Yes, you’ve ticked the must-see attractions off your list while visiting Atlanta. Great job! But the fun doesn’t have to end once the sun goes down and you’ve paid your check at that lauded restaurant. Given your day, you’ll want to go somewhere with a great environment that’s conducive to conversation. In a pinch, we’ll typically go for one of these 10 lounges when we’re looking for an intriguing scene to sip and socialize.
If luxe and upscale is your bag, you’ll enjoy the bar at Livingston restaurant inside the Georgian Terrace hotel in Midtown. Featuring plush seating and a glorious view of the Fox Theatre across the street, it attracts both visitors staying in the hotel, and locals looking for an extra-special evening.
Close by, the rotating bar and lounge atop the Hyatt Regency Atlanta downtown offers a hip vibe and breathtaking views. In the same ‘hood, you’ll also find upscale club/lounges like Cosmo Lava and Halo Lounge. Both tend to draw a clubbier scene. Midtown's jazz bar, Churchill Grounds, meanwhile, has more of a relaxed setting and regularly features live music.
Whiskey Blue, in Buckhead always has a lively, fun-loving crowd and it’s the place to go for sipping cocktails and enjoying the outdoor patio. Meanwhile, Three Sheets in Sandy Springs and Eleanor’s in Smyrna exude a speak-easy-style ambiance with tasty cocktails to boot.