Located on the 2nd floor of Morningside Heights, this tranquil setting with it’s cityscape views has become a hit with locals for it’s permanent happy hours and hip house cool. The outdoor garden and terrace is deceptively bijou, however makes up for what it lacks in size with bold, zesty colors and sumptuous reclining sofas, offset by the mirrored glass of tables. Cocktails have become one of the primary selling points of Heights Bar (aside from the panoramic views) however, there are also twelve beers and ales on tap – a satisfying selection for any connoisseur.
Jaunty hammocks beneath creeping vines; pruned ice-cream top shrubs and a distinctly European air of bohemian cool set the tone for Hudson Hotel’s landscaped patio on the 15th Floor. Complimented by the lush greenery lining the River Hudson and the urban-scape to the East, the upmarket hotel chill-space now welcomes non-reserving guests through it’s doors, with the promise of superior service and exceptional ale choices.
An award-winning warm welcome and panoramic cityscape views characterize Manhattan’s newest rooftop retreat, part-owned by the same group who brought you the Euro-experience at Zum Schneider. Unlike it’s central cousin, Berry Park keeps things simple with three fenced in rooftop patios, decorated simply with blue Hofbrau umbrellas and fold-out furniture. This is definitely the place if you want to revel beneath the scorching sun! Over fifteen beers are available on tap, including local favorite Köstritzer Schwarzbier. You’ll also find projector screens set up during peak season, for international baseball and basketball league fixtures.
Designed by the celebrated interior architects Eric Goode and Sean MacPherson (whom devised the deluxe spaces at The Bowery and The Waverly) the commodious Park Garden presents 4,000 feet of sun-soaked patio, beneath the leafy canopy of Japanese Maples and Wisteria vines. Decadent, yet casually cool, the outdoor space has a capacity for over 350 people, with a number of secluded corners for private reservation and enjoyment. The drinks list is extensive and varied, however the Park Bar offer an array of world renowned beers and ales, including Amstel and Yuengling.
Trendy cocktails; expansive dip pools and filled to the brim with leather-clad hunks. No this isn’t Vegas. Its the remodeled Eagle Bar just over from Central Park, offering spectacular views across the river and beyond. To all intents and purposes, Eagle is a leather bar – that is, a place where leather-clad lovelies pretty much flaunt, pose and strut for your enjoyment. Its actually far more laid back than it sounds and the rooftop bar is the perfect escapist deck, upon which to enjoy your $3 brew and a totally different kind of view.