Bailey Pub and Brasserie
Bailey Pub and Brasserie

Bailey Pub and Brasserie

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.thebaileynyc.com/
  • Phone: (212) 859-2200
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Daily: 7:00am - 10:00am; Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 4:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Gastro Pub
  • Executive Chef: Donal Crosbie
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Please contact for more details.
  • Private Party Facilities: The Bailey can accommodate semi private party's on the ground floor and also has a full service conference centre on the second floor catering to all functions. Please see our websire for further details wwwthebaileynyc.com or call 212-859-2200
  • Private Party Contact: Lee Murphy lee@thebaileynyc.com 2128592200
  • Special Events: The Bailey caters to all special events. please call 212-859-2200 or click www.thebaileynyc.com

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Pine Street
  • Public Transit: Take 2,3,4,5, N & R to Wall street or
    A C E to Fulton Street.
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Bailey Pub and Brasserie
Bailey Pub and Brasserie is located in the Financial District one block north of Wall street at 52 William street. We opened to serve the business and ever growing residentaial community, bringing an accesible reasonably priced Brasserie to the Fidi area. Our menu changes seasonaly to incorporate the only the freshest ingedients. In essance a home away from home that does not break the bank!
Pairing elegance with comfort, this friendly environment is the ideal place to relax.
We look forward to seeing you soon.
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Bailey Pub and Brasserie reviews from OpenTable diners
27 reviews since July 26, 2014
Overall Rating3.8
  • Food3.8
    Service3.8
  • Ambiance3.6
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for lunch (12)good for groups (10)vibrant bar scene (6)great for brunch (5)neighborhood gem (4)kid-friendly (2)late-night find (2)fit for foodies (1)hot spot (1)notable wine list (1)special occasion (1)Show More
  • Too slow...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    Convenient location and great food, but absolutely horrible service. It took over 40 mins for 3 sandwiches and a salad!! The waitress blamed it on the lunch rush (it was 11:45), but for a restaurant in the financial district, the lunch rush should be no issue for them at all.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great late night meal and spirits
    nycjaunt
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Lively pub feel with comfortable seating for dining. Even though focused around a bar atmosphere, our teenagers enjoyed it and we felt we were separate enough to enjoy our meal together. Excellent food - the burgers are outstanding as is everything else!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Really nice for after work drinks - attentive, friendly service, tasty appetizers & drinks.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • good food
    lovethecity
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    we got there on Halloween night, so they were planning a private event, so maybe not the best time to review this place.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very accommodating - great brunch
    NicoleVIP
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    I orchestrated a two large tables for brunch, and The Bailey was very accommodating to that end. The food came out in a timely fashion, and all at once. The $18.95 brunch deal is a great value. We watched football (note: they do not have NFL Ticket), and had a pleasant morning. If you're looking for a relaxed brunch spot that can fit a big group, serves a handful of brunch options, and won't give you any surprises on the bill, I recommend this place.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Service was virtually non existent
    Service
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    The music was a bit too loud - fine for bar guests but difficult for dinner guests. Our server was nice but we never really saw her and we felt abandoned - the runners did more work than her and it really really took away from our experience. But everyone enjoyed their meal - so we had a good dinner.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great pub in Financial District
    gbe435VIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Bailey's appears to be a local pub and hangout for folks who work in the Wall Street area. Had late lunch there and the food was better than I would have expected for this type of eatery. My friend and I both had the Cobb salad which was hearty and had all the right ingredients including fresh ahi tuna, avocado, crisp bacon and a tasty champagne dressing. Good prices, attentive (but not overbearing) service and decent wine list.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Bailey Pub and Brasserie is a staple place for standard American fare in the Wall Street area; a good place to have lunch with friends or a lunch meeting with clients. The food and service are solid. Portions aren't huge so you don't go back to work feeling heavy.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • More Than Accommodating
    Achieve
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    I reserved for a business luncheon to catch up with a client who I had not seen for a while. We had so much to catch up on that we sat talking for 1.5 hrs before we even ordered! The server was both patient and added some humor to the situation. She actually was hesitate about taking her break before checking on us for the fourth time. The food was great too.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 18 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 26, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.8
    • Food3.7
    • Ambiance3.6
    • Service3.9
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 86 reviews are from the Bailey Pub and Brasserie reviews archive.
  • Summer Evening Catch !
    BLHoward
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    The service was outstanding, the entrees were perfectly prepared , the sparkling water sparkled and we did not feel at all rushed , which was perfect for our special dinner get together.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food
    TheHappyEater
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    good food, good atmosphere and the staff is really kind and helpful. I really enjoyed the adobo steak salad. My coworkers enjoyed it as well
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Didn't accept dining cheque
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013VIP
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    The food and service were good, but they refused to accept the dining cheque I received from OpenTable. As a participate of OpenTable, they need to participate in every aspect of the program.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • World Cup
    JdoremusVIP
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    Came to watch the Netherlands vs Spain game...had an amazing time the place was packed an the bartenders still managed to keep my glass full and make sure I was takin care of! Mac and cheese was delicious and the whole ambiance was great for watching the games!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently Good
    lala2013VIP
    Dined on 5/15/2014
    Had a quick lunch at The Bailey which consisted of a glass of Cabernet and a cobb salad. The salad was great and fresh and hit the spot. The food and the service were, as ususal, perfect. I lunch at the Bailey once or twice each month. I've never been disappointed.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Perfect for business lunches...
    MCallNY
    Dined on 4/23/2014
    Great location, immediate service, with very attentive staff. Having a limited amount of time for lunch, we had made reservations and were immediately seated. The food was tasty, and portion sizes were spot on. Try the burgers and any of the salads, they will not disappoint. One small note, the atmosphere, while clean, did feel somewhat dated. A slight shift towards modern would help.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Convenient for South Street Seaport
    Roger
    Dined on 4/8/2014
    Have to confess that the location was the only reason I chose this, coupled with Menupages recommendations. But the noise.... I don;t understand why people thick that being deafened, and unable to communicate is considered chic! Had this place been quiet, perhaps with some tinkling music in the background, it would have been given a higher rating. But you are warned!
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • hit-or-miss
    alkinnycVIP
    Dined on 4/7/2014
    I like this place because it's convenient to my work, but the food is very hit-or-miss. I never know what to order. In the past, the risotto and specials have been great, but basic sandwiches and salads, not so much. This time, I ordered the soup of the day, potato leek, which was pretty good, but I also got the special sandwich (corned beef), which was overcooked and had way too much mustard. So I'm still on the fence about this place. Wish they were more consistent.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Brunch with Friends
    ritchi
    Dined on 4/6/2014
    It's a good place for eat a brunch with your friends
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mother's Day Treat
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 3/30/2014
    Went with my mum for a UK Mother's Day treat and it was lovely. Food was amazing and service was fantastic.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Came here after the half marathon.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 3/16/2014
    Came here after the half marathon. Great burger and amazingly good fries. Fun place.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Place
    Freddy
    Dined on 3/6/2014
    I will be back to this place. Liked the food and atmosphere.....
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, romantic, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loud Business Lunchers Unite
    Anonymous
    Dined on 2/7/2014
    Good food, decent space, easy to get to for Wall Streeters. Not too overpriced for Wall Street.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good for lunch
    LoveFoodVIP
    Dined on 1/16/2014
    Had a work lunch there. Good food, good service. Would definitely come back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Breakfast not the best
    MaccaVIP
    Dined on 12/20/2013
    As this was close to work, decided to try do a weekday brunch. If you are OK with limited shoice and no alchol option (Interesting as this is in a bar), then you will be fine. I assume their options are better on the weekend, but would avoid during a week day unless you just want continental.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A bar/pub with very good food
    MandBVIP
    Dined on 12/14/2013
    A bar/pub with very good food that is kid friendly. This is truly a neighborhood gem! The pigs in blankets were great, as was the fish and chips (truly excellent fries). This is the place that introduced us to Sarsons malt vinegar which has become a regular at home. The fish batter was light and tasty as was the fish. One questions: why is the Shepherd's Pie, that is topped with mashed potatoes, be served with a side of French Fries?
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Place down in FiDi
    Anna
    Dined on 12/8/2013
    Bailey's was recommended to me by a friend for brunch and it was delicious! A short walk from the 4/5 train at Wall Street. It has a nice decor and ambiance and was pretty quiet on Sunday at 12pm for brunch! I had the corn beef hash and eggs, which was homemade and very tasty! my husband had a burger that he enjoyed. It was a tad overdone, so i would recommend requesting medium rare and stressing it. We went with the price fixe menu that included 2 drinks with any meal and the bloody mary's were delicious! we also ordered 2 desserts and they were very good! bread pudding and toffee cake, both came with ice cream. YUM! I'm not sure of her name, but our waitress was from Ireland and was a doll!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • On previous occasions I found
    HousemouseVIP
    Dined on 12/6/2013
    On previous occasions I found this restaurant to be pretty good, but this time the lack of service was a real turn-off. I was seated behind two tables of large parties. The server appeared to have blinders on -- addressing just one request at a time and refusing to see any other diner who was trying to call her attention as she made her way back to the kitchen. The food is fine but nothing spectacular. A once-fabulous cheese board turned into an ordinary plate with four slabs of unidentified cheese with four tiny slices of fruit bread and no other bread. The assortment should have been explained. It should be enjoyable to dine on a cold winter's night in your own hotel's restaurant, but this time it was a real disappointment.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Reliable
    Warren
    Dined on 11/19/2013
    When in need for a great meal and reasonable prices, whether for business or pleasure, Baileys delivers.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very enjoyable dinner, great food!
    NYCfoodexplorer
    Dined on 11/12/2013
    Neighborhood gem!! Had a great evening here, service was great and the food was delicious. We had the cheese plate, "chicken under a brick", steak salad and finished it off with the toffee pudding - not sure which we enjoyed most. Can't wait to go back and try more of their options.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This restaurant always delivers.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 11/4/2013
    This restaurant always delivers. The food is consistently very good. The staff is professional yet friendly and very helpful. i have never been disappointed and it is one of my favorites!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Sound acoustic may be a problem
    Allred
    Dined on 10/17/2013
    Sound acoustic may be a problem here.we found the place very noisy even after the crowd is lighter and the music is very low! Conversation across the dinner table is a problem without raising your voice.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Oasis in Financial District
    Sienna
    Dined on 9/1/2013
    We wanted to avoid the tourist traps in the Seaport area when we took our daughter to PACE University the day before Labor Day so we ventured into the financial district. We loved the Bailey Pub for its attractive atmosphere, reasonable priced menu and attentive waiter! It was a Sunday at 7PM and very quiet which was perfect for our family. I'm sure it's bustling the other nights of the week if that's what you're looking for.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a great lunch spot
    LoveDos
    Dined on 8/7/2013
    I have been to Bailey a number of times with co-workers. It is conveniently located across the street from my office. The hostess is always very friendly and professional. Also, enjoy the food. The menu has a great selection and the restaurant itself is great for business lunches, whether small or large groups.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • DO NOT GO FOR LUNCH
    SLOOOOOOWVIP
    Dined on 7/12/2013
    I went for a business lunch and spent 95 minutes here. We sat down and ordered quickly (within 10 minutes). We didn't have appetizers, just entrees. 35 minutes later the entrees were delivered. Our waitress didn't check on us and did not come back until 70 minutes after we had sat down. I tried to flag her on numerous occasions, but she studiously ignored us. When she returned we had been sitting with empty water glasses and no dishes in front of us for 20+ minutes. She asked if we wanted dessert. I didn't, but my companion did so she took our order. 10 minutes later it was delivered. I asked the busboy for our check. He didn't bring it. Luckily, it had slowed down enough that she came by & delivered the check about 5 minutes later
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Financial District Decent Place
    NFNF
    Dined on 4/18/2013
    Bailey's is a non-descript pub that serves decent standard pub food at prices which, for the financial district, are average. Service is good. Unlike most of the pubs in the area, it is not a dive, but a solid, business type lunch place. There are very few of these in the area, so Bailey's is a find.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Loved the food and general
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 4/17/2013
    Loved the food and general ambience of the restaurant. We were there to celebrate a colleague's birthday and it was the perfect setting. Great place for lunch and after work drinks in the financial district.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Surprinsingly nice place for
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/6/2013
    Surprinsingly nice place for brunch. Quiet at the beginning but it does start getting packed 12:30pm so go early if you prefer a more quiet environment. Food and drinks were all good. Most of us chose the 2 drinks included option and it was definitely worth it.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I went there for lunch - staff
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 4/5/2013
    I went there for lunch - staff was friendly and efficient, food was perfectly fine but didn't wow me. I noticed there is a pretty long bar and several TV screens, so it looks like it could be good for a happy hour or to take in a game with friends.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Decent if not spectacular
    NativeNYer
    Dined on 3/28/2013
    Decent if not spectacular food and location that is good for afterwork dining.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Service (and Risotto) are amazing!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    Our server was outstanding and recommended pretty much our entire meal and was spot on. The Risotto was amazing! And the Sticky Taffy dessert was sooooooo good!!! Will definitely go again if we are in the area.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic