FEATURED WEDDING VENUE: TAVERN ON THE GREEN
A modern tavern nestled in a bucolic Central Park setting, Tavern On The Green is an iconic, landmark restaurant unlike any other. Centered around a hearty, rustic menu shaped by local and seasonal ingredients, the legendary restaurant invites patrons into a warm, celebratory gathering space that captures the spirit of Central Park and the energy of New York City.
Tavern On The Green‘s bar & lounge area. Photo: Fred Marcus Studio • Dress: Celestina Agostino Provided by Kleinfeld • Custom Men’s Suit: Alton Lane • Jewelry: A.Jaffe • Bouquet: Rountree Flowers • Hair & Make-Up: White Rose Collective
Originally designed by Calvert Vaux and built in 1870 to house the sheep that grazed in Central Park’s Sheep Meadow, Tavern On The Green has proudly served locals, presidents, royalty, artists, actors, and first-time visitors since 1934. The renowned venue has also been the backdrop of numerous major motion pictures including films like “Arthur”, “Ghostbusters”, “Wall Street”, and “New York, I Love You”.
Tavern On The Green‘s open kitchen and dining room. Photo: Fred Marcus Studio • Custom Suit: Alton Lane • Hair & Make-Up: White Rose Collective
The cuisine at Tavern On The Green is created with rich flavors, quality ingredients, and aesthetic grace. The acclaimed hospitality on which the Tavern stands is surpassed only by its delectable New American cuisine, introducing a distinguished experience that is certain to awe one’s guests.
Tavern On The Green‘s outdoor area.
A destination perfect for celebrations of anywhere from ten to 1,000 guests, Tavern On The Green offers a luxurious experience within a transformational space, and a warm personal touch. Whether a bountiful wedding reception, an elegant bridal shower, or a festive rehearsal dinner, this luminous gem caters the affair of a lifetime. A romantic occasion under the outdoor iridescent streaming lights surrounded by the iconic Central Park adds a unique glow fit for a fairy tale. It is for this reason that Tavern On The Green has been a symbol of love in Manhattan history for so many generations.
Tavern On The Green‘s dining room.
As great a tradition as the grand Central Park among it, Tavern On The Green has made its awaited return to the New York City celebration scene, renewing the belief that there is no finer city in the world to marry.
Tavern On The Green‘s “South Room.” Photo: Samantha Lauren Photographie
Tavern On The Green is located within Manhattan’s Central Park, just off Central Park West at 67th Street. For reservations or more information, call: 212-877-8684, or go to: www.TavernOnTheGreen.com.
The 2015 Sophisticated Weddings: New York Edition cover. Photo: Fred Marcus Studio • Dress: Celestina Agostino Provided byKleinfeld Custom Men’s Suit: Alton Lane • Jewelry: A.Jaffe • Bouquet: Rountree Flowers • Hair & Make-Up: White Rose Collective • Shoes: Allen Edmonds