Located on the street level of Le Méridien New York, Central Park, Kingside features New American classics highlighting fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, paired alongside hand-crafted cocktails. The seasonally-driven menu at Kingside highlights small plates, sushi, pastas, fish and meats, with an emphasis on sharing. The bar at Kingside features an extensive selection of regionally brewed craft beers, a wide range of small-batch spirits, and exceptional international wines. The cocktail menu includes an ever-changing selection of innovative house cocktails which highlight market fresh ingredients, in addition to classic cocktails with a modern twist.
Designed by Roman & Williams, Kingside embraces a casual yet rich interior, clad with a strong graphic palette of black and white in glazed brick and zinc tile, juxtaposed with caramel leather banquettes, and bright red stools situated at the classic food counter in the rear of the restaurant.
Hospitality industry leader, Gerber Group, is the owner-operator of 15 innovative cocktail bars and restaurants in New York, Washington D.C., Atlanta and Santiago, Chile. Setting out to provide an innovative nightlife experience, Gerber Group opened its first property, The Whiskey at the Paramount Hotel, in 1991. Today, Gerber Group continues to re-define the hospitality industry with innovative dining concepts and bars featuring renowned beverage programs accompanied by exceptional culinary talents.
The extraordinary success of Gerber Group’s brands has established the company as a pre-eminent tastemaker, with a unique ability to create classically timeless bars with a sophisticated allure, as well as destination-worthy restaurants. Its properties have become a top choice of hoteliers who look to the company not only for increased food and beverage revenue, but also for increased occupancy rates.
Its complete portfolio of properties includes: Mr. Purple, The Campbell, Irvington, Kingside, The Roof, Taco Electrico, The Sunken Lounge, Connie and The Pool Bar in New York, N.Y.; 12 Stories, in Washington, D.C. and Whiskey Blue, in Atlanta, Ga. International properties include Whiskey Blue, W Lounge and Red2One in Santiago, Chile.