Also known as the Boom Boom Room, this honey-toned aerie has some of the best skyline views in the city. The main room has tiers of cushy banquettes; the black-marble bathrooms with floor-to-ceiling windows almost demand naughtiness.
Get past the tough door and through the velvet curtains and you’ll find yourself in a dim lounge dripping with bohemian opulence. Codesigned by Julian Schnabel, the Gramercy Park Hotel’s main sanctum still draws an urbane and sexy crowd.
The deluxe speakeasy has Prohibition-era cocktails and décor to match. The punches are great, and, like everything on the menu, are prepared discreetly in a back room.