5 Rooftop Bars to Check Out in Lower Manhattan

by | Jun 6, 2016 | Uncategorized

The warmer weather and longer days make us all want to stay outside longer and enjoy the summer. Here are 5 rooftop bars in Manhattan that promise a great night out.

Conrad New York, Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar

102 North End Avenue, New York, NY 10282


Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar offers unique cocktails starting at $18, small plates and unbeatable views of the New York Harbor, Hudson River and statue of liberty. During the summer months the bar also serves ice pop cocktails with flavors such as blackberry gimlet and raspberry basil smash. The stylish décor and innovative cocktails makes this venue the perfect place to enjoy a warm summer night.


Jimmy Rooftop Bar

15 Thompson Street/NY 10013/at The James New York




On the 18th floor of the James Hotel in Soho, a certain kind of oasis exists. The venue not only provides breathtaking views of the city but also comfortable seating beside a pool. The bar serves specialty cocktails and food prepared by the David Burke Kitchen. The menu serves salty as well as sweet snacks such as Parmesan fries and peanut butter candy bar bites starting at $10. Jimmy also has indoor seating next to a fireplace, perfect for the colder hours of the night.


Gallow Green

542 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001



The Gallow Green is located above the McKittrick Hotel near Chelsea. This beautiful rooftop is draped with vines, flowers and small trees. Candles and twinkling lights adorn wooden tables and benches creating an intimate and cozy ambiance. On weekends, there is live music as well as a $45 unlimited brunch buffet special that serves delicacies such as fresh cinnamon rolls and apple wood smoked bacon. The Gallow Green is a perfect place to spend a few hours of tranquility above the bustling chaos of New York City.


The Brass Monkey

55 Little W 12th St, New York, NY 10014



The Brass Monkey has been around since 2004 and is a favorite destination for many New Yorkers. Three bars are spread out between two floors and serve over 100 different types of beer as well as handcrafted cocktails and wine. The rooftop of The Brass Monkey displays a gorgeous view of the Hudson River and is decorated with flowers and plants to generate a comfortable and relaxing feel. The venue also serves homey and delicious snacks and entrées to accompany the drinks.


230 Fifth

230 5th Ave, New York, NY 10001



230 Fifth is primarily a bar, yet food is served during weeknights as well as brunch on weekends. The rooftop at 250 Fifth is the largest in all of New York City and has outdoor seating as well as open space for dancing. The venue is partially heated during the cooler hours of the night and palm trees provide shade during the day. 230 Fifth is a great place to go if you want a late night, as the venue is open Monday through Fridays from 4pm to 4am.

Downtown Magazine