Our Story



The Monocle was developed in Sept 2015 by the Bacchus Entertainment Group as a shaking little speakeasy ripe with engaging entertainment, delicious cocktails, and fascinating company! Our crew is dedicated to providing the St. Louis region with an inclusive intimate bar & venue. We believe variety is the spice of life so you never know what surprises await you when you step inside the best kept secret in the Grove!

The drink menu is features a wide array of cocktails, mocktails, wines, and craft beers. We have something everyone can enjoy! Our bar staff is committed to quality, using only the freshest cocktail ingredients & expertly sourced regional and local liquors, in creating exciting cocktails for the novice to the experienced drinker. Come in to see our latest seasonal selection.

The Emerald Room was the vision of co-owner Kyle Hustedt, Producer of the Chicago Cabaret Project. With its rich decor, the Emerald Room oozes vintage fun. The Emerald Room welcomes a variety of shows including cabaret, comedy, burlesque, live music, variety, and more! Check out the Emerald Room calendar for show information and ticketing. 

Whether you are coming in for cozy conversations at the bar, an engaging show in the Emerald Room, or a wild night with friends, you’ll have a unique experience to remember! Come for a drink, and stay for the show!