In case you didn’t notice, it’s been downright frosty in Seattle lately. The days keep getting shorter and the nights darker. One of the best ways to combat the winter blues and inject some Norwegian-style hygge vibes into your life is cuddling up by a roaring fire with a delicious beverage and maybe even a book.
Don’t have a fireplace at home? That’s what this article is for. We’ve rounded up 10 of the best places to find fireplaces and outdoor fire pits in Seattle. Read on for the most cozy, welcoming fires that you can warm up next to in Seattle this winter:
1. Skål Beer Hall
This rustic tavern in Ballard is inspired by Viking mead halls and is equipped with a hearty fireplace so you can warm up while draining a pint.
2. Fireside Room at Hotel Sorrento
It’s called the Fireside Room, so do we need to say more? OK, we’ll say one more thing: Hotel Sorrento often hosts Silent Reading Parties in the Fireside Room, which is the perfect cozy winter activity when you want to be around people but don’t want to socialize. Follow along on their Instagram (above) for updates.
3. Frolik Cocktails + Kitchen
Head up to the roof of Motif Seattle and you’ll find a stunning city view, a winter curling rink, and warm rooftop fires at Frolik Kitchen + Cocktails.
4. Edgewater Hotel
Seattle’s iconic Edgewater Hotel has it all: a beautiful waterfront view, a delicious restaurant, and a cozy fireplace.
5. Rhein Haus
This German biergarten in the Central District is stocked with rustic fireplaces inside and roaring fire pits on the outside patio, so you can take your pick while you eat dinner.
mbar is one of Seattle’s best rooftop bars and restaurants. Not only will you get to enjoy an amazing view with your food and drinks, but they also have plenty of fire pits to warm you up when it’s nippy out.
This Korean-fusion steakhouse in Wallingford always has a warm, cozy vibe which is definitely helped by the cheerful fire pits in the covered courtyard.
8. Ballard Pizza Co.
If it’s a little chilly out but you want to enjoy your pizza outdoors, your mood and the rest of you will be warmed up by this patio’s twinkle lights and cozy fire pits.
9. Pecado Bueno
Grab a group of friends and seat yourselves around one of the circular fire pits at Pecado Bueno while you dig into their delicious Mexican fare.
10. Il Nido
We would be surprised if we didn’t find a fireplace in this rustic Italian restaurant in West Seattle. We can’t think of anything better than warming up with a bowl of fresh pasta while the fire crackles nearby.