Serving eccentric, yet professional drinks and cocktails in a hip and casual atmosphere is Mouton. They offer artisan breads, cheese, cured meats, European wines and champagne. But what makes this place special is their classic vintage cocktails and highballs, all made with high-quality ingredients and tinged with hand-pressed citrus. The space is decorated with beautiful artwork and sculptures, giving it an elegant appearance. Try a Whiskey Smash, Iowa Ham, Gin Gimlet or one of their old-school cocktails with a pairing of fine cheese.
A charming neighborhood bar, the Woodlands Tavern is a favorite among locals. Try their on tap chilled beers or any of their popular drink specials, along with their delectable pizzas while you enjoy a night out with friends. The bar is especially known for the live music it hosts from time-to-time.
Axis Nightclub is one of the hottest dance clubs in Columbus. This gay bar in the Short North neighborhood hosts incredible drag shows and talented DJs always keep the dance party rolling late into the night. Axis is a fun, welcoming and inviting environment for all - especially those who come ready to dance and have a good time.
A trendy address that is bustling with energy throughout the week, Avalon is one of the more popular nightlife spots of the city. From dining, drinking to music and more, Avalon covers everything making it a one-stop solution for party animals. A number of popular artists have graced this venue making Avalon a haunt for music aficionados. There is a dance floor where patrons can shake a leg, while the delectable menu takes care of your well-worked appetite. There is bottle service available, and bartenders are known to create potent concoctions to help you bring in the weekend in full spirits.
A great addition to Columbus's vibrant nightlife scene, Curio at Harvest brings old-school flair to the heart of German Village. This intimate bar with a vintage look brings to mind the pre-prohibition bars of a bygone era. The menu highlights a blend of classic and original cocktails, all made with fresh, seasonal ingredients and juices, house-made syrups, and small-batch as well as premium liquors. Craft beer enthusiasts can keep an eye out for local Columbus brews that make an appearance on the menu. You can even ask the bartenders here to make you an original drink based on your preferences. Attached to Harvest Pizza, you can order in from their menu and enjoy your drink alongside gourmet pizzas.
Enjoy a variety of mead, cocktails and beer with live music everyday at Brothers Drake. The bar known for mead is frequently flocked by alcohol lovers from around. If you have an inclination to drinks that are on the sweet side, then this is the right place. The crazy ambiance combined with the alcohol are bound to give you a high. You can also buy some snacks to munch to go with your drink at a cheap price. Try the hot shots and you will not regret.
A & R Music Bar is one of those venues where you know you will always be seeing a magnificent show. In addition to the great live music, this bar also serves up as an after shows spot for its sister venues. The party continues even on nights without live music, with DJs and music video screenings providing the evening's soundtrack.
Buca di Beppo – Columbus is one of the many franchises of Planet Hollywood International Inc. Buca is known for their Italian food and peppy environment. The restaurant gives you a homey feeling the moment you step in and draws you in with all the photo frames adorning the walls. The motto 'sharing is caring' is apt for their food portions as it can be shared by everyone at the table. A great place to be with family and friends to gather around and have a wonderful feast of delicious food, good wine and great company.
Watch an exciting game of rugby on the projector screen while enjoying a pint and some delicious pub fare at The Three Legged Mare. This Irish pub has become a go-to in the neighborhood for a drink and a game of darts. Their menu features pub classics but extends towards American offerings with items like the barbecue chicken sandwich, blackened chicken and shrimp, and classic cheese steak featured as well.
Located in a historic Columbus building once used as a whiskey distillery, The Elevator Brewery and Draught Haus follows suite with their re-imagined space. Serving up elevated pub grub like chorizo nachos and their signature rock fillet of tenderloin or ahi tuna cooked on a tulikivi firestone, the brewery offers more than good beer. Seasonal and specialty brews rotate throughout the year with winter ales and IPA's and light lagers.