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Cozy pub with a fireplace in Philly?

scrappytea Dec 8, 2006 02:39 PM

What better way to enjoy the holiday season then next to a fire with a pint in your hand? I searched old posts and there are a few places listed (Bridgid's is one), but I wanted to see if anyone knew of others in the city.


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    lockwoa Dec 10, 2006 12:22 AM

    Sassafrass on 2nd in Old City has a fireplace that usually has a fire during cold months.

    1. Chinon00 Dec 8, 2006 07:08 PM

      Back in my college days on Penn's campus (I went to Drexel actually) there was a spot called the Palladium that had a fireplace. You could actually make the fire if you wanted. The room was very big with plump comfortable chairs about. On Thursdays as I recall at the bar they had blueberry muffins, smoked salmon and a few other goodies on the house. Those were good times.

      As for today I know that Mahagony (on Walnut) has one (but that's a cigar bar).

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        pronek Dec 8, 2006 02:57 PM

        Race Street Cafe has a fireplace, I think.

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          G Goo Dec 8, 2006 04:48 PM

          Yes the Race Street Cafe has a fireplace.....a stove actually. Nice and comfy on a cold night. Get there early to get one of the tables next to the stove.

          I do believe The Bards on Walnut Street has a fireplace.

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            michellep Dec 9, 2006 12:23 AM

            Yes, the Bard's has a fireplace. The best on weekends when the traditional Irish music jam is going on . . .

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          sailbadthesinner Dec 8, 2006 02:45 PM

          Standard Tap has fireplace upstairs. I think McGuillans also.

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