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Each of the three drinking establishments at The Peninsula New York — Salon de Ning, The Gotham Lounge and Bar at Fives — mix up signature cocktails that can kick-start an evening or cap off a night. At the trendy rooftop bar, Salon de Ning, you’ll want to sip your signature cocktail out on the terrace overlooking Fifth Avenue and the New York skyline. We recommend an East-meets-West concoction like the Ning Sling, made with mandarin vodka, lychee liqueur and fresh mint shaken with lychee and passion fruit juices, or the Brazilian inspired 051608, made with açai-, blueberry- and pomegranate-flavored vodka, açai juice and fresh lime.
Over at The Gotham Lounge, which is known for its posh afternoon tea service, you can order fancy classic cocktails like the Fifth Avenue Sidecar made with Rémy Martin VSOP cognac, triple sec and fresh lime or the Pen-Cosmo made with lemon vodka, Cointreau, and fresh lime and cranberry juices.
Head to Bar at Fives — so named for the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel’s prime location on Fifth Avenue and 55th Street — for sophisticated, modern cocktails. Try the sweet and bubbly Peninsu-Lini (made with Moët & Chandon champagne, crème de pêche and peach purée) or the tangy Grand Margarita (made with Patron Silver tequila, Cointreau, Grand Marnier and a splash of sour mix).