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18+ Sophisticated NYC Venues For Your Company Party

Manhattan is known for its hustle, and so are your employees. In the quest for the perfect office party that has a slice of sophistication and fun, look no further. These 27 NYC venues prove to be just as diverse as Manhattan itself. Rooftop lounges, a nine-story atrium, a digital-media blank canvas and a private loft are just some of the venue gems to help celebrate the team. 

Match the venue to your business culture and show the office that sometimes work always comes with a side of play.

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Rainbow Roomlearn more

Set 65 stories above Rockefeller Center, the Rainbow Room has been part of NYC’s party scene since 1934. The glamorous ballroom and observation decks can be fitted a number of ways to suit your company’s aesthetic, and there’s enough space to host up to 400 guests here.
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Brooklyn Winerylearn more

Brooklyn Winery checks off all the boxes when it comes to throwing an intimate and sophisticated corporate event. The design details set the mood: barn wood walls, industrial elements, a 25ft glass ceiling atrium, hanging succulents, vintage decor and, of course, a fully functioning winery. With 8,000 square feet to work with, which during the holiday season includes the Main Wine Bar, the Atrium, and the Parlor Room, the office will spend the night cloaked with charm and toasting to one another.
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620 Loft & Gardenlearn more

Treat your colleagues to an evening that includes a dinner party, awards show or cocktails on the rooftop at 620 Loft & Garden. The spacious loft can be set up to host 165 guests, with time spent between the bright interior space and the manicured rooftop garden overlooking St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
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Cecconi's DUMBOlearn more

    The best waterfront views of Manhattan are on prominent display at this elegant modern Italian restaurant in DUMBO. Cecconi’s has a fabulous private dining room where you can celebrate the latest business accomplishments with up to 50 guests. For larger groups, a full buyout will give you space for up to 250 party people.
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    Mable's Smokehouse & Banquet Halllearn more

      Large, rustic wood tables, mismatched vintage chairs, and an American flag give this southern barbecue joint its down-home vibe. Set in the heart of Williamsburg, Mable’s Smokehouse is known for its honky-tonk style and southern hospitality. Consider taking over the place to celebrate with up to 150 of your work folk here.
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      Bento on Hudsonlearn more

      If you’re looking for a gorgeous industrial loft to totally take over for a work party, this Meatpacking District spot is one you should know. The open-plan penthouse is set within the historic “Little Flatiron” building and features exposed wood beams, lots of windows and enough space to send out about 125 invitations.
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      $299 avg. room rate
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      The Beekman, a Thompson Hotellearn more

      ​​How to throw the corporate party to beat: host the office in a nine-story atrium. Unconvinced? How about a brick wall, industrial cellar with vaulted ceilings? Pick any of the four event spaces at this architectural jewel designed by Martin Brudnizki for a guaranteed culturally lush office party.
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      World Yachtlearn more

      Scheming up a company party that’s outside the norm? Check out World Yacht’s Duchess vessel, which can be chartered for up to 500 guests. The yacht includes multiple party spaces and treats those on board to an up-close view of Lady Liberty.
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      Silver Light Tavernlearn more

        Large skylights and floor-to-ceiling windows flood Silver Light Tavern with lots of natural light, setting a scene that’s bright and inviting. The Williamsburg bar and restaurant is split into two distinct spaces, which can be rented out individually or combined to host up to 180 of your colleagues.
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        The Skylarklearn more

        If the office congregates over a craft cocktail after work for happy hour then Skylark's exclusive mixologist cocktail list will be sure to peak your employees' interest. The Skylark lounge is located on the 30th floor, overlooking the Hudson River, the Empire State Building and Midtown Manhattan, with both indoor and outdoor sleek venue spaces. Treat the office to the happy hour they deserve.
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        $186 avg. room rate
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        50 Bowerylearn more

        For the urban office with Manhattan roots, 50 Bowery breathes the air of downtown New York City. Host your office soirée in their 5000 square foot garden or at the Museum of Chinese in America with floor to ceiling windows, both overlooking views of the Manhattan Bridge and the skyline of New York.
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        Witness Aptlearn more

        For those start-ups and small businesses out there, this beautiful Chelsea loft apartment is perfect for an intimate dinner party with about 30 guests or a cocktail party with up to 50 attendees. At Witness Apt, 20 windows look out to the city skyline, with Madison Square Gardens on prominent display.
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        The Kitchen Tablelearn more

        Do your employees feel like family? Then why not celebrate family style? The Kitchen Table's all-inclusive culinary event space is made to feel like home. Located in a secret loft downtown Manhattan, you can tuck away from the city and feel the comforts of this NYC loft. Events can range from cooking classes to a personal chef preparing a dinner party. Whichever custom way you choose to go, the kitchen is stocked and ready.
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        The Happiest Hourlearn more

        Nothing screams after-work party quite like a Miami style cocktail bar with palm print wallpaper and sassy cocktails. The Happiest Hour can be booked for up to 120 guests, and there are options to reserve the downstairs lounge too.
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        Freemans Restaurantlearn more

        Take a step into rugged, Colonial America at Freemans Restaurant off an alley in the center of New York's bustling downtown. With indoor spaces that hold from 30 to 200, an intimate dinner or a cozy party can be arranged. Ideal for the companies that love a good rustic moment.
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        Freehold Brooklynlearn more

        If you’re looking for a place casual enough to play a round of ping-pong with your workmates, Freehold is your kind of party spot. The sprawling 10,000 square foot venue is able to accommodate up to 525 partygoers, but you can also split it up and reserve smaller sections of the place as needed.
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        JIMMY at The Jameslearn more

        It's time to get swanky at JIMMY, the classic-pub-meets-the-1970s rooftop bar that is sure to have your office unwinding in refinement. Host a fun Sunday brunch by the pool or fancy things up for a cocktail party at the lounge. Whether you flock indoors, outdoors or both, one thing is guaranteed: sweeping views of Midtown, Wall Street and the Hudson River.
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        $775 avg. room rate
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        Crosby Street Hotellearn more

        In a city that wears all black, The Crosby Street Hotel provides the color. With intimate private rooms such as The Crosby Bar and a private screening room, finding the perfect area for your office party won't be difficult. The Crosby Street Hotel's European influence (the designer Kit Kemp brought her signature London style to the hotel) will make this office event unforgettable. 
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        The Musket Roomlearn more

        This contemporary-meets-rustic culinary spot with one Michelin star is the definition of an intimate dinner party. Treat the office to decadent details: faded brick walls, mid-century modern brass accents, a 20 foot walnut timber bar and a backyard garden. The chef's classic French training will be sure to satisfy your office's refined appetite.
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        Haven's Kitchenlearn more

        This three-story carriage house guarantees your team one thing when it comes to dinner: seasonal produce and sustainably sourced meat and fish. Not to mention custom cocktails that fit perfectly with your company's aesthetic. Cozy, intimate and quality food. Sold? 
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        Industry Kitchenlearn more

        South Street Seaport is the stomping grounds of this spacious indoor-outdoor restaurant that boasts unobstructed views of the Brooklyn and Williamsburg Bridges and the Brooklyn skyline. A corporate party at Industry Kitchen might include the use of the deck, the whole dining room or a few tables for a smaller crowd. Think wood-fired pizzas, meats, and shareable salads.
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        501 Unionlearn more

        What used to be a classic car restoration shop in the early 1900s is now your office's party playground. For the office that particularly loves a good vintage car, 501 Union's car collection sets the retro and elegant ambiance. This historical venue with a custom-built 50 foot skylight is bringing vintage sensibilities to the team.
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        Lightboxlearn more

        Minimalistic and design-oriented businesses: Lightbox is the blank space you have been waiting for. This digitally mastered space includes HD floor to ceiling projections, digital screens and directed sound, to name a few. Project your company's Instagram feed, latest look book or your newly launched product onto the walls of the party. This is the digital event space to help your brand shine. 
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        The Wren Downstairslearn more

        Modeled after the classic Irish bars, nothing says cocktail hour like The Wren Downstairs. Designed to be cozy and intimate, The Wren Downstairs will also provide full party planning service when booking your company party. Perfect for the creative team that loves to kick back with a good cocktail. 
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        American Cutlearn more

        Nothing says "Good job" like a modern steakhouse. American Cut's old-school decor with art deco accents make for nostalgic yet modern glamour. Chef Marc Forgione will dazzle your taste buds in any of their three private event spaces. Brass chandeliers, black and white tile floors and cognac-colored chairs are the meal's opening act. 
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        Tribeca Rooftoplearn more

        For the industrially inclined, Tribeca Rooftop is the go-to. Host every department at this 15,000 square foot venue with views of the Hudson River, Soho and the Empire State Building. The modern design includes 25 feet ceilings with large window walls and a 65 foot long skylight. Toast to your company's success with the Manhattan stars beaming above the skylight.
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        ACME NYClearn more

        Moody, eclectic, old-world charm, intimate booths, cafe chairs and a contemporary collection of art hanging on the walls make up this Noho restaurant. For the office that lives for good art and good food, ACME NYC has a private celebratory space for you. Their downstairs lounge equipped with brick walls, antique rugs and craft cocktails is the perfect way to reinvigorate the team's inspiration.
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