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You’re off the clock and ready to unwind after a hard day at work. If you’re looking for some new spots to grab a hand-crafted cocktail and a bite to eat with your coworkers, check out these four Charlotte gastropubs.

Fine & Fettle

Fine & Fettle is a transformed Southern Colonial house featuring cozy candlelight, specialty cocktails, and delicious food options. Grab a drink in a unique setting where you’ll feel right at home. Everything they serve is locally and sustainably sourced, and they have a unique outlook on modern mixology. You’ll have to try it to believe it!

Bulla Gastrobar

Happy hours, Spanish tapas, and an inviting atmosphere await at Bulla Gastrobar. Grab a few friends, order some shareables, and try a hand-crafted cocktail or a glass of wine from their extensive drink menu. It’s the perfect spot if you’re not super hungry or are looking to try a variety of dishes.

Village Tavern

Hang out in a laid-back tavern with made-from-scratch food, a craft bar, and an extensive wine list. Village Tavern focuses on global food favorites with a large and varied menu featuring options like nachos, meatloaf, and fish and chips. With so many options, you’ll have to keep coming back if you want to try them all.

131 Main

Looking for an upscale spot to meet up after work? Stop by 131 Main for a polished setting, gourmet dishes, and an array of specialty martinis. Among its many offerings, this modern gastropub serves up Southern favorites like cast iron cornbread, shrimp and grits, and rainbow trout.

There’s so much to explore in Charlotte. Check out the Cielo blog for local eats, drinks, and more.