Upstairs at the Kimberly

Bars, Lounges Midtown East
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Upstairs at the Kimberly

This rooftop lounge at the Kimberly Hotel offers views of the Chrysler Building. Sleek leather couches and wicker chairs decorate the airy space. Choose from cocktails, like the Oh Yoko (soju, sake, lemongrass, ginger, mint), and small plates, such as lobster sliders, salmon fritters and yellowfin tuna tartar.


Venue name: Upstairs at the Kimberly
Address: 145 E 50th St
New York
Cross street: between Lexington and Third Aves
Opening hours: Mon–Wed 5pm–1am; Thu, Fri 5pm–2am; Sat 11:30am–3:30pm, 6pm–2am; Sun 11:30am–11pm
Transport: Subway: E, M to Lexington Ave–53rd St; 6 to 51st St
Price: Average cocktail: $16. AmEx, Disc, MC, V
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Julie F

A quaint rooftop in Midtown East decorated with stringed globe lights, highlighting a great view of the Chrysler Building in the background.  With all of that said, this rooftop attracts an affluent crowd from the nearby stretch of big banks a la Park Avenue.  Men are wearing their finest business suits and women are parading their designer garb.  Drinks are $15+ a pop, but like I always say, you're paying for the view.  Highly recommend calling ahead to find out if they are hosting a private party and avoid if they are (way too small of a spot).  Also, show up at 5pm on a nice day, when they open (weekdays) to snag a seat.  

Drink of choice: a glass of rose by Pascal Jolivet or a classic old fashioned

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