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No matter what you crave, there is a one-of-a-kind experience waiting for you at The Gwen. Discover, one of Chicago’s best kept secrets, Upstairs at The Gwen, an Art Deco-inspired rooftop retreat offering seemingly endless skyline vistas.

One of Chicago's Best Kept Secrets

Small Bites, Big Views and Perfected Cocktails

Offering seemingly endless skyline vistas, sunrise to sundown dining, and masterful mixology in a laid-back, twinkle-lit atmosphere, Upstairs at The Gwen is one of Chicago's best kept secrets. Sunny summer afternoons make our open-air terrace a natural choice, but UATG takes patio season well into the winter with warm drinks and fire pits.

Terrace with white patio furniture, large umbrella

Dining at The Gwen

There’s service; then there’s hospitality — a long-held value at the heart of everything we do. The only thing to rival The Gwen’s dining options? The gorgeous spaces that house them.

Elevate Your Dining Experience
Private Affairs Space

Grab a choice table at an afternoon Tipsy Tea, an evening ‘Salon’ literary event or a Sunday concert – you’ll always find something unique. Looking to gather with a group of your besties or reserve a luxe environment with an inventive, customizable menu for a private work event? Private Affairs is here for you. Like Gwen Lux herself, Private Affairs is deliberately, and joyously, an enigma – a space designed to

Decadent In-Room Dining

Enjoy our delicious restaurant fare from the privacy and comfort of your room. The in-room dining menu offers the best from our kitchen and serves it to you fresh, hot, and in no time at all.

Personalized Pre-Ordered Amenities

At The Gwen, it’s all about you with personalized à la carte amenities. From artisanal to innovative, we've curated each element of your stay to enrich your experience making our array of amenities and services something worth traveling for.

At This Hotel

Terrace with white patio furniture, large umbrella

Upstairs at The Gwen

American

A modern rooftop restaurant where busy Chicago meets quiet seclusion. Upstairs at The Gwen creates a one-of-a-kind experience featuring signature cocktails, tabletop fire pits, delicious American cuisine and a bird's-eye view of downtown Chicago.

Mon-Thu,Sun
7:00 AM-11:00 PM
Fri-Sat
7:00 AM-1:00 AM

Tipsy Tea

American

A boozy twist in traditional high tea complete with small bites and cocktails

Mon-Fri
Closed
Sat
12:00 PM-2:30 PM
Sun
1:00 PM-3:30 PM

Private Affairs

American

Looking to gather with a group of your besties or reserve a luxe environment with an inventive, customizable menu for a private work event? Private Affairs is here for you. Like Gwen Lux herself, Private Affairs is deliberately, and joyously, an enigma.

Upstairs at the Gwen Terrace

American

Step out to the sky-top light and views of Chicago on the three-seasons Terrace - expect designer cocktails, fresh, seasonal menus and unexpected programming befitting the inspiration of our namesake, Gwen Lux.

Upstairs at the Gwen Bar

American

Elegantly divided from, yet still connected to, the art-filled lobby by a lovely custom trellis. Grab a table and lounge with friends and colleagues and watch the city mingle all around as you enjoy breakfast, a light bite or creative libation.

MORE NEARBY OPTIONS

Lure Fishbar - Chicago

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Doc B's Fresh Kitchen

0.2 Miles

Counter-serve American spot offering seasonal comfort food in modern and spacious surroundings.
Shaw's Crab House

0.2 Miles

Seafood restaurant and oyster bar with classic fare and sushi in clubby space with frequent live music.
The Purple Pig

0.2 Miles

Adventurous small plates plus house-cured meats and a lengthy wine list in small, lively quarters.
Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

0.3 Miles

Classic steak and seafood fare, including signature stone crab claws, served by a tuxedo-clad staff.
Beatrix

0.4 Miles

Buona - Streeterville

0.5 Miles

Cafecito

0.9 Miles

Frequently Asked Questions

The on-property restaurants at The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago are:

Upstairs at The Gwen Tipsy Tea Private Affairs Upstairs at the Gwen Terrace Upstairs at the Gwen Bar

Yes, room service is available at The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago.

The cuisines offered at The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago are:

American at Upstairs at The Gwen, Tipsy Tea, Private Affairs, Upstairs at the Gwen Terrace, Upstairs at the Gwen Bar

To book a table at Upstairs at The Gwen click here You can also call +1 312-645-1500 to place a reservation.

Breakfast is served at Upstairs at The Gwen.

The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago