Meet the grown-up upgrade to raiding your parents’ liquor cabinet—the back bar at this lobby drinkery inside the Gregory Hotel closes and locks just like your dad’s did way back when. Operating as a coffee counter in the morning, the marble bar switches to cocktails around midday, employing local spirits in classics like Manhattans with Catskill’s Defiant Rye, sidecars with Tuthilltown’s Hudson Baby Bourbon and the Bond-approved vesper with NY Distilling Co.’s Perry’s Tot gin. Beers also skew local, including Ommegang Rare Vos Amber Ale and Kelso Nut Brown Ale. And Mr. Bond himself would feel at ease in the 1950s-esque digs, all herringbone floors, lit fireplaces and leather armchairs.
The Liquor Cabinet
Time Out says
- 42 W 35th St
- New York
- Cross street:
- between Fifth and Sixth Aves
- Subway: B, D, F, M, N, Q, R to 34th St–Herald Sq
- Average cocktail: $14. AmEx, Disc, MC, V
- Opening hours:
- Mon–Thu, Sun noon–midnight; Fri, Sat noon–1am
- Do you own this business?
- Sign in & claim business
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