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W2A Design Group designed the exterior and interior renovations to McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub & Whiskey Bar, introducing a new outdoor seating area and façade inspired by the Dublin’s famous Farrington’s Pub. Located to the rear of the Celtic Gift Shop Donegal Square along Bethlehem’s historic Main Street, the four-phase project is transforming the Irish tea room into an authentic Irish pub and whiskey bar.
Featuring an expanded sidewalk of brick pavers, the new terraced outdoor patio area of the seven-day-a week restaurant can seat about 35 guests along Walnut Street, providing them with a view of Main Street but with a more relaxed feel. Both inside and out diners are surrounded by generous wood moldings with copper roofing and “birdhouse” accents.
In addition to handicapped accessible toilet rooms, the renovated interior will also feature new wainscoting, porcelain floor tile, and classic Irish “snugs”, enclosed booths offering a quieter dining experience. New finishes and millwork details reminiscent of pubs in Ireland, including punched tin ceilings, are being provided. The existing bar will be replaced with a new larger custom-built fixture, including solid surface top and new commercial bar service equipment.