Sometimes, you want more than just a drink. Themed bars are perfect for providing that little extra something. From bars housed in old churches to intimate speakeasies, a themed bar might wind up being your go-to spot. Check out the best themed bars in New Hampshire.
Country music comes to Portsmouth and Hampton in the Goat. An “everything country” theme welcomes patrons who want a break from the traditional bar scenes in the seacoast region.
You’ll feel like you’re on the runway when you visit the Flight Center, with the expansive mural of a giant airplane gracing one side of the space. Instead you’ll be where craft beer enthusiasts can gather to sample the latest wares. Stay and drink one of countless beers on tap or buy some bottles to go in their shop.
Nashua has its own speakeasy, too. Code X isn’t easy to find—or enter once you do—keeping within the appropriate rules for an official speakeasy. You might even see some Prohibition-era antiques inside.
Manchester has to claim its own speakeasy, too, and 815 is it. The atmosphere is definitely true to the theme. It’s been deemed one of the best places to take a date in the region.
Whether it’s Monty Python or Irish Catholicism, the Holy Grail fits the theme for both. Housed in an old church, the theme is present throughout. The stained-glass windows lend themselves to the ambience.
A country theme prevails at Bonfire Country Bar. Urban cowboys don their 10-gallon hats and sidle up to the bar for food and beer. Check the website for a schedule of live country bands and join them for line dancing lessons on Fridays and Saturdays.
The Birchwood Inn and Tavern is located in the Birchwood Inn, where every room is named after a city in England. The tavern follows suit with its British theme. In addition to spirits and beer, you can even get an authentic meal of fish and chips.
The atmosphere and the music are decidedly Irish at Kathleen’s Irish Pub. There’s no better place to spend St. Patrick’s Day if tradition is what you’re seeking!