Excellent place with a great view of NYC, very good cocktails and food. It is a great place to take friends visiting the city. They will be impressed.
We enjoyed the amazing view. The food was delicious and the drinks excellent
Très bonne adresse ! Bar à l'ambiance très sympa et qui offre une vue magnifique sur tout New York !
Muy recomendable. Vistas espectaculares. Comimos sólo entradas que resultaron muy buenas y tragos, también buenos pero caros. Vale la pena visitar si andan por la zona.
Beautiful view. Finger foods only, not fantastic but decent. Drinks are pricey but good. Servers are too stuck up. Need better attention from SOME of the female servers. The view beats it all.
indifferent and rude waiters
too late and missing service
as if we were punishment
we went to have fun but we left hungry and got angry at this place
Amazing ambiance. Delicious food and friendly staff. We’ll be back.
I would MAYBE recommend Westlight for a friend, depending on what the friend would be after. Not for great food or service, but the ambience and views which are great.
Burger was really average, I've had much better. There was no friendly reception and I had to wait a lot for menu, and to pay. I had actually to call for a waiter.
Not impressive and no reason to make me feel like going back. I went there only because I was staying at the William Vale and was too tired to walk to find something else.
Amazing. Such a great date night , I even booked a room in the hotel
Drinks were good. Did not eat . Service pleasant. Great views of Manhattan skyline even though a rainy day . Beware they do have some obstructed view seating . We were seated with a wall behind us , the 2 people sitting against the wall had no view .
You guys have to do something about the food! I got the beet hummus and it was very oily and the pita bread burned! I asked for another pita...came the same burned and full of oil and the 3rd time the manager took over but still burned! The rest is very nice, the drinks, the view...the ambiance.
First then in NY
The view is amazing, the jazz live is great but it's too loud, we can't talk ...
Amazing view, nice food and wine but only ok service
Muy buen lugar, vista espectacular , el Cocktail de mezcal mi favorito, y por llegar temprano , tuvimos suerte con la mesa. Lunes hay jazz en vivo , el vino por copeo bastante malon como en todo nyc. Lugar ideal para primeras visitas que les gusta lo bueno y no tienen problemas en pagarlo.btw nada exhorbitante
AMAZING. Coming down the hall out of the elevator you treated to the most spectacular view. The ambiance and decor leave you thinking you are a VIP. The small bites are perfect for sharing with a group and are packed full of flavor. Make sure your phone is charged for all the beautiful pictures you'll want to take. Try and get a reservation around sunset so you'll get the best of both worlds; seeing the city in both the light of day and the spectacular lights at night.
Took 20 mins just yo get someone to ask us if we wanted water. Had multiple servers look me in the eye when I was trying to order food. Then same later with drinks. Brought my mom for her bday and we were treated like we didn't belong. Very saddening. Servers had bad attitudes and felt very shunned while spending $80 on my evening. I was so excited to come here and we didn't have time to change after sight seeing but that shouldn't mean we are treated different than other tables around us.
Views are nice, though it attracts the typical tourist/Williamsburg thirst trap crowd. The service was 1 star worthy- pretty bad, took 45 minutes to get our drinks even with a reservation at a table. However our waitress was nice enough to let us move tables when we asked. Definitely not worth the hype, other rooftop bars in the area have a better atmosphere and just as nice of a view.
Hostess was rude
The waitstaff was great
A beautiful place to meet friends for a drink. There was a huge variety of drink to choose from. My drink of choice was the whiskey smash. The bartenders really know what they are doing at Westlight. Tuna tartar was delicious, I highly recommend it. My friends and I really had a great time and sure to come back to this place again. Even had a mini photo shoot on the rooftop balcony area overlooking the city lights. The view was gorgeous!
Worth visiting once for the view. Or just walk in for some aperitif around the bar.
The view from their terrace is indeed wonderful, especially for tourists. To go to the highest point in Williamsburg maybe give you some privileged feelings.
But you shouldn’t expect more than that. They don’t really care about the special request that you wrote when you make a reservation, the waiting staffs are amateurs and never pay their attention to you, and the price range is ......! Just the same as the other trendy bars in the city.
We had a casual get-together with 3 friends for my birthday. As soon as I said, “Hello,” the hostesses said my name and wished me a Happy Birthday! Such a cool welcome! Was led directly to a nice table in the middle of the expansive restaurant — 360 degree views of NYC surrounding us! We had options of chairs and/or ottomans to sit on, which were both comfortable. Servers came immediately to ask if we would like something and kept checking in on us throughout. Even though it was a weekday evening, it was busy with a cool vibe. Has a great bar on one side. Our drinks were all tasty — faves were Moscow Mule (it’s Green!) and Roman Holiday which comes in a large flute. Shares the cheese plate, hummus bowl, and duck tacos. Every dish was delicious. Loved the tenderness of the duck, especially. Went outside afterwards on the walkway that goes around the whole restaurant. Beautiful views of the Empire State Building and the rest of the city! In the summer, they open up the very top level for more dining and viewing. Would definitely visit again!
Amazing views but we had bad service. Our waiter kept forgetting to bring our food and had to be kept reminded. The venue is amazing and has the most amazing views in NYC and will be back again for the food and views. I hope the service improves
My first time. It was just wonderful.
A great place to take a drink and some snacks and enjoy the wonderful Manhatan skyline view!
Recommend it! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
One of my favorite spots in NY without a doubt!
It took almost an hour for just two drinks and an order of fries. The bar was slammed but how does it take so long for fries (fries were also mediocre at best). When we finally received our drinks, they were VERY underwhelming. We chose to ask for the check and cancel the fries after we received drinks. At that point waiter said fries were actually just about to come out. We said okay leave in and still give us check given how long everything took. Eventually we still asked for food to be cancelled as it took forever.
Place has potential but service and quality of food and drinks is very very sub par. Go for a beer or wine and the view via the bar.
Excellent view over Manhattan skyline. Good drinks. Very poor food. Perfect atmosphere.
Going to West Light is a must do experience when visiting Brooklyn. The drinks are fab and the food is pretty good too, must lacking in variety. Best of all is the ambiance of nearly 360 degree windows and the view of NY. Handsome male staff too!
This an awesome venue with spectacular views!!
The music was way too loud for the space and we had to leave!!!! It was a first date and a very bad place if you wanted to talk.
View is amazing with a good wine list. Service, that is the problem. They gave us a nice spot with a front view. We order a bottle of champagne. What a challenge to get refill when they put the bottle away and the waiter never come see us for service or to order another bottle. We wait and wait to ask for the bill and went somewhere else.
Great view but don’t expect more.
Irrinunciabile aperitivo al tramonto su questo roof bar nel vivace e trendy quartiere di Brooklyn, nella parte di Williamsburg. La struttura dell'hotel e' molto bella ed il grattacielo spicca tra le casette ed i magazzini tutti molto bassi, ma e' molto piacevole anche solo passeggiare in questa zona, per cui andateci anche molto prima del tramonto. Arrivati sul roof una gentile ragazza vi fara' accomodare al tavolo (obbligatoria la prenotazione altrimenti non troverete posto) e li' rimarrete a bocca aperta: se siete fortunati come noi e beccherete una giornata con il cielo terso vedrete uno dei tramonti piu' suggestivi della vostra vita, con lo skyline di Manhattan verso ovest che e' uno spettacolo, che diventera' magia quando calera' il buio e si accenderanno le mille luci della citta'. Bella gente, clientela internazionale, target medio alto di tutte le eta'. Non mancate di prendere le patatine fritte che' qui sono strepitose! Altri piatti un po' piu' discutili per palati fini italiani, ma nel complesso si stuzzica bene in compagnia di cocktail di buona fattura (io ho preso un Moscow Mule niente male). Prezzi alti ma ne vale la pena, e' uno dei posti piu' fichi di New York!
The views here are the best you will find. The bites and drinks were great and our waitress was awesome. The only thing I will say is that I wish there was music playing because it felt a little like sitting inside a loud cafeteria.
Service was excellent. Our sever was very polite, attentive, and helpful with drink suggestions.
I really appreciate your accommodating my request to move my reservation time to an hour later and giving us a table by the windows.
Looking forward to coming back!
Had so much fun and great atmosphere
Last time we were there baby ribs were delicious and I was dying to have them again but this time I was disappointed. I hope next time they will be delicious again..
Quality of food not great, food and drinks overpriced. Great location
The view was beautiful and the finger food is great!