Definition of lounge bar in English:

lounge bar


  • The smarter and more comfortably furnished bar in a pub.

    ‘they sat in a corner of the lounge bar until closing time’
    Compare with public bar
    • ‘Fifteen minutes later he emerges into the lounge bar, showered and changed, the sheen of exertion cleansed from his thick frame.’
    • ‘When the conservatory opens, the existing lounge bar will vanish.’
    • ‘There is also a comfortable lounge bar and guest dining-room.’
    • ‘However, the lounge bar was spoilt by the lack of a non-smoking area.’
    • ‘He was just about to argue with the man from the council, when he realised he was all alone in the lounge bar of the Crown and Anchor.’
    • ‘The bar is separated into a lounge bar and a club.’
    • ‘The lounge bar is a popular meeting spot for fashionable locals, and has a long list of wines by the glass.’
    • ‘Accommodation in the two-storey premises comprises a ground floor public bar and a large lounge bar.’
    • ‘It includes a public bar, lounge bar, beer garden, a six-bedroom family residence together with forecourt parking and a feature ornamental garden.’
    • ‘It can also sometimes be a bit difficult to attract the attention of the staff in the lounge bar.’
    • ‘Cookbooks line the lounge bar at the Inn - it's just a shame they didn't put them to better use in the kitchen’
    • ‘Walk in through one door and you are welcomed into the lounge bar of a typical country pub.’
    • ‘And on Sunday there will be a series of six horse and two greyhound races, shown on a big screen in the lounge bar.’
    • ‘The pub has a feature Victorian style shop front and comprises a lounge bar, upper floor restaurant and a fully fitted catering kitchen.’
    • ‘The lounge bar has natural timber and stone finishes complementing the modern furniture and fittings.’
    • ‘You will find a fair mix of students in the lounge bar, which has been said to resemble a student common room.’
    • ‘The pub gets busy on Friday and Saturday night, so if there isn't much room downstairs, try the lounge bar above.’


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