Pleasant Storage Room Opens Friday

Havana-inspired bar showcases cocktails and rum punches

Bay of Figs Rum Punch (Photo by Natalie Paramore)

Austin's newest custom cocktail lounge, the Pleasant Storage Room (208 W. Fourth), opens Friday, April 11, in the former home of the Stacked Burger Bar, at the same street address as Peche and Cedar Street Courtyard.

The interior and overall concept are inspired by the popular bars of pre-revolutionary Havana, Cuba, and will prominently feature rum-based drinks, according to the press release.

Alfonso Hernandez, head barman (Photo by Natalie Paramore)

"We wanted a bar-first concept that focused on the resurgence of rum in craft cocktails," explained head barman Alfonso Hernandez. "Austin is ready for a dynamic cocktail bar where they can feel comfortable talking to the bartender and exploring rum as the basis for their drink."

Look for a full bar with a limited food menu this weekend.

courtesy Bread & Butter PR

Pleasant Storage Room

208 W. Fourth, #D 512/332-9921

Daily, 5pm-2am

More by Virginia B. Wood
Top 10 Savory Bites
Top 10 Savory Bites

Jan. 1, 2016

Open Secret
Open Secret
The not-so-hidden pleasures of dine

Dec. 25, 2015


new bar opening, Pleasant Storage Room, Alfonso Hernandez, Havana, rum

AC Daily, Events and Promotions, Luvdoc Answers

Breaking news, recommended events, and more

Official Chronicle events, promotions, and giveaways

Updates for SXSW 2017

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)