One of the better nightclubs in Midtown, Halo offers a sleek, upscale atmosphere to its young and influential clientele. The interior focuses on psychedelic lights and clever designs for a glamorous yet intimate feeling. The bartenders mix up a mean martini, among other house specials and offer a wide variety of premium liquors. So head downstairs the historic Biltmore Hotel to maximize your Atlanta nightlife experience.
The Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge is anything but your average hotel bar. From the tastefully vintage decor to the regular rotation of vinyl-only DJs, this basement lounge will be sure to please anyone looking for a night among Atlanta's most hip crowd. The small bar area is perfect for mingling and conversation, while the dance floor has plenty enough room to bust a move after a few cocktails. Don't miss a Friday night here, when resident the DJs spin your favorite forgotten soul tunes. Tucked in between a strip of outstanding restaurants, enjoy this hidden gem best in the late night hours.
Boasting a glass elevator entrance, Whiskey Blue Atlanta sits atop the W Hotel with breathtaking views of Buckhead and Lennox Square. Two terraces adorn this sleek lounge featuring leather seating and cozy cabanas. The interior offers modern decor with wood paneling and low lighting to add warmth. Patrons can relax and sip on one of the many expertly mixed cocktails while listening to resident DJs spin the latest tunes.
Set atop the Hilton Atlanta, Nikolai's Roof offers the epitome of romance. The view from the roof is breathtaking, and the elegant service is second to none. The gourmet menu features fine Russian and French cuisine, and the dishes are planned to go with and enhance the many vodka options available. The prix fixe menu is expensive, but offers a truly exemplary Russian meal. Reservations and jackets are required.
Located atop The Westin Peachtree Plaza, this rotating restaurant provides stunning views of the entire metro area, and a spectacular setting for a business lunch or special occasion. The creative American menu features artfully-prepared favorites, including many beef and poultry selections. A separate rotating bar is located directly below the restaurant for taking in the view without the steep dinner ticket. Live jazz plays in the lounge on weekend nights. Jacket and tie recommended for gentlemen.
Make the Living Room your own to experience Atlanta’s hip nightlife. Located in the lobby of the W Hotel in Midtown Atlanta, this sleek lounge is open all day and transforms into a dancing spot by night. Chic and futuristic interiors, contemporary light fixtures and plush leather seating make for a sophisticated ambiance. Some of the most happening DJs in the business spin an eclectic mix of international tunes, while board games make for alternative entertainment. Sip on cocktails at their outdoor patio and watch out as you may be rubbing shoulders with a celebrity.
SkyLounge was voted by Forbes Travel Guide as "Five Rooftop Bars to Visit in Atlanta" and by ABC.com as "Top 23 Best Rooftop Lounges in the World". Located on the 11th floor of the Glenn Hotel, the lounge has an eclectic mix of the stunning views of the skyline and glamour of a rooftop lounge. The building itself is marked in the National Register of Historic Places for its contemporary 20th-century design. The lounge is a complete replete of modern Atlanta and its energy. Enjoy signature cocktail - the "Glenntini" amidst the scintillating views.
With two private dining rooms, an outdoor veranda and a draped "cheater's booth" for ultimate privacy, your dining options are plentiful in this elegant, intimate setting. The grand bar is open late for quiet drinks and good conversation. No Southern menu would be complete without fried green tomatoes, a regional delicacy done to perfection at Atlanta Grill. Other winners include the crab cakes in southern flair, yellow grouper and garlic mashed potatoes. From 2:30p-5:30p, only appetizers are served, as the restaurant prepares for the dinner hour during this time. Full bar service.
The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta's lobby bar, Lumen is known for its elegant ambiance and signature cocktails. When at this bar, you absolutely must try the Lumen, made from gin, passion fruit and orange juices combined with fig preserves and ginger. The Evening Bonfire, named after one of the art works to be admired in the lobby, is another fabulous cocktail. They also have a list of seasonal and classic cocktails. The drinks are not restricted to cocktails, and there is a full wine list for you to choose from. You can also enjoy continental breakfast daily, as well as small plates like shrimp cocktail, crispy calamari with hot and sour sauce and steak fries. Live jazz, Modern Latin and soft rock music by the in-house guitarist adds an extra touch of elegance to Lumen - Lobby Bar.
The tantalizing flavors of American cuisine comes to downtown in the comfortable confines of the Sheraton Atlanta. Come sample the best of what chef Marc Suennemann has to offer. The speckled granite floor will catch your eye as you enter, but you'll be more wowed by the views of the pool plaza below the dining room. Food is ordered in small, appetizer-sized portions. Chef Suennemann infuses a decidedly Asian influence into his creations, including the Barbecue Spice Crusted Scallops and Chicken-n-Dumplings.
Located in the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Sear is a sophisticated restaurant with comfortable seating and an eclectic decor. The decor is inspired by the element of fire with the perfect use of the colors and shades that depict fire. The menu features a lot of dishes which include some delicious steaks and seafood. Don't miss trying the decadent desserts either like the homemade ice-cream and the Wall of Chocolate which is a 15 layer mocha cake. Sear also has a bar lounge which is equipped with over 140 wines. Check website for details.