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THE LCL: Bar & Kitchen

212 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5803
+1 212-405-4399
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible14%
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“deviled eggs” (2 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
“tuna tartare” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
212 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5803
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

Food was OK, not great. Worthwhile to venture out to a different restaurant though and just save LCL for a drink.

Thank Susan M. B
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Unless you desperately need a bite to eat and cant walk 2 blocks up. Do Not Waste Your Time or Money. Restaurants in hotels are expected to be pricey. But high prices and bad service is unacceptable. We were seated and after 15min no one...More

Thank Akilah G
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We went here for dinner as we were staying in the Westin Hotel. It has a pleasant atmosphere and the staff were very pleasant. It is a good bar, but has a limited food menu, though what we had was well cooked. The wine was...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Really nice food & drinks, but in my opinion a little expensive for what it is. The kids menu is ok, but I would of liked a bit more choice.

Thank jackblackCoventry
Reviewed 7 May 2017

stayed in this hotel, used the bar for a nightcap. friendly staff, good service. Good selection of drinks if a little expensive

Thank wheelies09
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

The good was good, it came in large portions, but there was a wait for the pancakes and French toast. Other than that it was all good

Thank Max L
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Nobody knows what they are doing. It was hectic and the food took forever. It's in the Westin but not managed by the hotel. My understanding is that it is outsourced. A lot of staff just stamding around and not taking care of the customers....More

Thank jimhgil
Reviewed 19 January 2017

How can a NYC restaurant serve bagels that are as generic as Lenders frozen? Beyond overpriced--there are lots of options within a few doors of the hotel--wait staff seemed to go out of their way to act like rude NY waiters.

Thank lsfcmh
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Good service, reasonable prices and lovely food. What more could you want? I recommend the burger, it is so good!

Thank Ruth H
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The vegetables were great! Steak not so much for $27.00! I asked to get the meal to go and they were very nice. Suggested I go up to my room and they would call when it was ready.

Thank Patti M
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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23 July 2015|
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Response from Sigrid K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a nice breakfast menu for a leisurely sit down breakfast with all the "classic" NY breakfast options (eggs all styles, pancakes, bagels etc.).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 AM
6:00 AM - 2:00 AM
6:00 AM - 2:00 AM
6:00 AM - 2:00 AM
6:00 AM - 4:00 AM
6:00 AM - 4:00 AM
6:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5803
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-405-4399
  • E-mail
Located on the ground floor of The Westin New York Grand Central, THE LCL: Bar & Kitchen offers creative cocktails and a seasonal menu in a contemporary setting inspired by nature. Designed by STEPHANIEGOTO, the 2,600 sq. Ft. Space features an alluring curtain wall composed of vertical natural walnut planks, a palette of soft colored reflective glass and an illuminated "forest wall" which transitions from day to night. The LCL features an expansive collection of small-batch spirits, regionally brewed craft beers, global wine offerings and a rotating selection of Gerber Group's classic and modern cocktails that highlight market fresh ingredients and cold pressed juices. The kicked up comfort food menu is available from sunrise to well after sunset, and features favorites such as Deviled Organic Eggs, LCL LaFrieda Burger and Kale Salad. THE LCL also serves Starbucks Coffee, Organic Avenue juices and fresh grab-and-go options in the morning for guests on the move.
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