Bars To Drink Rum Cocktails in London
Whether you are a pirate or just simply a lover of rum, we know you guys are always on the hunt for a bar which serves the perfect rum cocktail. Well my friends, look no further. Whether you like your rum to be spiced, matured, overproof, golden or dark, these bars have it all. For a taste of summer to brighten up a dull day, or a hot toddy to warm you up on even the coldest winter evenings, these are some of the best bars to drink rum cocktails in London.
Standing proud as a pillar of Dalston pubbing, The Victoria devotes much time and effort to its premium rum serves. Recognised mainly for its musical standing, this Queensbridge Road boozer delivers playful, quirky rum drinks in a relaxed and familiar pub setting.
You just can't go missing the chance to sample the original mai tai recipe. It was here back in 1944 that Trader Vic's first created this world-famous mix, and they've kicked on from here with an exhaustive rum menu fronting all kinds of tiki treats. Share a rum keg with pineapple, passionfruit and apricot if you're in a group.
It might be named Tequila Mockingbird, but this WImbeldon bar has got a whole host of rum cocktails up its sleeve. Hit up the vibrant watering hole for a brilliant happy hour or swing by at the weekend for a fun DJ set and enjoy a Long Island iced tea, Caribbean sailor or dark and stormy.
East London is awash with hidden gems in the bar department, and none more so than Ruby's Bar and Lounge. While their awesome atmosphere and vintage interiors stand them in good stead, it's their tendency towards some of London's best rum cocktails that has us talking.
Located in the heart of Bermondsey, The Last Talisman is a gorgeous cocktail bar and Asian-style grill. Feast on traditional Malaysian dishes before heading to the hidden Mala Madre bar, for a series of bespoke sips.
One of the best cocktail spots on Upper Street, this tiki-themed bar know their rums. With over ten listed on their menu, you'd better believe they know how to whip up more than a dark and stormy.
Offering their customers space to eat, drink and dance, Floripa in Shoreditch is a Brazilian themed beach bar. Named after a party island off the coast of Brazil, Floripa is filled with people looking for a good time. Serving Brazil's national cocktail the Caipirinha, which comes in a range of flavours, as well as their signature Fogo De Floripa cocktail there is plenty of choice for rum lovers.
This intimate drinking den claim that the “creation and execution of exceptional drinks is our passion”, and who are we to argue? Pop a couple of Hell in the Pacific's down the hatch and it'll be hard to counter this claim, and they're pretty darn serious about the quality of their Dim Sum plates too. A must for all rum aficionados, there's also soothing DJ sets to enjoy at the end of the week.
This exotic escape is your perfect holiday, with stunning Cuban inspired decor, a cigar room and rooftop terrace for slurping beneath the stars. Not to mention those all important rumbunctious cocktails, with thirteen different rum spirits to choose from.
Head to Eastcheap Records in East London for a special menu of themed Bacardi rum cocktails and DJ Freight Train blasting all the best hip hop and RnB bangers from the decks, including Jay Z, Rihanna and Kanye. Best of all, each tipple will only set you back £6, what a steal.
The clue is in the name really...With outposts in Brixton, Shoreditch and Soho, The Rum Kitchen is a bustling bar and restaurant with Caribbean drinking, dining and dancing at its heart. Expect a vibrant atmosphere, cracking rum cocktails and feel-good music at this fun-loving haunt.
Rhythm Kitchen is renowned for its extensive range of rum-laced cocktails, making these masterclasses an absolute must for lovers of the spirt. Join them to sample some of the best creations from Bristol Spirits, Clarke's Court or Goslings with tasty Caribbean bites to pair.
Rum - exotic, spiced, warming - is the perfect spirit to drink at Hoxley and Porter. This exquisite establishment is like the home of a voyager; full of gems brought back from distant lands to English shores. Warm your cockles with Liquid Gold: Rum, vanilla, saffron and sugar. Or start a fire in your belly with Baron's Tipple: Overproof rum, lime, apricot jam and guava juice
Rum your choice of spirit? Marylebone's Burlock is well worth seeking out - it's a cavernous and cosy bar with more than 200 types of the stuff lining its shelves. Renowned for its grand-house veranda, a Havana-styled barber shop and a unique happy hour that offers discounts from open until close - expect exotic rum drinks matched by an authentic taste of Cuban and Caribbean food.
Come to the May Fair Bar, where you'll be treated to elegant surroundings and delicious cocktails – with a speciality in rum – as their master mixologists will shake you up something with the charm and charisma you expect from such an establishment.
With tiki stride on their side, Sugar Cane Bar is one of the best places to drink rum in London. Not only boasting a back bar of global rum favourites, their cocktail list is a pure and simple toast to this spirit with the very best in quirky, and fruity infusions.