The Big Apple is a busy, busy town. With numerous cultural, business and entertainment spots, New York is one of the few cities on the planet that certainly has it all. But if you happen to be travelling with your family, or you are already residing in the New York area, here are few suggestions for luxurious family friendly rooftop bars.
And if you like rooftops with a little bit more party feeling, here’s where you’ll find all the best rooftop bars in New York.
Catch is pretty much what it says it is – a catch. This lovely place in Manhattan is best known for its wonderful seafood and celebrity visitors. The rooftop space is well-decorated and is a great attraction for Instagram addicts and food enthusiasts. Keep in mind the portions are not the largest, as the menu focuses on gourmet dishes rather than your traditional food.
2. The Empire Hotel
Just a few blocks away from Central Park, the Empire Hotel holds one of the best views in town. Be sure to make your hotel reservation on a budget. Booking ahead can be handy, as it gets busy if you delay. The restaurant ranks among the best and family friendly luxurious rooftop restaurants in New York city. Paid parking is available, if you are visiting the place with your own car.
3. Refinery Hotel
The Gothic old building that has been turned into one of the trendiest hotels in town, now has a great rooftop restaurant that gathers food lovers from around the world. The Refinery Hotel is located just a few blocks away from Bryant Park and is considered a fashion hub, as well as one of the best viewpoints of Empire State Building that is a meter away from the hotel. The impeccable service makes the rooftop restaurant a great choice to spend the evening with your family, but if you are still looking for a place to crash at while at NYC, consider booking a room as well.
4. CitizenM New York Times Square
Modern, sleek, luxurious. CitizenM on New York Times Square resides right in the heart of the Big Apple. The superb location makes the rooftop bar one of the best places in town. The minimal and modern décor is perfect for those Millennials who appreciate simplicity mixed with style. Visiting the place requires a reservation.
5. The Roof
Although the indoors of the Roof are not the best place to spend your evening with family, the outdoor terrace is a great choice to indulge on the typical busy New York skyline that spreads across the Viceroy Hotel The Roof.
6. Heaven Rooftop
It is heaven, indeed. The rooftop restaurant offers great cocktails and delicious desserts. Spend some time in the outdoor lounge. French cuisine enthusiasts shall love it, as the majority of the menu is heavily influenced by the typical French dishes.
Modern, hot and currently trending. Guy’s offer a wide variety of burgers, served with side dishes and quality drinks. If you kids love a delicious treat, but you still want to keep them healthy and happy, chose Guy’s for a nice night out. The place is great for family gatherings. Reservation is highly recommended, as it gets quite full and busy.