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 on a first come, first serve basis and can accommodate parties of up to ten guests.
For groups larger than ten, please contact our catering department at 919-447-4120 to make alternative arrangements in our event space.Reservations: 919-447-4120
BAR LOUNGE LUNCH11:30am - 5:00pm
BAR LOUNGE5:00pm - Midnight
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.
Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet *FULLY BOOKED*
Join us in Herons on November 28nd as three-time James Beard Award Semifinalist and Executive Chef Steven Greene prepares a delicious Thanksgiving Buffet. Choose from classics such as carved turkey, truffled macaroni and cheese, and cornbread stuffing, in addition to a variety of display stations, soups, desserts and more. Full menu available soon.
Christmas Dinner in Herons
Celebrate the holidays with friends and family this year at The Umstead. Join us in Herons for a four-course dinner with choices created by James Beard Semifinalist Steven Greene, as you surround yourself with loved ones this season. Full menu available soon, vegetarian and gluten-free options available upon request. Reservations are available from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm and can be made at 919-447-4050 beginning September 16th.
New Year's Eve Dinner in Herons
Whether you are beginning your 2020 celebration or enjoying an intimate evening, let Herons be your destination this New Year’s Eve. Enjoy an exquisite four-course dinner with choices prepared by Executive Chef Steven Greene as you look ahead to the new year. Full menu available soon, vegetarian and gluten-free options available upon request.
Valentine's Day Dinner
Enjoy the intimate atmosphere of Herons this Valentine's Day as you celebrate with someone special. Indulge in a four course dinner with choices created by Executive Chef Steven Devereaux Greene with delectable desserts by Pastry Chef Jonathan Fisher designed with romance in mind.