With the weather getting cooler, who doesn’t love cuddling up and staying warm? There’s no better way to do that when you’re dining (or drinking) and enjoying the evening out than to be around a nice cozy fireplace at one of your favorite bars or restaurants. Aside from the warming heat, fireplaces also serve to give a very sexy and relaxed ambiance. From gorgeous views of Downtown LA to cozy couch settings, we’ve compiled a guide of Los Angeles’ best spots anywhere to sit back and enjoy a drink or dinner around a fireplace. So, get ready to cozy up to a warm fireplace with a delicious meal and a tasty cocktail.
1510 N Stanley Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
When you step into Acabar, you walk into a whole new world filled with intricate designs, tall pillars and a large central fireplace decorated with red rose petals. Located in Hollywood, this seductive and alluring venue serves up the finest caviar along with tasty cocktails by top mixologists. It sits in the former Dar Maghreb location and has been designed with many of the same Moroccan details including a warming fireplace. Along with food and fine cocktails, come by to listen to a variety of live music.
9201 W Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Sophisticated and classy, RivaBella offers a beautiful patio and dramatic fireplace to sit back and relax while you have a delicious dinner. The Sunset Strip fine-dining Italian restaurant offers up a sprawling indoor-outdoor space with a Tuscan farmhouse influence and is accented by sleek and contemporary accents.
10929 W Pico Blvd .
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Step into The Wellesbourne and you will instantly feel like you have been welcomed into someone’s grand abode. The bar brings old-English style to West Los Angeles and offers up its own unique cocktails full of specialties. Favorite cocktails include the ‘Sidecar’ as well as an Old Fashioned, the Gimlet and their Greyhound. Visit today, grab a great cocktail and warm up by the fireplace in this old-fashioned inspired bar.
3000 Los Feliz Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90039
With arched-brick ceilings, fireplaces and friendly bartenders serving up strong drinks, this Atwater Village lounge is a great choice if you’re looking for a dark and mysterious setting to warm up. The lounge offers up several fireplaces which are surrounded by booths so make sure to claim a seat at one of them and you will be glad you did. The jukebox is constantly playing favorite hits so sit back and relax while you sip on your cocktail.
448 S Hill St .
Los Angeles, CA 90013
This multi-level rooftop restaurant/bar/lounge in downtown Los Angeles allows you to enjoy their fireplace but with a gorgeous view of the city. One of the few rooftop bars in Downtown LA, this is an excellent spot to take in the city skyline. The food at the restaurant is great as well and the restaurant also serves up some terrific cocktails from their specialty cocktail menu.
Marian Bacol-Uba is the founder of www.culinaryescort.com, a boutique marketing and event planning agency specializing in Restaurants and Hospitality. You can follow her eating, imbibing and traveling adventures on www.marianthefoodie.com. Follow her on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram.