Hottest bar openings in June 2021

12th July, 2021 by Kate Malczewski

Thief, Brooklyn

A new 1980s-themed bar has opened its doors in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, courtesy of John McNulty, veteran of the Cocktail Kingdom Hospitality Group.

Thief aims to marry the atmosphere of a dive bar with an upscale drinks selection. The 50-cover space is decorated with flyers from punk and hip-hop shows to channel the nostalgia of of New York City in the 80s. Meanwhile, the cocktail programme, created by head bartender Victor Everitt, focuses on simple yet refined serves such as Summer Nights, an Old Fashioned riff with reposado Tequila, orange bitters and peaches. The bar also provides a menu snacks and small plates, and has a takeout window.

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