Bars Near Hyde Park in London
These bars provide a perfect pit stop from a lovely stroll through one of London's best parks or after a solid shopping session. Owing to their Mayfair proximity, they are usually very elegant, yet quite quiet (tourists don't tend to drink in the day, unlike Londoners) and are all just a short distance from a very beautiful London park. Check out our recommendations for the best bars near Hyde Park in our list below.
From their whopping Full English through to seasonal dishes using locally sourced ingredients, The Pickled Hen is an all-day hangout that makes for a perfect pitstop in Marylebone. The large dining room smacks of traditional charm, with a simple mix of earthy tones and crushed velvet chairs, while the bar stocks a slick list of beers and wines.
Set up in the Hilton Hotel, Aubaine is the perfect spot to get out of the Hyde Park wilderness and into a relaxing, delicious restaurant. Popular with both tourists and locals alike, they serve up the best in French and European cuisine, making it an ideal place for chilled out bite to eat throughout the day.
With Jools Holland as the patron of this charming restaurant, you already know that there's going to be lashings of jazz, soul and blues from the get-go. As well as live musicians, there's even a shellfish bar, cigar terrace and mouthwatering menu on offer.
Located just minutes from Paddington station, this beer-fuelled spot is bringing you waterside brunching and hoppy imbibing. Expect a delectable food menu featuring burgers and hot dogs to co-working spaces and some of the freshest craft beers around.
Gordon Ramsay might be better known for his effing and jeffing on TV but that's not the only string to his bow. The celebrity chef has several restaurants across London, including the more casual Gordon Ramsay Bar & Grill, which is a short distance from Hyde Park and knocks up some serious steak.
The Palm Beach Lounge is a gorgeously opulent drinking den and casino in the heart of Mayfair. Swing by for an evening of cocktails, cosmopolitan cuisine and world-renowned gaming, perfect for a dinner date after strolling around the park.
Nestled within Portman Village, within strolling distance from Marble Arch, is the charming - and fittingly named - The Portman. Head to the gastropub for their extensive wine menu and guest ales but stay for their mouth-watering Modern European menu.
A casual hotspot, and bar just shy of Hyde Park, Hard Rock Cafe have celebrity notoriety and burgers to their name. All-out American with shakes, sides and serious cocktail supping, head on down for walls smothered in movie names alongside Stateside bites and more.
A bustling new wine bar in the heart of Paddington, and just a stone's throw from Hyde Park, Vagabond boasts an ample selection of over 120 ever-rotating wines to explore. For those who love their wine, this bar will feature hand-picked bottles landing every week, so plenty of choice.
Trader Vic's offers a tiki getaway from one of London's most glamorous postcodes. Influences come from as far afield as the Med, Middle East and Asia, with an exhaustive cocktail list featuring the 1944 recipe for the original Mai Tai. Savour all kinds of tiki mixes and line your stomach with grub cooked via the Chinese wood-fired ovens.