Billiards & Bowling
Enjoy everything from wings to burgers at this South End stop. Billiards, Pong, Jenga, Connect Four and other games entertain while sports games play on flat-screen TVs. The bar offers a variety of bottled and draft beer, wines and cocktails. Open M-F 4 pm-midnight, Sa-Su 4 pm-2 am. www.slateclt.com. 200 E. Bland St., 704.372.5255.
Bowling meets the bar scene at this lively EpiCentre venue. Cocktails can be delivered right to your state-of-the art lane by attentive wait staff, or you can visit the large central bar. A small dining area is perfect for grabbing a tasty bite and a beer while you wait for a lane to open up. www. strikecitycharlotte.com. 210 E. Trade St., 704.716.9300. Map 2 E5