Michelin Stars, iconic skyline views, and impressive international cuisine give these engagement party hotspots a permanent place on our list of New York's chicest pre-wedding venues. From downtown Manhattan to New York's chic Nolita neighborhood, there's no limit to the endless party possibilities offered from these leading locations to celebrate the most important time in your lives.
The NoMad Hotel Rooftop (Above)
Available as a private event space, this chic mix of both indoor and outdoor space rests at the top of New York's influential NoMad hotel. Breathtaking views more than 12 stories above bustling city streets display a breathtaking view of Manhattan's famous skyline, beautifully accommodating the 1,950 square feet of elegant seated dining areas, and a wide variety of cocktail reception options. Read real brides' reviews here!
Photo: Courtesy of The Musket Room
New Zealand meets Nolita when it comes to describing the unique atmosphere provided by this New Zealand-inspired Manhattan maven. This Michelin-star rated restaurant is the proud prodigy of New Zealand native, and co-owner, Matt Lambert, whose culinary skills and masterful techniques constantly promote the evolution of Asian dishes combined with seasonal ingredients delivered through the exclusive, gourmet menu.
Photo: Courtesy of Freemans
This cozy hideaway was discovered after owners William Tigertt and Taavo Somer located the space at the end of an unused alley just off of the Bowery. This colonial American tavern has been one of Manhattan's best-kept secrets ever since it's opening in 2004. A menu full of simple, rustic, and traditional recipes keeps seats full of locals all year long.
Photo: Courtesy of No. 8
A local legend in the world of celebrity parties and fashion events, this Meatpacking District landmark is known for its mysterious demeanor and expertise in unique experiences and culinary masterpieces. The polished atmosphere created by Chelsea's surrounding art district only adds to the sophistication and deliciousness of No.8's signature dishes and nightlife-inspired energy.
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Influenced by the rise of New York's downtown developments, this contemporary space pays tribute to authentic Victorian design and turn-of-the-century architecture. The inside of the fully-restored nine-story atrium boasts the outdoor views of some of Manhattan's most celebrated landmarks such as the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty, and the World Trade Center.