Hell’s Kitchen is a lively area located in Midtown Manhattan. The locals have dubbed the neighbourhood “Clinton” and today it is home to a budding jazz scene, world-class science museums and off-Broadway theatres.
Things to do in Hell's Kitchen
Hell’s Kitchen is bordered by the Hudson River to the west and the Hudson Park and Boulevard to the south. This leafy park is a beautiful green space where you can take a scenic stroll along the river banks.
Head down Ninth Avenue and you’ll find a collection of ethnic restaurants serving an array of international cuisine, from French to Vietnamese, Mexican and Ethiopian. After dining on Argentinian empanadas at Chimichurri Grill West, head into Broadway to catch a theatrical performance.
The nightlife in Hell’s Kitchen is an eclectic mix of jazz haunts, LGBTQ clubs, dive bars and swanky rooftop lounges. For cocktails with 360-degree views of the Hudson River, head to the Press Lounge. Alternatively, for a no-frills night out, visit Rudy’s Bar & Grill, a local tavern dating back to 1933.
John F. Kennedy Airport is just under an hour drive south-east of Hell’s Kitchen, while LaGuardia Airport is just a 20-minute drive away. Take a shuttle bus or taxi into Manhattan and then make use of the New York City Subway.