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The Rum House

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228 W 47th St, New York City, NY 10036-1401
+1 646 490-6924
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11:00 - 04:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 04:00
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cambridgeshire
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a couple of hours here whilst on a weekend trip to NYC. The music and atmosphere was buzzing mainly catering for a mature crowd which suited us. Table service fast and efficient. Highly recommend.

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Thank bartonholm
Victoria
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Nice small bar who had a live 3 piece band the night we were there. One waitress worked the room who was efficient and pleasant. The drink selection as good and the cocktail was wonderful. Will go back again after another Broadway show.

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Los Angeles, California
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292 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely neighborhood bar in the Theatre district tucked in next to the W Hotel. It is wonderfully dimly lit with an extensive list of classic cocktails. The wait staff is incredibly friendly and attentive.

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Workington, United Kingdom
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190 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I had been to this bar on a previous visit to New York when I stayed at The Edison. On this visit we needed to fill an hour before the Theatre. The drinks are good, nice atmosphere and it has never been too busy when I have visited. It is nice sitting by the windows just people watching and i... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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240 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The Rum House features excellent live jazz. The drinks are expensive but that is a necessity when there's no cover.

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Washington, DC
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We stopped in the Rum House for a drink prior to the theater. Wonderful bartender, beautiful, old bar, fantastic ambience. A terrific experience.

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Thank Harrison1964
Brazil
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great place to have some drinks and listen to good music. Beautiful atmosphere and nice service. There is no real food, but some quick snacks are available. The bar is attached to the Edison Hotel, just a little walk away from Times Square and Broadway, and is open until 3am (at least on Saturdays). Good array of drinks. I'd defenitly... More 

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Minnesota
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Blond bartender with tattoos was extremely rude! Live music was good, but loud in the lively atmosphere. A gentleman near me was trying so hard to give his order to the blond...I could understand it but for some reason she couldn't, and I was taken aback with how incredibly rude she was to him. No fear of the B-word going... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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99 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon this place much to our delight as it happened to be a night we simultaneously scored a hard-to-come-by-table while also being able to enjoy the throaty blues of a live blues female singer. Decor is tasteful step back in time with an array of hand-crafted cocktails that will make any hipsters heart sing. The place was filled with... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This was one at our hotel. Staff were so friendly and made us feel welcome. Made a delicious vodka shampers and lemon had one nightly before hitting the sack. Well done all.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 04:00
Monday
11:00 - 04:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 04:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 04:00
Thursday
11:00 - 04:00
Friday
11:00 - 04:00
Saturday
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 W 47th St, New York City, NY 10036-1401
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 646 490-6924

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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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