585 Hwy 9
Black Mountain, NC 28711
Phone: (828) 669-9950
Fax: (828) 669-1165
Chops at Sunset Terrace, located at the Grove Park Inn, is known worldwide for its gorgeous mountain and sunset views over the city skyline. Outdoor dining on the popular veranda also overlooks Grove Park Inn's golf and tennis courts. Steaks and chops are the restaurant's specialty, but surf and turf, lobster and chicken are also available. The restaurant is located in the expansive Great Hall.
The Garage at Biltmore is famous for the musical extravaganza it serves up regularly. Choose from a variety of entertainment options: attend live gigs or let your hair down at one of the DJ nights. A wide range of genres featuring funk, progressive, jazz, experimental, rock, acoustic, blues, glam, hip-hop and others await your appreciation. Beer lovers will love the extensive choice of drinks: beers, lagers, ale, scotch among others thanks to the French Broad Brewery located in the same building. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events and exact show times.
With a 942 person capacity and state-of-the-art sound and light facilities, the Orange Peel Social Aid and Pleasure Club is your pick for the day. It is the favorite live music hall and concert venue, featuring all kinds of stage performances and cultural acts. Famous personalities and bands, such as Bob Dylan, Damien Rice and Flaming Lips have performed here. The atmosphere is ideal for any kind of show. In fact, you can even host private parties and events here. Grab a bite at the in-house restaurants or have a drink or two at the beautifully designed bar after the event.
At Hannah Flanagan's you will find the locals turning up some of the finest Irish (and otherwise) draft and bottled beers available. This place offers an evening of fun and entertainment in a traditional Irish-style pub, located in the heart of downtown Asheville. Pub fare specialties include such dishes as Corned Beef & Cabbage and Shepherds Pie, a plate full of lamb, carrots and peas, covered by mashed potatoes and cheddar cheese. Enjoy the large outdoor dining area and catch live music throughout the week and weekend.
Treat yourself to some serious jazz and smashing cocktails. Many special events including benefits, charity events, art openings and holiday celebrations are hosted at this bar. New Year's Eve, Helpmate Benefit, Valentine's Day, July 4th Anniversary and Mardi Gras are only some of the annual parties to look forward to. Music starts after 9p and the crowd gets into the groove by 10. Feel free to visit their non-smoking V.I.P. Lounge upstairs if you want to chill, or just dance all night to the swingin' Blues.
With a wide array of unique spices, dishes with a flair of local flavor, Mela offers the very best of authentic Indian cuisine in Asheville. In addition to a sumptuous selection of original dishes including The Mela Lamb Curry and The Kozi Milagu Chettinad, going to Mela is a total sensory experience. With a full bar, late night appetizers and salsa dancing, Mela stands out not only as a restaurant, but a happening night spot as well.
By day, a classy restaurant (Old Europe Bistro), by night, one of Asheville's hottest dance and drink spots! The Z Lounge is a 21+ club that prides itself on its VIP service and its fancy drinks. Try the Z French 75, which combines champagne, Tanqueray, sugar and lemon juice; or, the Appalachian Iced Tea, which is one of the strongest drinks this side of the Mississippi. The Z Lounge is available to rent out for private parties and corporate events. Live music every night. Dress code enforced: no sneakers, no tank tops, no shorts, no baseball caps, no baggy clothing.
Bier Garden is downtown Asheville's equivalent of Boston's "Cheers." It's the place where locals go after work to unwind and enjoy one of the many beer selections available. Try a brew from Germany, Australia or Scotland and nibble on such tasty appetizers as portobello or black bean nachos or spinach and artichoke dip. Lunch and dinner selections include American and Continental cuisine: sandwiches, shrimp, pasta, burrito wraps, chicken, and more. Children are welcome and live music is offered on most weekend nights. A game room is also available.
A hot and happening music space located at The Grove House, The Boiler Room is famous for its patronage to underground music. Also on offer are genres like shoegaze, ambient ,experimental, garage, indie and pop among others. The venue popularly hosts a host of live acts and music performances by upcoming bands and artists on a regular basis. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
The Club 828 in downtown Asheville is a vibrant addition to the city's party scene. Apart from the electronica spun by the DJs on regular nights, the club also welcomes musicians to present their music unfiltered to the audience. On Monday nights you will get a taste of the local live music scene as the night is all about the 'Live' music. On other nights, too, there are events taking place that are sure to keep you entertained. So put on your dancing shoes, grab your partner, or go solo, and head straight for Club 828. See the website for more information.