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In our lobby, you'll be drawn to the soft amber glow of The Next Whisky Bar, considered by many to have the best whisky bar menu and design in D.C. Outside in the garden, experience one of our Private Igloos designed for small groups to enjoy drinks and tapas. Afternoon Tea is served in the cozy igloos on Sundays. Top of the Gate rooftop bar and lounge offers unrivaled 360-degree panoramic views from Spring to Fall, with Georgetown’s charming waterfront in one direction and the Washington Monument in the other.  When it comes to hotels in Georgetown, D.C., the dining program at The Watergate Hotel doesn't disappoint.

The Next Whisky Bar

Jim Morrison has been asking someone to show him the way here since the 1960s. Combining refined elegance with a modern twist, there's no bar like The Next Whisky Bar in Washington, D.C. An undulating copper wall leads guests from the lobby to an illuminated wall of 2,500 whisky bottles awash in a soft amber glow. Guests can sample from a high-end, curated selection of scotch. Stop by this winter season and experience our winter igloos.


Afternoon Tea

Each Sunday The Watergate Hotel, guests can enjoy a classic afternoon tea experience in a private igloo. Snack on our selection of traditional sandwiches, retro-inspired desserts, and, of course, bottomless tea.


Private Igloos

Our Private Igloos are the perfect way to dine and drink with friends in a cozy, comfortable lounge. Fine spirits, cocktails, wine and tapas are served nightly. Reservations required.


Top of the Gate

Whether you want to have after-work cocktails or host a stylish soirée, look no further than the Top of the Gate. Boasting 360-degree views of the Potomac River, the Washington Monument, and the city skyline, the Top of the Gate is truly a one-of-a-kind D.C. bar.



Kingbird is now open for Daily Breakfast! Our spacious and stylish restaurant is a culinary destination for guests and locals alike. A lively setting, Kingbird is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The menus feature seasonally inspired Mediterranean cuisine with a French Riviera twist. On weekends, guests of Kingbird can enjoy brunch and afternoon tea.