Cocktail Lounges in London

Cocktail lounges in London are all about three things: class, intimacy and relaxation. We've put together a list of the swankiest lounge bars in London, with premium service and some of the coolest cocktail blends imaginable. Each with its own unique charm, chances are you'll find something to suit any occasion - take a look! 

Last updated on 7th January 2020




Crazy Bear Fitzrovia

11 user reviews 4

One of our recommended lounge bars in London on account of its particularly opulent choice of decor. With a standout red velvet staircase, marmour tables and crystal cocktail glasses to dazzle guests with their own reflection, this is a cocktail lounge in London that often hosts A-list celebs, musicians and savvy media types. Guests are also able to cosy up in a red leather booth, should they require a little extra privacy. Book your space now. 

68 and Boston

979 user reviews 4

Aperitivo Hour (Ground floor and lower level only of 68) and 8 other offers

Situated right at the core of Soho's theatreland, 68 & Boston features a secretive, low-lit cocktail bar on its upper level. Co-owned by three key industry players in Eric Yu, Luca Cordiglieri and Martin Malley, head to this well-kept secret and choose between a mix of classic serves and original creations, each starting from £10.

Anise

24 user reviews 4

Anise is a popular cocktail lounge in London - enviably located in the square mile, this is a great spot to relax after work or catch up with friends over a flawlessly built cocktail. Blending the heritage of the East India Company with cool cocktails and food from neighbouring restaurant Cinnamon Kitchen, this is a cool lounge bar in London, offering intimate, candlelit booths should you require it. Book now. 

Shutters is an all-day drinking and dining destination that acts as a haven from the hustle and bustle of the City. Perfect for date nights, after-work drinks and group get-togethers, it's a vibrant cocktail lounge with creative concoctions and a party vibe. 

ESQ

8 user reviews 5

Housed within Kensington's 100 Queen's Gate Hotel, ESQ take its inspiration from Victorian parlours, made complete with opulent furnishings and a self-playing piano. Swing by to explore the lounge's sublime small plates and homemade infused spirits. 

The Tale Bar

8 user reviews 5

Offering 'bunny service' and a number of cool variations on the traditional cocktail bar, Salvatore at Playboy is a cocktail lounge in London that gives a drinking experience like no other. Guests can have their drinks mixed on their table top with Salvatore's mobile bar, offering a new take on table service. What's more is the option to try one of their vintage cocktails, made using only 18th century spirits - but they'll cost you. This is lounge bar in London that offers service like no other, so book now. 

Zahra

2 user reviews 4

A particularly elegant cocktail lounge in London. With a stylish interior inspired by the look and feel of the Middle East, this is a lounge bar in London with a cool, chilled out vibe and an equally as impressive list of unique cocktails, all with their own twist on the expected. This is one of our favourite cocktail lounges in London, so book now.