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The Best Fireplaces for Getting Cozy in Denver

Peyton Garcia
Peyton Garcia
Posted on November 13
two hands cheers wine glasses in front of a fireplace

Get cozy. (AlexRaths / Getty Images)

The season’s crisp temps call for a cozy fireside cuddle — with a book, a blanket, and a warm beverage. If you (like me) don’t have the luxury of a roaring wood-burning fireplace in your home, don’t worry. Here are four local bars and restaurants with toasty hearths worth hunkering down next to.

Forest Room 5

For the outdoor enthusiasts who prefer a rustic campfire over a marble mantlepiece, this intimate cafe / bar in Highland aims to bring Rocky Mountain vibes to the city with tree stump seats, lush greenery, and blazing outdoor campfires.

Rhein Haus

This massive German drinking hall in downtown Denver is all sweeping chandeliers and polished mahogany with arguably the most ornate fireplace in the city — add in a stein of beer and a plate of brats, and you may never leave.

Bull & Bush

Glendale’s take on an old English pub has got the biggest, crackliest, roaringest fireplace east of Colorado Boulevard, plus a dark, moody, London atmosphere that would make any British mystery novelist proud.

Inga’s Alpine Tavern

The tiny electric fireplace in the corner of this Virginia Vale dive bar near the decorative ski boots display hardly counts as cozy, but the year-round aprés ski aesthetics will definitely make you feel warm and fuzzy inside.

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