A bar that has everything… Our front room (formerly
the Kettle of Fish) maintains its historic roots
to old Greenwich Village. A gallery of Village faces,
in photographs and paintings line the walls, documenting
the bar’s history since the 1950’s. Wooden
booths and antique lighting give the bar its
lived in, comfortable feel – informal and friendly.
For entertainment, there’s pool, darts, mega touch,
juke box (when the D.J. is not playing), and two free
The back room, hidden behind the curtain is a spectacular
lounge. Oriental rugs, Moroccan lanterns and the remnants
of the buildings original 1880’s windows (now
bricked) set the tone. The music – choice selections
from the greatest artists of Africa, the Caribbean,
the Middle East, and the entire world – set the
backdrop. And, if there's ever a "best lounge seating"
competition, this place will win. Antique couches, a
full-on throne, and other plush places to plant yourself
fill the large space, forming a variety of cozy conversation
pits. This is the last thing you'd expect to find on
one of the most touristed streets in the Village.
downstairs sister club "The Underground"
is a sexy, sophisticated and upscale spot. Designed by
ICRAVE (of Pangaea fame) this 2,800 square foot venue
incorporates a loungy atmosphere with high energy dancing.
Rumor offers its customers excellent bottle or cocktail
service. This beautiful hot spot is perfect for special
events, corporate functions, drinks with friends or any
All this with some of the best 10 ounce Martinis in
the city, and you can see why
chose us as one the top 10 bars in New York.