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The Parlour @ InterContinental New York Barclay

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79 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American

The Parlour is a popular meeting spot for both hotel guests and New Yorkers alike.

Located off the hotel's elegant Lobby, The Parlour is renowned for its outstanding American and Continental cuisine, offering guests a fresh and innovative dining experience. The cuisine combines a simple, elegant presentation with the season's freshest ingredients to create an exciting new approach to light and healthy dining.

The buzz of New York can be felt each night in the bar, which is the perfect place to relax and unwind after a busy day in the city. Enjoy a cocktail or light meal in the comfortable lounge-like setting.

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9:30 PM


  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Continental, Breakfast

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast
    Daily 7:00 am–11:00 am
    Food Service
    Daily 5:00 pm–10:30 pm
    Bar Service
    Daily 5:00 pm–11:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (212) 906-3197

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Ruben Ruggier

  • Private party contact

    Gabriella Nardoni : (212) 906-3236

  • Neighborhood

    Midtown East

  • Cross street

    Between Lexington and Park Avenue

  • Parking details

    Valet

  • Public transit

    The Parlour is located near both Grand Central Station and Rockefeller Center subway stops.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Menu

$79 ++. Thu 13 Feb, Fri 14 Feb & Sat 15 Feb | 5pm – 11pm

Amuse

  • Lobster Toast on Brioche and Preserved Lemon

    Starters

    choice of:

    • Gin Cured Salmon Poke

      Hijiki Seaweed, Avocado, Shiso, Crispy Grains

      • Green Pulse Salad

        Organic Greens, Toasted Red Quinoa, Chickpeas, Sprouted Black Lentils, Feta Cheese, Sunflower Seeds, Lemon Thyme Vinaigrette

        Mains

        choice of:

        • Dry Aged Strip

          Parsnips, Broccoli, Bone Marrow Truffle Jus

          • Black Bass

            Citrus, Olive, Caper, Romesco

            • Grilled Tofu and Wild Grain Bowl

              Smokey Carrots, Pickled Cauliflower, Beet Harissa, Mint

              Dessert

              choice of:

              • Chocolate Crunch

                Dark Chocolate Mousse, Praline

                • New York Cheesecake

                  Raspberry, Mint, Pistachio

                  Last updated: August 6, 2021

                  What 79 people are saying

                  Overall ratings and reviews

                  Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

                  4.0
                  4 based on recent ratings
                  • 3.9Food
                  • 4.2Service
                  • 4.2Ambience
                  • 3.4Value

                  NoiseModerate

                  Loved For

                  • Manhattan

                    Vibrant Bar Scene

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                  1. JA

                    JuliaA

                    Kent

                    2 reviews

                    5.0

                    2 reviews

                    Dined on December 26, 2021

                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                    We stayed at the hotel for 6 days and loved it. We had breakfast each morning and dinner 2 or 3 times in the Parlour restaurant. The food was lovely. Service very friendly. Can’t wait to go back to NYC again. Julia - England.

                  2. OT

                    OpenTable Diner

                    Las Vegas

                    2 reviews

                    5.0

                    2 reviews

                    Dined on December 16, 2021

                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                    Dinner was amazing although it was very loud.

                  3. OT

                    OpenTable Diner

                    New England

                    1 review

                    3.0

                    1 review

                    Dined on December 12, 2021

                    overall3food2service3ambience3

                    The restaurant was great. However, the menu listed in open table Is completely incorrect.

                  4. SE

                    StephanieE

                    1 review

                    5.0

                    1 review

                    Dined on November 12, 2021

                    overall5food4service5ambience4

                    A little too noisy for me. Perhaps the busing trays could be around the corner? Mohamed was our waiter for the 3 evenings that we dined at the Parlor and was outstanding.

                  5. D

                    Dissatisfied

                    1 review

                    3.0

                    1 review

                    Dined on November 12, 2021

                    overall3food4service4ambience4

                    A lovely setting, but outrageously expensive, even for hotel breakfasts in NYC. $104.06 dollars for 2 people, including the 15% tip that was added automatically. I appreciate that it's a hotel, and I know it's standard practice for hotels to add a tip on automatically for breakfast, but the cost of the buffet itself is ridiculous. You could set two prices, one for full buffet and one for a more limited offer, and get more return business.

                  6. G

                    Greatspot

                    Richmond

                    37 reviews

                    vip
                    5.0

                    37 reviews

                    Dined on November 8, 2021

                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                    Great for an extremely classy breakfast

                  7. EF

                    ElissaF

                    1 review

                    1.0

                    1 review

                    Dined on November 4, 2021

                    overall1food1service4ambience3

                    The only option for breakfast was a buffet which was hugely overpriced and underwhelming

                  8. JE

                    JenniferE

                    New York Area

                    3 reviews

                    5.0

                    3 reviews

                    Dined on October 4, 2021

                    overall5food5service4ambience5

                    The Parlour is very quiet and has a nice menu variety for travelers. In Midtown East it is one of the few restaurants left in that corridor.

                  9. JT

                    JudyT

                    New York Area

                    2 reviews

                    4.0

                    2 reviews

                    Dined on February 6, 2020

                    overall4food4service4ambience3

                    Loved the bar, live music, food and drinks. There was a private party right next to our table in the dining room so it was loud and not cosy.

                  10. G

                    Gary1

                    New York Area

                    1 review

                    4.0

                    1 review

                    Dined on January 29, 2020

                    overall4food3service4ambience4

                    Good food and pleasant ambiance for a quiet meal for business or just catching up with a friend.

                  11. PA

                    PATRICK

                    Dallas

                    20 reviews

                    vip
                    2.0

                    20 reviews

                    Dined on December 25, 2019

                    overall2food2service1ambience3

                    We were seated in a bar area when there was space in the dining room. Ordinarily, this would be fine but when you are having a Christmas brunch it would be expected that you would not put people at one of the few cocktail tables. The service was terrible. We would have to track down our server for something as simple as a refill of coffee (which were able to get once and the other time I had to get it myself) and water (same thing). Clearly, he was not interested in working that day. The food was a buffet which would be fine but it was all cold. We ordered omelets but they came out cold as well and were liquified in the middle because they had not been cooked the required time. I usually only provide reviews of excellence in dining and service but feel the need to report this to all. Terrible experience and quite disappointing for a Christmas Brunch from what appeared to be a nice place.

                  12. JJ

                    JimmyJam

                    New York Area

                    2 reviews

                    5.0

                    2 reviews

                    Dined on August 20, 2019

                    overall5food4service4ambience5

                    the place is always hopping. my second visit. go on live music Thursdays.

                  13. EC

                    ElmCity

                    New York Area

                    10 reviews

                    4.0

                    10 reviews

                    Dined on July 22, 2019

                    overall4food3service4ambience4

                    Just a bit too lazy to venture outdoors, we stayed in the hotel and checked out the Gin Parlour for a night time snack. Decent atmosphere, semi quiet, some children running around, but nothing that bothered us. It is a hotel lobby after all. For drinks, we had a margarita and a bees knees. High marks for the bartender. I tried the kim chi fried chicken sandwich. Crunchy and tasty but the bun was on the dry side. The fries were fresh and crunchy - I liked them. The smoked chicken salad was fresh, well made, and big enough. My wife couldn't finish it. The waitress was friendly and efficient. She was all over the place and could have used some help. This was the second time I stayed at the Barclay and the second time I tried the Gin Parlour. I'll eat there again. It's reliable and convenient if you don't feel like leaving the hotel for a bite.

                  14. D

                    Diningirl

                    Chicago

                    308 reviews

                    vip
                    4.0

                    308 reviews

                    Dined on June 19, 2019

                    overall4food5service5ambience3

                    Perfect for a business meeting. The fish is quite good.

                  15. DY

                    DollaYo

                    Los Angeles

                    49 reviews

                    vip
                    4.0

                    49 reviews

                    Dined on June 5, 2019

                    overall4food4service5ambience4

                    Its a very lively place. I was meeting a business contact there - too noisy to be able to talk without screaming at one another. If it was a business meet up, it would have been really a cool place to be on a Wednesday evening (live music). Drinks were good but a little annoyed that when ordered one of their gin drinks (which was excellent), i also as for just a club soda with it. Apparently, the bartender decided i needed a bottle of club soda at $8 - if you're going to bring that out, i think it warrants a suggestion. I simply wanted a non-alcoholic drink with my alcoholic drink. I would absolutely go again however as this was a ver lively place - just nit great for any sort of conversation while the band is playing.

                  16. EJ

                    ElaineJ

                    New York Area

                    1 review

                    5.0

                    1 review

                    Dined on May 27, 2019

                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                    We were there for Jazzy Wednesday and the Gin Parlour didn't disappoint. Highly recommend to anyone!

                  17. OT

                    OpenTable Diner

                    New York Area

                    1 review

                    1.0

                    1 review

                    Dined on May 2, 2019

                    overall1food1service1ambience1

                    There was no host to greet us. We waited over 10 minutes for someone to sit us. A maintenance worker started painting the wall right behind us half way through our meal. The manager came over to ask if we wanted to be moved and gave us attitude because we asked if the painter could stop painting literally right behind us and wait until after we left. Needless to say, the smell of paint ruined the meal. This was a business lunch that did not go well.

                  18. OT

                    OpenTable Diner

                    New York Area

                    4 reviews

                    4.0

                    4 reviews

                    Dined on January 25, 2019

                    overall4food4service4ambience5

                    Out of the Midtown lunch crowd hustle and bustle, big comfy chairs and no rushed service. You can hear your table conversation and not worry about someone eavesdropping. The service was good; the Cobb salad was fresh and crisp. The quiet ambiance was the big win.

                  19. OT

                    OpenTable Diner

                    New York Area

                    3 reviews

                    vip
                    2.0

                    3 reviews

                    Dined on January 4, 2019

                    overall2food3service2ambience3

                    Way too expensive and desolate

                  20. OT

                    OpenTable Diner

                    Seattle

                    1 review

                    5.0

                    1 review

                    Dined on January 1, 2019

                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                    Our family of 4 had New Year’s Eve dinner here and were very happy we did. It wasn’t crowded yet busy enough for a festive feel. Service was accommodating and attentive enough. We weren’t rushed in any way and had a wonderful send off into the new year.

                  21. j

                    jimm

                    Wilmington

                    1 review

                    5.0

                    1 review

                    Dined on December 25, 2018

                    overall5food5service5ambience4

                    My wife and I ate there on Christmas night. The food was great!

                  22. OT

                    OpenTable Diner

                    Denver

                    1 review

                    1.0

                    1 review

                    Dined on December 6, 2018

                    overall1food1service1ambience3

                    Reserved for breakfast but they weren’t serving breakfast at the time of our reservation. Then service was extremely slow and inattentive.

                  23. F

                    Foodiemom

                    Milwaukee

                    15 reviews

                    vip
                    3.0

                    15 reviews

                    Dined on November 3, 2018

                    overall3food5service2ambience3

                    Milton took 30 minutes to bring us a glass of water. Served other tables that arrived long after us way before us. I was quite disappointed in the service.

                  24. EP

                    ElizabethP

                    Minneapolis

                    3 reviews

                    3.0

                    3 reviews

                    Dined on October 20, 2018

                    overall3food2service3ambience3

                    Good bar for gin lovers. Not a great restaurant.

                  25. CY

                    CYLin

                    New York Area

                    8 reviews

                    vip
                    1.0

                    8 reviews

                    Dined on September 18, 2018

                    overall1food4service1ambience4

                    The bill ALWAYS comes with extra 15% charge included for tip, which means the waiters really do NOT care about their service because they will get the tip no matter how bad their service was. This is ridiculous! RIDICULOUS is the word!

                  26. JF

                    JFB2010

                    New York Area

                    3 reviews

                    2.0

                    3 reviews

                    Dined on August 13, 2018

                    overall2food2service1ambience3

                    Went for Restaurant Week Lunch. Very slow service for lunch during the week (normal expectation a business lunch break to be 45-60 mins) - had to receive dessert to go. Food was average.

                  27. OT

                    OpenTable Diner

                    Miami

                    5 reviews

                    4.0

                    5 reviews

                    Dined on August 12, 2018

                    overall4food4service3ambience4

                    Restaurant located just right next to the lobby and the bar very well decorated. Surprised us when we asked for the restaurant week menu and the waiter looked like he had no idea about it. But the options were nice and good!

                  28. MO

                    MO1977

                    New York Area

                    11 reviews

                    3.0

                    11 reviews

                    Dined on August 9, 2018

                    overall3food3service4ambience3

                    A group of us went for Restaurant Week and glad we did. While the service was pretty good, the food was substandard. The poke lacked flavoring but was an ample size. The steak did not melt in your mouth and also lacked flavoring while the gnocchi served with it look like 2 burnt ends off a bbq. Yes that was 2 pieces of gnocchi served with the steak. I think the place is meant more for like cocktails or a quick bite to rest from walking around near Grand Central.

                  29. L

                    Lauren

                    New York Area

                    19 reviews

                    vip
                    2.0

                    19 reviews

                    Dined on August 8, 2018

                    overall2food2service2ambience2

                    Everything was overpriced, especially since the food was boring.

                  30. JA

                    JimAndAnn

                    New York Area

                    9 reviews

                    vip
                    3.0

                    9 reviews

                    Dined on June 27, 2018

                    overall3food2service4ambience3

                    had breakfast Monday and Wednesday this week Monday service poor Wednesday service great-Bangladesh waiter - winner !! buffet is a down tick as opposed to ordering from menu. bagels were too small fruit was past expiration and $40/ person for this is not appropriate. plus including 15% tip is bad. I always leave 20%---but since you decided you had tp charge 15%....your waiter lost out....and second thought 15% for a buffet is sad too!! I direct many business meets here--- I run an executive search firm, but I cant use your restaurant any more because of above.

                  31. D

                    Diningirl

                    Chicago

                    308 reviews

                    vip
                    3.0

                    308 reviews

                    Dined on June 21, 2018

                    overall3food3service3ambience2

                    Very convenient , great but pricy breakfast buffet but everything that you want and extremely fresh . There is no rushing here so let them know when you want the check !

                  32. OT

                    OpenTable Diner

                    Berkshire

                    15 reviews

                    4.0

                    15 reviews

                    Dined on May 21, 2018

                    overall4food4service4ambience4

                    Nice hotel restaurant

                  33. LM

                    LauraM

                    1 review

                    2.0

                    1 review

                    Dined on April 1, 2018

                    overall2food3service1ambience3

                    Hotel, incredible. Bar, incredible. Service, terrible. Because everything else at the hotel was amazing, my mom and I were in shock over this. Easter/birthday brunch: Dishes were left to pile up. Never asked how food was or if we needed anything additional, or even water refills. Easter brunch at $65 per person, I would have hoped for a little bit better service from friendlier staff. Particularly having staff speak speak ill of another employee within earshot. Maybe it’s because everyone else at the hotel went so far above and beyond that this ended up being a bit of a letdown. Food was good though.

                  34. E

                    Edinadinner

                    Philadelphia

                    38 reviews

                    3.0

                    38 reviews

                    Dined on March 25, 2018

                    overall3food3service2ambience4

                    The ambiance and décor of this restaurant is inviting and attractive but disguises some poor service and no distinction between the bar /lounge and what is termed "the restaurant" - they are the same. Our server did not write any of our order down and delivered my wife's Ceasar salad with all of the items she asked NOT to be on the salad. On top of that she whisked away the Shrimp Cocktail before we were finished and added a 15% gratuity to a meal for TWO people. Great for drinks but skip the food.

                  35. 1

                    123456789

                    1 review

                    1.0

                    1 review

                    Dined on March 20, 2018

                    overall1food2service3ambience1

                    Very poor considering it was a 5 star hotel. Sloppy service. I asked for a Caesar salad with strictly no added anchovies. It came with anchovies and when I sent it back they just removed the anchovies but the taste had permeated the entire salad. The food was frankly poor . General feeling of 2 star bistro.

                  36. KC

                    KingCity

                    London

                    1 review

                    vip
                    2.0

                    1 review

                    Dined on February 12, 2018

                    overall2food2service2ambience2

                    Please consider this place a convenient hotel lobby bar, and not a destination to enjoy high end cocktails or even learn about different gins. The team seemed to have little knowledge or care about the different bottles on the gin list. When we asked about what gin they had that would best go in to an extra dirty martini the waiter suggested Bombay or Beefeater, and once we ordered they came out with such speed and low temperature it seemed like they poured them out of a tap. Again, this is a standard hotel lobby bar and not a "parlour" or a place to chase gin at.

                  37. RP

                    RitsP

                    New York Area

                    2 reviews

                    5.0

                    2 reviews

                    Dined on February 9, 2018

                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                    We loved it. The Food was very good,we will go there again. It was a quite atmosphere and was great to keep a conversation we did not have to jell.

                  38. OT

                    OpenTable Diner

                    Miami

                    2 reviews

                    3.0

                    2 reviews

                    Dined on January 25, 2018

                    overall3food4service4ambience3

                    $40 for breakfast buffet is absurd, even for NYC.

                  39. OT

                    OpenTable Diner

                    Miami

                    2 reviews

                    5.0

                    2 reviews

                    Dined on January 24, 2018

                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                    Too noisy for a business discussion.

                  40. C

                    Casino

                    New York Area

                    25 reviews

                    vip
                    3.0

                    25 reviews

                    Dined on December 17, 2017

                    overall3food3service4ambience4

                    The service was excellent and the noise level was conducive to conversation. The menu on the OpenTable website and the menu on the restaurant itself’s website were significantly different than the menu presented to us by our server. It’s not easy to change s reservation during holiday season in NY, but had it been a more favorable season, we would have looked for a different location. The portions were adequate and the entre quality was ok, but something as simple as a bread tray was not provided nor offered. We would not recommend it to our friends!

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                  The Parlour @ InterContinental New York Barclay is rated 4 stars by 79 OpenTable diners.

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                  Google Map for The Parlour @ InterContinental New York Barclay

                  111 East 48th Street New York, NY 10017

                  • Cross street

                    Between Lexington and Park Avenue

                  • Neighborhood

                    Midtown East

                  • Hours of operation

                    Breakfast
                    Daily 7:00 am–11:00 am
                    Food Service
                    Daily 5:00 pm–10:30 pm
                    Bar Service
                    Daily 5:00 pm–11:30 pm

                  • Cuisines

                    Contemporary American, Continental, Breakfast

                  • Dining style

                    Casual Elegant

                  • Dress code

                    Business Casual

                  • Parking details

                    Valet

                  • Public transit

                    The Parlour is located near both Grand Central Station and Rockefeller Center subway stops.

                  • Payment options

                    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

                  • Executive chef

                    Ruben Ruggier

                  • Additional

                    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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