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Drink, Hang, Enjoy.

Speakeasy Drinkery | Est. 2023

Make Yourself at Home



Come in and enjoy a relaxed casual environment,

with an upscale feel, in beautiful historic downtown New Bern, NC. We specialize in craft cocktails, draft beer, and above all customer service. 

Hello, Neighbor


Monday Closed

Tuesday  3pm-10pm

Wed-Thurs 3pm-10pm

Friday 2pm-1am

Saturday 1pm-1am

Sunday 12pm-6pm

Signature Drink Menu

Reed Reviver 12

Gin + cucumber +mint + mango nectar + lime juice + club soda +dehydrated pineapple


The James Lane 12

Vodka + cranberry + cinnamon + clove + orange zest


The Rivers 13

Gin / Vodka + elderflower Liquor + simple syrup + lemon juice + splash of bubbly w/grapefruit / cranberry ice cubes


Campfire Smores Old Fashion 13

Bourbon + Kahlua + Demerara + orange bitters + toasted marshmallow + Graham cracker rim


Old Fashion 12

Bourbon + sugar + citrus + bitters + orange + cherry (can be smoked)


Oaxaca Old Fashion 13

Anejo + Mezcal + agave + paychaud + bitters


The Peter Pan 12

Mezcal + Midori + yuzu + pineapple + simple syrup + egg white


Whipped Dreams 11

Whipped Vodka + orange + whipped cream


Fall Caipirinha 12

Leblon + apple cider + lemon + honey maple + cinnamon stick


Sweata Weatha 13

Fireball + sour apple + lemon + house-made ginger beer


Getting Dirty 11

Vodka + olive juice + blue cheese olive


Gold Rush 12

Bourbon + domaine canton + lemon + simple syrup + bitters


Happy Moments

Upcoming Events

  • Jun 23, 2024, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    The James Drinkery, 317b Pollock St, New Bern, NC 28560, USA
    The people have spoke and she’s coming back, Gabby Sessoms is gonna have her next bubbly and yoga session with us!!! So grab those mats and bring yo @ss DONATIONS will be accepted to gabby as well as $9 BOTTOMLESS MIMOSAS 🥂 So get ready to stretch with Gabby!!
  • Jul 19, 2024, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
    The James Drinkery, 317b Pollock St, New Bern, NC 28560, USA
    Come and join the amazing solo music pairing with a perfect cocktail, craft beer in town.
  • Aug 03, 2024, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    The James Drinkery, 317b Pollock St, New Bern, NC 28560, USA
    Fading Giants will be playing here. Make sure you plan to come on down to have some amazing drinks and listen to great music.


The James Drinkery

317-B Pollock Street
New Bern, NC 28562

(by the fountain on James Reed Lane)

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