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Description

Purl in London is a 1920's underground speakeasy in the heart of Marylebone, serving up theatrical and experimental cocktails.

Prepare to be amazed, wowed and downright astonished by the team’s unorthodox mixology efforts, whilst you sit back and relax. The name Purl comes from a 19th century beverage that was commonly sold on the streets of London and sets the scene of unusual drinks perfectly. From dry ice and charming concoctions to cocktails in a bag and ice cream endeavours, predict mastery and majestic tipples to a T.

This is a unique and top London bar to visit that is a throw back to the golden age of cocktails thanks to their baroque interiors, broody atmosphere and ever growing collection of vintage wares. It is seating only, which adds to the occassion and you must make a booking in order to visit. This is one secret bar of London that you must discover soon! 

Info

No Door Charge
Splash the Cash £££
Mayfair
Over 18
No music
None

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
Sunday - -

Location

Purl
50-54 Blandford Street, West End, London, W1U 7HX

Area:
Central London

Nearest station:
Bond Street (Tube)
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Menus

Drink Prices Price
Bottle of Lager (330ml) £4.50
Bottle of Cider (568ml) £5.00
Cocktail £9.00
Spirit and Mixer (50ml double shot and mixer) £8.00
Glass of Wine (175ml measure Large ) £7.00
Bottle of House Wine £22.00
Bottle of Champagne £70.00

Menus

Purl Drinks Menu Download




A word from the chef:
Meat board, cheese board and olives, little bar snacks available at Purl bar in London.

Our Review

Purl Marylebone - London Cocktail Bar Review

Purl Marylebone - London Cocktail Bar Review

Purl - London’s second prohibition bar and my first glimpse of future weekends spent in underground dens of scientific exploration, old fashioned tomfoolery and making myself giddy in the most unique, creative and Instagram-worthy...

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Went there on Saturday night and had a great time, the waitress got an order wrong once but that didn't spoil the night. The cocktails tasted great and just a fun place to hang out. Visited Purl on 2017-12-09
by on December 12th, 2017
4

I went here with a friend not realizing that this was a secluded date spot. The couples seemed to be having a good time, but it is not a venue for the platonic. We had two cocktails each - the presentation was memorable, but the drinks themselves were not. I was not a fan. Visited Purl on 2017-08-24
by on December 11th, 2017
2

Disgusted. Table booked for 6.00pm for 4 two of the group were running late and arrived at 6.30pn. The other two members of our group arrived on time, but were told that the could not order any more drinks after 6.30 pm as there is an half hour drinking up policy, so the late members of the group who came from High Wycombe could not even get a drink. Never heard of such a rule and we will definitely not be going back. Staff were extremely rude as well.
by on November 12th, 2017
1

such a fun bar, i love the cauldron drink. very intimate and ideal place for date night. Visited Purl on 2016-10-29
by on August 15th, 2017
5

Amazing place to chill and relax with your mates. Would recommend it to anyone looking for a fun and chilled night out. The prices weren't too bad and the staff were nice aswell.
by on September 17th, 2016
4

Amazing place to chill and relaxwith your mates. Would recommend it to anyone looking for a fun and chilled night out. The prices weren't too bad and the staff were nice aswell.
by on September 17th, 2016
5

Absolutely loved this place. Their cocktails are spot on - they serve them in wacky camera lenses! The bartenders are easy on the eyes too. Overall, it's a great spot.
by on February 16th, 2016
5
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I went to this place on a date. Really nice decor and cocktails but one of the staff serving us was a bit pushy and noisy. I recommend you book a place near the band. Will still come again.
by on February 2nd, 2016
4

Had a 20's themed birthday here and it was not exactly amazing. As it was just before Christmas I expected it to have a great atmosphere with staff dressed to suit the venue. It was pretty quiet in there and drinks were poorly made, there was no dry ice or charming concoctions. I don't actually drink alcohol but you would expect, so called expert mixologists to be able to create a nice non-alcoholic drink? The waitress dropped one of our drinks and there was broken glass everywhere, luckily no one got cut. I was just disappointed as I had been looking for a venue and one of the barmen said he will ensure that I receive a theatrical experience and that definitely did not happen, Especially as the staff who served us wore ordinary sloppy clothing and delivered a sloppy service.
by on September 6th, 2015
2

What a funky cool place its like walking into your grandmothers living room and granny is cool as hell BTW. they take their drinks serious as they do the service. I had an old fashioned with bourbon old Grandads. the Whisk,y sour was off the charts. date night or chilled out chatty with great music.
by on May 27th, 2015
5

Really cool bar, had a great time! The bartenders are really fun and would engage in a conversation. Cocktails are delicious but quite small. The place is never crowded - very intimate - which is good but bear that in mind if you want something more part-like.
by on May 6th, 2015
5

Really didn't like the place, had a very poor experience. I felt the service was far below expectations. The prices were high, the bar staff a bit snooty, better places !
by on April 8th, 2015
1

This is one the coolest, most understated bars I've been to in London. Great bartenders, amazing cocktails and a great place to hang out and chat with friends. Definitely a favourite!
by on June 20th, 2014
4

My friend poped here for an after-work unwind and he never stopped talking about it ever since! He made me so curious, the next day I grabbed my girlfriend and enjoyed some of the most coquet cocktails in Mayfair. Yuuum.
by on March 8th, 2013
4

is a liquid labyrinth with all kinds of details nestled in the various nooks and crannies. The star attraction is the retro telephone booth providing no purpose other than decoration, then there’s the upright piano which looks like a cheeky chappy with high-waisted pin-stripe trousers, braces and flat cap will pull up a stool and start tinkling away at any moment.
by on March 6th, 2013
5

There was live jazz music when I went there, just a sax playing, and a piano, really made the atmosphere even more authentic. Drinks are tasty and well researched. Could really use a real bookshelf instead of the pictured postery books.
by on February 27th, 2013
5

A classic speakeasy with top staff and even better drinks. Love the location and how easy it is to get to from tube stations (bond street is best) best to visit on a wednesday when it isnt too busy
by on May 2nd, 2012
4

Went here for an after dinner drinks once. Great little space with lots of different areas to explore. Shame to have missed out on the dry ice cocktail though.
by on November 19th, 2011
4

Molecular mixology cocktail bars are becoming more prominent throughout London over the last couple of years. Pioneering the way was 69 Colebrook row, the tiny little 4 table cubby hole in Islington, and since then Purl has opened its doors in Marylebone serving some really quite inventive creations. The policy at Purl is reservation only because a lot of the space is really quite intimate and the tables are kept apart and away from the bar, which I found quite strange, but oddly it works. The service could be a bit slicker but the cocktails are worth the wait and not overpriced at all. All round I haven’t got too much to say about Purl, but it’s a great little drinking hole if you live in Marylebone and somewhere to take someone as a treat for sure.
by on September 20th, 2011
3

Must book! I didnt and didnt get in but went back with a booking and this place is fab. AMAAAAZING cocktails if not a tad pricey. But def worth a visit
by on January 9th, 2011
4

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