On a particularly cold night, you might run to one of the closest bars and warm yourself up with a nice glass or multiple glasses of something-something just to beat the cold. Why do that when you have an option of an already lit place? I’m talking about a bar with a fireplace! The ultimate comfort and shield from the incoming winter breeze.
With no scope of hopping on the NYC beach bus and getting some much-needed sun, warm yourself at one of these amazing bars.
Here’s a list of some of the best bars with fireplaces in New York City:
1. Lobby Bar at the Ludlow Hotel
This Lower Eastside bar is everything you’d imagine of you had a rich aunt who listened to grunge and rocked hard. Sink into one of their velvety couches and enjoy the faux stone fireplace. Ask for a Muddy Water or a Chai Matsuda, these drinks will warm you up better and faster than a real fireplace, I’m sure.
2. The Lately
If you live in the area, you might just get a free shot at The Lately. Different from every other bar in the vicinity, they offer quick service and an open door policy. This wood-panelled barroom has urban decor, cozy seats, green coloured walls, little duck statues and a working fireplace to make your brief visit a memorable one.
3. The Ballroom at the Jane Hotel
This little, but beautiful lounge is home to some of the craziest midweek parties in lower Manhattan. With amazing decors, mismatched seats, heavenly food and a raging fireplace, The Ballroom is as exotic as the crowd it attracts. Get there early to snag a comfy seat by the fire, skip the huge queue, and watch on as the party starts no sooner than midnight.