Go past the buzzing main bar of this modern supper club (which retains the old-school vibe and 19th-century glory of its predecessor, Locke-Ober) to the library. Here, you’ll find comfy banquettes, chandeliers, shelves full of books, quirky portraits of celebrities and, of course, a roaring fire. Ask for a seat by the fireplace and sip a classic cocktail like the Ward 8 (once again a callback to Locke-Ober) to warm yourself inside and out.
When the winter winds are whirling, it’s easy to forgo plans that require donning your down jacket and heading out into the blistering cold. But several restaurants around the Boston area promise to warm you up to the idea, enticing chilly guests with their roaring fireplaces. What could be cozier than dining next to a crackling fire? Next to nothing. To find warmth without the flames, nestle into one of the best cocktail bars in Boston or best wine bars in Boston. For other spots worthy of wooing, try one of the most romantic restaurants in Boston or one of the best dessert spots in Boston. A cozy cocktail, hearty meal and decadent dessert await, as you sit out the chilly temps happily by the hearth.
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