Top Ten Clubs in New York

1. Naked Lunch

Naked LunchIf anyone is wondering that in order to be here one has to be naked then you are very much mistaken! It was named after William Burrough’s famous novel, this swanky, trendy, smart looking dance hall is one of Soho’s favourite places to show off your salsa skills and boogie to 80’s classic tunes. This place is filled with beautiful people, so dressing smartly maybe a wise choice if you don’t’ want to stand out as business types like to come here to wind down after work.

Location: 17 Thompson St, New York, NY 10013
Telephone: +1 212 343 0828

2. Whiskey Blue

Whiskey BlueThis ritzy club is located in Lexington Avenue, an avenue famous to the world through mass media and gets name dropped in many American movies centered in New York. This place enjoys a good mixture of clientèle ranging from models, celebrities and local business types who enjoy a decent atmosphere. Their eclectic décor includes comfortable couches and velvet lounges chairs, looks more like a set of a music video!

Location: 541 Lexington Ave, W New York Hotel, New York, NY 10022
Telephone: +1 212 407 2947

3. Legacy Nite Club

Legacy Nite ClubThis trendy, ultra flashy club is Brooklyn’s foremost dance clubs, it looks like the set of John Travolta’s Saturday Night Fever. Legacy’s history dates back to the 1950’s, until this day it still maintains it popularity amongst dressed to the nines local hipsters who like nothing more than to boogie the night away on their sunken dance floor decorated by disco balls and strobe lights. Their professional resident DJ, Tito Ramirez, spins the best dance tracks which ranges from 70’s dance to mainstream R&B and hip hop.

Location: 437 88th St, Brooklyn, NY 11209-5207
Telephone: +1 718 748 1002

4. Cielo

CieloOne of the city’s top clubs, but there are some who will disagree, but this is the place where house music lives. If anyone is seen around the area at night then the chances are they are heading to this club and it is the place to be for a fun night. The mixture of music ranges from Afro-Latin, soul, techno and nu jazz, the music plays an important role in attracting many young and beautiful people. The sexy décor, the atmosphere, the music and the crowd makes this place a must visit club.

Location: 18 Little W 12th St, New York, NY 10014
Telephone: +1 212 645 5700

5. Club Deep NYC

Club Deep NYCClub Deep is widely known for its themed parties on weekends which attracts a huge crowd that produces an electrifying atmosphere and serves as great eye candy! Friday nights are usually known as Krash Fridays, which is basically a gay night providing an all night party with thumping music. Saturdays are usually Tantra Saturdays which pulls in a mixed crowd wanting to be entertained by famous DJs spinning hip hop to pop tracks, and Sundays are a time for live acts of Latin and reggae.

Location: 16 W 22nd St, between 5th & 6th, New York, NY 10010
Telephone: +1 212 229 2000

6. China Club

China ClubA spot for beautiful people to come together, sipping expensive drinks and carelessly dance the night away with fellow party people, the music is so loud that you may struggle to hear what your friends have to say. A very lively and happening place, who ever decides to come, will surely have a great night. There is a top floor indoor, outdoor terrace which holds a whopping 500 hundred people who prefer such atmosphere. The likes of Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder have been spotted here for a night of partying.

Location: 268 W 47th St, between Broadway and 8th Ave, New York, NY 10036
Telephone: +1 212 398 3800

7. 205 Club

205 ClubIf pop art is an art movement that you admire and you are a fan of the enigmatic Andy Warhol, this is the place for you. With their foiled dance floor, freight elevator entrance and an abundant number of young and sexy people, it is inevitable not to think of Andy Warhol’s legendary studio, The Factory which was home to many stars such as Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones and Velvet Underground. If you are a fan of dancing then head downstairs where DJs are waiting to entertain with their disco and house beats.

Location: 205 Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002
Telephone: +1 212 477 6688

8. Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

Dizzy’s Club Coca-ColaThe location may be a little bizarre for a jazz club as jazz clubs are, as many would imagine it to be, a smoky, dimly light hideaway but this place give jazz clubs a whole new atmosphere. Monday nights the club offers a chance for budding, local musicians to show off their stuff, even though they are not yet experienced but the performances are that good, the rest of the week sees established performers entertaining guests with their music. The food here is also reputable, with the food mainly being homemade pecan pie, fried chicken, commonly ‘soul food’ brother!

Location: 132 W 65th St, Frederick P. Rose Hall at Lincoln Center, New York
Telephone: +1 212 258 9595

9. Village Vanguard

Village VanguardOne of the most recognized jazz venues of New York City, proudly boasting the fact that it used to be a local haunt for the likes of legendary Miles Davis, Thelonius Monk and John Coltrane. Located in the basement, the table arrangement is very intimate and providing a laid back atmosphere to relax and listen to quality jazz music. Though it would be a wise idea to arrive there a little early as tables fill up pretty quickly.

Location: 178 7th Ave S, at Perry St, New York, NY 10014
Telephone: +1 212 255 4037

10. Comedy Cellar

Comedy CellarIt would be wrong if one were to overlook comedy clubs, especially in The Big Apple. Comedy Cellar has an illustrious list of alumni, with funnymen Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, Ray Ramano, Jerry Seinfeld and Damon Wayans having performed their stand up comedy here before they shot to fame. Not very spacious so a good idea to either reserve a table or turn up early, and with little space comedians like to interact with the audience to add a little extra humour to their performances. If visiting before shows, the upstairs area is known as Olive Tree Café & Bar which serves dinner and cocktails.

Location: 117 MacDougal St, New York, NY 10012
Telephone: +1 212 254 3480