The Library of Distilled Spirits is an enchanting bar and restaurant located in New York. Surrounded by high-rise buildings, the venue conveniently sits within the bustling Union Square neighborhood. Inside, the library offers an equally exciting experience full of mouthwatering cuisine and delightfully garnished cocktails.
The Library of Distilled Spirits exudes sophistication through its blend of modern and old-fashioned decor. By the bar, an industrial ladder slides back and forth behind the cushioned bar stools, leading up to the expansive archive of bottles. The neo-victorian space contains an impressive collection of over 1,000 liquors crafted by distilleries from all around the world. As a tribute to the distilling process, the bottles sit on display behind glass cabinets. An assortment of artfully designed urban light fixtures cast a warm glow across the dark accented room, adding a lively ambiance. Various contrasting textures, including exposed wood beam ceilings and chic slanted walls, work together to create a dynamic aesthetic. Vintage chairs and tables fill the interior offering a relaxing area for guests to dine and socialize.
Each dish prepared by the kitchen includes ingredients sourced from local farmers and seasonal produce found in the Union Square Greenmarket. The bar also proudly presents cocktails crafted by the talented mixologist, Dushan Zaric. His innovative bartending techniques have landed him a spot in Forbes Magazine for being a pioneering tastemaker. Guests may taste one of his flavorful and vibrant creations within the comforts of the exquisite beverage library.