There's nothing quite like a hot meal by a crackling fireplace to warm you up during those cold winter months. This old-fashioned comfort can be found throughout Bucks County. Some of the area's top restaurants offer fireside seating to give diners that warm, cozy feeling of home.
Bella Tori at the Mansion, Langhorne
Dine at this elegant BYOB Victorian mansion for upscale cuisine, like Pistachio Crusted Salmon and French Quarter Shrimp & Scallops. Stop by on Friday nights for live classical guitar music, or, make reservations for two for a quiet Sunday brunch.
Bridgetown Mill House, Langhorne
Listen to the cozy sounds of a crackling stone fireplace as you dine on outstanding American cuisine. The inn and restaurant date back to the late 1700s, but the menu features fresh takes on seafood, steak, lamb, duck and more. There’s even a buffet!
Carversville Inn, Carversville
Just minutes west of the Delaware River is this warm and inviting restaurant. The wide variety of cuisines, including French, Spanish, Asian and Southern are sure to please anyone’s palate. Savor their Baked Brie appetizer, Catch of the Day, then save room for dessert.
Golden Pheasant Inn, Erwinna
Bask in the glow of the fire as you enjoy a fine dining experience at the The historic inn sits along the Delaware River about 20 minutes north of New Hope in the small town of Erwinna. All of the food is locally sourced, including the roasted pheasant breast, served with collard greens, smashed potatoes and lingonberry sauce.
Lambertville Station Restaurant, Lambertville, N.J.
Across the Delaware River from New Hope, find fireside dining in the small New Jersey town of Lambertville. The chic Wine Cellar, set in the bottom of floor of the former railroad station, offers fireside seating with a large wine selection and a special menu of artisan cheeses, tapas and chocolates.
Logan Inn, New Hope
Feel the warmth of the fireplace as you enjoy American continental cuisine served at the first inn of New Hope. Sip on wine take your pick of a wide variety of entrees including grilled meats, seafood, pasta, vegetarian and daily specials.
Rocco’s at the Brick, Newtown
Make your anniversary reservations at this premier steakhouse. A prime steak here is a no brainer! Order up a 14 oz Center Cut New York Strip, or share a 44 oz Porterhouse for Two.
The Plumsteadville Inn, Plumsteadville
“Plum,” as the locals call it, is warm and welcoming. Enjoy “burgers, beer, lobster and cheer” while taking in the beautiful stone fireplace. The lively atmosphere is sure to heat up any cold winter night!
The Salt House, New Hope
This gastropub on the river is great for grabbing a nightcap. Order up the oysters, or sip a local craft beer on a tufted couch inside this contemporary hideaway.
Stockton Inn, Stockton, N.J.
Enjoy fireside dining in the elegant yet relaxed ambiance of warmth and beauty in the more than 300-year-old inn. Seating by the fire is offered during the colder months in the Mural Dining Rooms, the original living quarters used by the Stockton and Howell families throughout the 1700s and early 19th century while they ran the Howell Ferry crossing the Delaware River.
Washington Crossing Inn, Washington Crossing
Who wouldn’t want their dinner served among the shadows of history? Dine just steps away from the spot where George Washington led his troops on a daring midnight mission across the Delaware River. Warm up by the fireplace while devouring signature dishes like Crossing Vodka Rigatoni.