Interested in exploring the newest businesses to open in the Flatiron District? From a bubble tea shop to a hair salon, read on for the newest spots to make their debut in this part of New York City.
ViVi Bubble Tea
50 Lexington Ave.
ViVi Bubble Tea is a bubble tea shop and one of the latest outposts of the Taiwanese-style bubble tea chain.
ViVi Bubble Tea has more than 70 locations across the country, including shops in Chelsea, the Upper East Side, Flushing and other New York City neighborhoods.
Stop by for fruit teas, milk teas and slushes, all of which can be customized with toppings and add-ins like tapioca, pudding, chia seeds and more. Check out one of the signature drinks, such as the Oreo Creme Brûlée or Flaming Brown Sugar milk teas. While some ViVi Bubble Tea shops serve Taiwanese snacks, this location does not currently offer food.
Yelp users are excited about ViVi Bubble Tea's Flatiron location, which currently holds 4.5 stars out of four reviews on the site.
Yelper Shelley L. wrote, "I am deliriously happy to see a Vivi Bubble Tea spot open here near my office. I love this place."
ViVi bubble tea is open from 10 a.m.–10 p.m. on weekdays and 10:30 a.m.–9 p.m. on weekends.
The Kopi Trading Co.
7 W. 20th St.
The Kopi Trading Co. is a coffee bar specializing in Asian craft coffee.
This coffee bar is located inside Shanghainese dim sum spot Baodega and is the first retail outlet of Brooklyn-based roastery Kopi Trading Co.
The Kopi Trading Co. sources its coffee from Indonesia, China and Papua New Guinea and offers its roasts in drip, espresso and cold brew form. To eat, there's a daily selection of pastries, as well as dumplings from co-tenants Baodega.
With a five-star rating out of 16 reviews on Yelp, The Kopi Trading Co. has been getting positive attention.
Yelper Mel N. noted, "I'm looking forward to going back for more coffee and to trying the teas, which I've heard are very good."
The Kopi Trading Co. is open from 7 a.m.–6 p.m. on weekdays and 8 a.m.–6 p.m. on weekends.
112 E. 23rd St.
Manhattan Medspa is a medical spa, day spa and skin care spot.
The new business provides a full array of medical spa services, including skin treatment, hair removal and injectable procedures. Manhattan Medspa offers free consultations to new patients, and visits are by appointment only (see its website for more information).
Manhattan Medspa's current rating of five stars out of three reviews on Yelp indicates positive attention from users.
Yelper Courtney N., who reviewed Manhattan Medspa on July 12, wrote, "I'm thrilled to find a spa near me that's clean, caring and high-quality. My skin has me looking like a princess again."
Manhattan Medspa is open from 10 a.m.–7 p.m. on weekdays. (It's closed on weekends.)
Spoke & Weal
184 Fifth Ave., Floor 2
Spoke & Weal is a hair salon.
This is the second New York City location of the salon chain, which launched in San Francisco in 2013 and which has locations in Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, Nashville and Palo Alto (its other NYC location can be found in SoHo). Spoke & Weal offers a full menu of cut, coloring and styling services for women and men.
Spoke & Weal currently holds five stars out of five reviews on Yelp, indicating good reviews.
Yelper Romina R., who reviewed Spoke & Weal on Aug. 31, wrote, "The salon is beautiful and brand new. Andrew did an excellent job on my haircut, and he was so nice!"
Spoke & Weal is open from 11 a.m.–9 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday, 11 a.m.–7 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday, and 9 a.m.–5 p.m. on Saturday. (It's closed on Sunday and Monday.)