The house in good taste

Welcome to Elsie Rooftop

Elsie de Wolfe created the first penthouse in the 20’s. Also known
as Lady Mendl, Elsie was an American actress, interior decorator, and
author of the influential novel The House in Good Taste,
and a prominent figure in New York, Paris, and London society.


Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Thursday: 5pm to 12am
Friday: 5pm to 2am
Saturday: 1pm to 2am
Sunday: 1pm to 12am

Please refer to our social media for private event closing dates and updates.
Make A Reservation

Reservations are recommended but not required. If there are no tables
available to reserve, we encourage you to stop by and enjoy our
communal bar area. For all inquiries, please email us at, or call us at (646) 834-2291.

High Tea Service @ Elsie Rooftop

High Tea with Lady Mendl

Hight Tea Service in the Press

Forbes | XO John | Viva Lifestyle & Travel

Elsie Rooftop Featured on the Cover of BizBash

Elsie Rooftop Featured on Forbes

Elsie de Wolfe, the world's most famous decorator, always knew how to throw a party.

Twenty-five stories up near Bryant Park sits the lavish Elsie Rooftop paying homage to society's doyenne. Bringing storied events all the way from Paris and London halfway across the world to New York City’s energy and savoir faire. Offering progressive mixology and an upscale seasonally focused light fare menu, which perfectly compliments every cocktail. Located on the 25th floor penthouse β€” Elsie is truly an all-season destination with stylish indoor and outdoor seating options.

"Be pretty if you can, be witty if you must,
but be gracious if it kills you.”

Elsie de Wolfe

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