Best Place For Cocktails - 1999
Piccadilly Garden Restaurant and Lounge
Readers' Choice: Delano Hotel
The word cocktails implies concinnity. No squeezing through huddled masses in order to elbow up to the bar. No jostled drinks. And there certainly should be no need for shouting. Piccadilly exists for civilized outings in refined surroundings. After ordering your libation at the bar, you can sit either in the lush courtyard amid parrots and plants, or inside by the cream-color baby grand piano. For special téte à tétes, request one of the corner booths in the dining room, where you can ensconce yourself behind a gold brocade curtain. In the heart of the Design District, Piccadilly draws an eclectic mix of bohemian and mainstream folk. Don't count on the quietude to last. So many people are drawn to such elegant cocktail emporiums that in time you'll have to squeeze through huddled masses....