Welcome

MG Road is Chai Pani’s very own Bar & Lounge, located just around the corner at 19 Wall Street in downtown Asheville.

Head barkeep Jesse Ratliff along with Kyle Gray Beach and Erin Hawley keep the focus on the art of the craft cocktail. The team balances technique & tradition with a level of creativity & innovation that’s been written up from Food & Wine Magazine to The Times of India.

With acclaimed cocktails, local craft beers, eclectic wines from around the world, innovative & fun food, warm hospitality, and a stylish yet intimate and comfortable setting, MG Road is redefining the idea of the neighborhood bar.


The Thunderbird @ MG Road

Still missing Punk Wok? Not to worry, Elliott Moss is back in action at MG Road. For the next 4 months, we’ll be hosting the mash up wizard’s latest project– The Thunderbird. It’s a restaurant takeover, serving food from 6:00pm to closing, every night.

Come to the Thunderbird and get to know the acclaimed chef and his innovative style of cooking– influenced by his South Carolina roots and made with Appalachian ingredients.

Dinner: 6pm – 11pm,  Late Night Eats: 11pm – close


Recent Press

USA Today: Six small cities with big food scenes

The Local Palate: Rock On with Punk Wok

Thrillist: 7 of The Most Underrated Food Cities in America

Food and Wine Magazine: How to Flavor Cocktails with Indian Spices

Punk Wok: Inside Chef Elliott Moss’ latest pop up venture

The Times of India: Exporting Indian Flavors

Food and Wine Magazine: Why Food Lovers are Loving Asheville

Asheville Scene: Punk Wok Rolls On At MG Road

AVL vs ATL Celebrity Chef Throwdown at MG Road

Eater: Angus Brown Pops Up in Asheville


Want to Party like a Bollywood star?

A stunning setting, world class mixologists, acclaimed chefs, the Chai Pani group’s signature warmth and hospitality – a party anywhere else would be simply uncivilized.

From a Bollywood dance party, to a Downton Abbey-esqe soiree, to a comfortable and cozy night out with friends, MG Road has you covered. We’ve handled art showings, fashion shows, wedding rehearsals, album release parties, film festivals, fundraisers, and everything in between. We can’t wait to host your next special event.

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Email: info@mgroadlounge.com
Phone: 828-254-4363