Having a drink with a beautiful view from above, in a charming and cool atmosphere, has become the favorite program of many bohemians. You rooftops spaces located on top of commercial buildings and intended for bars and restaurants, are increasingly present in Brazilian cities, but have been a trend around the world for some time.
New York , in the United States, say so. These spaces are sought after throughout the year by tourists and city dwellers, who are looking for a pleasant environment to enjoy the night (or the day) – cold or sunny – with view of the metropolis that never stops .
THE big Apple is a reference when it comes to modernity combined with good experiences – and there is no way to talk about rooftops without remembering it. Every year new locations are opened and choosing the “best” is an almost impossible mission. So the CNN Travel & Gastronomy separated a list that gathers 10 rooftops of all styles to meet in the city. It is worth mentioning that reservation is mandatory there.
Located on top of the traditional McKittrick Hotel home of “Sleep no More” and famous shows in the city, the Gallow Green It is one of the must-see rooftops. With the proposal to look like a “secret forest”, the environment is a show apart, decorated with vegetation everywhere – those to impress in any type of meeting. The menu consists of signature cocktails, inspired by the works that the hotel receives. The famous Sleep No More drink, for example, is made from vodka, elderflower, butterfly pea flowers, citrus fruits and cider.
The menu is seasonal and the space offers dinner and brunch . On Sundays, the tip is to watch the sunset. Reservations can be made from the site.
532 West 27th Street, New York
Located at the top of ModernHaus hotel on the 18th floor, the Jimmy It’s over 20 years old, but has recently undergone a makeover and is trending in the city. It features an outdoor pool on the deck and panoramic views from its tall windows offer views of Midtown, Wall Street, the Hudson River and bridges spanning the East River.
The music is at ambient volume, but increases from a certain time on weekends. It is considered a rooftop for all months of the year, as it has adaptable environments for all climates. Special drinks, sandwiches, snacks, wines and beers make up the menu.
15 Thompson St, New York, NY 10013
Operated by the Gerber Group, Mr. purple is a bar and restaurant located on the 15th floor of Indigo Hotel , on the trendy Lower East Side. With a view of all Manhattan is famous for its winter chalet, but it is open every day of the year, it even has a swimming pool in its open area.
The menu connects with local culinary items. The bar, meanwhile, features an extensive collection of small-batch spirits, regionally brewed craft beers, universal wine offerings and a rotating selection of classic and modern cocktails.
180 Orchard Street, 15th floor, New York, NY 10002
Peak – 30 Hudson Yards
30 Hudson Yards opened in 2019 and is on the list of tallest buildings in New York. The building is located close to Hell’s Kitchen, Chelsea and the Penn Station area. the peak, upscale restaurant, is located on the 101st floor – just above the Edge, the highest observation deck in the Western Hemisphere. It offers lunch and dinner and has a bar, the PeakaBoowhich was recently opened.
With sweeping views of the city of Manhattan, the venue offers light snacks and cocktails. The best DJs in town often perform there. If you like lively and sophisticated nightlife, this could be a great choice. See more photos on Instagram of the location.
30 Hudson Yards, 500 W 33rd St, New York
THE 230 FIFTH it is located in a building in the heart of New York – at the same address that bears its name. The space is divided into two floors: the 20th floor, completely enclosed and overlooking the city, comprises the largest lounge and private rooms; and the 21st floor, completely open, where the igloos, heat lamps and cabins are located during the winter months – it is possible to see the Empire State .
The venue offers a lounge vibe, with live music and diverse programming, including comedy shows. There are cocktails and snacks on the menu, but they are keen to point out: they are not a restaurant. Who has already been guaranteed is found one of the most beautiful views of Manhattan.
230 Fifth Ave (CORNER 27TH) Manhattan, New York, 10001
Located on the top floor of Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC, the Gansevoort Rooftop it was all overhauled in 2021. It has 360 degree views of the Manhattan skyline as well as the Hudson River. There is a wide variety of signature and classic cocktails, which match the menu of snacks, sandwiches and sushi. Open from Wednesday to Sunday, booking in advance is required, which can be done through the official website.
18 9th Ave, New York, NY 10014
Across from Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC, the Catch Roof it is one of the darlings of the city – for tourists and residents alike. Bar and restaurant, it offers a varied and quality menu, with highlights to seafood and also to the diversity of drinks. The atmosphere is quieter, but on Fridays and Saturdays it turns into a nightclub. Reservations here.
21 Ninth Avenue, New York, NY 10014/ Phone: (212) 392-5978
Located on the 18th floor penthouse of the former Marriott Courtvard Herald Square, the Monarch Rooftop It has two spaces: the terrace, with views of the Empire State Building and downtown Manhattan, and a lounge inside, with modern decor and comfortable sofas.
The environment style is conducive to a happy hour and the menu – which has a more affordable price – has portions to share, drinks and light dishes. They only offer dinners at private events. Reservations can be made from the site.
71 W 35th St, New York, NY 10001
Already an old acquaintance of the city, the PHD is in a penthouse in downtown New York, in the Dream Downtown hotel , and is also suitable for those looking for more excitement. The panoramic view of the Manhattan skyline has direct lines of sight to the Hudson River and Empire State.
To settle in, custom Italian leather banquettes with marble outdoor tables add to the charm. On-site are two full-service bars, a fully equipped DJ booth and state-of-the-art lighting.
355 W 16th St, New York, NY 10011
located in brooklyn , The westlight is a rooftop bar on the 22nd floor of chef’s NoHo Hospitality Group Andrew Carmelini . With views of New York City from the top of William Vale in Williamsburg. The bar’s program features a dynamic menu of original cocktails as well as classics alongside rare spirits, craft beer and wine, while Carmellini’s small-course menu draws inspiration from street food from around the world.
111 N 12TH Brooklyn, NY 11249
Source: CNN Brasil