Festive Restaurants and Bars in New York City  

Christmas And New Year Holiday Table Setting. Celebration

Next time you’re going out for a dinner or a drink in the city, pay a visit to a venue near The Octagon that is decked out for the holidays! Not only will you enjoy their delicious food, but you can also marvel at the fabulous decorations put up on display for this special time of year.


Rolf’s –Rolf’s is not only known for their traditional German cuisine, but also their breathtaking holiday display which is revered to be one of the best in the city. With lights and wreaths adorning the ceilings, and ornaments and pointsettas lining each wall, its safe to say this restaurant attracts a tourist crowd; nonetheless it is definitely worth seeing! Although it may be hard to get a dinner reservation from now until the holiday, don’t worry; Rolf’s will have their Christmas display up until mid-May so you’ll definitely have a chance to pay a visit.


The Lodge at Gallow Green – You may have paid a visit to Gallow Green as a summer rooftop destination, but have you been back to checkout the winter scene? The rooftop bar atop the MicKittrick Hotel transforms itself into a cozy rooftop destination. The bar and restaurant space is decorated as a wood cabin with comfort food and accompanying drinks. Cozy up with plaid flannel blankets and sip hot cocktails like the delicious Sleep No More (apple cider, jack Daniels, rye, cinnamon, nutmeg, and clover).


The NoMad Hotel – If you love Christmas Trees, you have to pay a visit to The Nomad Hotel this season. The Library at The NoMad is revered for it’s beautiful Christmas tree that’s strategically positioned in the middle of the space so you can’t miss it. It may be tough to get a table in the small space of the Library, but you can always sneak a picture if you stop by for a drink or a meal.



281 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10010

(212) 473-8718


The Lodge at Gallow Green

542 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001

(212) 564-1662


The NoMad Hotel

1170 Broadway and 28th Street New York, NY 10001

(212) 796-1500

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