With dramatic city views and epic, late-night parties, the Top of the Standard is a beloved New York spot. Whether you're indulging in brunch or enjoying cocktails in the evening, it's the perfect summer spot.
Designed to evoke the feel of a Parisian garden, Hotel Chantelle is the perfect spot to enjoy one of the best boozy brunches in lower Manhattan. In the evening, the restaurant occasionally brings in live jazz bands to serenade revelers.
The exclusive, members-only rooftop features views of downtown Manhattan and the Hudson River, while the heated swimming pool is open year-round. Food and drinks are served at the lounges and tables all day during summer.
Though the sleek outdoor lounge enforces a no-denim dress code, the Empire Hotel's rooftop bar, Level R, is definitely worth a visit. Boasting expansive views of Central Park and Lincoln Center, watch the sunset from your 12th floor perch.
The roof of the haunted hotel features a lush, sprawling enchanted garden filled with vintage train tracks and glimmering lights. The newly reopened venue features live jazz music and a freshly redesigned cocktail menu.
Though the line tends to drag, the sparkling view of Manhattan skyscrapers and well-crafted classic cocktails are worth the wait. Feel free to lounge at the bar or relax in the indoor banquette space with a martini in hand.
The Refinery Rooftop features a year-round rooftop lounge and amazing views of the Empire State Building. The space consists of an indoor area with seating, an outdoor terrace, and an indoor-outdoor patio with a retractable glass roof.
"The Roof" is complete with brass details, custom walnut-and-leather sofas, and soaring views of Central Park. DJs play an eclectic mix of classic and indie rock music, while the beverage selection features an expansive collection of small-batch spirits.
The Skylark features a classic cocktail lounge with panoramic views of the Hudson River, the Empire State Building, and Midtown. The stylish space offers multi-level indoor spaces and a open rooftop terrace.