When the weather gets cold, it’s time to get warm and cozy. But before you give up and hibernate at home in your PJs, try one of these low-lit, cozy spots in Nashville. These restaurants and bars combine a little classiness with coziness for a perfect cold night out on the town.
12 Cozy Bars & Restaurants in Nashville
Sinema (upstairs lounge)
Head upstairs at Sinema. You can grab a seat at the bar, but the couches are the best seats in the house.
One of Nashville’s most beloved speakeasies, The Patterson House, embraces coziness with intimate seating and dim lighting. Phones are also heavily discouraged, which is a nice retreat from the norm.
The Sutler (downstairs cellar)
Make your way down to The Sutler’s cellar for comfortable seating and conversation over candlelight.
Holland House has a classy, calm ambience. If you can get a spot by the fireplace, you’ll feel right at home.
You probably won’t want to leave once you find Bastion. This hideaway in Wedgewood-Houston has a fabulous cocktail program and an assortment of seating. Bastion also has a cozy restaurant.
Neighborhood: Wedgewood-Houston | Get More Details
This quiet, dark speakeasy makes hibernating in public easy (especially combined with a cocktail).
Bar Sovereign is an under-the-radar bar in SoBro, which has lodge-y décor, comfortable seating, and signature cocktails. If you can find it, this is a warm option in the downtown area.
The Oak Bar at The Hermitage Hotel is a hidden gem. Get your blood flowin’ with a fancy glass of red.
Embers Ski Lodge
Nothing says warmth like whiskey, and Embers has the biggest selection in Nashville. Bump elbows with other locals at the bar for extra warmth.
If you’re looking for a fine-dining experience with an intimate atmosphere, etc. in Green Hills should be on your list. The food is divine, too.
Two Ten Jack
Two Ten Jack’s ramen and sake are sure to heat things up. Get a booth or pull up a seat at the neighborly bar.
Chauhan Ale & Masala House
Warm up with spicy Indian cuisine at Chauhan. Make sure to get a booth and order a Mantra Saffron IPA.
Did we leave off your favorite cozy spot in Nashville? Let us know in the comments and we may add it to the list!