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 19th November 2021

163 Upper Street is one of North London's best cocktail lounges, offering an enticing menu of 80s-inspired tipples. Choose from signatures like the Down Under with whiskey, sherry, apple and sugar or the Free Falling with pineapple vodka, cider and pear, matched with tasty bar snacks. 


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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 of the best lounge bars in London, this gorgeous space in Bloomsbury is one to seek out if you're looking for sensation sips and stunning surroundings. Sample the delights of their clever cocktail menu before tucking into a few of their delicious bar bites.


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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. 

The Tale Bar

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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.