Slowly Shirley is a glamorous cocktail bar located in New York City’s vibrant West Villiage. Renowned for its Art-Deco design, this sleek hidden gem is situated beneath The Happiest Hour restaurant. Partygoers are sure to be charmed by its vintage style, reminiscent of Hollywood’s Golden Age. With an expert staff and extensive food and drink menus, this one-of-a-kind gem can set the scene for social and business events.
With over 1,000 square feet of event space, Slowly Shirley can accommodate up to 55 patrons. Owing to its speakeasy-style, the venue conjures an intimate atmosphere. Replete with candlelight, wine-colored banquettes, and vintage furniture, this bar is purpose-built to remind visitors of the 1930s. The walls beside the wooden bar feature world maps, while the bar stools and high tables further add to the bar’s retro aesthetic.
At Slowly Shirley, the staff strives to create classic-meets-contemporary experiences. Their bartenders and servers service events in an old-time, hotel-style fashion. Their distinctive cocktail menu is designed to impress and features a wide selection of signature drinks. The Village Bicycle is a refreshing crowd favorite, while the Monkey Man combines rum banana, and pineapple to produce a fruity aftertaste. Various dining options, courtesy of the eatery upstairs, are also available, with dishes including The Happy Single Burger, Mac and Cheese Balls, and grilled cheese sandwiches.