The New York Bar


The New York Bar provides an inviting atmosphere which makes it an ideal place for everyone. Whether you are taking a break and relaxing from the hustle and bustle of London or enjoying a drink with colleagues or loved ones, The New York Bar welcomes all.

Renowned for its striking red décor, original artwork and friendly ambience, The New York Bar at The Rubens Hotel blends traditional hospitality with innovative cocktails, gin tasting experiences and live music. From Tuesday to Saturday from 7.30pm – 11.30pm enjoy live music in the bar with resident singer providing the perfect live soundtrack to your evening. Indulging in the extensive bar menu including a wide selection of cocktails, beers, wines and spirits, including Lanson Champagne served by the glass, or a warming Inverarity ten year old single malt whisky (bottled especially for The Rubens in Speyside, Scotland). 

Open all day, The New York Bar welcomes you to enjoy morning coffee, a light lunch, an Afternoon Cream Tea, evening cocktails or try the Gin Experience.


The New York Bar Gin Experience:

Resident mixologists offer three sensational tasting experiences where you will embark on a carefully selected range of Gin's, spanning the spectrum of dry, citrus and spiced styles. Each Gin is accompanied by a complementary tonic water offering dynamic tastes.  

This experience is available at 1.30pm, 3pm, 4.30pm, 6pm and 7.30pm for up to 4 people. To enquire for a larger group, please do make a Private Hire enquiry and one of the team would be happy to discuss.

Price: £60 per person or £75 per person including sharing platter

Pre-booking is advised 


The New York Bar Beer Flight

Enjoy a beer flight experience for two people, the price includes a sharing stand and a choice of two beers per person. 

Beer options: 

  • Peroni Lager 
  • Meantime London Lager 
  • Yakima Red Ale
  • Coast to Coast Pale Ale- draught 
  • Daura Damm- gluten free lager - Spain 
  • Meantime London Pale Ale  
  • Meantime London Chocolate Porter 
  • Guinness

Price: £45.00 for two people including sharing stand and 4 beers. Additional drinks can be purchased separately. 
Time: 12pm – 11pm 
Venue: The New York Bar


Christmas Celebrations at The New York Bar

Guests are kindly invited to make full payment for experiences at the point of booking to secure your table. 

Available from the 1st November until 25th December, the New York Bar will be offering guests:

  • A festive platter with cocktails (four sharing dishes and two cocktails) £69.00 for the couple
  • A festive platter with a bottle of Prosecco at £69 for two 


New Year's Eve: 31st December 

Guests are invited to enjoy a Lanson Champagne experience with sharing platter £110 for two people. 



  • Splash the Cash £££
  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
  • None
  • No hoodies, No trainers, No sportswear, Smart
  • Live Music
  • No queues normally


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 8:30 23:00
Tuesday 8:30 23:00
Wednesday 8:30 23:00
Thursday 8:30 23:00
Friday 8:30 23:00
Saturday 8:30 23:00
Sunday 8:30 23:00



The New York Bar, The Rubens at the Palace, 39 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W 0PS



Nearest Station

Victoria (Tube)

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  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Bar Snacks and British food.

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