Northern Territory

Bars, Cocktail bars Greenpoint
Northern Territory
Photograph: Courtesy Keith MacDonald

Northern Territory is an Australian rooftop bar nestled along the Greenpoint and Williamsburg border in north Brooklyn. Known for its massive outdoor rooftop bar overlooking the Manhattan skyline, the bar features an extensive cocktail menu, including frozen drinks during the summer, and Australian inspired fare, including 'meat pies', 'lamb lollies' and 'chips'.

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Venue name: Northern Territory
Contact:
Address: 12 Franklin St
Brooklyn
11222
Cross street: at Meserole Ave
Opening hours: Mon–Fri 5pm–2am; Sat, Sun noon–2am
Transport: Subway: G to Nassau Ave
Price: Average beer: $6. Disc, MC, V
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Really I just love this place for the rooftop. Go on a weekday so you don't have to wait in line (although the roof has a lot of space). It has the perfect view of the Manhattan skyline and killer sunsets.


Northern Territory is one of my favorite bars in the Williamsburg/Greenpoint area. Few roofs in that area have such a vast amount of space with great views of Manhattan. Bartenders can be a bit grumpy, but it's probably just because they never have a chance to rest with the crowds that gather there. Try the Territory's Tea - fresh muddled fruit and vodka, perfect for a summer day. You can't eat on the roof, but if you do feel like staying downstairs, the Grilled Skewers are great.


I've never had a meal here, only hung out on the rooftop bar a few times. Really beautiful view, places to sit and chill, good beer! Also if you go on a weekend night get ready for it to be packed with a young mostly super hipster and bro-y crowd. My only complaint is that you can't order food upstairs (on the roof) but definitely worth going to!