Best Rooftop Bars in NYC
Best Rooftop Bars in NYC
One of the best things that New York and Times Square have are the Rooftop Bars, they are bars located on the roofs of skyscrapers, as we always see in different films.
In these places, in addition to enjoying a drink, you can see the best views of the city from above. Most of these places have beautiful terraces, ideal for the spring and summer months, they are no strangers to the New York climate and they also usually include covered areas and lounges that make them a great option at any time of the year.
The St. Cloud Rooftop Bar located at 6 Times Square (Corner Broadway and 42nd Street), is located on the roof of the Knickerbocker Hotel. Despite being on the 17th floor, the views are very good. The place is especially known for the quality of its cocktails, so you can’t hesitate to try one of them when you visit the St. Cloud Rooftop Bar.
On the other hand, Bar 54 is one of the most popular rooftop bars in Times Square. It owes its name to the fact that it is located on the 54th floor of the Hyatt Times Square New York hotel. By also having a part with a lounge, you can be there even if the weather is not good. It opened in February 2014 and is located in the heart of Times Square. In a short time it became one of the most popular rooftop bars in the city. It occasionally offers original promoted decorations, which make the evening very special. The most interesting thing about this place is that all the ingredients of the drinks come from local production. In addition, for those who enjoy winter outdoors, on the terrace there is a fireplace that, together with a blanket, if you are brave, will allow you to enjoy the landscape in any month of the year.
The rooftop-bar mad46, located in The Roosevelt Hotel New York on Madison Avenue, is very close to Bryant Park. This option is quite good because it is not yet a well-known rooftop-bar and fewer people attend.
The CATCH Roof has become a regular destination for many New Yorkers looking for a nice and quiet place to enjoy good food and a cocktail, escaping from the crowded downtown rooftop bars. As you can see, the site has the ideal balance between elegant and modern, with a current industrial touch very much in line with Meatpacking. The place includes a rooftop bar with views of the Manhattan skyline, an indoor room for the colder months of the harsh winter and a beautiful and rich restaurant, perfect for a romantic evening. In addition, at night it is common to find DJs who play live music. In our opinion, without a doubt a winning combination.
If you are looking for an extraordinary place in New York that combines the experience of a rooftop with the possibility of eating, then we definitely recommend the Haven Rooftop in Times Square. The views aren’t that great compared to the other places on the list, but having a rooftop restaurant is just great.
If you are not too afraid of heights because the rooftop Sky Room is the highest rooftop in the entire city. As you spin 360 degrees you can enjoy sensational views of Times Square, the Hudson River and the Empire State Building. To be fair, we can say you’re paying for them, since the cocktails are $20!
The Skylark cannot be missing from the list of the best rooftop-bars in Times Square. It is divided as follows: the upper floor is the roof terrace and the other two floors form the living room. Its decoration is incredible and you will understand why it is worth visiting each of the three levels once a year. On any of the three levels you will enjoy magnificent views of the city.
This rooftop-bar can boast of having an ideal location and a very good quality of cocktails, as well as a very relaxed and relaxed atmosphere. To get there, you just have to go to the roof of the Refinery Hotel, very close to Times Square and Bryant Park. What we can highlight about the Refinery Rooftop-Bar are its wonderful views of the Empire State Building, especially at the time the show begins with the building’s LED lights. You will love that for sure!
The Gallow Green is a large garden located on the top floor of The McKittrick hotel. This bar with its vine-covered loggia invites you to spend the long summer nights in the company of a good drink enjoying the New York landscape. This oasis in the middle of the city is decorated with old rails and soft lights that give it a cozy atmosphere. You can find relaxing live Jazz music. It also has an extensive menu of refreshing cocktails, both with and without alcohol, which will delight the most demanding.