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Where to Go in NYC for ‘Game of Thrones’ Finale Specials

Watch parties and food and drink specials around NYC themed to the wildly popular HBO show

Shake Shack Game of Thrones Shake Shack [Official Photo]

The final episode of HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones arrives this weekend, and for this monumental event, several restaurants are cashing in on the hype.

Fear not, non-HBO account holders, these are the places airing the season finale on Sunday, some with unlimited drink specials that would make Tyrion Lannister feel at home. Look below for the best viewing parties in town, plus where to find GOT-inspired gimmicks.

Alternatively, if crowds aren’t desired, pick up a pack of GOT-themed Oreos from the local grocery store or order this giant dragon egg cake from NY Cake and watch the final episode from the comfort of one’s own home.


What: Upscale Flatiron restaurant Junoon is hosting a viewing party including GOT-inspired cocktails and canapés like spiced pulled pork tacos and butter pepper garlic shrimp. The viewing will go down in the restaurant’s front dining room, which will be equipped with projector screens and surround sound.

Details: It runs from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. and tickets cost $85, including three cocktails, food, and guaranteed seating in the first five rows. The food will be passed around from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 27 West 24th St., between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Flatiron

230 Fifth

What: The sceney Midtown rooftop bar 230 Fifth will host a viewing party starting at 7 p.m.

Details: The viewing is free and seating is first come, first served. Viewers are advised to take the back set of elevators. 230 Fifth Ave., between West 26th and 28th streets, Midtown


What: Gowanus bar Parklife will be showing the finale in its spacious outdoor patio.

Details: It’s free. The bar sells tacos and other Mexican fare from Antojitos El Atoradero. 636 Degraw St., between Third and Fourth avenues, Gowanus

Velvet Brooklyn

What: The Williamsburg bar Velvet Brooklyn is hosting a comedy show followed by a screening of the show.

Details: The bar will open its doors at 7 p.m. The comedy show will start at 7:15, and the finale will kick on at 9 p.m. There’s a $15 cover that includes a drink, plus the chance to win prizes in a GOT Spelling Bee. 174 Broadway, near Driggs Avenue, Williamsburg

East Village Tavern

What: Starting at 9 p.m., the final will be shown on five flat screen TVs, plus a jumbo screen.

Details: Starts at 9 p.m., and entry is free. . 158 Avenue C, on Tenth Street, East Village

The Bedford

What: The finale will be shown in a private dining room on a large projector screen.

Details: Entry is free. 110 Bedford Ave., on Eleventh Street, Williamsburg

Park Avenue Tavern

What: The Murray Hill bar will has been hosting a viewing party every Sunday, and the season finale will be no exception. There’s an all-you-can-drink special to celebrate the show’s spirit of indulgence, and the finale will be played on three TV screens throughout the bar with the sound on.

Details: Bottomless deal: Diners can get two hours bottomless beer and Casamigos grog from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. for $25 with the purchase of an entree. 99 Park Ave., on 39th Street, Murray Hill


What: The viewing party at this Upper East Side ice cream speakeasy kicks off at 9 p.m. with free popcorn, plus drinks available for purchase.

Details: Entry is free and costumes are encouraged. 1707 Second Ave., between East 88th and 89th streets, UES

Or head to these places for GOT-inspired fare


What: This tiny East Village natural wine bar has a full by-the-glass “Wines of Westeros list, including a Yugoslavian rosé for “Beyond the Wall,” a Turkish orange for Mereen, and a Croatian red for King’s Landing.

Details: The wines range in price, but most fall under $20. It lasts until the night of the finale. 125 East 7th St., between First Avenue and Avenue A, East Village

Murray’s Cheese

What: Greenwich Village cheese shop Murray’s is offering seven different styles of cheeses inspired by the Seven Kingdoms, accompanied by a full season recap. Wine and cheese will be presented according to the family they represent in Westeros.

Details: It goes down on Friday, May 17, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $100. 254 Bleecker St., near Leroy Street, Greenwich Village

Shake Shack

What: Shake Shack’s GOT-themed milkshake “Dragonglass shake” is still on offer — a minted white chocolate custard topped with toffee meant to look like shards of dragonglass. Previously, a burger topped with “fiery Dracarys Sauce” (spicy ShackSauce) was also available, but that creation has since been put to rest.

Details: The shake (starting at $6.49) will be on tap through May 19 at all Shake Shack locations.

Shake Shack Game of Thrones Shake Shack [Official Photo]

The Library Bar at Hudson Hotel

What: The English-inspired Hell’s Kitchen bar has created Game of Thrones-inspired cocktails like one with rye whiskey and sweet and dry vermouth dubbed “winter is coming,” the famous Stark family saying. The “mother of dragons” pays homage to Daenerys Targaryen with pineapple and lime juice mixed with Mount Gay black barrel rum. And of course, there’s a “white walker” variety made with vodka, lemon juice, and coconut creme.

Details: The cocktails will be available for the duration of the season. 358 West 58th St., near Ninth Avenue, inside the Hudson Hotel, Hell’s Kitchen

Morrell Wine Bar & Cafe

What: Midtown wine bar Morell will be playing GOT’s favorite scenes next week to mourn the loss of the show. Themed cocktails and champagne will be served, though the bar also encourages bringing your own wine.

Details: The event goes down on May 20th at 7:30 p.m., when the GOT withdrawal begins to hit. Tickets are $40. 1 Rockefeller Plaza, on Fifth Avenue, Midtown