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7 Most Expensive Bars in NYC

Work hard, play hard is the mantra for most New Yorkers. Rightfully, nothing but the best will do when you want to splurge.

pouring drinks at most expensive bars in NYC

Are you and your friends looking for fun places to go out?

Check out my list of the most expensive bars in NYC below!

Brandy Library

25 N Moore St Frnt 1, New York, NY 10013
Phone: (212) 226-5545
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It’s one of New York’s exclusive joints where people go to relax and unwind.

The Brandy Library is a bar that caters to the elite of NYC serving classic creative drinks.

The beautiful furniture and decorations create the right atmosphere for the high-end clientele seeking fun places to get drinks.

King Cole Bar

Two E 55th St, New York, NY 10022
Phone: (212) 753-4500
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King Cole Bar is the pride and joy of the St. Regis New York Hotel, a century-old Manhattan establishment.

It’s where style meets sophistication.

From classic martinis to bloody Maries, the legendary King Cole Bar can treat you to fantastic craft drinks and do extra to make your experience most rewarding.

Bar Hugo

525 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10013
Phone: (212) 608-4848
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Jaw-dropping is what I thought during my first visit to Bar Hugo. And don’t get me started on the view.

The Statue of Liberty and the New York skyline from Bar Hugo are like a dream.

This could explain why this remains one of the top choices for intimate private events.

Dear Irving Gramercy

55 Irving Pl, New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-533-4466
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The range of cocktails here was so seductive that I was inclined to order almost everything.

But had to pace myself since the prices at Dear Irving Gramercy were way beyond what I’m used to.

The drink menu is curated to match pop culture trends attracting massive crowds looking to enjoy the fun.

Be sure to call for a reservation; walk-ins aren’t allowed here.

Top of the Strand Rooftop Bar

33 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018
Phone: (646) 368-7032
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With magical city views and an elegant ambiance to match, Top of the Strand Rooftop Bar is the best in the game.

The sunsets from this rooftop bar are spectacular.

Sip your favorite drink and munch on delectable meals in NYC’s most sophisticated space.

Smart and casual is the dress code, so come ready to turn heads.

Bemelmans Bar

35 E 76th St, New York, NY 10075
Phone: (212) 744-1600
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If you want to brush shoulders with who’s who in New York, The Bemelmans Bar is the place to be.

Dubbed after revered Madeline kids’ books writer Ludwig Bemelmans, this high-end bar is a hideout for politicians, movie stars, business people, and socialites dominating the New York scene.

Safe to say the service here is flawless.

Lantern’s Keep

49 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036
Phone: (212) 453-4287
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Lantern’s Keep serves a careful selection of cocktails in an exclusive space.

Like a secret you must unveil, Lantern’s Keep is located in New York’s Iroquois Hotel, where visitors and locals seek culinary adventure.

The bartenders stop at nothing to keep the drinks coming making your experience memorable.

Final Thoughts

The majority of high-end bars prefer reservations over impromptu visits. Therefore, call ahead to secure your spot.

Above are the most expensive bars in NYC you might want to discover.

Comment below and tell us your experience.

Most Expensive Bars in NYC

  1. Brandy Library
  2. King Cole Bar
  3. Bar Hugo
  4. Dear Irving Gramercy
  5. Top of the Strand Rooftop Bar
  6. Bemelmans Bar
  7. Lantern’s Keep
Please drink responsibly, be fully accountable with your alcohol consumption, and show others respect.

Written by Rocco

Rocco is a Florida State University alumnus with years of bartending and hospitality experience. From slinging hundreds of vodka sodas a night in jam-packed college bars to serving carefully crafted cocktails in upscale restaurants, there’s not much he hasn’t done behind a bar. Now, Rocco shares his knowledge and passion for all things alcohol-related here on My Bartender for bibulous readers everywhere to enjoy.

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