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“Classy joint”
Review of Campbell Apartment

Campbell Apartment
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Grand Central: The Open Sesame Bagel Tour
Ranked #23 of 873 Nightlife in New York City
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Reviewed November 7, 2013

We met a lady when we were in Grand Central Station (don't all great stories start like this??) and she suggested that if we wanted to go for a drink we should go to the Campbell Apartment. She warned the cocktails were expensive but it was worth it. And she was right. It's very dark in a London club sort of way with lots of wood panelling and leather sofas. The bar man was chatty and funny and the cocktails were great. Definitely worth a visit, but don't stay too long or your bank manager may not like you!

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Reviewed October 31, 2013 via mobile

Relaxed atmosphere compared to "go to be seen locations". If from out of town, make sure to read about history of establishment. Great drinks, music, and crowd.

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Reviewed October 30, 2013

This little bar alongside the west side of Grand Central Station on promenade level a lush reminder of NYC luxury in robber baron days, terrific signature cocktails and great opportunity to feel pulse of gilded age NYC

Thank Hal H
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Reviewed October 25, 2013 via mobile

8 of us visited Campbells Apartment for pre dinner drinks. Atmosphere was fantastic. Service was good and the Prohibition punch was the best cocktail i have ever tasted. Would highly recommend. Go to Grand Central Station and follow the signs.

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Reviewed October 24, 2013

Such a wasted opportunity is The Campbell Apartment!

You would think with the location, ambiance and history it would be THE special place to bring guests from out of town, or for a nightcap after a great concert or Broadway play...it is NOT. Don’t let the website fool you.

The grandeur of this establishment quickly fades the moment you walk through the door. Loud, drunk and obnoxious commuters, mixed with spoiled rich hipsters quickly suck the life (and your expectations) out of the room.

Our server was very nice, and the drinks were awesome, but she was just overwhelmed being the only one on the floor. And the dress code…I guess when you have a full bar the dress code does not apply?

And what were all those young ladies doing in that single bathroom, right in front of the hostess, blowing their noses as they came out, one after the other after the other?

I might give this place another chance; a Saturday or Sunday afternoon might be nicer, but its not likely.

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