New York’s Finest! A Big Apple Insider’s Guide to Everything from Burgers to Brasseries, Coffee to Cocktails and Even Curries

By Sarah Turner June 1, 2019 PDF Article Press
Daily Mail - New York's Finest! A Big Apple Insider's Guide to Everything from Burgers to Brasseries, Coffee to Cocktails and Even Curries

New York is all about the skyscrapers, and as it is the epitome of big-city cool to have a drink at the top of one, the race to be awarded the best rooftop bar is tough.

The latest Grub Street magazine winner is Ophelia, and even though it’s next door to the no-fun UN building, this 26th-floor eyrie has all the hipster bar essentials, including taxidermy, laid-back charm and well-constructed cocktails – favourites include classic martinis for $28 (£22).

The place also has a playful history – Frank Sinatra hung out here when it was called the Top Of The Tower restaurant.

Verdict: It’s a charmer of a bar with no attitude, despite the altitude (opheliany.com).

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