Warm Up This Winter at These Bars with Fireplaces in NYC

We have finally accepted that it’s officially winter and that means bars with fireplaces and lots of cocktails. Here are the top bars with fireplaces in NYC for your enjoyment.

Bars with Fireplaces NYC

Don’t worry – your face and toes will thaw out in no time, thanks to the flames and a couple of drinks.


Custom House

139 Montague St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

They also have cheap eats, drinks and a number of TVs behind the bar.


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The Drunken Horse

225 10th Ave, New York, NY 10011 

This wine bar offers European vintages and small plates. This is a great place to warm up right off of the highline.

The Lobby at the Maritime Hotel

363 W. 16th Street, New York, NY 10011

Warm up by this 16th-century stone fireplace.

The Vine

851, 6th Ave, New York, NY 10001

The fireplace is tucked inside of the library just a few steps past the bar. They have great cocktails, rosé all day program that launched in Spring of 2016.


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Hot Bird

546 Clinton Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11238

This cash-only bar has a huge patio with a fire pit, where you can enjoy one of the many craft beers that they serve.

Clover Club

210 Smith, Brooklyn, NY. 11201

This former shoe store turned premiere cocktail bar. Order one of their classic concoctions and head to the backroom to sit by the fireplace.


179 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

The venue looks like a log cabin with canoes and a deer head over the fireplace. Come for the fireplace and stay for the games and S’

Boat Bar

175 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

This dive bar has a good happy hour, a jukebox and an electric fireplace. Enjoy the Pacman, Golf and Buckhunter while you are there.

Angry Wade’s

224 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

This is dive/sports bar has a long list of beer, pool table, darts and free popcorn


81 Hoyt St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

They serve a Persian-inspired dishes and craft cocktails. They have a good happy hour. They have $15 brunch on the weekends.

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Kingston Hall

149 Second Ave, New York, NY 10003

The also have a pool table, BOGO happy hour and if you are adventurous the Drunken Coconut.


432 E 13th St, New York, NY 10009

The have a 2 for 1 happy all night on Sunday and Monday and until 10pm every other night of the week.


197 Second Ave, New York, NY 10003

This Scottish bar has a 2-for-1 happy hour and armchairs to enjoy the drinks by the fireplace.

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Pound & Pence

55 Liberty St, New York, NY 10005

This is a 2-level British pub where you can watch the game, play pool or just have a drink at the bar. The bar is on the second floor and a little hard to find.


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56 Irving Pl, New York, NY 10003

This is a good after work spot with multiple fireplaces right off of Union Square.

The Flatiron Room

37 W 26th St, New York, NY 10010

They have over 750+ brown spirits, live jazz shows and a Whiskey School that is designed to continue taste development.

I Trulli

122 E 27th St, New York, NY 10016

They have a both a fireplace, garden and $8 wine flights.


287 Third Ave, New York, NY 10010

A traditional Irish pub with sawdust on the floor, a wood-burning fireplace and good food.

Rose Bar

2 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10010 (in the Gramercy Park Hotel)

We love a hotel bar. And Rose Bar at Gramercy Park is one of the best rooms in NYC, with high ceilings, stunning artwork and a woodburning fireplace.


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Black Mountain Wine House

415 Union St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

They have an excellent beer and wine list and a cozy feel that makes this a great date spot.

Zombie Hut

273 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

They are a tiki bar with outdoor patio and games. Drinking tiki in the winter is one of our favorite activities.


Black Rabbit

91 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222

Get a pint and either hang by the fireplace or get involved in one of the theme / trivia nights.

Shayz Lounge

130 Franklin St, Brooklyn, NY 11222

This is a local bar with 20+ Irish Whiskies and 10 beers on draft. Thursday nights are trivia night.


33 Nassau Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222

This 6,000 sq. ft. industrial space has an outstanding beer menu and German food.


Harlem Public

3612 Broadway

They recently updated their menu to include a chicken thigh sandwich, peanut butter burger with tots. Drink from their huge selection of craft beers on tap.


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5-14 51st Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101

They have 20+ craft beers on tap and elevated bar food, brunch specials on the weekends. They have TVs tuned to sports and a pool table upstairs.


45-58 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY 11101

They have a number of beers on tap, a large outdoor space and live music or trivia depending on the night.


Lobby Bar at the Bowery Hotel
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The Back Room

102 Norfolk St, New York, NY 10002

They one of only two speakeasies that operated during Prohibition and are still open today. Come in through a toy company and drink Prohibition-inspired cocktails and beer in paper bags.

The Lobby Bar at the Bowery Hotel

335 Bowery, New York, NY 10003

If you want to get a place by the fireplace you need to arrive early or be really lucky, either way you can warm up with a negroni or hot toddy by the fireplace. This is our first choice if you are on the Lower East Side.

A Casa Fox

173 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002

Dimly candle lit restaurant that serves central American cuisine and strong sangria.



Draught 55

245 E 55th St, New York, NY 10022

Lots of TVs and craft beer with 42 rotating craft beer lines.


299 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10017

Indoor/outdoor rooftop lounge at the Library hotel. This is a good date spot if you are in Midtown/Murray Hill.

Bloom’s Tavern

208 E 58th St, New York, NY 10022

This is a proper Irish bar with TVs with Sports and a fireplace. They have lunch specials that start at $10. This is a great spot for after work drinks if you work in Midtown.

The Shakespeare

24 E 39th St, New York, NY 10016

Tavern like British gastropub serving craft beers on draft and cocktails in the basement of the William Hotel. Get the warm cask ale and a spot by the fireplace.


44 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036

Located inside of the Royalton hotel, they have awesome cocktails in a upscale environment. Come for drinks after work and order one of the craft cocktails.

Lantern’s Keep

49 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036

They have legit cocktails. The bar is hidden inside of the Iroquois hotel. This is a good spot after a show or if you happen to find yourself in Times Square.

Brendan’s Bar & Grill

42 W 35th St, New York, NY 10001

The ambiance is cozy, with the 19th century decor. A decent wine list and 14 beers on draft. This is great spot to chat over drinks. Also close to MSG and Penn Station.

The Gregory Hotel

42 W 35th St, New York, NY 10001

Dating back to 1903, the lobby bar, The Liquor Cabinet, was designed to resemble a NYC townhome. Order the Bourbon-Spiked White Hot Chocolate and grab a seat by the fireplace.

The Refinery Rooftop

63 W. 38th St., New York, NY 10018

Not only do they have a fireplace, the bar is also located at the top of the Refinery Hotel. This winter they are featuring a Old Fashioned menu inspired by John Wayne films.


Whitman & Bloom Liquor Company

384 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10016

They have a dozen beers on tap, retro-inspired cocktails and American fare. Try the Mac’n Cheese and the burger. Stay for the live music.


Union Hall

702 Union St, Brooklyn, NY 11215

They have a full bar downstairs and two indoor bocce courts and a bunch of nooks to hideaway in. Dancing downstairs on Saturday nights.


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Jimmy at the James

15 Thompson St, New York, NY

A cocktail bar on the roof of the James Hotel with indoor and outdoor seating.

The Gordon Bar

60 Thompson, New York, NY 10012

The bar features cocktails designed by John McDonald, Jason Pomeranc, and Steven Eckler. Order the Sixty Stormy and then head to the fireplace.


Brandy Library Tribeca


135 W Broadway, New York, NY 10013

The fireplace is located in the dining room of this bi-level townhouse. Great date spot with strong cocktails.

The Brandy Library

25 N Moore St, New York, NY 10013

They have a fireplace and a huge selection of Whiskey and Bourbon.


Employee's Only West Village

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The Beatrice Inn

285 W 12th St, New York, NY 10014

A chophouse with a great wine list and celebrity clientele.

Art Bar

52 8th Ave, New York, NY 10014

Dimly lit back room serving cocktails and bar food. A staple for over 20 years.

Blind Tiger

281 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10014

A large selection of microbeers. If you don’t like beer then go somewhere else.

Hudson Hound

575 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014

They serve American-Irish fare, with sports, beer, and a busy but not crowded vibe.

Employees Only

510 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014

This a WV institution. This speakeasy Come for the Mata Hari cocktail and stay for the chicken noodle soup.


307 Spring St, New York, NY 10013

Pair the modern Italian food with apertives or something off of their long wine list.


39 Grove St, New York, NY 10014

This is a German beer house with an outdoor beer garden. Order the $5 wurst sandwich.

Tavern on Jane

31 8th Ave, New York, NY 10014

This is a West Village staple with strong drinks and oysters. They offer a wide variety of options to choose from. They have an ever growing Whiskey list.

The Jane Ballroom

113 Jane Street, New York, NY 10014

This is a  good hideaway with the chairs and sofas next to the elaborate fireplace that was salvaged from Belgium. Order the Hellfire + Brimstone and grab one of the tables next to the fireplace.

The Waverly Inn

16 Bank St, New York, NY 10014

This is one of my favorite bars in the winter time. The atmosphere is intimate with a good crowd.


Antica Pesa

115 Berry Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249

This authentic Roman restaurant has a strong wine selection and a fireplace that sits in the heart of the restaurant. Grab a glass of wine and order one of the apertivos.

Le Barricou

533 Grand Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Go here order wine and sit by the fireplace.


435 Graham Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Cheap beer served from a horse-shoe bar, pinball and music video requests on Mondays.


312 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

They have a 50 ft mahogany bar where you can belly-up to the bar with plenty of seating and beers on tap.

Two Door Tavern

116 N 5th St

They serve food until 2am. Sunday and Monday nights they have all-you-can-eat wings during NFL games, and all-you-can-drink Narragansett drafts for additional $10. During the week they do a 2-for-1 happy hour until 7pm.

Union Pool

484 Union Ave

They have two full bars, live music, a fire-pit and a taco truck in the backyard.

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