Best Bars in Fitzrovia

Located just North of London's Soho, Fitzrovia is the home of some great bars, including some top notch basement haunts and lush cocktail bars. Just shy of Oxford Street, nightlife here is a more easy-going and sophisticated version of Soho's nightlife, thanks to its mountain of mixology masters and air of elegance. You might not find too many bustling pubs and fast food joints, but if you're looking for a more refined Soho experience, this is the perfect area. Here are the best bars in Fitzrovia.

Last updated on 12th January 2021




The Smugglers Tavern

116 user reviews 5

Based in the heart of Fitzrovia's Warren Street, The Smugglers Tavern is a charming pub that promises to cater for whatever mood you might find yourself in. Something of a jack-of-all-trades, the bar offers 30 different types of rum and the finest creations from 20 of London's bets breweries. If that wasn't enticing enough, the kitchen is on hand to deliver fresh gastro dishes and brunch classics, all made using the freshest ingredients available. 

The Albany

23 user reviews 4

The Albany is a quirky little corner pub that mixes modern with contemporary in Fitzrovia. The first floor is a traditional area that serves British plates and seasonal dishes, while downstairs a sexy basement bar mixes cocktails and puts on some seriously hot DJ nights.

Nordic Bar

402 user reviews 4

Ping pong tables, shot wheels and crazy Scandinavian traditions all fuse together to create this fun-time party bar in Fitzrovia. Nordic Bar celebrates the food, drink and buzzing party culture that hails from Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland. Expect to be dancing all night to the freshest tunes and possibly having to wear a cone on your head and shout 'Skaol' before downing your drink!

The Newman Arms

26 user reviews 5

Quaint, cosy and killer when it comes to a good pint, The Newman Arms is perfect for those looking for a quick drink in the Fitzrovia area. When they're not pulling bevs or serving up pies, enjoy the history of it being the first Truman's Tap House in London.

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The Refinery offers seasonal food and a catalogue of wines in a relaxed, refreshing Fitzrovia plot. Alight at Warren Street and stroll inside, there's every reason to visit for an early morning meeting or some late night lounging alike. There's signature flatbreads, fresh salads, 10oz t-bone steaks and immaculately presented cocktails to get familiar with.

Saddling up a slice of Mexican motown in Fitzrovia, Mezcaleria serves up crafty Mezcal concoctions by the sombrero full. This bar isn't short of that all-important Mexican twang with its kaleidoscopic colour ways and scintillatingly smoky range of tequila classics. Wahaca's homegrown nest of Mexican marvels is a tasty delight for all those fanatics out there looking to enjoy a tequila tipple. 

The Punch Room is an elegant, refined watering hole tucked away in the London Edition Hotel. Evoking a manor house library feel with its oak panelling and soothing vintage soul playlist, The Punch Room offers an opulent yet relaxing retreat in which to enjoy a drink or two. The bar is famed for its punch bowls; be sure to try the gin infused Edition punch with jasmine tea and oak moss.

Long Bar Sanderson Hotel

11 user reviews 4

Bright, light and full of a thousand eyes, the Long Bar is a stylish spot in the heart of the quirky Sanderson Hotel. The bar lines the entire length of the huge dining room and decorated with crystal chandeliers and quirky chairs decorated with eyes. In true Sanderson style, the cocktail menu is not short of surprises and features some of Fitzrovia's quirkiest concoctions.