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7 places to go in Atlanta area to enjoy a fireside drink or meal

With the weather outside getting frightful, finding a venue with a fireplace is nothing short of delightful.

Atlanta is home to plenty of watering holes, but not all of them are created equal. In an attempt to find Atlanta’s classiest or most popular bars with fireplaces, we reached out to a few of the city’s top influencers to see which pubs and eateries allow you to keep warm by a fire.

City Winery serves as Atlanta's only urban winery

City Winery Atlanta

Located in Ponce City Market, City Winery Atlanta is a restaurant, urban winery, private-event space and music venue. The winery serves house-made wines by the glass or bottle created by urban Atlanta’s only winemaker, Travis Green. City Winery Atlanta’s fireplace is housed within the Barrel Room Restaurant in a small event space dubbed “The Den,” which in addition to showcasing the fireplace boasts barrel staves and stone walls.

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650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta.

Table & Main

If you’re in downtown Roswell and looking for a Southern dining experience with a well-stocked bourbon bar, Table & Main is a cozy restored homestead complete with an outdoor fireplace on lively Canton Street. What better way to stay warm this holiday season than sipping on a whiskey on a beautiful patio where partakers can relax fireside?

1028 Canton St., Roswell. 678-869-5178, tableandmain.com.

Park Tavern

If you haven’t been to Park Tavern in Piedmont Park, you probably shouldn’t call yourself an Atlantan. This intown go-to has acted as an Atlanta melting pot since it was renovated and opened as a restaurant and special events facility in 1990. If you’re in Midtown and looking for a popular spot to stay warm, Park Tavern is your move with its three fireplaces and two fire pits.

500 10th St. NE, Atlanta. 404-249-0001, parktavern.com.

Foxtrot Liquor Bar in Midtown has outdoor fire pits and a DJ on weekends. CONTRIBUTED BY FOXTROT LIQUOR BAR (For the AJC)

Foxtrot Liquor Bar

If you’re in Midtown and looking for an upscale retro-country clubhouse vibe, Foxtrot Liquor Bar is a good drinking canteen with outdoor fire pits, a weatherproof wooden deck and a DJ on weekends. It is open 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays and Saturdays and 4 p.m.-close Fridays.

45 13th St. NE, Atlanta. 404-856-4266, foxtrotbar.com.

Buckhead Saloon

Buckhead Saloon has been one of the most prominent staples of Buckhead nightlife since opening in 1995. This large sports bar features dance parties, Sunday night throw downs and the best DJs in the city playing every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night, making it the place to be for many Atlanta natives. If you’re not too hot from watching your favorite Atlanta team lose in the final minute of a big game, head over to the large stone fireplace inside the bar to warm right up.

3227 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. 404-963-7739, buckheadsaloonatlanta.com.

The Warren City Club

The Warren City Club is set on the top floor of a turn-of-the-century building, above the bustle of the Virginia-Highland neighborhood. Its interior consists of aged brick walls, high ceilings, exposed beams and five original fireplaces. The Warren’s large third-level garden terrace is graced with a sweeping view of the Atlanta city skyline and boasts a cozy firepot.

Membership hours are 6 p.m.-close Wednesdays-Saturdays. Nonmembers are welcome during member hours, with an entry fee. The Warren’s Sunday brunch is open to everyone from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., with no entry fee. The Warren also hosts an Open House Comedy Night the second Wednesday of each month, with no entry fee. The Warren can accommodate up to 150 guests in a cocktail-style gathering or up to 80 for a seated meal.

818 N. Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-789-3999, thewarrencityclub.com.

Red Phone Booth in downtown Atlanta has two fireplaces: one fireplace in the front bar and another near the sofas in an area known as the Mafia Kitchen. CONTRIBUTED BY RED PHONE BOOTH (For the AJC)

Red Phone Booth

If you’re searching for that nostalgic feeling, Red Phone Booth is your spot. The speakeasy is a Prohibition experience featuring classic craft cocktails, small plates and an extensive cigar program with over 100 cigar selections in the walk-in humidor. Guests enter by securing a secret number and dialing it into a restored antique London red phone booth entryway. Red Phone Booth has two fireplaces: one fireplace in the front bar and another near the sofas in an area known as the Mafia Kitchen.

Red Phone Booth is open to the public. Guests must be 21 and over. You do not have to be a member to enjoy the Prohibition experience. However, to keep with the speakeasy theme, the bar doesn’t give out the code, so you either have to know a member or someone who knows the code.

17 Andrew Young International Blvd. NE, Atlanta. 404-228-7528, redphonebooth.com.

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