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 House139 Montague St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
They also have cheap eats, drinks and a number of TVs behind the bar.
Library at The Vine
The Drunken Horse225 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 Hotel363 W. 16th Street, New York, NY 10011
Warm up by this 16th-century stone fireplace.
The Vine851, 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.
CLINTON HILL NYC
Hot Bird546 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 Club210 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.
Camp179 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 Bar175 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’s224 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
This is dive/sports bar has a long list of beer, pool table, darts and free popcorn
Bijan’s81 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.
East Village NYC
Shoolbred’s East Village
Kingston Hall149 Second Ave, New York, NY 10003
The also have a pool table, BOGO happy hour and if you are adventurous the Drunken Coconut.
Keybar432 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.
Shoolbreds197 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.
Pound & Pence55 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.
Cibar56 Irving Pl, New York, NY 10003
This is a good after work spot with multiple fireplaces right off of Union Square.
The Flatiron Room37 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 Trulli122 E 27th St, New York, NY 10016
They have a both a fireplace, garden and $8 wine flights.
Molly’s287 Third Ave, New York, NY 10010
A traditional Irish pub with sawdust on the floor, a wood-burning fireplace and good food.
Rose Bar2 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 House415 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 Hut273 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 Rabbit91 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 Lounge130 Franklin St, Brooklyn, NY 11222
This is a local bar with 20+ Irish Whiskies and 10 beers on draft. Thursday nights are trivia night.
Spritzenhaus33 Nassau Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222
This 6,000 sq. ft. industrial space has an outstanding beer menu and German food.
Harlem Public3612 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.
Alewife5-14 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.
LIC Bar45-58 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.
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The Back Room102 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 Hotel335 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 Fox173 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002
Dimly candle lit restaurant that serves central American cuisine and strong sangria.
Draught 55245 E 55th St, New York, NY 10022
Lots of TVs and craft beer with 42 rotating craft beer lines.
Bookmarks299 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 Tavern208 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 Shakespeare24 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.
Forty-Four44 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 Keep49 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 & Grill42 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 Rooftop63 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.
MURRAY HILL NYC
Whitman & Bloom Liquor Company384 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.
PARK SLOPE NYC
Union Hall702 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.
Jimmy at the James15 Thompson St, New York, NY
A cocktail bar on the roof of the James Hotel with indoor and outdoor seating.
The Gordon Bar60 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.
Tiny’s135 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 Library25 N Moore St, New York, NY 10013
They have a fireplace and a huge selection of Whiskey and Bourbon.
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The Beatrice Inn285 W 12th St, New York, NY 10014
A chophouse with a great wine list and celebrity clientele.
Art Bar52 8th Ave, New York, NY 10014
Dimly lit back room serving cocktails and bar food. A staple for over 20 years.
Blind Tiger281 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10014
A large selection of microbeers. If you don’t like beer then go somewhere else.
Hudson Hound575 Hudson St, New York, NY 10014
They serve American-Irish fare, with sports, beer, and a busy but not crowded vibe.
Employees Only510 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.
Giorgione307 Spring St, New York, NY 10013
Pair the modern Italian food with apertives or something off of their long wine list.
Lederhosen39 Grove St, New York, NY 10014
This is a German beer house with an outdoor beer garden. Order the $5 wurst sandwich.
Tavern on Jane31 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 Ballroom113 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 Inn16 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 Pesa115 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 Barricou533 Grand Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Go here order wine and sit by the fireplace.
Daddy’s435 Graham Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Cheap beer served from a horse-shoe bar, pinball and music video requests on Mondays.
Mulholland’s312 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 Tavern116 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 Pool484 Union Ave
They have two full bars, live music, a fire-pit and a taco truck in the backyard.