While we have seen a rising trend amongst bars in London to bear a certain brand of old world chic, there is something truly unique about Soho's members-only speakeasy, Arts Theatre Club. Tucked in one of the busiest areas of the city, it tastefully intertwines Prohibition-era touches with elements of the elite to make for the perfect spot to have a little sophisticated, grown-up fun.
Bars in London
London bars are up there with some of the best bars of the world. There is a fantastic choice of bars all across London with something to suite every occasion. From beautiful hotel bars in Mayfair to fun time Karaoke bars in Soho, the bars in London rival any city across the world. If you are looking for a London cocktail bar on a first date or perhaps a romantic wine bar in Notting Hill, we have the best London bars on offer. We have the most comprehensive bar reviews and guides to the best London bars as well as the ability for you to pick your bar based on your budget. Look through our recommended bars in London.
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From craft beers to classic cocktails and high quality wines, Notes is a top pick for great drinks in London. Located in the heart of the West End, you'll find everything from after-work drinks to laid-back brunch.
A favourite bar in Notting Hill for many locals, this is a unique and cosy affair with Volcano cocktails and a retro soundtrack for the good times. Get down to Trailer HappinessHill and have a dreamy night out and get some Aloha! in you as you eat and drink the Hawaiian way at this top London bar.
The Cocktail Club offer up some of the best drinks at affordable prices in venues across the city. From circus-themed to graffitied tequila dens and more, they're fronting some of the craziest interiors around and concoctions by the mixologist JJ Goodman of The Restaurant fame.
If you're looking for a slick space to wet the whistle, then make sure to check out The Rabbit Hole. Found in Clerkenwell, this basement bar is perfect for date nights or private events, with a bucketload of old school and contemporary cocktails to keep you well-hydrated.
What a bar! The Long Bar is an institution in the London bar scene. Feel like a film star in this swanky bar and mingle at one of the hottest celebrity bars in London. Take a seat at the plush bar and order one of the expertly crafted cocktails at this recommended London Hotel Bar.
A mighty all rounder in the City of London, Core manages to charm on all fronts. They serve up a wide range of cocktails and create a lively atmosphere - making Core a charming space to tuck into some tasty chow and sup away on a beverage or three... just what you need before throwing a rowdy selection of shapes on the dance floor.