One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A bar, typically in a hotel, restaurant, or airport, where alcoholic drinks are served.
- ‘The full-service restaurant will feature a bar and cocktail lounge; three dining areas, the patio dining and a bakery.’
- ‘It has a restaurant, cocktail lounge and well stocked store, as well as boat rentals.’
- ‘He plays a famous actor who has come to Tokyo to shoot a whisky commercial, and is driven from his hotel room by sleeplessness, taking refuge in the cocktail lounge.’
- ‘The new owners removed the seedy back room and were contemplating doing away with the second floor cocktail lounge.’
- ‘You will get a glimpse of a wide range of such art at the restaurant and cocktail lounge at the tech park here.’
- ‘The hotel also has a cocktail lounge which has happy hours from 2-7 p.m.’
- ‘Few urban bars can boast such a spectacular interior - the upstairs cocktail lounge features an art-deco ceiling and a mural inspired by the Sistine Chapel.’
- ‘The star of this place is really the food but once you're pleasantly contented, mosey along to the cocktail lounge upstairs.’
- ‘I had a gig playing piano on New Year's Eve at the cocktail lounge of the most prestigious resort hotel in town.’
- ‘It is not only the new hotel's showy flagship bar, but a fine, if pricey, post-work cocktail lounge in its own right.’
- ‘My dad owned a cocktail lounge in Detroit, and in 1955, he promised me a few autographs from some of his buddies who were playing that day.’
- ‘Concurrent or repetitious expenditures or uses may be treated as a single item, as for example, the expense of paying for several rounds of drinks while at a cocktail lounge.’
- ‘The rest of the room is filled with overstuffed chairs and small tables - as in a cocktail lounge.’
- ‘The bars are combined with plush cocktail lounges, while the streets are beautiful, amazing snow-covered architecture lit up at night.’
- ‘There are also two restaurants and a cocktail lounge.’
- ‘It's called the ‘Ruby Red Cocktail’ and it can be found exclusively at the Reserve cocktail lounge.’
- ‘Though the renovated station is brimming with exciting new restaurants, this gorgeous, 1930s-era retro cocktail lounge is on another plane entirely.’
- ‘Now it's the sultriest cocktail lounge in town, drawing a crowd of designer-clad babes and boys and the odd tourist who looks confused.’
- ‘Crossing town they turned into a cocktail lounge, both physically shaken and needing a drink badly.’
- ‘The most stunning feature of it was a cocktail lounge cantilevered around the smokestack.’
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