Good drinks, an intimate setting with a great decor and music to compliment. focused on professional people who value and appreciate artful things. There are very few venues that are concerned about maintaining a specific presence and energy. The thirst for numbers has subjected the dj, mixologists (bartenders), and other staff to engage a “club patron” which may not understand the concept of “taste making”. Lounges and clubs are quite different or at least used to be.
The question becomes what type of experience do you want to have?