Loungey Bachelor-Party Bars in Downtown
My friend's bachelor party is coming up and he wants to hang out at a cool, loungey-type bar in Downtown. We're all in our mid-to-late 30's, so we're not looking for a "scene" or a dance club. We just want a cool lounge place with good music where we can hang out, drink, and just be mellow. Ideally we want a place where we don't have to shout over the music to talk, and also where we can grab a table or at least some seats. There are about 10-12 of us.
What do you all suggest? I've heard the following places suggested, but I've never been to any of them:
* Seven Grand
* The Association
Any places you know of that have a room or table we could reserve (without paying an exorbitant fee?)
I also veto Bottega Louie. LOUD and the bar area seating is pretty uncomfortable.
I want to recommend the revolving bar at the Westin Bonaventure, but it's not cool in any way, in fact, it's almost kitschy. That said, I've always had a relaxed, good time there, they serve food, the drinks are pretty good, and there's a bit of a view.
I'm sure some better ideas will come along!
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel And Suites
404 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA