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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner

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Freshly baked scone
Muffin with preserves
Yogurt, honey and dried fruit
Green Leaf Salad
Tropical Fruit Salad
with rosewater and sweet tahini yogurt
Turkish eggs
two poached eggs on Greek yogurt with kirmizi biber butter
Salad of herby lentils
Green beans, avocado, toasted pecans and baby gem with pomegranate molasses and avocado oil vinaigrette
Coconut pancakes
with fresh ricotta mango salad and ginger-lime syrup
Buckwheat waffles
confit apple, maple syrup and golden syrup crème fraiche
Bacon $+2.00
Two eggs on sourdough toast with slow roast tomatoes and buttered mushrooms
Chilled cucumber gazpacho
with Marcona almond, green apple and toasted sourdough croutons (add lump crab +$3)
Salad of herby lentils
green beans, avocado, toasted pecans and baby gem with pomegranate molasses and avocado oil vinaigrette
Mushroom ceviche
with miso aubergines and ginger ponzu sauce
Marinated white anchovies
on quinoa croquettes with spicy saffron aioli
Grilled scallops
with sweet chili sauce, crème fraiche and green plantain crisps
Fried Hama Hama oysters
with shiso,‏ sansho pepper, and wasabi-yuzu dipping sauce
Grilled Kangaroo
on a coriander falafel with lemon tahini sauce and green pepper relish
Cured wild boar
with Garrotxa cheese, marinated olives, caper berries and crostini
Roasted lamb belly
with spiced honey glaze, thumbelina carrots, smoked almond and brown butter Greek yogurt
Pan Seared Foie Gras
on spiced French toast with mango chutney, maple glaze and crispy bacon
Sample Menu 1
Smoked coconut laksa with peekytoe crab, pickled black trumpet mushrooms and thai basil
Sample Menu
Wild boar‏ and pistachio terrine with creamy savoy cabbage and brandied cherry
Sample Menu
House cured tazmanian sea trout with fennel puree, blood orange and a black pepper crackerbread
Sample Menu
Roasted duck breast with whipped foie gras, celery root salad and charred grapefruit
Spiced chocolate cake with hibiscus foam and almond brittle ice cream
US$25 - US$100
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
American, International
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Public is the classic “hip/new” NY hotel restaurant where food and service is secondary to the scene. While the food is respectable when the crowd dies down and the buzz fades this will undoubtedly be another restaurant that gets revamped and renamed (not dissimilar to...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank fatmantravels
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a newly opened Hotel with a fantastic vibe and great green space outside. Their restaurant, located on the ground floor is wonderful. Great food and great service! We had the Corn and Basil Potstickers, Truffle and Farm Egg Pizza, Burrata and Heirloom Tomato...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Heatherrrly
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

The place is really cool and the service friendly and welcoming. The food menu has some big hits, starting with the truffle pizza with an egg, just amazing. Also, the squash with prosciutto was nice and the sour cherry dessert. You can avoid the warm...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank MTorre
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

A decent bar and restaurant surrounded by great modern decor, great views from the rooftop bar but it does get busy very quickly so be aware of the waiting times for the bar

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Michael-James_Lee
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This fun new Ian Schrager hotel offers clean sunny rooms and excellent amenities. Its modern design details and public spaces make it a must visit destination in NYC. I am more low-key, so I visited the very popular roof deck before 8pm when it becomes...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Sandmann1313
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Loved the sleek design and understated luxury of this Herzog and de Meuron designed hotel concept and enjoyed a restful night in one of the most comfortable beds ever! The rooms are minimal but essential. Its a new hotel so there are going to be...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank jscHongKong
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Recently opened I understand. A few teething issues. But very cool - room design, vibe, concept and yellow pool table! They delivered for me - loft great view and queen great view with common communal entrance - not easy to find in New York. Made...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank GeoffNicholas
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The entrance to Public is spectacular and the check in was very unique. You go to a tablet and print your own room cards and I was up in my room in minutes. The rooms are small but very well thought out and this is...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Ken G
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Based on the reviews booked a table and had high expectations. The starter with scallops did meet those expectations, however the rest of the experience was extremely disappointing for 3 reasons: 1. It was too dark. We needed to use the candles or light from...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Pieter v
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Our food was bad - not just presentation but also bad tasting. Our server was vague and didn't accept the 1 concern that we shared with her over our food - which was inedible. This is my second visit here - the first time I...More

Date of visit: April 2017
2  Thank munchkinmh
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Despite being just off of busy Houston Street, Nolita
maintains a low-key vibe that makes it a pleasant
retreat in the heart of lower Manhattan. Short for
“North of Little Italy,” Nolita was once considered to
be part of Little Italy. Today, the neighbourhood is
popular with young fashionistas popping in and out of
the chic independent boutiques that line Mulberry,
Mott and Elizabeth Streets. In addition to shopping,
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