The best restaurants to try in New York this year

There are no two ways about it, New York is filled with culinary delights...

There are no two ways about it, New York is filled with culinary delights. And whether you’re lucky enough to visit the city multiple times in one year or delving into its bright lights for the first time in 2017, one thing that you need to get right is where you choose to eat. So read up, choose carefully and eat well:

Perfect for a business lunch: Bouley

If you’re entertaining regular clients or have flown across the pond to meet a new one, you need to make sure you’re giving them the best of the best. Bouley is opulent in every sense of the word; the experience is truly refined, the food incredible and the setting exactly what you need to impress. It’s jackets only, so you know that you’re going to be dining amongst other professionals and the food is so good that you’ll never want to leave.

Visit Bouley at 163 Duane St, New York, NY 10013, USA

Perfect for a date: Public

If you’re looking to impress someone special, Public is the place for you. It’s chic, it’s cool and the location, food and cocktails are second-to-none. On a the weekends it’s completely buzzing so there’s no room for any awkward silences. What’s more, last year it was given a 2016 Michelin Star so you know that every dollar you spend in this place is going to be worth it.

Visit Public at 210 Elizabeth Street, New York, NY 10012

Perfect for dinner with friends: Peter Luger Steak House

If New York does one thing well (other than pizza), it’s meat. The restaurant’s been around since the late 1800s, so it’s got a solid gold reputation. Set in an old-school style German beer hall, this is the perfect place for a boozy, steak-fuelled dinner with friends. Order the Porterhouse steak, a side of bacon and a couple of glasses of red wine and you’re on the right track.

Visit Peter Luger Steak House 178 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211, USA

Perfect for family dinners: Balthazar

If you’re treating your family to dinner, you don’t need to look any further than Balthazar. Keith Mcnally’s brainchild has wowed thousands and thousands of diners since opening its doors to the world in buzzing Soho in 1997. Since then it’s become the stuff of legends and has just about everything you could possibly want to order on the menu. Whether you’re taking your mother-in-law out or treating your brother to dinner, you absolutely can’t go wrong with Balthazar.

Visit Balthazar: 80 Spring Street, New York, NY 10012

Perfect for brunch: Blue Hill

In a city filled with chains and fried food, there’s something refreshing about the farm-to-table concept that Blue Hill does so well. Everything about Blue Hill has a village feel, in the best sense of the word. Fresh food is at the heart-centre of everything this restaurant does, offering seasonal food cooked in the most flavoursome way. It doesn’t get much better than that…

Visit: Blue Hill, 75 Washington Pl, New York, NY 10011, USA

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