Few people would imagine a turn-of-the-century horse stable as an epicenter of opulence, but when two nightlife impresarios teamed up, that’s exactly what they achieved. They transformed their Manhattan space into a glitzy indoor and outdoor venue for parties and happy hours. The venue spans multiple rooms and spaces, including a nightclub-like, 5000-square-foot salon supported by wooden beams reclaimed from vintage vessels, and a terrace strewn with greenery and plush benches. The open-air rooftop epitomizes decadence with its temperature-regulated mahogany flooring, fireplace, and party playlists streaming through surround sound from the DJ booth. The rooftop’s glass-enclosed, curtained cabanas have individually controlled heating and cooling units, as well as customizable hologram celebrity guests. The venue has even drawn the eye of high-profile partiers, including the cast of The Jersey Shore and The Today Show.
An ideal venue for bachelorette and birthday parties, XL Nightclub offers VIP bottle service, table reservations, and high-tech light and sound systems to ensure a celebrity-level night out. Yet despite these trappings, XL is not all dance parties. A stage backlit in red hosts shows from New York’s thriving arts scene, drag performances and comedy sets serve up biting wit, and Broadway stars take the stage to showcase their vocal cords by belting out tunes or medleys of popular car-commercial jingles.
Consistently rated as one of NYC's top bars and always a Critic's Pick - FUSION draws you in with its sexy, sleek and intimate setting. The brightly colored spot, styled in contemporary vintage furniture, features a livingroom style lounge with couches or maybe you prefer to be outside in our courtyard.
Red lighting seeps out from beneath Tenth Rail's polished marble bar as green neon scales the brick walls, giving this trendy spot an eye-catching color palette and a continual confusion as to when Christmas is. Plush leather booths host patrons as they cast glances skyward at the 10 flat-screen TVs that ring the bar broadcasting sporting events. A menu of shareable bites and hearty entrees arrives at tables backed by live entertainment from DJs, bands, and traveling bards. To wash down meals, 16 taps pour brews from Blue Moon, Dogfish Head, and Yuengling, and wine bottles peek out from wall-mounted cubbies.
Frames Bowling Lounge NYC's swanky amenities appeal to everyone, from local bowling-league mainstays to casual players to Jay-Z, Beyoncé, or Knicks' sharpshooter Carmelo Anthony. Part contemporary bowling alley, part full-service restaurant, part late-night dance club, the sleek Midtown Manhattan playground has been lauded by the press for an atmosphere teeming with the sounds of thumping music, dancing bodies, and clinking martinis alongside the usual roar of strikes and high-fives.
Twenty-eight polished bowling lanes guide balls toward pins as players wait their turns on plush, leather couches, where flat-screen TVs and club-style lighting compete for their attention. After a game of bowling, players can walk past the glowing bar top into the restaurant, where organic ingredients complement porterhouse steaks, pan-roasted salmon, decadent desserts, and exotic cocktails. Those who aren't ready to abandon their victory dances can shuffle straight into the dance club, where DJs kick out heart-pumping beats as the walls light up to provide perfect backdrops for dancing or recreating the moment you found the right-sized bowling ball.
The chefs at Zendo send taste buds jet setting on a tour of the Far East with lunch and dinner menus teeming with Japanese, Chinese, Thai, and Malaysian cuisine. Meats, veggies, and a slew of noodles bathe in bento boxes splashed with exotic sauces such as tom yum sauce, basil sauce, and a painter's palette of curry colors. The resident sushi master also artfully rolls and slices fish for special maki and arrangements of sashimi, and the bartender slings Asian-inspired drinks that can be smoothly stirred with a lone chopstick or the stiff beak of an origami crane.