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About Two E Bar and Lounge

The New York Times acclaimed Two E Bar/Lounge at The Pierre hotel is a dynamic space that serves hotel guests and neighborhood patrons alike. The Alexandra Champalimaud designed space features a striking art deco copper bar as its centerpiece which artfully balances the old world detailing on the classic columns and ceiling. The lounge, which offers beverage service and an elaborate afternoon tea in a residential-style sitting area by day, transforms into a stylish bar that serves up modern cocktails that compliment small plates in a relaxed intimate atmosphere by night. Live jazz provide the perfect ambiance from 6:30pm-9:30pm Thursday-Saturdays. Make sure you sample the Two E’s proprietary Gin Gin, a delicious blend of Hendrick’s Gin, Canton Ginger Liquor, fresh cucumber puree and ginger ale.

2 East 61st Street
The Pierre Hotel
New York, NY 10065
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Contemporary American, Afternoon Tea

Hours of Operation:
Daily Afternoon Tea: 2:00pm - 6:00pm;
Daily Food Menu: 2:00pm - 8:00pm;
Daily Bar: 12:00pm - 12:00am

Cross Street:
5th Avenue

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 940-8113

Website:
http://twoeny.com/

Entertainment:
Live @ Two E, every Tuesday a 2 piece jazz band, combines live music, great cocktails and a swank Upper East Side locale. Mad Men themed cocktails to help get you in the mood for the old New York style.

Public Transit:
N,Q, & R trains to 5th Avenue/59th Street

Executive Chef:
Ashfer Biju

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, High Tea, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Please join us for Tea with Santa!
Afternoon Tea 1pm- 7pm
Tea with Santa 3pm-6:30pm

No vouchers will be accepted on this day

Two E Bar and Lounge Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.8

ambience

4.4

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Afternoon Tea (17)
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Afternoon Coffee (8)
Cozy (6)
Good for a Date (6)
Romantic (5)
Good for Anniversaries (4)
Good for Birthdays (4)
Great for Brunch (4)
Authentic (2)
Fun (2)
Live Music (2)
Seasonal (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Bar Seating (1)
Business Meals (1)
Casual (1)
Fit for Foodies (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Neighborhood Gem (1)
People Watching (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
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vip
 (London)·Dined 2 days ago

I️ took my aunt to afternoon tea for her birthday. We have gone to tea many times and thought the Pierre did a wonderful job. The food was excellent. The scones were beyond delicious as were the pastries. We did the unlimited champagne which was unbelievable. If you are looking for a great afternoon tea experience I️ would highly recommend trying the Pierre.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

I've done Afternoon Tea several times in several different places. While the food, tea and service at The Plaza were excellent, the room was disappointing. It is a simple room but without the beautiful elegance of the Palm Court, for example. Again, the tea, sandwiches, and pastries were beautifully prepared. We had a lovely time.

Tags: Afternoon Tea
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

We arrived early but the staff was very accommodating and seated our party of 5. Food was fresh and appealing to the eye. Wines by the glass were limited compared to the extensive cocktail menu. We didn't have high tea but the food items with tea looked amazing!

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Afternoon Tea at the Pierre. I love having tea at the Pierre. I have gone there with my husband and with girlfriends. It's a relaxing and happy place to be. The service was fantastic. As soon as you are seated, the waiter comes to your table and explains everything you need to know. They were welcoming and inviting. There were many varied selections of teas such as the dependable Earl Grey to an updated blended tea with five different favors such as mango, papaya and others that I, at this time don't recall. that doesn't matter, what matters is that the blend was aromatic and very tasty. There were delicious sandwiches, mouth melting scones. The cookies and cakes were also yummy.

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Afternoon Tea
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Afternoon tea was lovely. However we were charged tax by the lounge on the full cost, not the groupon cost, as an extra requested at the end of our meal.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 30, 2017

One of my favorite go to places to relax and have a great time with friends or a cozy date or tea with my daughter. Charming and classic!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Live Music, Romantic, Afternoon Tea, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Very disappointed. A group of 6 people came in for drinks and were loud and boisterous. I took my friend for what I thought was a lot very tea that seemed as if we were in a bar. Very disappointed.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 20, 2017

We have been to the Pierre Hotel's tea several times in the past. We enjoyed the ambiance and tea so decided to return for a special occasion. It turned out to be a hugh mistake. First, the tables which were originally covered with beautiful linen we're bare wood. Thinking Mc Donald's. Secondly, the savory sandwiches which were quite elegant before were below ordinary. Stale bread and old, cold, items covered them. The sweet items were obviously store purchased most likely -at a mediocre bakery. This was a discount tea service dressed up as a real English tea.
In all, a terrible disappointment that cost $200 with flat champagne.
A waste of money and time. Go somewhere else if you want elegance and a real English tea.

Tags: Afternoon Tea
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

It was a delightful experience. The service was impeccable. The staff was gracious and cheerful.
The tea service was lovely.

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Quiet Conversation, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on October 10, 2017

Beautiful decor, courteous and professional staff, scrumptious food. Would highly recommended the Pierre.

Tags: Afternoon Tea
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vip
 (London)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Service was great and the tea was nice. But the space wasn't one I'd seek out again or recommend. It has no natural light and was very brightly lit with "cold" white light. It was physically cold too - we both had to put jackets on. The opposite of cozy, unfortunately.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on September 13, 2017

Booked this after reading reviews to celebrate my 60th birthday trip to NYC. My sister and I were not disappointed. The service was excellent and we were looked after without feeling rushed. Would definitely go again.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Authentic, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Amazing hotel atmosphere, not too busy nice and quiet and classy

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Afternoon Coffee
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 6, 2017

I came here from San Francisco for a rare opportunity to spend some time with my family members. We had a nice elegant afternoon tea here until a crowd of noisy business people came in as part of their event. They drowned out our conversation completely. The group event shouldn't have been held where other customers were there for quiet elegant get together. This was bad planning by the hotel and ruined our rare and precious family get together. If I knew about this event beforehand, I would have chosen a different venue.

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·Dined on September 2, 2017

Had high tea. Paid for the unlimited high tea.
Champagne was unlimited for an hour. But sandwiches, scones and cakes were not unlimited ( like in most london hotels) which i think was a shame. Sandwiches were very small. But nice experience.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Always enjoyable! Fabulous service!
Afternoon tea with flair. A delightful way to spend the afternoon with a friend. Delicious !!!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Took a dear friend to tea -everything was superb and delicious from start to finish. Our tea was refilled twice. We were not rushed and service was very kind and hospitable. Pianist added a marvelous touch. Will return without a doubt.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Live Music
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Thomas was wonderful.
My friends and I went for afternoon tea and definitely left happy. We weren't rushed, or nagged to order more. It was claim and relaxing, exactly what we needed.

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·Dined on August 22, 2017

My sister and I went here to have afternoon tea. I normally go to the Mandarin, but they closed down so we tried here instead. The bar is a bit hard to find, but the hotel staff are very courteous and pointed us in the right direction. The room is very nice and elegant, and the food selection is delicious and plentiful. The both of us really enjoyed their tea selection and their scones. Would recommend if you're looking for a quiet space with a nice ambiance to have tea with a friend or two.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Special Occasion, Afternoon Tea, Cozy
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·Dined on August 19, 2017

Had a wonderful experience for my friends birthday and used a Groupon that help bring down the price.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 17, 2017

It was a lovely afternoon celebrating a special birthday with girlfriends . Everything was perfect- service , ambience . What we really enjoyed were the attentive servers who anticipated our needs without hovering .
Excellent staff !

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·Dined on August 13, 2017

My fiancé and I had went two the Pierre this Sunday for the tea for two I found on Groupon. It was exquisite. The waiter bright was so kind and made great recommendations for tea. My favorite was Pierre blend. It taste like chai tea. My fiancé had the tropical blend tea it tasted good too. The types of sandwiches and pastries were delicious. I loved them all. The ambiance was dim and the music was soft. I would absolutely recommend this to everyone. By the way there is plenty of food for two people. We were very full once we got through the the savory foods and took the desserts home with us. I filled up a lot on tea. Overall outstanding experience.

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Went for high tea on a Saturday. Delicious! Ambiance was lovely. The service was great. There was a pianist who was wonderful as well.

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Cozy
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Great service, great jazz piano, great drinks, great atmosphere.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Great afternoon at the Pierre Hotel. This place is comfortable, and welcoming, and the 3-layered tiers of treats are AMAZING. We ate every morsel, everything was so delicious. Great champagne and tea too!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Good for a Date, Afternoon Coffee, Afternoon Tea, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 22, 2017

I took my friend here for her birthday. She is moving to London and I thought it would get her excited. The food was great, atmosphere was beautiful. Would go again!

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Great for Brunch, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 22, 2017

A beautiful place and amazing wait staff service. The teas and pastries were absolutely amazing!!!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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·Dined on July 22, 2017

Everything is good. Afternoon tea is appropriate in portion, look nice and tastes good. I love the afternoon tea. It is good for friend gathering birthday and special occasions. Environment is clean, elegant and quiet. Customer service is great, they come a few times to make sure I am fine w everything, explain patiently when I questioned about tea selections.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Afternoon Tea, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Afternoon Coffee
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Our expectations were high for afternoon tea at the Pierre. The hotel is beautiful, but strangely the lounge/tea room was bland, monochromatic with an odd mixture of antique wall mouldings framing pallid geonetrics. The chairs were quite worn and not very comfortable. The waiter was friendly and helpful when he was flagged down but did not revisit the table to ask what was needed. It was quite noisy and a little hard to converse. The teas were very good, but hot water was poured halfway into the emptied pot to make more tea, which was weak. The tea treats were heavy on sweets, so much so that we all got sugar headaches! The savory items were good, not great, although the mini lobster roll was tasty. The cost, with tax and tip was $84, which was overpriced for the ambiance, service and food quality.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 14, 2017

A very enjoyable Afternoon Tea for my husband and me. A wonderful assortment of teas, small sandwiches, pastries and desserts was very attractive and delicious. A lovely afternoon experience.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 13, 2017

The service was absolutely amazing. Special thank you to Zafar.

Tags: Live Music, Late-night Find, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Afternoon Coffee
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 9, 2017

We have been there before and it always is a most pleasurable experience.

Tags: Authentic, Cozy, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 8, 2017

The service was excellent. We had the traditional tea. Drinks were very good as well. I have coconut rum and they garnished it with sour cherries. I would definitely go back.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 2, 2017

Hubby and I had a wonderful afternoon tea here. The service was exceptional and they made you feel taken care of from the moment you walked in.

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 25, 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed my time at The Pierre Hotel Lounge for high tea. The service was impeccable and the ambiance lovely. I am so happy that I was able to celebrate by friends 40th Birthday at this location. She kept telling me how special she felt.

Tags: Good for Groups, Afternoon Tea
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 25, 2017

Had a blast. Highly recommend to everyone to visit this establishment! The service was fantastic and everyone was so polite and professional! I can not praise it enough. Go check it!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 20, 2017

Highly recommend the afternoon tea. Wonderful selection of teas. Perfect tea sandwiches. Accommodated vegetarian options only. The scones were perfect -buttery, light and moist. Generous amounts of lemon curd, raspberry jam and clotted cream were provided. Delicate fruit tarts, cookies, and other yummy treats capped off this lovely tea experience. We make a point of having tea at the Pierre every couple of years. Already looking forward to our next time there.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Fun, People Watching, Authentic, Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 18, 2017

It is a very pleasant atmosphere, the staff are very attentive, and the food was very good.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 11, 2017

Everything was wonderful and the staff is amazing and very courteous.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Afternoon Tea, Great for Lunch, Afternoon Coffee, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 2, 2017

Had afternoon tea. Very nice, plenty to eat. Service was very well done

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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