Best Cigar Bars in London
Since the 2007 smoking ban turned the capital's smokers into the cold, they might have been feeling just that little left out and unappreciated. Luckily, the ban hasn't stopped a wave of cigar bars from blossoming in London all of which welcome smokers with open arms! Far from your average, lumpy roll up, these cigars are luxurious and indulgent with sophisticated bars to smoke them in as well. Whether you prefer exclusive members only lounges or buzzing Cuban bars, you'll get them all in our round up of the recommended best cigar bars in London.
Last updated on 1st June 2016
A Jack of all trades, Boisdale comprises of restaurant, oyster bar, whisky bar, Cuban cigar library and live music venue. As well as a heated smoking terrace with sofas and blankets, there's also a walk-in humidor with London's finest selection of vintage and non-vintage Cuban cigars. Members even have their own cigar locker and you can sample a few varieties in the cigar shop before making a purchase.
A grand casino in the centre of Leicester Square, the Hippodrome Casino is more than an oasis for gamblers and has a number of different features for guests of all kind. Boasting six bars (with 24 hour license), a 24-hour food service, a two tier outdoor smoking area and cigar bar, it provides the whole package right in the heart of the City.
There's an image of cigar smokers reclining on leather armchairs in expensive suits with equally expensive glasses of cognac in their hands. Escape this stuffy stereotype by heading to Corney and Barrow, a top cigar bar in London. The bar is airy and friendly and has a small humidor with a selection of cigars to choose from.
Stone vaults that once lived as prisons and treasure storage spaces for the bank above have now been transformed into luxury private VIP zones in Voltaire bar. The champagne bar channels the luxurious yet illicit vibes of the venue's eclectic history with their extensive range of vintage Champagnes and cigars. Head through draped silk to enjoy your cigar in a chandelier and greenery-laden garden.
In the hustle and bustle of city life, members bar Broadway House is a quiet oasis offering a space for local professionals and residents alike to relax with a fine cigar in London. Wind down with one of the Cuban cigars stocked in the specialist humidor whilst being served from the designated bar adjacent. If that doesn't sound like enough luxury, there's also a cocktail bar, restaurant and BBQ.