Living Room Terrace at the W Downtown

Neighborhood: Financial District
Address:
123 Washington St.
Websitestarwoodhotels.com
Price Point: $$

While the W promises this venue is casual enough for you to "leave your power suit at the door," the indoor/outdoor fifth floor bar is an upscale lounge with casual add-ons. The "Living Room" inside boasts black tile flooring that reflects the LED lighting above, and leather couches line the walls with books and board games to entertain. But who wants to sit in a living room when you can see the Hudson River and the Financial District from the outside terrace? As for sipping, the drink menu surprisingly packs a few punches, thanks to mixologist rockstar Charlotte Voisey. Too bad she's not actually there to shake something. Have you seen her mix a drink?

[via villageconfidential.com]