Layered adds another layer with Room One Eleven in McKinney

A new speakeasy bar and restaurant is opening in downtown McKinney. (Emily Davis/Community Impact Newspaper)
A new speakeasy bar and restaurant is opening in downtown McKinney. (Emily Davis/Community Impact Newspaper)

A new speakeasy bar and restaurant is opening in downtown McKinney. (Emily Davis/Community Impact Newspaper)

A new speakeasy bar and restaurant called Room One Eleven will open soon in downtown McKinney at 111 E. Virginia St., McKinney. By day, the cafe, Layered, will continue to operate as normal until they close. By night—starting at 5 p.m.—the space will turn into Room One Eleven. A secret door will allow people to enter the speakeasy. Room One Eleven will feature a full bar and a specially crafted drink menu with classics from the 1920s era. It will also have a dinner menu created by the former chef from Tillman’s Bishop Arts, which was a restaurant located in Dallas. Inside the bar, silent films from the Prohibition era will be projected on the wall. The owner anticipates a March opening. www.instagram.com/room.one.eleven


Editor's note: This article has been updated to correct the time that Room One Eleven will open.
By Emily Davis
Emily graduated from Sam Houston State University with a degree in multi-platform journalism and a minor in criminal justice in Spring 2018. During her studies, Emily worked as an editor and reporter at The Houstonian, SHSU's local newspaper. Upon graduation, she began an editorial internship at Community Impact Newspaper in DFW, where she was then hired as Community Impact's first McKinney reporter in August 2018.


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