Just a short walk from Pack Square, this is an intimate neighborhood pub with a Celtic spin. English style ales are brewed on site and live music featuring Irish tunes or mountain music gets toes tapping Wednesday through Sunday. Bread, cheese & chutney makes a great light lunch or supper and Beef & Guinness Stew or Scilly Island Fish Cakes will stick to your ribs. Wash down a plate of fish and chips with a pint of stout and you'll swear things are looking just a tad greener around town. On Sunday the bar opens at 3p.
Chops at Sunset Terrace, located at the Grove Park Inn, is known worldwide for its gorgeous mountain and sunset views over the city skyline. Outdoor dining on the popular veranda also overlooks Grove Park Inn's golf and tennis courts. Steaks and chops are the restaurant's specialty, but surf and turf, lobster and chicken are also available. The restaurant is located in the expansive Great Hall.
Beer lovers take note: the bar here is lined with 42 taps dispensing brew from the world over. The first of three Barley's built in the South, this neighborhood pub is the place to come for a casual night out with friends. The decor is typical pool hall, but here this is appropriate. There are several pool tables as well and dartboards around for entertainment while patrons sample the ales, stouts and pilsners. The pizza choices go far beyond pepperoni; toppings include sun-dried tomatoes, andouille sausage and tofu.
Where can you get a microbrew, order up a veggie burger with soy cheese, catch CSI on the biggest television this side of the Mason-Dixon line and then see a movie all under one roof? At Asheville Pizza, that's where! Fear not, sports fans, that huge TV screen also broadcasts sporting events. The menu features typical bar food like "Crazy Hot" Wings and nachos, but it has a surprising number of vegetarian offerings as well. Hummus, spinach burgers, veggie lasagna and black beans with rice head up the list. If you are a movie buff, get a load of the in-house reels. Visit the website for more details on movie schedules and ticket rates.
Whether it is a full meal or just a slice of pizza that you want, you will be more than satisfied with this "Mellow" experience in downtown Asheville. Located in an old gas station, the ambiance alone is enough to put a smile on your face. The pizzas and calzones are made with spring water dough and baked on stone. Fresh ingredients include jerk chicken, artichoke hearts, portobello mushrooms, sun dried tomatoes, green peppers, pineapple and tempeh. Sandwiches are also available. Great outdoor dining is available on one of Asheville's busiest streets.
When the owners of Wicked Weed, the Guthy's and the Dickinson's started this brewpub, they wanted to revolutionize the concept of what people would know it to be. Within a short while of opening, the word about this place traveled through the city and its popularity quickly spread! The Wicked Weed restaurant is housed inside the same building as the brewery, downstairs in the basement. The menu features contemporary cuisine with international influences. Everything served here is crafted to go along perfectly with any of their beers. Guided tours are arranged for those who are interested in visiting the establishment.
Designed using early 90’s classic theme the cocktail bar is designed in rustic woody interiors with soothing golden lights, making Antidote a place where you have to be. They serve a large variety of crafted beers, wines, cocktails and spirits. Gimlet, Scofflaw, Three by sea, Curiosity and Punch du jour are some of their specialities in cocktails. Antidote also has a patio sitting available, so if you are in the city and looking for a nice classy place to have a chat over drinks with your friends then moderately priced Antidote is a place for you.
Set in South Slope Brewing District in Asheville, The Funkatorium is a happening place to visit. This taproom serves a fantastic variety of specially-brewed beers. In addition to this, they also serve scrumptious burgers, steaks, wings, salads, pizzas and more. This pub is lined with wooden beer barrels, giving it a rustic feel. It features a tasting room where customers can taste a variety of beers.
Twin Leaf Brewery is the dream venture of married couple Tim and Steph Weber. This microbrewery, located in the heart of downtown Asheville, is home to a rustic taproom that overlooks their state-of-the-art 10-barrel brewing system. Its interiors of wooden furnishings and picnic tables create an outdoorsy atmosphere. Their selection of Belgian beer, IPAs and stouts include house specials like Luminosity Tripel, Dark Matter Oatmeal Stout and White Noise Belgian Wit as well as experimental ones like Mexican Chocolate Stout. Don't miss their Beer Boot Camp and Beer Yoga events to uniquely combine your workout with a mug of beer.
Located in Downtown Asheville, Ben's Tune Up is a American and Japanese Fusion restaurant. The food they serve is inspired by popular Japanese Yakitori which is basically different types of meat that are grilled on skewers. This place is also good for beer and other drinks as they quite good list of beers available which you can sit and sip in their urban themed beer garden. It is one of the places in the neighborhood that has been gaining popularity among the locals as well as visitors.
The Grey Eagle is a famed event space that is popular for the sheer variety of music programs it hosts. Take your pick from the bluegrass, jazz and blues events offered at this acoustically well-equipped venue. The in-house restaurant, Twin Cousin, serves delectable Cajun cuisine and is sure to keep your hunger pangs in check during event nights. The venue can also be hired for hosting private parties or business events. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events and exact show times.
The Asheville Brewing Company in Coxe Avenue is one among the three locations of this brewery. This location is set apart among three as it has a large barn style patio which can accommodate a big group of people. The food they offer is quite surprising for bar food as they having for everybody. Whether it is a meat feast your looking for or a healthy vegetarian salad , they cater to the needs of your taste buds. A must have when you're here are their brewed beers which they offer a wide variety of. You can come down here to spend a whole afternoon or evening filled with fun.