The Headless Horseman

Bars , Cocktail bars Gramercy
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The Headless Horseman
Photograph: Courtesy Headless Horseman

Step back into spooky 18th-century New England with this gastropub, which evokes a Colonial tavern via flaming lanterns, exposed wood beams and comfort grub. Dishes encourage eating with your hands: Fried chicken breast is drizzled with honey and baby back ribs are glazed with an apple-cinnamon sauce. Twenty-five taps dispense heavy brews like Keegan's Mother's Milk and Sixpoint Diesel Stout. For a stiffer drink, sample twists on classic cocktails, such as a Corpse Reviver, made with Four Roses bourbon instead of the traditional gin, and a Manhattan accented with Italian amari Averna and Fernet.

Venue name: The Headless Horseman
Contact:
Address: 119 E 15th St
New York
10003
Cross street: at Irving Pl
Opening hours: Mon–Wed, Sun 4pm–2am; Thu–Sat 4pm–4am
Transport: Subway: L, N, Q, R, 4, 5, 6 to 14th St–Union Sq
Price: Average main course: $12. AmEx, Disc, MC, V
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Moriah S
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Totally would've missed this bar if I hadn't noticed the castle-like building walking down the street. Good music, not crowded for a Friday night. Great for a group of friends who wants easy access to the bar but also tables to sit and chill at.