The Light Lounge

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Description

The Light Lounge is a boutique cocktail bar hidden between Leicester square & Chinatown. Located off the beaten track, it’s a first floor hidden treasure with the feel of an exclusive member’s bar.

Once you’ve tracked down the discreet entrance, climb the stairs towards a stylish and relaxed lounge bathed in natural light. Bartenders mix up a blend of the classics and some bespoke seasonal creations, while there’s also plenty for fans of premium beers, wines and spirits to get stuck into. Get there during the Light Hours of 5pm - 8pm all week and grab 2FOR1 on selected cocktails.

The Light Lounge is cool and sexy to its core, with DJs every Friday and Saturday, form 8:30pm-midnight.

Info

none
No queues normally
Happily Affordable ££
Leicester Square
21
Dress to impress

Hours

Day Open Close Notes
17:00 23:30
17:00 23:30
17:00 23:30
17:00 23:30
17:00 00:00
17:00 00:00
16:00 22:00

Location

The Light Lounge
1 Newport Place, London, WC2H 7JR

Area:
Central London

Nearest station:
Leicester Square (Tube)
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Menus

Drink Prices Price
Pint of Lager £4.70
Pint of Real Ale £4.70
Bottle of Lager (330ml) £4.70
Bottle of Cider (568ml) £4.70
Cocktail £9.50
Spirit and Mixer (50ml double shot and mixer) £9.50
Glass of Wine (175ml measure Large ) £6.50
Bottle of House Wine £22.50
Bottle of Champagne £58.50

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Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Seated
Capacity
Standing
Cost Min spend
Midweek*
Min spend
Weekend*
100 Venue Hire
* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Lovely staff, plenty of choice on the Groupon cocktail menu. Highly recommend. visited The Light Lounge on 10 Apr 2017
20 Apr 2017 by
5

Great cocktails and a fab location - what's not to like! visited The Light Lounge on 10 Apr 2017
12 Apr 2017 by
5

Amazing venue, super lovely staff and a great atmosphere - thanks guys! visited The Light Lounge on 08 Apr 2017
10 Apr 2017 by
5

Good service and wonderful cocktails NIKKI visited The Light Lounge on 04 Apr 2017
07 Apr 2017 by
5

Lovely atmosphere and cocktails! Would highly recommend visited The Light Lounge on 02 Apr 2017
04 Apr 2017 by
5

The customer service and Cocktails were good. Also, they was a really good atmosphere, I wouldn't change anything visited The Light Lounge on 31 Mar 2017
02 Apr 2017 by
5

Booked a table in advance - no problems. Great to have drinks in a clean place! No sticky sofas or floors - sophisticated ambience. And table service (although charged) was friendly. visited The Light Lounge on 17 Mar 2017
19 Mar 2017 by
4

Great place for pre-dinner cocktails. New member of the bar staff was a bit challenged so our orders were slow and mixed up but it was only her second night so guess it will get better. Rest of the staff helpful and friendly. The Olive Branch was especially good. visited The Light Lounge on 17 Mar 2017
19 Mar 2017 by
4

Great venue, superb table service, good choice of reasonably priced cocktails. Background music was the right volume so you could have a conversation. We'll be back. visited The Light Lounge on 14 Mar 2017
16 Mar 2017 by
5

Great place, got promised a booth which i never had. Raj visited The Light Lounge on 18 Feb 2017
03 Mar 2017 by
4

Went here with my partner amazing venue, great staff and the best cocktails! Highly recommend and would definitely go again. Raj visited The Light Lounge on 18 Feb 2017
27 Feb 2017 by
5

Cocktails were excellent. It's a good feeling to go in with high expectations, and have them be met. Waitresses were very polite, attentive. Will visit again. visited The Light Lounge on 11 Feb 2017
22 Feb 2017 by
5

We had a brilliant Sunday afternoon/evening! The staff were fantastic and cocktails in happy hour went down a treat. Great place & location. visited The Light Lounge on 19 Feb 2017
21 Feb 2017 by
5

It was nice but was a little disappointed that we had to sit at the bar rather than the tables, although we had booked in advance. Also the cocktails were good but felt that at other cocktail bars they make them and shake them in front of you so increasing the atmosphere. visited The Light Lounge on 16 Feb 2017
21 Feb 2017 by
4

Brilliant space for groups and lovely setting. Cocktails were gorgeous and staff really helpful. Only minus was DJ music was so loud we struggled to talk, which was a shame. visited The Light Lounge on 18 Feb 2017
20 Feb 2017 by
4

Lovely small little lounge with amazing 2 for 1 cocktails khyati visited The Light Lounge on 11 Feb 2017
20 Feb 2017 by
4

Cool venue. Good service. Music quite loud (went Friday 8pm). But no so loud you can't hear each other. Graham visited The Light Lounge on 17 Feb 2017
19 Feb 2017 by
4

This is a lovely lil bar, we booked at short notice as we had some time to kill before our dinner reservation. The waitress was in particular very good, she was incredibly friendly and attentive. It was Valentine's Day so they even gave me a rose (lovely little touch) the cocktails where on happy hour and very yummy! Definitely would go there again. Reetu visited The Light Lounge on 14 Feb 2017
16 Feb 2017 by
5

Very good - our waitress was wonderful - very attentive, but pleasantly so, rather than obsequiously so! She is Italian/Albanian - but annoyingly I cannot remember her name.... visited The Light Lounge on 14 Feb 2017
16 Feb 2017 by
5

Incredible night! Had my birthday drinks there for 20-30 people on a Friday night. Excellent service, great music and cocktails were spot on. Easy to book a table/booth, very friendly customer service. Will come again! Thanks Light Lounge visited The Light Lounge on 10 Feb 2017
12 Feb 2017 by
5

Lovely venue. Very Helpful staff. Dean visited The Light Lounge on 27 Jan 2017
29 Jan 2017 by
5

Lovely venue and really accommodating staff! visited The Light Lounge on 14 Jan 2017
16 Jan 2017 by
5

It was a nice evening Serena visited The Light Lounge on 30 Dec 2016
09 Jan 2017 by
4

Classy & spacious venue, friendly & helpful staff. The music was a bit too loud (even after I asked the DJ to turn it down), which admittedly applies to a lot of bars. Several of my guests thought the prices were a bit high, though I didn't find them unreasonable considering that it's not a regular pub. Everett visited The Light Lounge on 31 Dec 2016
02 Jan 2017 by
4

Amazing place with great cocktail. visited The Light Lounge on 31 Dec 2016
02 Jan 2017 by
5

Whilst the drinks were fine, service was very slow. visited The Light Lounge on 29 Dec 2016
02 Jan 2017 by
2

Loved the service! Good choice of venue and staff were great. visited The Light Lounge on 17 Dec 2016
19 Dec 2016 by
5

I went with a couple of friends on a Monday night. Upstairs was quite busy, but the bar downstairs was a great place to be able to chat with each other. The cocktails were great too. Definitely recommend it. Chandy visited The Light Lounge on 12 Dec 2016
15 Dec 2016 by
5

It Was a good location for drinks with friends, but service wasn't that great!! visited The Light Lounge on 10 Dec 2016
12 Dec 2016 by
3

Cool layout, clean seating area, attentive staff. visited The Light Lounge on 09 Dec 2016
11 Dec 2016 by
4

We visited the light lounge on Thursday 1st December for my boyfriends birthday and we had booked a booth for about 10 people. The service was great and the venue is lovely. They even gave us complimentary drinks as it was his birthday which was amazing and very much appreciated. The atmosphere was lovely and just what we wanted to catch up with our friends in. The only suggestion I make is that we got hungry and hoped to get some bar food but I don't think they did any. I would go again for a nice drink. visited The Light Lounge on 01 Dec 2016
06 Dec 2016 by
4

no one got back to my booking enquiry so i assumed i had no booking. therefore a pretty terrible service and experience! visited The Light Lounge on 03 Dec 2016
05 Dec 2016 by
1

Really nice lounge atmosphere and delicious cocktails Kimberley visited The Light Lounge on 11 Nov 2016
20 Nov 2016 by
4

Deeelicious cocktails, Heartbreaker & Sugar Mama were spot on. Friend ordered off menu and was one of the best Dark & Stormy'a she's had (and there'a been a few)! We only few early drinks but a great little find far from the madding crowd below. Hilary visited The Light Lounge on 12 Nov 2016
14 Nov 2016 by
5

Really disappointing actually. Service wasn't great and atmosphere was abismal but maybe because we were seated in an area more like a waiting area than cocktail bar. Not sure how I could recommend it to others. visited The Light Lounge on 11 Nov 2016
13 Nov 2016 by
1

Amazing service and the staff were extra friendly visited The Light Lounge on 05 Nov 2016
08 Nov 2016 by
5

Thank you for all your help on Friday 4th November - great space for a team night out! visited The Light Lounge on 04 Nov 2016
07 Nov 2016 by
5

Lovely decor, and staff. It's a shame the Groupon voucher was limited to a very small selection of cocktails. visited The Light Lounge on 02 Nov 2016
04 Nov 2016 by
4

Venue is great, service amazing. Highly recommended for celebrating in style with friends. visited The Light Lounge on 28 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016 by
5

Friendly staff, reasonably priced cocktails and a lovely aesthetic. visited The Light Lounge on 22 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016 by
4

Great venue!! Easy to book a table, not overcrowded on a Friday which is rare to find at a bar in central London. Amazing cocktails, great music/dj, fantastic service! Highly recommended! Will be visiting again :) visited The Light Lounge on 21 Oct 2016
23 Oct 2016 by
5

The Light Lounge is the perfect spot to meet friends and enjoy one of their amazing cocktails, the Sugar Mama is my personal favorite. visited The Light Lounge on 14 Oct 2016
18 Oct 2016 by
5

Great cocktails and Vibe, made for a fantastic post Cabaret drinks venue. visited The Light Lounge on 14 Oct 2016
16 Oct 2016 by
5

Really nice and chilled atmosphere. We were the only ones there 6-8pm on a Thursday but was very relaxed and excellent cocktails, especially during Light hours happy hour! Imagine would be great at the weekend
12 Aug 2016 by
4

Chilled out venue, nice décor and we got a table for our group which was pre-booked. Would go again and recommend. The only down side is that it closed at midnight so it is only really for pre-drinks.
30 Jun 2016 by
5

Amazing Saturday night. Had a nice area booked for a birthday. Chilled bar music. Great for catching up and mingling! Staff were friendly and had great service! Would go again! Gucci visited The Light Lounge on 08 Apr 2016
10 Apr 2016 by
5
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Really nice atmosphere, great drinks and lovely staff. Good selection of cocktails and at very reasonable prices. Will definitely visit again and recommend to others. Thanks for a great evening! Jonny visited The Light Lounge on 26 Mar 2016
27 Mar 2016 by
5

This is a great little place for pre drinks before a night out. We were a large group of 18 and were looked after very well. Booking was very easy and I managed to secure an area which accommodated the whole party. I would go back here-drinks were delicious too. simen9 visited The Light Lounge on 19 Mar 2016
21 Mar 2016 by
5

Wonderful customer service, great location and amazing cocktails! I booked this place for my leaving drinks and was very positively surprised. It has a really nice, modern ambiance, and the music (which is also really good) is at the perfect volume for you to both enjoy it and be able to have a normal conversation with your friends. Would definitely recommend! :-) matylda25 visited The Light Lounge on 19 Mar 2016
21 Mar 2016 by
5
1 person people found this helpful

More of a 3.5 stars as I went on a Friday night and it was really quiet. The staff were lovely and welcoming and the drinks were delicious but I expected more of a buzz. That being said I would definitely go back. It was nice to be able to get somewhere comfortable that I could drink at and actually have a discussion. Lara visited The Light Lounge on 11 Mar 2016
13 Mar 2016 by
4

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