Late nights and drinks deals are just the tip of the iceberg at this central London favourite. With a restaurant churning out plates during the day, Ruby Blue's late-night offering is one of glitzed up guests, premium drinks, late night DJs and more till the wee hours.
Best Bars Near Chinatown
Chinatown; if you haven't been, you simply don't know what you're missing. From all-you-can-eat buffets to street food staples so good that they demand a queue, Chinatown is one of the most unique plots in London. It's not just food and cutlure, though and we're here to help you drink your way around this eclectic area. From low-lit hangouts to bustling beer spots, here's the best bars near Chinatown.
Popular with London's young and fun, Bar Rumba shows no signs of stopping. From some of the cheapest drinks deals in the biz through to a playlist of commercial and pop hits and a bustling vibe, it's looking like a very late and deliciously boozy one here.
A secret bar in Chinatown that can be found directly in the heart of the action, Opium stands in good stead as one of the best places to drink. From a roster of Asian-inspired cocktails down to a mouthwatering selection of dumplings and dim, this is a hidden gem not to be missed.
Touting a whole load of character is The Cocktail Club Shaftesbury Avenue, which is adorned with British Navy-style pin-ups and skulls and crossbones. As for drinks? They have a crackin' selection of lip-smacking cocktails.
One of the best places for tapas in London, Salvador & Amanda brings a dose of Spanish attitude. Head to this Covent Garden spot prime European cuisine and modern cocktails alongside romantic interiors and a regular lineup of live entertainment.
Located over on Soho's famous Greek Street, Simmons is the kitschy-cool bar that slings out a mega selection of boozy beverages. Even better? It boasts a mega happy hour every day from 3pm to 8pm, so you can save on the pennies while you sip. Thanks to its location, it's perf for a post-Chinatown tipple.
When it comes to lively pubs in the West End, Waxy O'Connors stands in good stead. Not only one of the best Irish pub names in the city with Guinness practically coming out of their ears, Waxy's is also home to creative interiors; from intricate woodwork to towering trees and nooks aplenty.
Head to Gerrard Street, find the elusive door, make your way up the secret stairs and prepare to make your way through the menu at this inconspicuous hideaway. With a sister site in Paris and a reputation for providing some of the best libations in the world, you're in for a good night at ECC.