Daniel offers a dining experience that excites the senses. An elegant and vibrant ambiance, gracious service and a delectable menu in the heart of manhattan's upper east side. chef daniel boulud's award winning contemporary French cuisine is inspired by the rhythm of the seasons. the distinctive setting has just been thoroughly redesigned, adding a layer of fresh, contemporary furnishings and finishes over the restaurant's grand neo- classical architecture. In the warm and welcoming Bar & Lounge guests savor creative cocktails, an a la carte menu and delectable late night desserts. While there is the Bellecour Room for private dining, the restaurant is also a distinctive destination for weddings and rehearsal dinners, complete with our event planning staff at your disposal. DANIEL is one of only five Manhattan restaurants with The New York Times' coveted four star rating.