Ok, so it’s a snowy, cold Friday night. But that doesn’t mean you need to stay in. Instead, cozy up next to a fire at one of these hotspots.
44 W 44th St, New York, NY
Relax on plush leather couches and imbibe near the fancy cast-iron fireplaces in the Royalton Hotel's swanky lobby lounge.
52 8th Ave, New York, NY
This cozy West Village watering hole is a dive bar up front, but in the back, sink into a sofa under some unique artwork and enjoy the roar of the fire.
56 Irving Pl, New York, NY
Love seats by two working fireplaces add to the already chic and romantic flavor at this small, superb hotel bar on Irving Place.
265 Elizabeth St.
This SoHo gem is a modern incarnation of the classic English gentlemen’s club. Elegance meets edgy, with a fireplace to warm up on the coldest nights.
The Wheeltapper Pub
141 E. 44th Street
Irish pub – check. Train theme – check. Cozy, seating, low lighting and fireplace –check. Sip your Jamesons or pint of beer Irish-bar style, with a full menu and blazing fire in the winter.
Black Mountain Wine House
415 Union St.
Complete with Adirondack chairs, Black Mountain is one part elegant winebar, one part farmhouse, with an eclectic menu, great vino and a wood-burning fireplace to keep you cozy in this Carroll Gardens treasure.
179 Smith St.
This cozy haunt with a wood burning fireplace will send you right back to days of board games and roast-outs.
Union Hall might be one of the best bars on Earth. Seriously. The Park Slope staple gives patrons the best of all worlds. There’s a patio in the summer, and a fireplace and cozy couches in the winter. Reasonable prices, cool people, a music venue downstairs. What more could you ask for?
The Creek and the Cave
10-93 Jackson Avenue.
This energetic Long Island City nightspot brings billiards to fireside drinking. There’s also nightly drink specials and a great bar menu.