A bar can be described as a retail business establishment that serves alcoholic beverages, such as beer, wine, liquor, cocktails, and other beverages such as mineral water and soft drinks. Some bars will also sell snacks and other types of food from a restaurant menu. Bars will often be classified based on the type of alcoholic drinks they serve, the type of entertainment they offer, whether or not they offer food, and the kind of patrons they attract, among other factors.
Here are the 8 types of bars you should know.
Cocktail lounge: This is an upscale type of bar that will typically be located within a restaurant, a hotel, or an airport.
Full bar: This is a bar that serves all types of alcoholic drinks such as wine, beer, liquor and cocktails.
Wine bar:This is an elegant type of bar that will focus primarily on serving wine and not any other alcoholic drink.Such bars will often offer its patrons an opportunity to taste the wines on offer before they can decide on which to buy. There are wine bars that will also have small serving of food or snacks.
Beer bar:This is a bar that will primarily focus on serving beer, with a particular focus on craft beer. No other type of alcoholic drink will be served here. Such bars have an on-site brewery for their craft beer.
Music bar: This is a bar that in addition to serving alcoholic drinks and some food or snacks, it will offer live music as part of its attraction.
Dive bar: This is often a very informal type of bar and many will even consider it not respectable. It’s mostly frequented by low income earners or college students.
Non-alcoholic bar: As the name suggests, this is a type of bar that will only serve non-alcoholic beverages and offer some food or snacks.
Bar and grill:This is basically another term used to refer to a restaurant.
We trust that the next time you enter into a bar you will be able to tell what type of bar it is. Feel free to share with us your thoughts on this article.