The Royal in LeDroit Park Launches 7-Day-A-Week Happy Hour with $5 Vermouth on Draft, $7 Classic Cocktails & Late Night Specials

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New LeDroit Park bar & eatery introduces a daily happy hour from 3-6 p.m. and late-night weekday happy hour from 10 p.m. – close starting on Monday, 8/10

 WASHINGTON, DC (August 7, 2015) – Washington, DC’s newest all-day bar and eatery, The Royal in LeDroit Park has announced it will launch a seven-day-a-week happy hour and weekday late-night happy hour starting on Monday, August 10. Running from 3-6 p.m. daily and 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. on weekdays, The Royal will offer specials on classic cocktails, housemade vermouth on draft, wine by the glass and tallboy cans.

Just like with its sister restaurant, Vinoteca, who also hosts happy hour seven-days-a-week, The Royal will invite people to come by every day from 3 to 6 p.m. to enjoy the following specials:

  • $5 house vermouth
    • Beverage Director Horus Alvarez makes his own vermouth for the bar from start to finish, aging the 20+ ingredient aperitif in 53-gallon barrels for months at a time. The vermouth is served on draft from a vintage copper fire extinguisher.
  • $5 Narragansett tallboys
  • $7 classic cocktails
    • Guests can enjoy a selection of eight classics ranging from a Daiquiri with El Dorado White Rum, lime juice and sugar, a Paloma with Cimarron tequila, lime, grapefruit and soda, a Caipirinha with cachaca, fresh limes and sugar, and a Rye Old Fashioned with Pikesville Rye, bitters, sugar and water.
  • $7 wine by the glass
    • one red, one white (daily rotating selection)

And for night owls, the same specials will be offered Sundays through Thursdays from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. for their new late-night happy hour.

The Royal’s new happy hours launch on Monday, 8/10. The regular menu can be found here:


The Royal is a classic corner neighborhood spot located in Washington, DC’s historic LeDroit Park neighborhood at 501 Florida Avenue, NW. A coffee shop and lunch spot by day, and an intimate bar and casual eatery by night, The Royal is a unique all-day destination for morning coffee and breakfast, leisurely lunch, after-work cocktails and simple yet creative, grill-centric fare. Opened in June 2015, The Royal bridges the hip Bloomingdale and Shaw neighborhoods and is LeDroit Park’s newest neighborhood joint.

The second project from restaurateur Paul Carlson, along with his family, the quaint split-level, 45-seat gathering place offers a welcoming open bar area, second-floor loft-style dining area and outdoor patio seating. The Royal is open seven days a week, Monday-Thursday 7am-1am, Friday7am-2am, Saturday 8am-2am, and Sunday 8am-1am. For more information, please call 202-332-7777, visit them online at or connect with them on Twitter (@TheRoyalDC), Instagram (@TheRoyal_DC) and Facebook (

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Press Release from:

Brittany Garrison, ThreeLockharts Communications

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