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Why we love Bread & Tulips, and why you should too!

Published: November 14th, 2014

Bread & Tulips offers a taste of home in a cozy and welcoming atmosphere.  Located in Hotel Giraffe on the corner of Park Avenue South and 26th street, this rustic Italian restaurant has become a neighborhood staple for corporate diners, families and couples alike.  Regardless of which Library Hotel Collection property you’re visiting in the city, here are our top 5 reasons why you should dine at Bread & Tulips!

dindinglllThe Inviting Ambiance– Simply put, Bread & Tulips is beautiful.Dimly lit with sleek wooden tables and pastoral accents, the restaurant immediately takes you out of the bustling city and into a charming respite.  Whether you’re dining in the lounge, the dining room or the semi-private chef’s table; the familial atmosphere will put you immediately at ease.

cockatooThe Cocktail List- Though Bread & Tulips proudly offers an extensive and impressive wine list, the Hotel Giraffe team recommends trying a delicious cocktail in their Parkside Lounge. The seasonal menu, currently featuring the cider infused Applejack Manhattan, offers something for any palate.  And if you can’t decide what to order, the mixologist tending bar is always willing to make you an original concoction based on your preferred tastes. If you are dining in the restaurant, they can help you pair a cocktail with your meal!

The Delectable Cuisine- Combining the comforting flavors of Italian cooking with seasonal and local ingredients is how Bread & Tulips shines in a city full of pizza. Their lunch and dinner menus showcase handcrafted pastas(including a gluten Penne Rigate), crostini, meatballs and refreshing salads; all of which are Hotel Giraffe staff favorites.littleceasar

And if you want pizza?  There are always at least four seasonal options including the best cheeses and fresh toppings, all made from a state-of-the-art pizza oven imported straight from Modena, Italy.

When you’re there, you’re family- Guests of Hotel Giraffe enjoy a 20% discount when dining in the restaurant and now guests of any Library Hotel Collection property can enjoy it too! Please don’t hesitate to contact your concierge at Hotel ElyseeLibrary HotelCasablanca Hotel, or Hotel Giraffe if you would like to make a reservation using your ‘LHC family’ discount. Group dining is also available with advanced notice, to view a sample menu you can visit their site!

kidsbandtSpeaking of Family, it’s also Family Friendly- As we’ve highlighted before, not only does Bread & Tulips offer wonderful drink and dining options for adults, they offer a more simplified version for children as well! Boasting kid favorites such as cheese pizza, spaghetti & meatballs and chicken tenders has made Bread & Tulips a family favorite destination. With advance notice, you can even plan a birthday event in their back room or chef’s table! / 212.532.9100

Bread & Tulips is open Monday – Friday from 12pm – 10pm and Saturdays from 5pm – 11pm.  It is closed on Sundays.

We would love to help! If you are interested on making any restaurant reservations or would like further recommendations, please feel free to contact our concierge team at the Hotel ElyseeLibrary HotelCasablanca Hotel, or Hotel Giraffe!