Incorporating a stunning fine dining space and a slick pizza joint, Library also offers a range of gorgeous cocktails inspired by famous authors. Head down and take a drink of your favourite artists, from a Brandy-based Flaubert to a whisky-soused Irvine Welsh.
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!
Not only is Homeboy bringing you smooth serves of Guinness, craic-ing whiskey and an eclectic cocktail menu, but it's even got the laid-back vibes and hip-hop soundtrack to boot. Plus, with dishes like poutine and stew on the menu, you won't need to look far when you're hungry.
Travel round the world with this sexy spot in the heart of Covent Garden. Blind Spot is set in the very gorgeous St Martin's Lane hotel, and knocks up cocktails that draw on influences from across the globe - perfect for a pre-theatre tipple.
A real old school haunt, Fitz's offers a vintage glamour unmatched by any other bars in London. A drinking den of decadent delights, its menu celebrates Bloomsbury's most free spirits, both past and present, with its unique cocktail mixes.
With a cool South East Asia theme and amazing views across the London skyline, Jin Bo Law is ticking of all sorts of lists when it comes to drinking in London. Perfect for a date night in the City, head to this joint for quirky cocktails and a stylish atmosphere.
This cool cafe and cocktail lounge in the City of London offers all day drinking and a stunning selection of bar snacks and finger food, perfect for a lunchtime coffee or some post-work drinks.
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.
One South London's best new arrivals, this quirky cocktail spot in Tooting boasts a stunning array of drinkable concoctions and slick interiors, not to mention great DJs keeping the party going until 2am every weekend.
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.
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.
One of West London's finest cocktail lounges, this plush bar within Victoria's Grosvenor Hotel offers some stunning drinks and a romantic and relaxed atmosphere perfect for a few tipples post-work or pre-theatre.
Looking for the best cocktails in London? Head to this West End spot where you'll find a cracking selection of tipples alongside quality wines, top notch coffee and a hearty selection of brunch dishes.
Lush and leer over some of the best concoctions in the business as this stunning London cocktail lounge promises mastery behind the bar. Brought to you by the boozy brains behind Callooh Callay, guests to Little Bat can expect idiosyncratic interiors alongside stunning and unusual drinks.
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.
This is a cocktail lounge in Soho that offers a gentle sophistication with an air of exclusivity. Although more expensive than your average cocktail bar in London, this is one of the classiest and most stylish lounge bars in London, serving up a selection of expertly crafted cocktails to suit all tastes. Book a space for you and your friends now.
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.
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.