From fine dining to casual comfort, there are endless restaurants to satiate the senses, and most are within walking distance of The Bradley Inn. Stroll down Pearl to Frasca Food and Wine to enjoy a special dinner from an award-winning Chef and a celebrated Sommelier. Specializing in Northern Italian cuisine, this local treasure is a must-visit for a special occasion. We will be happy to help you with your reservation, as they are almost always recommended here.
Why not try a French-fusion, ten-course prefix at L’Atelier or sample the always vibrant Mateo, inspired by the simple dishes of the Provence region of France. Just across the street from The Bradley is Aji, a Boulder favorite for Latin American and Caribbean creations. Next door, Leaf offers fresh vegan and vegetarian dishes. The Mountain Sun is the local rock climber’s hot spot for fabulous burgers and more beers on tap than an eight-sampler allows. Join friends for a fun brunch while you're here at Snooze, just next door. The Boulder Dushanbe Tea House brings the Far East close to home with world cuisine and the most proper afternoon tea this side of the U.K. For Mexican food lovers, The Rio Grande offers margaritas that pack a punch, crowd-pleasing Nachos and Steak Enchiladas. The Kitchen, Salt, JAX Fish House and Centro are all local favorites and are easily discovered a short walk from The Bradley Inn.
Escape in the summertime for a mountain sunset dinner on the porch at the Chautauqua Dining Hall and see one of your favorite musicians perform at the world-famous Chautauqua Auditorium. Drive up Flag Staff Mountain and dine above the city lights of Boulder with haute-American cuisine from the Flag Staff House.
Summertime in Boulder means The Colorado Shakespeare Festival, numerous Art Fairs and music on Pearl Street and of course, the great outdoors. Year-round you can visit the tea factory tour at nearby Celestial Seasonings. Join the irreverent and light-hearted historical tour of our town with Banjo Billy, in a custom shack-on-wheels tour bus. Try a few micro-breweries in the area and happen on Boulder's bluegrass scene. If you want to explore Boulder by bike for an hour or two, rent a BCycle from any kiosk throughout town.
In winter, downhill and cross-country skiing are nearby at Eldora Ski Resort, just 35 minutes from The Bradley (don’t forget your discounted pass which you can purchase at the Inn before you go). Sunny days in town are plentiful for outdoor adventures, all winter long. Skating, snowshoeing, hiking, biking, even golfing on some winter days...Boulderites enjoy the outdoors all year long.
Boulder is home to many spas, yoga studios, health-food stores, tea spots, coffee shops, book stores and art galleries. And, of course, there's great shopping on Pearl Street, all just steps from our doors. Take a tour of what's happening this week with this Downtown Boulder website for Boulder fairs, music and other fun seasonal events in town. You’ll run out of time before you run out of fun things to do in Boulder.
Remember, at the end of your adventurous day, come on back for a glass of wine at The Bradley Inn's complimentary Wine & Cheese Hour. Make some new friends, or play some backgammon or sit down and try a Liberty puzzle - now it's time to relax.