Fight the Cold in these Must-Visit Cocktail Bars in Virginia

This winter may have been uncharacteristically warm for Virginia, however, that usually means that a late winter storm may be on the horizon. Winter storms can be cold and brutal, but that does not mean the fun has to stop. For those exceptionally cold nights, you can head over to a bar, where you can enjoy a nice cocktail with your partner. 

For those of you who are excited by the prospect of enjoying nice drinks in a bar with your partner, Dogwood, a Courier Newsroom publication has published an article that lists Virginia’s most favorite cocktail bars. All of these bars are known for their comfy ambiance and amazing drinks. 

Press 626 Norfolk

626 W Olney Rd, Norfolk, VA 23507

This bar is also a restaurant, and it is famous for creating a one-of-a-kind experience. With a long list of delicious wines, craft cocktails, and mouthwatering foods, the Press 626 is a must-visit. If you are interested in culinary arts, they are also known to host wine tastings and supper clubs. The décor makes it seem like you are sitting in a chic living room. 

The Tobacco Company Restaurant

1201 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219

True to its namesake, the Tobacco Company is flush with velvet sofas and leather accents. This immaculately decorated bar is not only just good looking but also boasts an amazing food and cocktails menu. Located in a historical building, this company the skylight and the plants combine to create a greenhouse vibe. They regularly host jazz nights. 

Trummer’s Coffee and Wine Bar 

14013 Promenade Commons St, Gainesville, VA 20155

Trummer’s seeks its inspiration from European cafés, and like their European counterparts, they serve coffee and drinks. However, what sets their drinks apart is the care that goes into making each cocktail. They only use homemade syrups and fresh fruits. “You can make Trummer’s Coffee and Wine Bar whatever you want it to be,” Victoria Trummer, owner of Trummer’s, told Dogwood, a Courier Newsroom publication. 

Lost Saint Bar Charlottesville

333 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903

The Lost Saint Bar is located in Charlottesville’s historic district. It has built a strong reputation for unique craft cocktails, amazing food, and exceptional service. This has made this bar one of the most popular bars in Charlottesville, a place already full of several watering holes. The Courier Newsroom publication recommends that you ask the bartender for the dealer’s choice, which will grant you access to some of the best cocktails on the menu. 

Bloom Restaurant and Wine Bar Roanoke

1109 Main St SW, Roanoke, VA 24015

This restaurant and bar are so good, the Courier Newsroom publication recommends driving up to Roanoke, just to have a meal and a drink at this place. Every ingredient at this restaurant has been sourced locally. Nestled in cozy seats and surrounded by warm lighting, diners are served their food on small plates. The open kitchen is a sight for the senses, as you watch the chefs prepare delightful creations. The restaurant’s administration has struck a fine balance between upscale and cozy, which keeps bringing people back for more. 

Other bars you should check out, include The Jasper Richmond (3113 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 2322) and Captain Gregory’s Alexandria (804 N Henry St, Alexandria, VA 22314).

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