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Menu highlights include a Margarita Flatbread, Truffled Grilled Cheese and Tuna Tartare, while cocktail concoctions include the Elsie De Wolfe—Ketel One Cucumber and Mint, lemon, rose water and Chandon sparkling rosé—and the London Society—Bulleit Rye, Montenegro, black tea, honey and lemon.

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Enjoy a pot of tea to share for two people with flavors such as Assam Black Tea, Jasmine Petal Tea and Mint Verbena Tea. Then it’s time for the show unlike anything you’ve seen before dark. Lady Mendl and her talented collection of fabulous friends delight and dazzle the crowd with their various talents. It’s a high energy experience that’s guaranteed to brighten your spirits, especially in the dead of winter.

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Elsie Rooftop named after Elsie de Wolfe, was also known as Lady Mendl. As a tribute to her, Elsie Rooftop celebrates her fabulous life with a Saturday High Tea burlesque experience.

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Brunch with a bit of boom, boom fun has come to New York City. Elsie Rooftop’s High Tea Brunch with Lady Mendl is taking place just steps away from Times Square at Elsie Rooftop. Named after Elsie De Wolfe – also known as the infamous Lady Mendl – is this beautiful space overlooking the city and serving up bliss. As a tribute to Lady Mendl, Elsie Rooftop celebrates her fabulous life with a Saturday High Tea experience combined with Parisian theatrical immersive acts.

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XO John

We were pretty sure there wasn’t a brunch we hadn’t tried, then we got invited to experience Tea with Lady Mendl at Elsie Rooftop. The event marries brunch to burlesque, for an enthralling new experience. Every Saturday brunch enthusiasts, flock to the rooftop for an eye-opening High Tea, full of music dancing and sexy performers.

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Elsie Rooftop’s High Tea Brunch with Lady Mendl takes place over two seatings at 11:30am and 2:30pm every Saturday afternoon. It’s a high tea experience like no other. Guests are treated to a delicious assortment sweet and savory brunch items complemented by tea infused cocktails and spiked hot tea. Brunch service includes Truffle Grilled Cheese with Bacon, Black Angus Sliders and Wild Mushroom Flatbread as well as an assortment of sweet and savory pastries.

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This Theatre District bar makes its home in a 25th-floor penthouse. Elsie de Wolfe, a 1920s-era socialite and interior decorator, inspired the bar’s name, its art deco look and the drinks. Stop by before your next Broadway show for a cocktail like the aptly named 5th Avenue (gin, Creme de Mure, lemon, sugar)—the address of de Wolfe’s showroom and many homes she decorated—best enjoyed with pinkies up, of course.

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The following restaurants and lounges offer some of the most romantic ambiance in Manhattan and Brooklyn, serving up international fare and craft beverages to share at intimate tables or on cozy loveseats meant for two.

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Timeout NY

One of the greatest perks of Gotham living is the plethora of towering rooftop bars in NYC from which to soak up sweeping views alongside boozy sips. While the sunshine and rooftop pools only appear during warmer months, there’s no shortage of elevated digs for wintertime boozing and more of the best things to do in winter.

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One of the newer rooftop venue with a view of the Times Square ball drop, along with its every day elegant atmosphere.

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