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The Red Room Bar

1920’s New York was an era of immense social & economic change; jazz, financial prosperity & carefree living. The famous Bill’s Gay Nineties Piano Bar opened in 1924 – the roaring 20’s – midtown on East 54th. 

 

Bill’s beautiful mahogany bar – rumoured to have started life in the famous Manhattan institution Delmonico’s – has proved exceptionally durable even for a hardwood. The original speakeasy bar, survived prohibition & some nine decades that followed, has started a new chapter in its dynamic life. 

 

Having crossed the pond (twice) the bar has been restored to its former glory, finding a new home in London, post lockdown, in a Soho Speakeasy. Bill Hardy, original proprietor of Bill’s Gay Nineties was a boxer, jockey, dancer & all-round Broadway dandy. Serendipity? I think Bill would approve… 

 

Available for private hire, please email info@jacksolomons.com or call us on 020 3744 2266.