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Franklin, IN 46131
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Bars & Cafes
Having live music while stomping around a club always gives you that extra dose of energy and excitement. Gearing the visitors with non stop live action and stimulating rhythms, The Juke Box Live is just another heaven on earth. The special theme nights orchestrate the magic and vivacity of a live performance. Be it valentines day that you wish to take your partner to or just a pole dancing competition you wish to witness with your guy friends, the place has it all. While in the city, do not miss this location as it guarantees you a renewed spirit. For further information, log on to their website.
Courtyard Cafe is an in-house restaurant of the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel. It is newly renovated and is located on the greater south side of Indianapolis. The cuisine they serve is American, and is open for breakfast. So begin your day with the healthy breakfast they offer.
If dancing to live music with your friends is your idea to spend a weekend night, then the Rock House Indy on the South Keystone Avenue wouldn't disappoint you. This live music bar and nightclub is known for hosting plethora of independent artists and bands, as well as well-known DJs much to the delight of those who love letting their hair down on the dance floor. Apart from the dance floor, the 5000 square feet (465 square meters) space also comprises multiple large television screens, game room with pool tables and dartboards, and a cozy lounge where you can munch on tantalizing appetizers. Walk in here any day of the week for a thumping nightout.
Fountain Square Brewing is a leading microbrewery in Indianapolis, in addition to being a local favorite. What sets their beer apart is meticulous handcrafting with the right amount of passion and scientific lineage. The tap room occupies an old automobile repair shop and displays local artwork on its walls. Select from pints of Pilsners, ales and more made on site. And if you don't know what to try, don't be afraid to ask for a sampler; they'll be more than happy to comply. Occasionally,there are tastings, festivals and live entertainment for beer aficionados in the community.
The Brass Ring Lounge offers a relaxed environment to enjoy a drink with friends. They have a variety of local beers on tap, as well as an impressive selection of hard alcohol. But this isn't just any bar, the televisions play classic movie instead of sports and the live jazz band provides pleasant background music. Plus, if you get hungry you can pick something from their massive menu of bar bites, which includes pizzas, snacks and wraps.
This contemporary cafe, located in the Fountain Square Theatre Building, offers homemade soups, fresh baked bread, gourmet salads, sandwiches, pizza, and specialty coffees, all served in a casual atmosphere. Their dinner menu is seasonal.
This 3500 square-foot music venue and full bar has hosted artists such as Andrew Bird, Cat Power and the New Pornographers. They welcome new acts - provided the material is original and can draw a crowd. Conveniently located in the Fountain Square area, Radio Radio's colorful modern decor graces the lounge with a sophisticated and inviting ambiance. Please keep in mind that Radio Radio is a non-smoking venue.
Between Thursdays and Saturdays, one can witness the uber-class of Indianapolis entering the doors of White Rabbit Cabaret to enjoy an evening of quality acts, refreshing drinks and great company. Brace yourself as the talented artists of this popular venue entice you with their thrilling burlesque performances and vaudevillian chicanery. The venue also plays host to non-burlesque acts, like touring bands and DJs. For more details on upcoming events of this place, check their website.
New Day Meadery is the place to go if you're tired of sipping the same old beer. Started by the husband and wife team of Brett Canaday and Tia Agnew, New Day makes and serves a selection of fine meads and ciders. Their dedication to using only fresh, locally grown fruit and honey keeps the batches small and the quality high. The tasting room is sleek and modern, with a coordinated white interior and modern art on the walls. It is the perfect place to take a glass of mead. But, if you'd rather take it home, they offer growlers that you can fill to enjoy their excellent products anytime.
Red Lion Grog House is dedicated to Old English cuisine and feel in a clean, Americanized environment. The menu is that of a traditional British restaurant, offering such great British dishes as scotch eggs, shepherd's pie, bangers and fish & chips. If you're not in the mood for a trip across the pond, there are also more classic American dishes, like chicken wings and mouth watering burgers. And of course, whats a British pub without some great beer? The Red Lion has a wide selection of imported ales on tap. If you're looking for something a little stronger, you can try the classic British cocktails, like a Pimm's cup, or any of their many craft cocktails. Wooden decor and furnishings complete the old world English feel. The TVs always have the latest sporting event on, so it's the perfect place to catch your favorite team's latest match.
Music rules the roost at the Indy's Jukebox with an outstanding collection of songs to listen to from its jukebox. Adding to the dominance of music at this bar is the various concerts of local as well as touring rock bands that takes place almost every day. If you are seeking a hangout for quite conversation, then pub is definitely not for you as it tends to be a tad bit noisy during peak hours. However, with pool tables, well-crafted beers on tap and plenty of beverages on offer, you definitely wouldn't mind it hanging out here and indulge in drinks. Call ahead to know more.
Known as Indiana's oldest bar, The Slippery Noodle Inn has seen its share of action. It's a hub for blues in the area, and it has been home to countless wild shows over the years. There's still live blues being played seven days a week. Being located in a great sports town, the Noodle makes itself available to sports fans as well, hosting many a celebration. Even when there's nothing going on, the place is still packed with happy diners and drinkers chowing down on the hearty menu, featuring everything from traditional bar fare to steaks and pastas, and drinking everything from martinis to micro brews.