When you’re planning an event, sometimes you’re not looking for a formal sit-down dinner; casual drinks are the better bet. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t find the best bar possible. Here are 5 excellent NYC bars for your next event.
Goldbar: An intensely ornate (and very gold) Nolita bar and lounge shakes up excellent cocktails.
The Bar: Calling themselves “a reinvention of the neighborhood bar,” this Midtown venue is a comfortable, elegant space for an event.
Pulqueria: Specializing in pulque as well as mezcal and tequila cocktails, this Chinatown spot serves excellent Mexico City-inspired fare, as well.
Pravda: A Soho classic, Pravda is an eternally popular underground vodka bar with several configurations for events.
Macao Trading Co: Themed after 1930s Macao and its many colonial, cross-cultural influences, Macao is well-known for its ambitious cocktail list and Chinese-Portguese cuisine.