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The Most Extravagant Bars in NYC

When you are in the mood to splurge, these bars with their stellar drinks will make it worth the experience.

New Yorkers take their play equally seriously as their work, if not more. And there are plenty of options for whatever you're in the mood in. From speakeasies, dive bars, natural, vegan, organic options to exclusive bars and some of the most extravagant venues, the city flaunts it all. 

Some bars inevitably stand out from the rest. New York is home to some of the world’s most famous celebrities and influential people, so it comes as no surprise really that several luxurious bars with the most outstanding drinks menus can be found here for the entertainment and service of those who can afford it.

These bars are on the opulent side and the experience is duly worth it. The ambiance, service, drinks, and experience will not disappoint as you step into any of these bars. 


Dear Irving

Dear Irving is an inspirational bar that features some of the most creative aspects of New York City in the way that the bar is decorated. In every room in Dear Irving, there is a different artistic theme and setting representing different kinds of culture and art types. The owners are art aficionados and you may see that as you find many vintage works in this bar as well as some contemporary artwork displayed across the rooms. 

The mixologists have designed a drinks menu that goes down quite well. The menus are adjusted to fit specific changes in trends and pop-culture so patrons may expect something new and unexpected every time they are here. 

Dear Irving is a private location; you might have to lose yourself a little to find it. A few blocks down the south of Gramercy Park, you will spot it if you are looking. 

Reservations are mandatory at Dear Irving so make sure you call before you plan to go. 

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Rose Bar

At the Rose Bar, you are almost guaranteed to find yourself rubbing shoulders with celebrities, fashion icons, and worldwide influencers.

The famous people who party and get some reprieve here are celebrities who also often choose to host their various private parties (including some after-parties of most major events) here at the Rose Bar. 

Sink into the velvety leather seats and be surrounded by the lavishness. There is even a regular attendance of famous DJs from all over the world who play their beats.

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Bar Hugo

Bar Hugo rightfully earns its place as one of the most expensive bars in the city of New York. Take in the beautifully scenic view of the Statue of Liberty and the Hudson River in the background immersing yourself in the surroundings with the delectable cocktails and sumptuous eats. The drinks menu features a range of jaw-dropping cocktails handcrafted to perfection. 

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Brandy Library

The Brandy Library is another exclusive cool-off spot in New York City. The bar was established in 2004, where it has continued in the business of serving the elite with the best drinks it can offer. The drinks include the classics and also some very innovative creations. 

With the relaxing atmosphere and high-class feel, the Brandy Library is a bar you would love.

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