Toasting to Knoxville for nearly two centuries, the iconic Lamar House (ca. 1820) is home to a classic bar for your relaxation and enjoyment. Let our mixologists prepare your favorite cocktail, or select an imbibement from our seasonal cocktail menu. The Bistro at the Bijou also has an ever-changing selection of regional craft beers on tap, as well as a unique selection of bottled and canned beer.

Classic Cocktails

Sazerac w/Absinthe flavored with George Dickel Rye

Manhattan w/Rye whisky and sweet vermouth

Rusty Nail w/Drambuie and Dewars

Maker’s Mark Mint Julep

Moscow Mule w/Lime, ginger beer and vodka

French 75 w/St. Germain, Hendrick’s Gin and champagne


Blueberry Mojito

Bourbon Sweet Tea

Cucumber Mint Gimlet w/Hendrick’s Gin

Hard Basil Lemonade w/Kettle One Citrus Vodka

Watermelon Margarita w/Gold tequila, lime, watermelon puree

Post Modern Elderberry Cup

Salted Caramel White Russian w/Ole Smoky Salted Caramel Whiskey, Kahlua and cream

Wine Menu

Walnut Crest Chardonnay 6

Gnarly Head Pinot Grigio 7/28

Vilacetinho Vino Verde 7/28

Kendall Jackson Chardonnay 8/32

242 Savignon Blanc 7/28

Bonny Doone Rose 7/28

Bogle Petite Syrah 7/28

Bogle Old Vine Zinfandel 8/32

Smoking Loon Pinot Noir 7/28

Grayson Cellars Cabernet 8/32

California Red Blend 8/32

Walnut Crest Merlot 6/24

Gaucho Malbec 7/28

Draught Beer

On Tap
Founder’s All Day IPA
Yee-Haw Dunkel
Highland St. Teresa Pale Ale
Yazoo Hefeweizen

High Gravity
Chimay Trappist Ale
New Belgium Abbey Ale

Stella Artois
Coors Light
Blue Moon
Miller Light
Miller High Life
Highland Gaelic Ale
Highland Thunderstruck Porter
Lagunitas Czech Pilsner
Lagunitas IPA
Amstel Light
Angry Orchard Green Apple Cider
Omission Pale Ale (gf)
Red Hook Longhammer IPA

A place to relax and unwind.

Generations of Knoxvillians have enjoyed a cocktail or glass of wine in our eclectic bar setting.

New Year's Eve Celebration

Jazz by Ben Maney, dinner specials, Hop-n-John, and more! Dinner starts at 5pm, jazz at 9:30, and black eyed pease served at midnight.

Live Jazz Schedule

Wednesday Night Jazz: 7-9pm
Thursday Night Jazz: 8-10pm
Friday/Saturday Night Jazz: 9-11pm
Sunday Jazz Brunch: 12-2pm


12/1-Bill Swann Trio

12/5-Nick Jernigan
12/6-Scott Swanberg
12/7-Rusty Holloway Trio
12/8-Harold Nagge/Alan Wyatt

12/12-Terrapin Quartet
12/13-Rusty Holloway
12/14-Will Boyd
12/15-Bethany Hankins and the Swing Serenade

12/19-Anna Helms Quartet
12/20-Larry Vincent
12/21-LaPrise. Williford, Tillman, and Yager
12/22-Mark Boling Trio

12/26-Josh King Trio
12/27-Matt Coker
12/28-T. Michael Branner Conceptet
12/29-Chuck Mullican jazz Bonanza

Jake's Jazz Hollandaze 12-2pm
(every Sunday)

Happy Hour

Monday to Friday, 3-7pm

Just Served...

Moscow Mule
Made with Tito's vodka, fresh ginger, and lime. Served in a copper mug. Down the hatch!
Gin, vermouth rosso, and Campari, garnished with orange peel. Enjoy!
Pimm's Cup
This classic, thirst-quenching cocktail pairs perfectly with many of our entrées. Cheers!