5 Restaurant Bar Cabana Rentals for Socially Distanced Outdoor Fun

Riverfront wine cabanas at District Winery. Photograph courtesy of District Winery

District Winery
385 Water St., SE
The Navy Yard vineyard—a grape-to-glass operation utilizing imported fruit from Virginia, California, and past—simply unveiled 4 wine tents overlooking the Anacostia River. Cabanas are outfitted with fairly floral decor, lounge furnishings, bluetooth audio system, air purifiers, and followers for conserving issues cool this summer time. In addition to a la carte meals and beverage, visitors (as much as six per tent) can choose for packages like DIY mimosas ($39) or a bottle of vino with cheese and charcuterie ($100). Like on the vineyard patio, pooches (and youngsters) are welcome. Details: Open every day for reservations (two hour most). Group foods and drinks minimums differ by day ($100 to $200).

Beer tents at Lone Oak Farm Brewing. Photograph courtesy of Lone Oak Farm Brewing.

Lone Oak Farm Brewing Co.
5000 Olney Laytonsville Rd., Olney
If your pod is all about hops, this atmospheric farm and brewery in Olney is a superb vacation spot. Individual tents can be found for teams of as much as six, which come full furnished and heated on cool evenings. Each tent rental features a devoted server who’ll help your get together with super-fresh beers and brewery fare like pretzels and dippers, pizzas, and cheese/charcuterie boards. Details:  Available Thursday by means of Sunday at a rental payment of $125 for two hours.

Catch the sundown at Camp Anthem on the Wharf. Photograph courtesy of the Anthem.

Camp Anthem
901 Wharf St., SW
While the Anthem continues to be closed, the Wharf music venue has reopened its summertime pop-up: Camp Anthem. Open-sided tents are arrange alongside the District Pier for water and sundown views. Food and beverage tackle the waterfront theme with crab muffins, blackened shrimp po’ boys, and rum drinks, plus barbecue fare comparable to pulled pork or sliced watermelon. In addition to group tents for six, the Camp added smaller variations for two-person tables. Details: Open Friday by means of Sunday. The meals/beverage minimal is $150 per six-person desk, or $50 for two-tops. A gratuity of 20 p.c can be added to every desk.

A cherry blossom themed cabana at Hook Hall. Photograph courtesy of Hook Hall

Hook Hall
3400 Georgia Ave., NW
The indoor/outside Park View bar has swapped its wintertime “viking village” theme for a “have a good time the blossoms” floral motif with imported cherry bushes, “tea home” cabanas for personal events, and Japanese-inspired foods and drinks. Six-person teahouses are decked out with flowers, lounge furnishings, swings, and fireplace pits for cooler nights. There are additionally bigger areas for events of as much as 18 with distanced seating preparations. Details: Open Wednesday by means of Sunday. Tea home leases are $125 for 2.5 hours, whereas bigger leases go from $200 to $250 (all embody a bottle of bubbly).  

Beer cabanas at Wunder Garten. Photograph courtesy of Wunder Garten.

Wunder Garten
1101 First St., NE
Plentiful crops and flowers give the NoMa beer backyard’s outside oasis a tropical vibe. Cabanas and pavilions characteristic lounge furnishings, sheer curtains for privateness, followers, and ranging views of the backyard. Guests can add packages like bottles of Prosecco, wine, and beer. Details: The cabanas can be found every day for six folks most, and costs run from $75 to $200 relying on the time and day.

Food Editor

Anna Spiegel covers the eating and consuming scene in her native DC. Prior to becoming a member of Washingtonian in 2010, she attended the French Culinary Institute and Columbia University’s MFA program in New York, and held numerous cooking and writing positions in NYC and in St. John, US Virgin Islands.

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