ABOUT

A place for your senses

Hardwood floors, lounge furniture and candlelight build a comfortable scene. Our cocktail menu explores a spectrum of flavor. The music is carefully designed, whether it be seasoned djs, catering to the energy of the room in real time, or talented live projects.

We opened our doors in 2003, with the intention of offering Portsmouth something special in entertainment and experience. Over ten years later the infrastructure has been perfected, and there is always something new to be excited about.

COCKTAILS

the red door

cherry vodka // pomegranate martini


saint peter

jameson // barenjager // lemon // walnut bitters


front porch swing

buffalo trace // averna // lemonade // peach bitters


thai martini

"budha's hand" vodka // lemon // ginger


ted kennedy

black tea vodka // muddled cranberry // club soda


the secret

hornitos // canton ginger // pomegranate // lime // orange


tigerlily

philips union vanilla // coconut // pineapple


wild orchid

tanqueray // chambord // gingerale


little branch

bombay sapphire // st. germaine // lemon


the dragon

bacardi dragonfruit // lime // cayenne


the little a

godiva white chocolate // coconut


japanese sunflower

sake // van gogh pineapple // lime // gingerale


marie antoinette

tea infused brandy // lillet // lemon // orange bitters


espresso martini

vanilla vodka // kahlua // baileys // caffeine


MUSIC

The Hush Hush Sweet Harlot series brings live talented music into an attentive setting. Sid Lindner began the series in 2004 to appreciate local and touring acts, focusing attention on the artists.

Monday nights are a great time to enjoy a muted style of americana, folk, bluegrass, and jazz. The acoustics are ideal for stand up bass, fiddle, slide guitar, cello, and keyboards. It's a receptive, intimate space where the extraordinary unfolds often.

Over the years we have hosted Deer Tick, Nat Baldwin, Phantogram, Joe Young, Ben Cosgrove, These United States, Clara Berry, and John Craigie.

From the beginning, The Red Door has strived to provide something refreshingly unique. Our Djs are no exception. Careful attention has been paid to the quality of our selectors. Depending on the night, you'll enjoy the finest sounds ranging from reggae to funk to hip hop to house to techno and so much more.

We've had the privilege of hosting some of the most well-respected Djs in the world including the likes of Mark Farina, Danny Howells, Soul Clap, El Txef A, Vincenzo, Fred Everything and Pete Moss.

Current Resident Djs:

CALENDAR

THU

21

Apr

reggae music with

Green Lion Crew

FRI

22

Apr

Jon Merwin

NH

SAT

23

Apr

Harlock

Tight Groove Recordings // NH

SUN

24

Apr

trap night with

Adfero

MON

25

Apr

CLOSED - Available for private events

TUE

26

Apr

CLOSED - Available for private events

WED

27

Apr

service industry night with

Evaredy

Red Door // Boston

THU

28

Apr

reggae music with

Green Lion Crew

FRI

29

Apr

Ms Dj Lotus

Athena Collective // Boston

SAT

30

Apr

Ryan Obermiller

Red Door // NH

CONTACT

Manager

Bryan Emerson
For private parties and general inquiries
Email: bryan.l.emerson@gmail.com


Our Hours

Open all week 7pm - close
(Closed most Tuesdays)


Live Act Bookings

Bryan Emerson
For Hush Hush Sweet Harlot Monday night series
Email: bryan.l.emerson@gmail.com

Strange Strings
For Strange Strings Showcase Sunday night series
Email: strangestringsshowcase@gmail.com


Dj Bookings

Ryan Obermiller
Email: reddoorlounge@gmail.com


Private Events

The Red Door is the ideal spot to host your private event. Food is available through Dos Amigos or you may bring your own. Djs are available for any event.

For more information or to book an event please contact Bryan Emerson at bryan.l.emerson@gmail.com.


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  • The Red Door Lounge
    107 State Street
    Portsmouth, NH
    03801
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