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New Year’s Eve, Art Walks, Afternoon Tea and more in New York

Written by Staff Writer


An image of a Fernando Botero sclupture of a cat outside the Crosby Street Hotel. Two large Christmas wreaths hang on either side.
A plate of afternoon tea cakes on a three tier afternoon tea stand. Below are finger sandwiches and scones.

Take your seats in the bright and colourful Whitby Bar to discover our new Winter Afternoon Tea. Enjoy seasonal savouries including coronation turkey finger sandwiches with cranberry jam and sweet treats from chocolate orange meringue to spiced pumpkin and caramel torte. No afternoon tea would be complete without homemade scones, clotted cream and preserves, all served on Kit Kemp’s beautiful Sailor’s Farewell china for Wedgwood. READ MORE
A Jazz Trio playing in the bar at The Whitby Hotel

Ring in the New Year with a delicious three-course dinner at The Whitby Bar & Restaurant. Listen to live jazz from Sam Taylor Trio with a glass of Champagne before indulging in our celebratory menu. Specials include freshly shucked oysters, butter poached whole lobster with pappardelle and Champagne mango granita with coconut whipped cream. At midnight, watch the ball drop in Times Square on our screen in The Whitby Bar and raise a toast to welcome 2022. BOOK NOW
A brunch dish with two eggs next to an arrangement of colourful flowers.

Celebrate the arrival of the New Year with a special brunch menu at The Crosby Bar. Available on 31 December and 1 January, choose from a welcome glass of Champagne, a Mimosa or a Bloody Mary served with freshly baked pastries. An indulgent two course brunch begins with classics including eggs benedict, florentine or royale and burrata scramble with grilled tomato and truffle Pecorino. Enjoy a delicious dessert including chocolate truffle molten cake and homemade vanilla ice cream. READ MORE
The clean and airy lobby is characterised here by high ceilings, whit walls all offset with original art, a sitting area with beautifully upholstered sofa and chair looking through floor to ceiling window to the street outside.

Our exclusive Art Walks are returning to Crosby Street Hotel. Join us in January, March and April for a guided tour of Kit Kemp’s personally curated art collection. Inspiring art works include a striking sculpture by Jaume Plensa and a painting by Callum Innes (pictured). Embark on a walking tour of some of Tribeca and Chelsea’s most impressive galleries. The tour concludes at Crosby Street Hotel, where guests can choose to enjoy a light lunch in The Crosby Bar. BOOK NOW
A large, whimsical living room with inviting lounge furniture and bold colors looking over a terrace, with flowers present in the pattern of the curtains, fresh on the coffee table table and in the pattern on fluffy pillows.

Treat yourself to a special holiday experience and discover the spectacular sights of New York. Skate under the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, see the Rockettes Christmas Show at Radio City Music Hall and shop in the magnificently decorated stores on Fifth Avenue. Return to your Kit Kemp designed bedroom or suite and enjoy a complimentary bottle of Champagne with our Staycation Package at The Whitby Hotel and So Downtown at Crosby Street Hotel. On Christmas Day celebrate with an indulgent three course feast with dishes including traditional roast turkey with all the trimmings and seared salmon with potato and black truffle cake. READ MORE