Union Dallas near downtown will host 2 minty Christmas holiday bars

Christmas themed bars have emerged as a hot trend for 2020, and there’s a new one to add to the list: Called St. Henry Winter WonderlandIt’s a vacation pop-up bar located on the roof of Henry, the popular Fox Restaurant Concepts restaurant in the Union Dallas building at 2301 N. Akard St.

A release promises an environment full of bubbly Christmas decorations, winter-inspired window art installations, and cheerful cocktails and dishes.

St. Henry will be open on November 24th and will stay through the holidays through January 3, 2021. But boo, it’ll be closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas. Even if everyone stays home on vacation (and they do), what does a vacation bar do when it closes on vacation?

Next, because the food sounds really good.

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St. Henry offers a special holiday-specific menu with sweet and savory canapes such as:

  • Deviled Crab Dip with garlic toast and charred lemon

  • Butternut squash toast with whipped ricotta, roasted onions and maple cider gastrique

  • Whole baked brie with red onion jam, various crackers and crostini

  • Warm croissant bread pudding with toasted pecan, caramel ice cream and whiskey raisin

I mean, the butternut squash toast alone is worth the trip.

The full menu can be found in the UpstairsLounge.

Drink

Festive winter cocktails are the main thing in such vacation bars, and St. Henry has a dozen, including:

  • Regent Street G & T with Tanqueray Gin, Clove, Pear, Lime, Pomegranate and Fever-Tree Indian Tonic

  • Junior & Mrs. Mint with Belvedere vodka with vanilla, white chocolate, cream and peppermint schnapps

  • Nog on The Rooftop with House Jameson “Xmas Whiskey”, whole egg, cream, nutmeg and cinnamon

  • St. Henry House “Xmas Whiskey” with Jameson Irish Whiskey, Madagascar vanilla pod, cinnamon and organic cane sugar

There are also homemade Christmas whiskey shots and 200 ml bottles for sale.

Reservations

Reservations are required for groups of four or more and can be booked through Special Events Manager Brittany Sims at 469-520-1084 or [email protected] This includes a minimum of food and drinks per person. Walk-ins are welcome for groups of four or fewer, based on availability. There is a $ 5 fee per guest.

Larger groups are asked to book the private dining room on the upper floor, the Alpine Lodge. You can also book the entire converted roof area for private celebrations.

COVID-19

The roof will be open with limited capacity and actions have been taken that include:

  • Changing the roof for social distancing and seating restrictions with all tables at least three feet apart

  • Daily hygiene of areas with heavy contact

  • Daily wellness checks and masks for all employees

The opening times are Monday to Thursday from 4pm to 12pm, Friday from 4pm to 1am, Saturday from 12pm to 1am and Sunday from 12pm to 12pm.

Miracle Bar, a New York-based pop-up concept, launched this entire temporary vacation concept in 2014 and will have an installation in Dallas on Greenville Avenue this season as well as an offshoot called Sippin ‘Santa that has a new bar, Royal 38, will occupy, even at Union Dallas. Hey, this is Christmas pop-up bar dueling in one place.

There is also another new Christmas pop-up bar called Tipsy Elf that will be located in Oak Cliff. So much festive.

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