Hotel bars have long had a reputation for offering over-priced, unremarkable cocktails, frequented only by guests too tired or unadventurous to brave the streets of a new city in search of anything better. But over the last few years, a wave of incredible new hangouts have come onto the scene to change the way we view hotel bars. For proof, look no further than our favorites in Australia, Los Angeles, New York and Las Vegas.
Take your cocktail tour to the streets of New York by visiting Rock & Reilly’s New York in the Renaissance Midtown Hotel. This rooftop gastrobar and restaurant is the newest thing to hit NY with its 8,000 square-foot terrace that faces the lit up Empire State Building. As if the aura isn’t enough, indulge in a variety of shareable appetizers and items such as the 28oz Bone in Tomahawk Rib Eye, Roast Halibut, and Brick Chicken. Gaze as you sip on cocktails, hand-selected Irish whiskeys and craft beers from around the world. Full article here.