This authentic British pub and restaurant caters to soccer fanatics in the daytime and the singles bar crowd at night. Sample traditional British dishes such as Bangers and Mash or Fish and Chips. There are many screens for sporting events, and the selection of drafts and single-malt scotches is impressive. Eat and watch the games outside on the patio or inside the air-conditioned restaurant. Admission is free at night but varies for the live-telecast soccer events from the U.K., which are always presented during the early morning hours.
Vbar, situated within Hotel Valencia Santana Row, is replete with glamor, luxury and creative cocktails. Polished wooden columns, sparkling red interiors, curtains with metallic beads, leather stools and a charming balcony seating provide the perfect ambience for a date night or a high-profile business meeting. Seated in the balcony, guests can enjoy magnificent views of the Santana Row streetscape. Savor bar snacks such as Chicken Koobideh, Truffle-White Bean Hummus and Chipotle BBQ Pork Sliders, complemented by a selection of expensive wine and cocktails. Head here during the Happy Hours for the best discounts.
The Rodeo Club is one of the most sought after nightclubs in San Jose. This place is popular for its country music and with performances by people like Jamie O'Neal and Blue County, quite deservingly so. Dance floors and well-stocked bars are a huge crowd pullers. On those nights where no live performances take place, their DJs make sure to keep you in a party mood.
As you approach Vino Locale, you are transported into a delightful world that blends the charm of a fairy tale land and the Victorian age. Nestled in an old Victorian building, surrounded by bushes, shrubberies and flowering plants, this wine bar is a charming place to enjoy a candlelight dinner. Its garden dining even surpasses the dining room, replete with archways of crawling creepers, round tables covered with white cloths and pink flowers blossoming all around. This bar boasts of a selection of highly-local wines sourced from the wineries of Santa Cruz Mountains and the counties of Santa Clara, Contra Costa and Alameda. The wine list includes Feels Like Summer, Spring Fling, Love in the Secret Garden and Smooth and Sexy Reds. On some nights, musicians treat guests to the melodies of flamenco, jazz, bluegrass, folk and classical guitar music. Once a month, this restaurant also hosts a reception to showcase a selected local artists' work. If you dream of hosting your party under the stars, surrounded by nature, do hire this bar for your next function.
This excellent and cozy British-style pub called Rose and Crown Pub offers award-winning fish and chips, along with an impressive selection of draft beers from Britain and elsewhere. The staff is friendly and the atmosphere is totally casual. You can cram into the bar at night with the mixed crowd of British expatriates and Anglophiles and play darts or relax on the patio outside. Rotating kitchen specials have included hard cider pork chops, perfect with a pint of Guinness. Please check their website for updates on their regular events.
Set on Willow Street in San Jose, The Table is a classy restaurant that’s serves delicious eats from the American cuisine. Opened in 2012, this eatery is owned and managed by Angelique and Jim Stump. This sophisticated eatery serves a variety of gourmet dishes like soups, salads, beignets, burgers, pastas and a lot more. Gluten, vegan, dairy and nut-free options are also available here. They even offer a fantastic selection of alcoholic drinks like cocktails, wines, beers and ciders.
Nestled within the Sesnon House of Cabrillo College, Pino Alto Restaurant is managed by the students of the culinary department. This, however, does not allude that the food served here is mediocre or amateur work; on the contrary, this place dishes up some of the best preparations in the city. Taste some of the best offerings of each season, concocted to perfection by these newbie chefs. Delightful fare of American cuisine, ranging across salads, steaks, soups, breads and sinful desserts are offered here. They house an extensive wine collection to complement your food.
Hapa's Brewing Company is a brew pub located close to the neighborhood of Sunol-Midtown. Brewing up fresh beer, their taproom is designed around its brewery and has a huge pace with large community tables. The pub is crowded mostly throughout the week as this place offers board games and is family and pet-friendly place.
If the shade of the lush green trees, cool breeze, quiet solitude and calm is your idea of a perfect meal then head to Parkside Grill. Located under towering redwood trees, the restaurant offers sweeping views of the Portola Valley. The menu is primarily Californian with dishes like Grilled Natural Dry-Aged Hangar Steak, Pepper Crusted Rare Ahi Tuna, Spicy Chilli Relleno, Saffron Seafood Rissotto and Asian Chicken Salad. The restaurant is difficult to locate, however, once found, it becomes a secret destination to escape the hum-drum of a busy life. The bar serves alcohol to lift up the spirits and the occasional live entertainment must not be missed.
Gourmet Haus Staudt will take you on a trip to Germany with its quality beer, meals and snacks. The store has everything one would need for preparing a good German meal. Head to this place for authentic beer, offering nearly hundred German and special beers. The beer garden prides itself on eleven German and around two guest taps.
Enveloped by vineyards, hills and oak trees, Range Life is set in a 19th-century building. Whitewashed bricks, large windows and wooden elements that's almost shabby chic give this a hip yet rustic look. Their innovative Californian fare is seasonal with ingredients from local food producers. Beautifully presented dishes are not only visually appealing but also a delight to the palate. Unwind over some great cocktails at the bar.