar in the rafters of the building. Link can fuse Kinstones with the patrons, but cannot actually buy Milk.

Phantom Hourglass

Main article: Mercay Tavern

In Phantom Hourglass, a small Milk Bar located on Mercay Island plays a minor role, though nothing can be purchased from it. It is said that Linebeck usually stops at the Milk Bar.[13]

A Link Between Worlds



In A Link Between Worlds, a Milk Bar is situated in Kakariko Village. The Milk Bar Owner sells Milk for 20 Rupees a Bottle, and a duo of musicians, comprising of a Bard and the Flute Boy, will play a song for 10 Rupees. The songs they will play are selected at random each time, and are guitar and flute remixes of notable songs from the Zelda series. In Lorule, a near-identical Milk Bar appears in Thieves' Town.

Songs

The list of songs that the Bard and Flute Boy play are as follows:

Trivia

Gallery

References

  1. "I came to drink!" — Gorman (Majora's Mask) "Drinking" is a word commonly denoting the consumption of an alcoholic beverage.
  2. "Romani's Mask Wear it with [C] to show you're a member of the Milk Bar, Latte." — N/A (Majora's Mask)
  3. "Mr. Barten was happy to get his first delivery in quite a while!" — Cremia (Majora's Mask)
  4. "Latte / The Members-Only Milk Bar / Open from 10 p.m." — N/A (Majora's Mask)
  5. "We were scheduled to do a show, but it got canceled. This place has a reputation for being a great live venue, so it's a shame." — Toto (Majora's Mask)
  6. "This bar is for members only. Those without proof of membership will be refused entry." — Mr. Barten (Majora's Mask)
  7. "Patron Guidelines for the Milk Bar, Latte: We offer our customers limited- run milk. Thus, we are a members- only establishment. Those who do not have proof of membership will be refused service." — N/A (Majora's Mask)
  8. "Our most popular, of course, is Chateau Romani. It's a vintage milk. It comes from Romani Ranch, and the current price is 200 Rupees!" — Mr. Barten (Majora's Mask)
  9. "Sir...It's the rules. Please wear your Romani's Mask inside the bar." — Mr. Barten (Majora's Mask)
  10. "This!!! It's from Kafei! Correct? Correct? Wonderful! You really are an expert! Yes, yes, I'm sorry. My thanks. Yes, yes, it is your job, after all. I'm sorry. At this point in time, I can give you only something like this. Actually I wanted to give this to you sooner... Really!" — Madame Aroma (M)
  11. "I'd like to do a sound check, though. I just want to see what it would have been like... Hey, you! Could you help me with a performance?" — Toto (Majora's Mask)
  12. "I'm sorry I booed you... Please, take my mask." — Gorman (Majora's Mask)
  13. "The captain usually drops anchor at the milk bar, but I haven't seen him in days. Perhaps the bar owner knows where Linebeck has vanished to." — N/A (Phantom Hourglass)


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Language Name Meaning
Japanese Japan ミルクバー (Miruku Bā)
ラッテ (Ratte)
Milk Bar
Latte
Spanish Spain Bar Lácteo Lacteal Bar
Latin America Bar Lácteo (ALBW) Lacteal Bar
French France Le Lactel, Milk-Bar (N64)
Le Crémeuh, Milk-Bar (GC)
The Lactel, Milk Bar (GC)
The Creamy, Milk Bar (GC)
Canada Bar laitier (ALBW)
German Germany Milchbar
Italian Italy Bar Latteo (MM3D)
Milk Bar Ratte Triforce piece.png
Lacteal Bar
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