Downtown dining stalwart Nikolai’s Roof unveils its new look and menu on Friday. But the iconic panoramic view on the 30th floor of the Atlanta Hilton will remain.
Lounge and dining room renovations were originally scheduled to be completed in early January.
“We’ve invested close to $1 million to transform Nikolai’s Roof into a more contemporary space that’s sophisticated and upscale, but still very comfortable and approachable,” said Hilton Atlanta director of food and beverage, Kevin O’Leary, in a press release.
“We’re moving away from being known as only a fine dining, special occasion destination to welcome a more relaxed vibe into our menu, lounge and dining room.”
The Russian-inspired design for the 7,500-square foot space includes floor-to-ceiling wine cabinets and a new dining niche for wine dinners and large groups.
The new menu from chef de cuisine Stephanie Alderete will feature American and Russian influenced dishes served a la carte or in three, four or six course options, starting at $55.
Thankfully, it seems there will be no changes at Trader Vic’s, where retro tiki bar shenanigans reign.
— By Bob Townsend, AJC Food and More blog.