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.
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.
The clue is in the name really...With outposts is Brixton 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.
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.
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
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 (£32) with pineapple, passion fruit and apricot if you're in a group of four.
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.
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.
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.
Boasting a collection of over 150 jaw-dropping rums behind the bar, alongside an eclectic menu of Jamaican delights, Usain Bolt's Tracks & Records is a truly unique bar and restaurant in the City.
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.