Thanks to its inviting decor, solidly mixed drinks and attentive staff, City Bar, though located on the premises of the Lenox Hotel, has built itself a reputation above and beyond that of the average lobby watering hole. The drink list alone does a lot of the work. With lengthy lists of signature martinis, champagne drinks, 'diabolical infusions' and other specialty cocktails, as well as impressive collections of scotch, bourbon, tequila and rum, no serious drinker will be without a variety of delicacies to choose from. Nosh on the tasty bar bites from their food menu.
For almost a decade, this Cambridge club has been one of the better jazz venues in town. Ride the glass elevator of Doubletree Guest Suites Hotel up to a room with 180-person capacity. The low stage, small tables and glass windows overlooking the Charles River create an intimate setting. The "Supper Club" ticket combines dinner and the show. Group rates and catering are available for jazz functions. The club has a full service bar. Check website for more.
The Omni Parker House Hotel named this establishment after a saying coined by former Boston mayor James Michael Curley. The warm and inviting watering hole has an old world atmosphere. It was popular with politicians in the past and has a small repository of its twentieth century clientele with pictures of politicos and senators adorning its walls. Its location in the Financial District means it draws in the business crowd. Apart from the usual cocktails and fine drinks, The Last Hurray has an enviable selection of local whiskey. They also serve tasty bar bites. A great place unwind after a hard day's work with friends and colleagues, The Last Hurray might just charm you.
Located within the Liberty Hotel, Scampo brings in a delectable twist to traditional Italian cuisine. Chef Lydia Shire has crafted a menu that embraces the diversity of modern dining, while staying true to the restaurant’s Italian basis. The bread at Scampo is Naan, which is surprising, but offsets the Italian dishes nicely. Try the steaks, cod and cauliflower preparations. The duck also offers a refreshing variation. The heavy use of fennel is classic Italian, but the combinations of certain flavors certainly doesn’t say stuffy old world restaurant.
Solas Irish Pub is a great place to enjoy a cocktail while shopping in Copley Square. There are a couple of tables next to the window that are very relaxing on a warm summer afternoon. Though Solas boasts a great selection of beer, Irish Whiskey, and wines by the glass or bottle, specialty cocktails are also available. The menu is simple but satisfying, offering homemade favorites such as Macaroni and Cheese baked with ham and breadcrumbs.
It is no wonder that this is called "Boston's living room." Situated on the first floor of Boston's Four Seasons Hotel, as soon as you step through the door, you're sure to feel right at home. Popular with the young professionals after work, feel free to lounge around with your tea or cocktail gazing out of the huge French windows. On weekends, this place turns into a hub for dating couples. Despite these features, The Bristol Lounge remains a family place, offering special menus for the young ones.
Set inside the Club Quarters, Elephant & Castle is a traditional British pub with an impressive selection of whiskey and beer. Their menu comprises English and North American classics which includes the likes of the Caribbean Jerk Chicken, Butter Chicken, Jalapeno Mac & Cheese, Curried Chicken Flat Bread, Stuffed Yorkshire Pudding, Shepherd’s Pie and, Fish and Chips. Drop in for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Enjoy their happy hours with seasonal beers as well as regular ones.
Opened in 2007, Mooo is the brainchild of Jamie Mammano and Paul Roiff, the former is also its chef. Set in the luxurious XV Beacon Hotel, their menu is a twist on traditional steakhouse dishes. Their clientele includes corporate honchos, politicos and socialites. This upscale steakhouse also has a good selection of fish and seafood platter for those not into meat. From Kobe Dumplings, Broiled East Coast Oysters to Rib Eye Steak, Pepper Crusted Sirloin Au Poivre and Baked Stuffed Lobster, everything is wonderfully prepared and presented.
Ever dined at a restaurant serving an exotic combination of Peruvian and Asian cuisine? Yes, RUKA showcases how its done by featuring delicacies from varied cultures ranging from Peruvian to Japanese and Chinese. The décor and interiors are designed to keep up with the theme and sport a rich vibrancy of South America and Asia's rich heritage and history. The food is exotic and exquisite with some of the recommended delicacies featured on the menu are Japanese sushi roll – Makimono or the Peruvian Sashimi - Tiradito . Do sample the Ruka Anticucho. It is meant to be an amalgamation of the Chinese plus Japanese grilled meat. To sample these creative and innovative dishes in leisure, book a table in advance!
Classical music will greet you when you walk into the Rowes Wharf Bar, an elegant respite in the beautiful and modern Boston Harbor Hotel. With an amazing view of the harbor, the bar boasts of having the city's largest selection of fine Scotches. The bar serves New England fare with appetizers, burgers and sandwiches among the offers. Try the Maine Lobster Salad Roll or the Turkey Club.
Avery Bar, located in the lobby of Ritz Carlton offers a plush area to enjoy amazing modern craft cocktails. Impressive chandelier and unique fireplace provide an among setting for sipping on drinks. Choose to be seated at the arch shaped bar or pick the comfortable couches. Apart from signature martinis, wines and wide range of beer are also served by attentive and polite staff.