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The Bar & Lounge

The Bar & Lounge at The Umstead Hotel and Spa is the perfect place to begin or end a memorable evening. Our wine cellar is stocked with an extensive collection representing the world's most renowned regions/ Furthermore, our signature culinary inspired cocktails offer a truly unique taste that incorporates the season's best flavors. With live entertainment in the evenings, you'll find that the fare on our bar menu is impressive and imaginative in the spirit of Herons.

The Bar & Lounge operates under limited availability and is unable to accommodate party sizes larger than 8 in the dining area. Please contact us for further information.”




    • 11:30am until 11pm - Sunday to Thursday
    • 11:30am until Midnight - Friday and Saturday

Uncorked Wine Series

Our Sommelier invites you to journey through the world of wine with the Umstead Uncorked wine tasting series. Held in the Fireplace Lounge, this engaging series features a selection of wine paired with small bites to enhance the flavor profile and showcase hidden notes. Expand your palate as you tour new regions and countries, explore lesser known varieties and learn about new styles and old favorites. Kindly visit the Event Calendar for more details on our Uncorked Series and upcoming wine dinners and events. 


Umstead Unbottled: Old World vs. New World Wines *Fully Booked*

For a deeper dive into the world of wine, join us for our new series, Umstead Unbottled! As requested by past event attendees, this will be a classroom-style event in the beautiful banquet space, with educational talks from our in-house sommeliers. This first session will focus on Old World versus New World wines and will teach guests the differences between classic styles.


Easter Brunch

Celebrate this Easter Sunday with a flavorful outing to Herons. Executive Chef and four time James Beard semi finalist Steven Devereaux Green welcomes you with a meal of beautifully prepared Easter classics sure to please the entire family.


April Uncorked: The Breadth of Rosé

For April Uncorked, join us in a spring celebration of all things rosé! Wine Director Troy Revell will share with you a diverse lineup of rosé selections from around the world, showcasing the diversity of style this category has to offer.