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.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
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.
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.
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.
London Cocktail Club is a London bar with a modern British twist. Some of the finest cocktails are available at happily affordable prices and you will find the newest and most innovative cocktails on offer that have been put together by the mixologist JJ Goodman of The Restaurant fame. This is a cool, secret bar in London that you will want to tell you friends about!
Elk in the Woods is a bar like no other. If you're looking for a bar that offers something a bit different, head to this North London spot for an evening of delicious food and brilliant cocktails. The bar itself is dripping with deep mahogany, from its idyllic bar to its wood-panelled walls. Tuck into their delicious home-smoked duck in cherry wood or sip your way to bliss with one of their delectable Bourbon Growler cocktails.
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.
Lounge Lover is a must visit bar in London. One of the first Shoreditch bars on the scene to lead the new wave of indie cocktail bars. Expect to be dazzled in this uber trendy cocktail bar in London that oozes with creativity, art and bohemian!