Do you have plans to catch some Charlotte Knights games this summer? The BB&T Stadium’s Uptown location puts it not only near your upscale apartment at The VUE, but also near some of the best bars in the city. If your plans include friends, consider meeting up before or after the game for drinks.
Here are some excellent locations to grab some drinks and a bite to eat before you head out for a night of baseball.
Valhalla Pub & Eatery
With its Viking warrior theme, Valhalla Pub & Eatery will get you pumped for the game. Everything the pub serves is made from scratch, including its salad dressings, so you are certain to enjoy the flavors. For drinks, choose a hand-crafted cocktail made from freshly squeezed juice or fruit purees, or try one of the 12 beers they have on tap, including 10 local favorites. Because they rotate their local brews frequently, every visit is a new experience.
Courtyard Hooligans Soccer Bar & Pub
This international sports pub features a full liquor bar and a large selection of import and craft beers. While you drink and hang out with your friends, you will see all of your favorite sports playing on the screens. This bar is located in Brevard Court within walking distance of the stadium.
The French Quarter Restaurant
Also in Brevard Court, The French Quarter Restaurant offers comfort foods with a Cajun twist. If you’re coming for food, you need to know that their chicken wings are famous in the region. They also have a special game day menu to check out that boasts typical pub food. For drinks, The French Quarter Restaurant has a full wine menu and offers craft beer as well. The bar is only two blocks from the stadium, and every hour is happy hour, so make plans for your game day get together at The French Quarter Restaurant.
Murphy’s Kitchen & Tap
If you have a hankering for something Irish, head to Murphy’s Kitchen & Tap before the game. Enjoy tasty treats like Irish nachos, deviled Scotch eggs or the house made pretzel bites. Wash it down with something from the bar, and enjoy the games that are on the TV before you head out to the game at the stadium.
No matter which of these you choose, you will only be minutes from BB&T Stadium and the Charlotte Knights. Your summer may be all about baseball, and with the right pre- or post-baseball venue, you and your friends can enjoy your night out to the fullest.