cocktail lounge

noun

Definition of cocktail lounge

: a public room (as in a hotel, club, or restaurant) where cocktails and other drinks are served

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Maison Artemisia This dark cocktail lounge recalls a French New Orleans bordello with velvet couches, candles, and the slow drip of asisnthe onto a sugar cube. Scarlett Lindeman, Condé Nast Traveler, "20 Best Bars in Mexico City," 27 Feb. 2018 Only a quick 10 minute ride, the park's two restaurants, cocktail lounge, observation decks, hiking trails, and attractions like the natural history museum await you. Charlotte Chilton, Town & Country, "What to Do on Your Next Trip to Palm Springs," 5 Mar. 2019 There are all kinds of nooks to enjoy your turmeric smoothie or macchiato in: near a fireplace in the cocktail lounge, in a book alcove overlooking the three-story atrium, or perched at a counter in a clean white cafe. Amy Thomas, New York Times, "36 Hours in Buffalo," 28 June 2018 By night, Kevin Peterson and Jane Larson turn their fragrance shop, Sfumato, into a cocktail lounge called Castalia, where each drink is served on a napkin spritzed with one of the husband-and-wife duo’s custom scents. Julia Bainbridge, WSJ, "What Do You Call a Bar Without Booze?," 23 Jan. 2019 This convivial cocktail lounge, accessible by invitation only, offers a menu of libations made with top-shelf Japanese sakes and whiskeys. Michaela Trimble, Vogue, "An Insider’s Guide to the Little Tokyo of Mexico City," 23 Jan. 2019 Sidoff planned last year to close Von Trier and turn it into a midcentury cocktail lounge. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Von Trier bar auctioning off Colnik chandelier, other items," 17 Mar. 2018 To tempt both buyers’ taste buds and their taste for exclusivity, developers are investing in residents-only restaurants, dining clubs and cocktail lounges. Amy Gamerman, WSJ, "Want to Eat Here? First Buy a Multimillion-Dollar Condo," 13 Sep. 2018 Police in North Carolina turned to the public for help after a firework was hurled towards a cocktail lounge early Wednesday morning, injuring at least one person. Elizabeth Zwirz, Fox News, "Firework hurled at North Carolina bar sends patrons scrambling, video shows," 3 Aug. 2018

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1939, in the meaning defined above

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cocktail lounge

noun

English Language Learners Definition of cocktail lounge

: a room in a hotel, restaurant, etc., where cocktails and other drinks are served

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