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West Village
British, Bar, Scottish
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150 W 10th St, New York City, NY 10014-3117 (Waverly)
+1 212-229-2670
17:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Wed 17:30 - 01:00
Thu 17:30 - 02:00
Fri 17:30 - 03:00
Sat 17:00 - 03:00
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Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A busy and interesting Scottish themed pub and restaurant. Unfortunately our (& others) evening was spoiled by some foul mouthed juvenile hipsters with no regard for anyone other than themselves. The waitress kindly found us a different area of the restaurant where we enjoyed good fare and drinks. Reasonable prices

Thank malnico
Orpington, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Having been in New York for over a month now this bar and restaurant has to be one of my top finds. Tucked away in the corner of the West Village this Scottish themed bar has a buzzy bar, fantastic whisky cocktails and a really cool restaurant with a great atmosphere and even better food. Services been excellent all three... More 

Thank Screddie
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We had The Highlands on our list to visit based in their reputation for an extensive Scotch selection. We were not disappointed. The meal was fantastic, the atmosphere was very welcoming and relaxing, and the staff was professional and attentive. Will definitely be back.

Thank David A
Miami, Florida
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

It is easy to find an Irish bar/restaurant in NYC. Finding a place that is Scottish is special. Highlands is a treat for those who appreciate the difference. Tucked away on a corner of the street in the West Village, Highlands in small, intimate, and welcoming, much like Scotland itself. A "must have"is the Scotch eggs, which we've had in... More 

Thank alohaallen
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Was recommended here and blown away- food was to die for and although on my own made to feel really welcome. Gorgeous cocktails too - really fun place with quality food drink and service.

Thank Sue F
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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180 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Highlands in the Village which had great service, Kemmy is a wonderful host. They take reservations and we were shown right in to our table. Had the haggis, not super traditional but a great dish regardless. Everyone was happy with food, decor and service. Extensive whiskey menu.

Thank ucfbeerknight
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136 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic walk on The Highlands in New York City. We stopped several places for drinks and lunch. This is a must when you visit New York.

Thank torf577
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Stumbled on this place by accident, one hot early evening. Great cocktails & delicious sharing platter by candlelight. Thin, warm, home made naan bread accompanied bowls of delights! We only realised how popular it was when the place flooded with people a little later on. Definitely recommend!

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Naberezhnye Chelny, Russia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Having learned about that place by accident we couldn't be more happy and excited that day. That is a great place to have dinner with friends or your best half. The place is greatly decorated and very comfortable and cozy so you just feel relaxed. The food is exquisite and delicious, and the way it's served just fantastic! A separate... More 

Thank Ramil M
Beavercreek, Ohio
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68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

This is a busy, happening place. the bar was full and lively. WE had dinner reservations and walked right in after one drink. the service was top notch and the food was very tasty and unique. Please vote as helpful below.

Thank OhioTexican

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 29 - US$ 31
British, Bar, Scottish
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 02:00
17:30 - 03:00
17:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 W 10th St, New York City, NY 10014-3117
  • Public Transportation: Take Path to 9th Street, 1 train to Christopher St or A, C, E, B, D, M, V to W. 4th St.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-229-2670
Highlands is a contemporary authentic gastro pub located in the heart of the West Village in downtown New York from the HIGHLANDS Restaurant Group - WHITEHALL and Byron at The Surf Lodge. Our aim is to showcase a taste of modern Scotland today while being true to its old world charm. We have created a true authentic Scottish experience by importing many interior products that capture the true essence of Scotland's unique hospitality. We offer the finest Scottish influenced cocktails, specially made by our talented bartenders with many of our favorite Scotch, Malts, and Gins. We have a fantastic mix of local American and the finest Scottish beers and ales. Our acclaimed menu is melody of artisanal Scottish imports and produce from local farmers markets that gives you a true taste of modern Scotland.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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West Village
Stretching from Sixth Avenue to the Hudson River, the West Village is one of the city’s most coveted addresses. Full of trendy shops, historic taverns, and cozy restaurants set amid 19th century architecture, this neighbourhood has a unique old-world feel. You won’t find a more picturesque location in Manhattan. Without the traditional city grid layout, it’s easy to get lost here, but that’s part of the fun as you stroll down elegant narrow streets with beautiful brownstones. When you need a break, you can always stop in at one of the many quaint eateries or cafes to soak in the atmosphere, or head to the western edge of the neighborhood to enjoy magnificent waterfront views while taking a leisurely walk in Hudson River Park.
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