Even getting to the entrance is a journey. You pass a doorman and go through a gate, go down a set of stairs into a dark alleyway, then go up another flight of stairs, then you can see a big door with a peep hole and voilà! You're there.
Everything is gimmicky, from the low lighting to the booze served in teacups and mugs; and beers served in brown paper bags. The tea cups makes you feel proper sipping with your pinky out.
This prohibition-esque vibe perfectly matches with the period-perfect décor chandeliers, tin ceilings, wallpaper and velvet paisley. “We really want people to feel in a time capsule. Here, time has stopped!”, says Pete Accurso, Back Room's manager. “It was a great work of restoration. We tried to keep everything as original as possible”.
there is a secret room, hidden behind a book shelf, with a bouncer guarding the door! #awesome
Monday night is the best night of the week to explore this whole world of the 20’s. With a live jazz band and swing dancers, the speakeasy becames the perfect place for get-togethers. Every monday on their facebook page they publish the password to get you through the front door.
Get your password, fasten your seatbelts and bon Voyage!
#Blarecomends Bee’s Knees, a staple in prohibition cocktail culture, is their tuned cocktail.
by BlaBlaBla NYC PR girls
Mai Dornelles - Journalist
Mirella Afonso - Creative Director