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If you need fantasy tavern names, I’ve got 100 below that you can use for your fantasy tabletop RPG campaign. These were created with LitRPG Adventures, a set of advanced AI RPG tools powered by GPT-3 from OpenAI. If you’re a DnD DM, you’re gonna wanna keep reading.

If you like the tavern names and examples below, be sure to go check out LitRPG Adventures to create your own taverns or browse the hundreds we’ve already generated. For now, enjoy these tavern names for a fantasy setting whether you’re playing D&D, Pathfinder, or something else.

100 Fantasy Tavern Names

1) The Gallows

2) The Sickle

3) The Quiet Knave

4) The Half-forgotten Inn

5) The Drunken Dragon

6) The Beached Axe

7) The Golden Goblin

8) The Laughing Goblin

9) The Troll’s Head

10) The Leaning Pillar

11) The Hazy Lantern

12) The Bailiff’s Cleaver

13) The Tipped Tankard

14) The Perfumed Hen

15) Dimly Lit Candle

16) Smoky Chimney

17) The Nine Tailed Lion

18) The Sour Apple

19) The Dancing Goat

20) The Flickering Stag

21) The Green Lady’s Tankard

22) The Raucous Giant

23) The Crooked Flagon

24) The Laquered Kylin

25) The Foggy Mug

26) The Singing Orc

27) The Angry Ape

28) The Drunken Griffin

29) Smoking Cat

30) The Foul Sorceress

31) The Flaming Skull

32) The Hopping Hart

33) The Laughing Halfling

34) The Screaming Minotaur

35) The Bearded Orc

36) The Fanged Boar

37) The Clouded Leopard

38) The Two-headed Bear

39) The Dancing Skeleton

40) The Bloated Elf

41) The Biting Rat

42) The Moaning Moon

43) The Jade Lion

44) The Green Knight

45) The Hobgoblin’s Head

46) The Smoking Giant

47) The Gilded Tankard

48) The Bitten Bat

49) The Painted Owl

50) The Fallen Owl

51) The Broken Shack

52) The Chromatic Dragon

53) The Sinister Skeleton

54) The Slaughtered Pig

55) King Axe

56) Blue Stag Tavern

57) Drunken Rabbit Tavern

58) Crossed Swords Tavern

59) Dancing Dragon Tavern

60) Flaming Ensign Tavern

61) Smoking Mermaid Tavern

62) Lute and Lyre Tavern

63) Tap of Two Trees Tavern

64) Sighing Ghost Tavern

65) Weeping Minotaur Tavern

66) Burning Minotaur Tavern

67) King of Penguins Tavern

68) Screaming Orc Tavern

69) Sable Dragon Tavern

70) Green Lady Tavern

71) Axe and Pick Tavern

72) Howling Cat Tavern

73) Weary Traveler Tavern

74) Moth-Eaten Sparrow Tavern

75) Iron Clad Old Bear Tavern

76) Dancing Leopard Tavern

77) Ruddy Minotaur Tavern

78) Blackened Dog Tavern

79) Laughing Ghost Tavern

80) Slaughtered Goose Tavern

81) Storm Crow Tavern

82) Golden Boar Tavern

83) Hooded Rat Tavern

84) Hissing Cat Tavern

85) Suffering Camel Tavern

86) Burning Griffon Tavern

87) Riddle Inn

88) Bitten Lizard Tavern

89) Rusted Mace Tavern

90) Dancing Wench Tavern

91) Brave Bat Tavern

92) Broken Dagger Tavern

93) Old Owl Whiskey Tavern

94) Copper Dragon Tavern

95) Broken Goose Tavern

96) Falling Lion Tavern

97) Aardvark Applejack Tavern

98) Golden Lion Tavern

99) Weary Paladin Tavern

100) Laughing Wench Tavern

4 Fantasy Tavern Descriptions

Here’s four complete taverns generated at LitRPG Adventures! It’s an advanced tavern name generator.

The Drunken Gnome

(Alcohol) (Fireplace) (Dangerous)

Located in Qeynos (Town) and run by Zylek, Male Gnome

Description

The Drunken Gnome is a two-story wooden building that has a porch with a railing that has a few chairs. The building has a large chimney. It is located near a large stable. The roof is tiled. It’s a popular place in Qeynos, and it is busy every night.

Patrons

  1. Zylek: Male Gnome, Neutral. He is short with short, brown hair and brown eyes. He wears a black pendant around his neck. He wields a two-handed sword. Zylek is quiet, quick and friendly. He buys his way into most things. Zylek is a thief and a carouser. He takes what he wants, and somehow it’s always there the next day.
  2. Zayne: Male Human Warrior, Lawful Evil. He is tall with long, black hair and gray eyes. He wears leather armor and carries a greatsword. Zayne is quiet, reserved, calculating and he is plotting to kill his adopted family. He is the adopted son of a wealthy, noble family.

Rumors

  1. Zylek is looking for his kidnapped daughter.
  2. Zayne’s family is about to die so he can inherit his father’s fortune.
  3. Zayne is looking for a way to murder his family.
  4. Zayne is looking for the Poisoned Knife, a dagger that can cut through anything.
  5. Zylek is looking for the Poisoned Knife, a dagger that can cut through anything.
  6. Zayne is a Guild Member.
  7. Zayne is looking for his kidnapped niece.
  8. Zayne is looking for his kidnapped sister.
  9. Zayne is looking for his kidnapped aunt.

The Bandit’s Den

(Alcohol) (Fireplace) (Dangerous)

Located in Ionia (Megalopolis) and run by Uvela

Description

The Bandit’s Den is a two-story stone building with a thatched roof. Accomodations consist of a large room with several long tables and a small kitchen. The inn is locally known for the good quality of its food and ale. When a weary traveler first walks in, they usually notice the wooden shelves along walls – upon first glance they appear to be filled with ale and wine bottles, but upon closer inspection the bottles are actually filled with various colored crystals. The main bar is made out of wood and has a smooth surface made of marble.

Patrons

  1. Uvela: Female Dwarf, Fighter, Chaotic Good. Uvela has a round face with blue eyes and long black hair. She wears chain mail and wields a battle axe and shield. Uvela is a member of the Thieves Guild in the capital city of Ledale. Uvela is the owner of the tavern, and does all of the cooking herself. The tavern is known for its good food and even better ale.

Rumors

  1. Uvela is a member of the Thieves Guild, but she does not do much thieving.
  2. Uvela is a member of the Assassins Guild.
  3. Uvela is going to leave the city, and the guild will soon follow.
  4. Uvela is too old for this line of work.
  5. Uvela is an informant for the local Thieves Guild.
  6. Uvela is a member of the Thieves Guild.
  7. Uvela’s tavern is popular with the local Thieves Guild.
  8. There is a lot of trouble stirring in the Black Hills, and they have a new monster that guards the ruins.
  9. There is a secret room in the Black Hills. It is filled with traps and an adventurer can get rich by stealing.
  10. Uvela is a good person to talk to, because she is always open and honest.
  11. Uvela is not safe to be around.
  12. Uvela knows the local Thieves Guild, and has great information.

The Hungry Bear

(Alcohol) (Fireplace) (Dangerous)

Located in Yondor’ (Town) and run by Dingo: Male Human Fighter, Chaotic Good. Dingo has a narrow face, with black hair and dark brown eyes. He wears leather armor and wields a long sword. Dingo is a recovering alcoholic and an ex-convict who strives to be a better person.

Description

The Hungry Bear is a tavern with a wooden bar and tables. The sign has a picture of a black bear with a skull in its mouth. The bar has a large fireplace.

Rumors

  1. Dingo lost his arm in a duel with the city watch.
  2. Dingo killed his entire tribe.
  3. Dingo started a fire in his village to save it from the invading army.
  4. Dingo spent ten years in jail for starting a fire in his village to save it from the invading army.
  5. Dingo still twitches at the sound of a match being struck.
  6. Dingo is a bitter drunk.
  7. Dingo is a cynical drunk.
  8. Dingo is a cynical fighter.
  9. Dingo is a cynical conman.
  10. Dingo got his scar fighting in the city guard.

The Stone Axe

(Alcohol) (Fireplace) (Dangerous)

Located in Beko (Large City) and run by Vovja (Male Half-Orc Fighter, Chaotic Good) Vovja has long brown hair and green eyes. He wears leather armor and wields a battleaxe. Vovja is a member of the Fighters Guild in the city of Beko.

Description

The Stone Axe is a large stone building with a stone chimney and a thatched roof. The interior is lit with candles and lanterns. The tavern is a long narrow building with a large bar and several tables along the walls. The tavern is known for its cheap drinks and rowdy patrons. The tavern is a long narrow building with a large bar and several tables along the walls.

Patrons

  1. Vovja: Male Half-Orc Fighter, Chaotic Good. Vovja has long brown hair and green eyes. He wears leather armor and wields a battleaxe. Vovja is a member of the Fighters Guild in the city of Beko. Vovja is the owner of the tavern, and does all of the cooking himself. The tavern is known for its cheap drinks and rowdy patrons.
  2. Syra: Female Human Fighter, Neutral. Syra has short blonde hair and brown eyes. She wears leather armor and wields a battleaxe. Syra is looking for an adventure.
  3. Urosk: Male Human Fighter, Neutral. Urosk has short brown hair and brown eyes. He wears leather armor and wields a battleaxe. Urosk is looking for an adventure.

Rumors

  1. Vovja says ask around the city of Beko about the lost kingdom.
  2. Vovja says a powerful lady at court is looking for powerful adventurers to perform a dangerous mission.
  3. Vovja says the treasure map might lead to a magical sword.
  4. Vovja says the treasure map might lead to a magical sword.
  5. Vovja says a powerful lady at court is looking for powerful adventurers to perform a dangerous mission.
  6. Vovja says the treasure map might lead to a magical sword.
  7. Vovja says to beware of the trolls in the crypt.
  8. Vovja says to beware of the ghouls in the crypt.
  9. Vovja says to beware of the dark ones in the crypt.
  10. Vovja says there was an ancient crypt nearby. It is rumored to be guarded by demons, but there are rumors that there are nuggets of gold to be found.
  11. Vovja says to beware of the ghouls in the crypt.

Fantasy Tavern Names Generator

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Paul Bellow

LitRPG Author Paul Bellow

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