Nightlife

Bar in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Gallow Green

Run by the creative team behind Sleep No More theater, Gallow Green is a rooftop bar festooned with vines, potted plants and fairy lights. It's a great add-on before or after experiencing the show, with waitstaff in…
Gay in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Eagle NYC

A bi-level club full of hot men in leather, the Eagle is the choice for out-and-proud fetishists. Its two levels, plus roof deck, offer plenty of room for dancing and drinking, which are done with abandon. There are…
Bar in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Pier 66 Maritime

Salvaged from the bottom of the sea (or at least the Chesapeake Bay), the lightship Frying Pan and the two-tiered dockside bar where it’s moored are fine go-to spots for a sundowner. On warm days, the rustic open-ai…
Bar in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Employees Only

Duck behind the neon 'Psychic' sign to find this hidden hangout. Bartenders are ace mixologists, fizzing up crazy, addictive libations like the Ginger Smash and an upscale Bellini. Great for late-night drinking and …
LGBT in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Cubbyhole

This West Village dive bills itself as 'lesbian, gay and straight friendly since 1994.' While the crowd is mostly ladies, as its motto suggests it's a welcoming place for anyone looking for a cheap drink. It’s got a…
Cocktail Bar in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Happiest Hour

A super-cool, tiki-licious cocktail bar splashed with palm prints, '60s pop and playful mixed drinks that provide a chic take on the fruity beach cocktail. The crowd tends to be button-down after-work types and onli…
Wine Bar in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Buvette

The rustic-chic decor here (think delicate tin tiles and a swooshing marble counter) makes it the perfect place for a glass of wine – no matter the time of day. For the full experience at this self-proclaimed gastro…
Gay in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Gym Sportsbar

In the midst of Chelsea's famous gay nightlife scene, Gym Sportsbar offers a low-key vibe for LGBTQ patrons. There are friendly bartenders, cheap drinks, a pool table in the back, a smoking patio out front and TVs t…
Bar in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Bell Book & Candle

Step down into this candlelit gastropub for strong, inventive libations with infused spirits and smoky mezcals and hearty late-night pub grub. A twenty-something crowd gathers around the small, packed bar (for $1 oy…
Wine Bar in West Village, Chelsea & Meatpacking District

Aria

In the western reaches of the Village, Aria is an inviting music-filled space, with a mix of brick and tile walls and rustic wood tables. There's a good selection of wines by the glass, particularly organic labels, …