Perched on the fifth floor of the landmark McGraw-Hill building, Upstairs at The Gwen focuses on the art of craft cocktails paired with shareable small plate fare, and boasts cityscape views from among the Art Deco-infused architecture of The Gwen.
CIRCA RESTAURANT AND PRIVATE DINING
Highlighting the rich diversity of American cuisine, Circa Restaurant boasts elegant private dining and Breakfast daily in a space that gives a wink to Chicago’s storied past. Located on the 5th floor, Circa offers a variety of seating options — from cozy banquettes to communal tables — allowing guests to tailor their dining experience. Circa Restaurant also offers private dining rooms, which can be reserved for intimate affairs, special occasions, and events. Take a trip back through the decades in this sleek, newly renovated environment.
Taste of The Gwen Package
Awaken your palate and spirit in an elegant space that gives a wink to Chicago’s storied past. Discover our exclusive package:
- A guaranteed table at our stylish restaurant and lounge
- One complimentary Gwen Signature Cocktail, per stay
- One $50 food & beverage credit, per stay
- Complimentary room upgrade at time of booking
- Bubbles upon arrival
Book online, or call (866) 716-8136 and mention rate plan LGPKG1.
FEATURING THE PROHIBITION PORTER
1930's FEATURED COCKTAILS
Blackberry Gin Fizz
SIGNATURE COCKTAIL: THE URBAN BUZZ
• 1.5 oz KOVAL Bourbon
• .5 oz Freshly squeezed lemon juice
• .75 oz Honey syrup (prepared with local honey)
ADD ALL INGREDIENTS INTO COCKTAIL SHAKER
ADD ICE, SHAKE, STRAIN
SERVE UP IN A MARTINI GLASS
GARNISH WITH A LEMON PEEL