We have been searching high and higher to bring you our top picks for the best New York rooftops. From the classy Chelsea skyline to the hip scenes on Brooklyn balconies, the big apple is the city of rooftops. Enjoy a cocktail and the finest views of this spectacular metropolis.
Gallow Greens Rooftop
Chances are you will need a drink after the immersive theatre experience Sleep No More at the McKittrick Hotel. The Green Gallows is a rooftop garden patio, overgrown with vines and leaves. You feel as if you have entered an occult and mysterious forest that serves peculiar share plates and sleek, seductive cocktails and punch. The impeccably designed space captures the essence of transportive experience in bars and restaurants with an antique rail cart that offers some of the best seats and views in Chelsea.
Gallow Greens Rooftop, Mc Kittrick Hotel, 542 West 27th Street, New York
Le Bain @ The Standard
Le Bain @ The Standard, 848 Washington St, New York
The Ides Rooftop @ The Wythe
The Ides Rooftop @ The Wythe, Floor 6, Wythe Hotel, 80 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Soho House Rooftop
Soho House is a members only bar and restaurant so make friends with someone who has a membership and head up to the rooftop for drinks. Take in the amazing views of downtown Manhattan and the Hudson River. The heated rooftop swimming pool is open year-round and is perfect for lounging around and celeb spotting day or night.
Soho House New York, 29-35 Ninth Ave, New York, NY 10014, United States
When travelling to New York there are two things you can be sure of: One, you will get lost on the subway and two, You will make friends with someone who has a rooftop. There is no shortage of rooftop space and come a public holiday day, of which there a many, people flock upwards to fire up a barbie. In the summertime you can see gatherings and groups rejoicing above the city block to block. Be open and friendly and bring along some dip to your future New York friend’s rooftop party (4th of July is especially fun!).