In addition to the main bar and dining room on the lower level, The Coopers Tavern also has a spacious and rustic space upstairs featuring its own bar. We offer our full draft list of 28 taps upstairs, along with most of our bottled beers, wines, and spirits..The upstairs at The Coopers Tavern is available for private event rental.
Enjoy locally sourced food and a rustic European-style pub atmosphere upstairs at The Coopers Tavern while enjoying a majestic view of the Wisconsin State Capitol building. Construction of the Wisconsin State Capitol began in 1906, and the building stands only a few feet shorter than the U.S. Capitol building in Washington D.C. Truly, the view from the upstairs at the Coopers Tavern is majestic, making it one of the best places in Madison to enjoy some of the best food and drinks in town.
Looking for a place to watch the match? The upstairs at The Coopers Tavern is the best place! We feature a wide variety of international sports, in addition to local favorites. There isn’t a bad seat in the house. We have several large screen TVs, not to mention our 200 inch, drop down projection screen.
Enjoy cocktails, wine, beer and spirits prepared by our friendly, confident staff at the private bar upstairs while enjoying a spectacular view of the Wisconsin State Capitol building. The private bar is a perfect place to host a rehearsal dinner, luncheon, retirement party or whatever event you may have coming up. To schedule your next event with us, please contact us at to see how we may accommodate you and your party.