New York is notoriously the city that never sleeps. For the swanky and sophisticated who want to enjoy a drink in style amongst the best looking crowds, we have picked out the top 5 spots to sip and socialize. when the sun goes down, call it a lounge, call it a club, this is where you need to be.

1 Provocateur Café

Provocateur Café is a haven for the sophisticated of the city. The whimsy interior features eight different spaces each adorned with its own unique décor. The center of the space resembles a Garden of Eden with floor to ceiling European Betula Pendula trees, floral swings and a ceiling that turns to sky as the stunning glass roof retracts bringing the outdoors in. Only the fabulous visit this haute spot as those wishing to party the night away at the upscale lounge must be on the guest list

18  Ninth Avenue

2 Lavo

Lavo is a name that many people can evoke in their minds from visits to Las Vegas. However, Manhattanites no longer need to travel west to get their fix of this nightlife venue. The venue is both a classic Italian restaurant and nightclub with frequent A-List guests like Kim Kardashian, Tinsley Mortimer and Ciara. Lavo is definitely a place to eat, dance and be seen in New York City.

39 E 58TH
(212) 750-5286

3 Ph-D

Take in the Manhattan skyline at this intimate rooftop bar and lounge featuring a pool bar and sand “beach” club. The name, which is short for Penthouse at the Dream is an exclusive club that has the city buzzing. Good luck trying to get in here as the difficult doormen let in guests at their own discression. This new spot comes from Noah Tepperberg, Rich Wolf, Marc Packer and Jason Strauss - the brains behind Lavo.

Dream Hotel Downtown
355 West 16th Street

4 The Darby Downstairs

Woody Allen was on to something when he took Owen Wilson back to the 1920's in Midnight in Paris. And now, The Darby Downstairs brings us back to the days of Hemingway and Fitzgerald, when jazz, booze and pretty women were all it took for a great night. Offering a mix of innovative culinary delights and interactive live performances created nightlife vets, Scott Sartiano and Richie Akiva along with partner Ronnie Madra, The Darby Downstairs restores the glamor, charm and exuberance of a long lost era to modern day New York.

244 WEST 14TH STREET

212-242-1776

5 Cipriani Upstairs

The fashionable Cipriani Upstairs, located above Cipriani Downtown restaurant in SoHo, is the haute spot to see and be seen. But don’t expect to be able to waltz right in. This exclusive rooftop party plays host to European socialites and other Manhattan elite. The Alpine-inspired, clean space emanates affluence and gives those visiting Cipriani Upstairs a feeling of utmost chic. Let the champagne flow and enjoy the gathering everyone else only wishes they could be a part of.

The fashionable Cipriani Upstairs, located above Cipriani Downtown restaurant in SoHo, is the haute spot to see and be seen. But don’t expect to be able to waltz right in. This exclusive rooftop party plays host to European socialites and other Manhattan elite. The Alpine-inspired, clean space emanates affluence and gives those visiting Cipriani Upstairs a feeling of utmost chic. Let the champagne flow and enjoy the gathering everyone else only wishes they could be a part of.<

376 WEST BROADWAY

212-343-0999

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