1403 N. Horner Blvd.
Sanford, NC 27330
Phone: (919) 774-6411
Fax: (919) 774-7018
Bars & Cafes
Clockwork stands out in downtown Raleigh’s social scene for its eclectic ambiance. Recreating the mod look of the 1960s are vibrant wallpaper and mismatched furniture. This forms the perfect backdrop to classic cocktails and contemporary American fare. Select from beer, wine and spirits that complement cuisine staples like salads, pizzas, burgers and sandwiches. This trendy place is perfect for those looking for a hip night about town.
A stellar dining option located within the peaceful confines of the Fearrington Village, The Fearrington Granary delights with a highly innovative take on American cooking and a charming ambiance to enjoy it all. Chef Colin Bedford brings a lot of creativity to the carefully crafted menu which features a number of his signature delights like the Truffle and Parmesan French Fries. Seafoods have a prominent presence on the menu followed closely by a variety of meats. The signature salads prove to be good accompaniments while the sandwiches cater to lighter appetites. The breakfast specialties rank among some of the best in the region and their brunch is a perennially crowded affair. The wine list gets the attention it deserves with wine director Max Kast in charge of the restaurant's excellent selection. Gather at the bar for flights and more. The dessert selection is a good mix of classics and the chefs modern takes, and should not be missed.
Located in Fuquay Varina, the Aviator Brewing Tap House is a popular bar for beer enthusiasts. Housed in the 1903 Varina train depot, the building still retains some of the historic charm. The space features a 38 foot (11 meter) long African mahogany bar, high top tables with stools and plenty of aviation photos and kitschy decor. The state of the art micromatic draft beer system chills the beer to a cool 47 degree Fahrenheit temperature, allowing patrons to taste the complex flavors.
The Wine Cellar and Tasting Room is a wine shop and tasting room rolled into one. The shop offers a wide range of wines by the bottle and by the crate as well as gourmet cheeses, wine accessories, wine journals, bottle stoppers, cork pullers and more. The tasting room has a changing menu of around 20 types of wine.
Located on East New Hampshire Avenue, O'Donnell's Pub is a local bar with a lively scene. The bar is known for its live music concerts which are held over the weekends.
Using local produce as far as possible, Ashten's aims to provide its patrons with global food, but with a dash of Southern flavor. Located in the Downtown area of Southern Pines, this restaurant and pub is a huge hit with the locals who love to drop by regularly, if not for a full meal then at least for a quick drink. The establishment takes a lot of care to meet every patron's dietary requirements; vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free requests are prepared and presented perfectly. Whether you choose to sit in the pub or dining section, you have a great selection of wines and cocktails from which to pick.
The Bell Tree Tavern is an old fashioned tavern which features regular music concerts, cookouts and game days. The bar has as many as 13 beers on the tap and 40 varieties of whiskey. The bar is a local favorite and also sees some of the touristy crowd.