Weekend Jaunt: A Rooftop Winter Garden in New Haven

Every winter, High George transforms into a cozy space to enjoy delicious dishes and cocktails.

Photographs by Neil Landino Photography

What?
High George is a rooftop restaurant and bar that in colder months becomes a winter garden with comforting bites and hot cocktails. Decorated with snow covered pine trees, twinkling lights, cozy winter blankets and candle-lit tables, it’s hard to imagine a more inviting winter retreat in Connecticut.

Photographs by Neil Landino Photography

Where?
High George restaurant and bar sits high atop The Blake Hotel in New Haven, Connecticut within walking distance of the esteemed halls of Yale University. This coastal Connecticut town is weekend ready whether you’re visiting a student, perusing the incredible art museums, or enjoying the live music scene.

Photographs by Neil Landino Photography

Who?
Award-wining chefs, Tyler Anderson and Ashley Flagg serve up cheese fondue, raclette, chicken schnitzel, cheeseburgers, and more. Anderson, a six-time James Beard nominee and former Top Chef contestant, has created a magical chilly weather menu while master mixologist, Tim Cabral serves up delicious drinks like spiked hot chocolate and classic hot toddies.

Photographs by Neil Landino Photography

Photographs by Neil Landino Photography

Book a gorgeous room at The Blake Hotel connected to Anderson’s restaurants. This luxury boutique hotel owned and operated by RMS Companies is the perfect weekend getaway with memorable meals and accommodations.

Photographs by Neil Landino Photography

Take Note:
High George does not take reservations and all parties are seated on a first come, first serve basis. It is open Thursday to Saturday, 5 pm to close for dinner and drinks.