New Day Meadery is the place to go if you're tired of sipping the same old beer. Started by the husband and wife team of Brett Canaday and Tia Agnew, New Day makes and serves a selection of fine meads and ciders. Their dedication to using only fresh, locally grown fruit and honey keeps the batches small and the quality high. The tasting room is sleek and modern, with a coordinated white interior and modern art on the walls. It is the perfect place to take a glass of mead. But, if you'd rather take it home, they offer growlers that you can fill to enjoy their excellent products anytime.
Red Lion Grog House is dedicated to Old English cuisine and feel in a clean, Americanized environment. The menu is that of a traditional British restaurant, offering such great British dishes as scotch eggs, shepherd's pie, bangers and fish & chips. If you're not in the mood for a trip across the pond, there are also more classic American dishes, like chicken wings and burgers. And of course, whats a British pub without some great beer? The Red Lion has a wide selection of imported ales on tap. If you're looking for something a little stronger, you can try the classic British cocktails, like a Pimm's cup, or any of their many craft cocktails. Wooden decor and furnishings complete the old world English feel. The TVs always have the latest sporting event on, so it's the perfect place to catch your favorite team's latest match.
The Brass Ring Lounge offers a relaxed environment to enjoy a drink with friends. They have a variety of local beers on tap, as well as an impressive selection of hard alcohol. But this isn't just any bar, the televisions play classic movie instead of sports and the live jazz band provides pleasant background music. Plus, if you get hungry you can pick something from their massive menu of bar bites, which includes pizzas, snacks and wraps.
The Vogue Theater is a premier music venue and nightclub bringing great music to Indianapolis. As a music venue, the space is intimate and enjoyable, and has hosted performances by such greats as Snoop Lion and Les Claypool. Several times a week it becomes a happening nightclub featuring drink specials and a mix of retro and top 40 hits. There's a balcony area with seating for when your legs get tired, and VIP bottle service if you're willing to spend the money.
Twenty Tap is the perfect place to go if you like your beer in a pint glass but you're sick of the lack of selection at normal bars. That's because this Indianapolis establishment boasts over thirty different craft beers, all on tap, from breweries all across America. And when you need something tasty to go with that frosty brew, you can order a great selection of delicious foods from their bar menu, like beer-battered cheese curd or shrimp po' boy. Just remember to come in early on game day because, when there's sports on the TV, this place fills up fast.
Down under Mass Ave, there's a basement banquet hall known as Rathskeller. The building is an archaic-looking structure befitting such an establishment, and it is adorned with a wealth of old-country kitsch. The kitchen serves a filling menu of Bavarian specialties, and the bar pours stein after stein of full-bodied German lager. There's live music occasionally, and a party atmosphere always. The happy hour crowd can be found here imbibing cocktails and beer, and enjoying bar snacks. The gorgeous biergarten out back plays host to banquets and events, and is the perfect place to enjoy a beer and a sausage on a warm summer day.
A classic sports bar offering hearty American pub-grubs and signature drinks, Kilroys Bar & Grill is a local favorite go-to bar. The highly recommended stuffed breadsticks are a must have here amongst other specials. Casual seats amidst rustic, exposed brick-walls create the perfect setup for casual conversations over drinks. Spacious bar-seating serves perfect for watching your favorite sport on the overhead HD-TV whilst socializing. The generous portions of food served here at pocket-friendly prices make the restaurant a perfect fit for those on a budget.
The Eagle is an outstanding establishment where you can go on a date, meet friends for a quick snack or a drink. This place has a cozy indoor atmosphere along with a quirky outdoor area. They have a varied menu and drinks list out of which the fried chicken is something that stands out. The chicken is cooked to perfection, is crunchy and served with some spicy honey which is out of the world. The drinks served here perfectly balances the taste of the chicken.
If you want to enjoy the simple pleasures of life, then the ball & biscuit is the way to go. Based on the theme of a yesteryear bar, this no-smoking, no TV bar makes a nice setting for a relaxed evening with friends. Here talking and listening rule the roost. Order a draft or bottled beer and the crowd-favorite, Twice-baked Fingerling Potatoes and Lump Crab Cakes, for an evening of smooth drinks and scrumptious eats.
In the city's Fountain Square, the ritzy Revel has been alluring party animals with its ultra-sleek ambiance and an impressive line up of DJ acts. Counted as one of the swankiest night spots of Indianapolis, it is spread over two levels and features a massive dance deck, large TV screens, lounge areas and three fully-stocked bars. Stop in for their delicious post-work small plates, or walk in late night to try their specialty concoctions, while some of the best city DJ's spin groovy numbers on their consoles.
Bakersfield is one of the busiest spots in town and rightly so. Its sleek industrial decor is a welcoming space for taco, whiskey and tequila lovers. Their creative taco fare might be short but it does pack a punch with its taste. Dig into their dishes like the Short Rib Torta, Papas Tostadas, Pollo Rojo Taco and Cochinta Pibil Taco. Their impressive whiskey and tequila collection might flummox you, but their friendly staff will get it right for you. They also have a fine selection of beer. Enjoy DJ nights and live music ranging various musical genres.
With great food an drinks, MacNivens Restaurant and Bar, welcomes you to a wonderful dining experience. With a classy decor of old school with a modern touch, MacNivens has Quesadillas, Salads, Tuna Salad Sandwich, Apple Pie Á La Mode and much more. To complement your food they have an eclectic selection of drinks and cocktails. With a friendly and vibrant atmosphere, this is place to catch up with your friends or simply to hang out.