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Alternative NYC Wedding Venues : Shedding Light

September 10, 2015 - New York, NY

NYC Restaurant Weddings

One trend I’m seeing more and more is the tendency for NYC couples to want smaller, more intimate weddings.  Although renting out a loft or marquis ballroom is a great option for large parties, if you’re looking for something a little cozier, a restaurant can be the way to go.

Alternative NYC Wedding Venues : Shedding Light

New York Restaurant Recommendations

There are many great restaurants in New York City and one of them could be perfectly suited for your wedding.  You can find great spots on rooftops, with gardens, chic private rooms, amazing views… the best thing is, each has a unique ambiance of their own.  Here are some great options:


Lafayette Grand Café & Bakery
– stylish private wine cellar with beautiful bar –

The Milling Room
– stunning UWS spot with high ceilings and skylight –

Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria
– buyout the entire space and have your dance party upstairs –

The National
– celebrity chef in a classic setting –

Park Avenue (Spring/Summer/Autumn/Winter)
– decor & menu changes with each season –

Aurora Brooklyn
– gorgeous ivy walls whisk you out of NYC –

MyMoon Brooklyn
– amazing outdoor space for cocktails & ceremony –

– tapas in a cool West Village setting –

Frankies 457
– amazing former stable converted for events –

The Gander
– clean modern private space with its own bar –

– beautiful outdoor space option –

Alternative NYC Wedding Venues : Shedding Light