Lounge Bars In London

London may be home to the traditional English pub, but nowadays there is a plethora of opportunities for those looking for something extra on their night out. Lounge bars aren't just found in hotels or airports any more and they've become hugely popular thanks their late closing times and the unique experiences they offer. Whether it's luxury you desire, cool ambience or formidable cocktails London is home to some of the World's most revered lounge bars. With that in mind prepare to be astounded as you go through this list of the best recommended lounge bars in London.

Last updated on 9th February 2018

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The Perception at W Hotel

1 user reviews

The Perception Bar’s lounge is the perfect place for sophisticated drinks in London, with an interior designed around the many faces of London to create a truly unique environment and a menu of spectacular cocktails that’ll keep you wanting more.

Happily Affordable ££
Leicester Square

Long Bar Sanderson Hotel

9 user reviews

At a whopping 80 feet this striking London lounge bar is called the Long Bar for a reason. Tucked into the prestigious Sanderson Hotel in Soho, the Long Bar is as luxurious as it is awe inspiring to look at. You can admire the incredible Warhol-esque décor while enjoying the world's finest wines, beers and spirits in perfect tranquility. You don't have to be a guest at the hotel to rub shoulders with A-listers making this London lounge bar great for first dates so book a table now.

Splash the Cash £££
West End

Nordic Bar

216 user reviews

Nordic is a Scandinavian lounge bar in London's Fitzrovia district. The Scandinavian people may be renowned for their beauty and grace but nobody looks graceful playing fussball or ping pong after a few fruity ciders. On weekends you can expect the freshest music from live DJs and enough vodka cocktails to sink a ship or at least its captain. Head down and experience one of London's best fun-time lounge bars.

Happily Affordable ££
Fitzrovia

The Tale Bar

8 user reviews

Salvatore has to be one of the coolest lounge bars in London. Situated just off of Hyde Park this amazing location is just the beginning of Salvatore's charm. The iconic Playboy bunnies provide pleasant scenery as well as service especially when you're having equally breath-taking cocktails made right at your table. You can just walk into Salvatore unlike its exclusive neighbour Baroque, so there's nothing stopping you heading down and feeling like The Heff in front of your mates.

Splash the Cash £££
Mayfair

The Den

2 user reviews
The Den
National Burger Month

Fitted out with leather sofas, warm lighting and eccentric artwork, The Den is one relaxed yet seriously stylish lounge bar. You’ll find it in the heart of Covent Garden, providing a relaxed break from the maddening streets outside with it’s all-day menus of refined savoury bites and a bespoke G&T menu inspired by the art that lines the walls.

Happily Affordable ££
Central London

Shaker&Company

50 user reviews
Shaker&Company
Happy Hour and 5 other offers available.

People flock to Shaker and Company for the laid back vibes, great drinks, and tasty food. Their kitchen are all dirty burgers, with the bar offering up craft cocktails and beer, all while enjoying their chilled out vibes.

Happily Affordable ££
Fitzrovia

The Vineyard

4 user reviews

The Vineyard at Angel is a great example of a charismatic lounge bar in London. It's uber cool retro décor throughout extends into the beer garden perfect for summer parties. You'll get a mixed bag of after-work drinkers and fun-seekers here so ensure that you're part of the action at this funky London lounge by booking your table in advance.

Happily Affordable ££
Islington

The Alice

6 user reviews

The stylish Alice lounge bar in London is close to Liverpool Street station. It's cool and quirky design looks like something from the set of Mad Men. Another alluring element too is the drinks prices on anything from cask ales to cocktails. For a drink and a chat or a cheap bite to eat The Alice lounge bar in London offers the perfect balance of luxury and affordability to check out any time of the week.

Happily Affordable ££
Liverpool Street

Rich Mix

4 user reviews

Beautifully decorated with cosy furniture and vibrant paintings splashed across the colourful walls, the Rich Mix is a multi-function venue in East London that can cater for your every need. With three large cinema screens and a handful of stages spread throughout the venue, this quaint entertainment bar in London frequently hosts film screenings, live music performances and dazzling theatrical showcases. Dedicated to hosting only the best entertainment, Rich Mix is perfect for group nights out and private hire.

Drinkonomical £
Shoreditch

Ask For Janice

139 user reviews

Ask For Janice is the perfect remedy for some supping, slouching and all around laid back antics. Spread across 2 spaces you'll find the light and airy cafe quarters where relaxed drinking and dining come in swathes, or you can venture underground to their lesser known basement bar room. Expect dim lights, atmospheric supping and cocktail cavorting down here. 

Happily Affordable ££
City of London

Anise

22 user reviews
Anise
Thirsty Thursdays and 5 other offers available.

Luxurious lounging at its best; Anise plumps up low-lit interiors and intimate seating for a slice of contemporary cool bar action. Think Indian character meets Middle Eastern charm where spice infusions and modern flavour combinations reign supreme in their mixology. For something stunning on both the palate and the eye, Anise has it down. 

Splash the Cash £££
Liverpool Street

Exhibit B

32 user reviews
Exhibit B
B-DAY OFFER: £100 Bar Tab! and 6 other offers available.

Looking to kick back with a few drinks in London and looking for a casual spot to watch the world wander by? Then head on down to Streatham where this lounge bar is churning out brunch bites and the best in creative cocktails. 

Happily Affordable ££
Streatham

411 Bar and Lounge

0 user reviews

From blueberry through to strawberry, e-shisha is the name of the game at 411. The Clapham space serves e-shisha using specialist technology without the smoke and fumes, as well as serving cocktails and party vibes over the weekend.

Happily Affordable ££
Battersea

The Distillery is Bankside’s destination bar, where London Hilton guests and young professionals come together for great bites and expertly made cocktails. There’s a classy feel to The Distillery - with its leather Chesterfields and art deco finishes - as mixologists use homemade aromatics, infusions and bitters to put together a top quality drinks list.

Happily Affordable ££
Central London

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