In a city known for its great cuisine and exhilarating nightlife, Hotel Essex Chicago is ready to raise the bar even higher. Dine at Grant Park Bistro by day and dance at SX Sky Bar all night! SX Sky Bar is one of the city’s most buzz-worthy new spots for cocktails, dancing and private events.
SX Sky bar
The most original venue in Chicago’s Cultural Mile, SX Sky Bar offers an exciting fusion of spectacular bar and unforgettable nightclub. This colorful, two-floor space features a dance floor, event space for intimate social gatherings and retractable walls that offer guests an open-air experience.
Grant Park Bistro
Grant Park Bistro is a modern French grill from Chicago based LM Restaurant Group. Diners can indulge in traditional French fare as well as modern takes on classic dishes as the sharable menu will focus primarily on grilled meats and vegetables as well as charcuterie and French cheeses.
In keeping with the French concept Grant Park Bistro’s beverage program will focus heavily on French wines, specifically from the renowned Loire Valley.
The 40 seat dining room offers views into the restaurant’s open kitchen while the 26 seat bar area sits adjacent to a small cafe. In the Summer months a 30 seat patio lines Michigan Avenue looking out to Grant Park. Grant Park Bistro will be open daily serving breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as weekend brunch.