1. feeling or sense produced by a place, atmosphere
the restaurant/bar/room had a cozy/relaxed/romantic ambience
The ambience of a place is the feeling or energy you get when you enter it. This word usually has a positive connotation and is used to describe pleasant or favourable environments. You might describe the ambience in a hotel, restaurant or historical building, for example, or the ambience at a party. This noun can be used in professional and social contexts.