Bars That Won't Make You Feel Old In London

You've earned your stripes on the city's clubbing scene, done the whole Jagerbombs with pounding house music thing, and are over 6am finishes; but just because we're a little older and wiser(ish), it doesn't mean we're not still up for a big one. From sophisticated basement bars through to seductive rum joints, the capital is full of drinking dens that strike a happy medium. Read our guide to London bars for the over-25s.

Last updated on 24th February 2023

The Coral Room

1920s grand salon bar The Coral Room is a stunning space that's perfect for over 25s, adorned with 56 bespoke illustrations by artist Luke Edward Hall. For light lunches, cocktails, afternoon tea and the world's longest list of English Sparkling wine, this is the place. 

Searcys at the Gherkin

Afternoon Tea at The Gherkin and 1 other offer

Take a trip to the top of one of London's most iconic towers and you'll find this gorgeous rooftop bar. Slick, sophisticated and drop-dead gorgeous, it's bringing you sights of the city while you sip away on some of their sublime cocktails, or enjoy a few glasses of Champers. Plus, there's the St Pancras and Barbican brasseries too.