Guide to Restaurants Offering Outdoor Igloo Dining This Winter

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Written by Step Out Columbus

Published on November 29, 2023
Photo by Lumin Sky Bar & Kitchen via Facebook

Who says ya can’t dine outdoors in the winter in Ohio? Well, probably the people who didn’t know that outdoor igloos exist with full-blown heaters so you can take your dining experience to the next level. Pay a visit to the North Pole for dinner without even leaving Columbus, sound like a plan?

Here’s where you can dine in an igloo this winter, what’s included, and how to book:

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Lumin Sky Bar

517 Park St, Columbus, OH 43215

Lumin Sky Bar is a major hit due to its stellar rooftop dining with panoramic views of the Columbus skyline. With the temperatures dropping, rooftop dining may not sound like the most appealing or realistic thing. Lucky for us, the igloos at Lumin are space-heated and come with fluffy blankets to keep ya warm. Take your pick between the fire-themed (hosts 8) or ice-themed igloos (hosts 6) and contact Lumin Sky Bar to reserve your spot! Details about pricing will be provided upon contact with Lumin.

Photo by Lumin Sky Bar & Kitchen via Facebook

The Cherry Valley Hotel

2299 Cherry Valley Rd SE #2, Newark, OH 43055

The Cherry Valley Hotel is showing up this year to give you the igloo dining experience of a lifetime! Take in the breathtaking views of their botanical gardens and the Winter Glow Display from your private igloo. Cozy up with some blankets, eat a three-course meal, and order a winter beverage from their holiday cocktail menu! Igloos are $75 a person for a 90 minute stay and can host up to 12 guests. For more information and booking inquiries, click here!

Photo by Cherry Valley Hotel & Ohio Event Center via Facebook

Land-Grant Brewing Company

424 W Town St, Columbus, OH 43215

Head to Land-Grant Brewing for an igloo experience in their beer gardens! Kids and dogs are welcome in the igloos, so it’s a full on family package. The igloos can accommodate a total of 8 guests with space-heaters inside! For more information and booking inquiries, click here!

Photo by Land-Grant Brewing Company via Facebook


6540 Riverside Dr, Dublin, OH 43017

Enjoy a luxury igloo dining experience at VASO Dublin with delicious tapas and cocktails. Space-heaters are provided to keep you warm, as well as cozy blankets and changeable LED lights to really set the mood. If you reserve an igloo, there is a food and beverage spending minimum that is applied! From Sunday – Thursday, there’s a $300 spending minimum for a two hour reservation, and on Friday – Saturday there’s a $500 spending minimum for a two hour reservation. For more information on how to book, click here.

Photo by VASO Rooftop Lounge via Facebook

Hillgarten Beer & Wine

4131 Main St, Hilliard, OH 43026

Book your “Snow Globe” with Hillgarten Beer & Wine for a magical winter experience! The snow globes are family-friendly which means kids can come and enjoy the magic with you. There is a spending minimum of $175 and the igloos can accommodate a total of 8 guests. Snow Globes are space-heated as well! Book your Snow Globe here!

Photo by Hillgarten via Facebook

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