With a train carriage as their entrance corridor, it's no wonder that Hoxley and Porter is set to swoon. As loved up birds and boys head down, they prepare for an evening of master mixology, cosy wee nooks and dishes that'll make your heart and palate melt.
Romantic Bars In London
If you're looking to spruce up your average ol' date night, London has plenty of intimate hideaways to inject a little allure into the proceedings. From chilled out basement bars for cocktails and conversations to rooftop haunts with spectacular views of the city, we've rounded up the most romantic bars in London for all occasions.
Tucked into nooks and toting some of the best bottles of wine in the business, it's no wonder The Bloomsbury have one of the most romantic places to drink in London. Under the glitter of lights, prepare for intimate chats and a charming atmosphere all night long.
One of the most dazzling places to drink in London, Dalloway Terrace have upped the romantic stakes with their charming indoor and outdoor space. From low hanging lights to the flickering of candles, this is definitely a swoon-worthy spot.
Sister bar to Nightjar and toting some of the most unique drinks in the city, if you want plenty to lust over in London, you've come to the right place. From live jazz music down to creative cocktails, romance thrives at Oriole.
Doused in chrome surfaces, dramatic interiors and a luxurious atmosphere, Quaglino's is the ultimate romantic destination for you and bae. Swoon over the dark interior and saturate the senses with the exquisite array of European eats and classic cocktails on offer.
Sometimes looking for that perfect romantic spot in the city, can get pretty tiring. Luckily, So Bar has you covered. Enjoy sipping on delightful cocktails and chowing down nibbles, while taking in the stunning interior with exposed brick, stripped hardwood floor, and wrought iron table bases.
Purl's highly skilled bartenders use unconventional methods that utilise fogs, foams and food; and the results are a multi-sensory success for some of the most romantic drinks in the city. Retire to one of their charming alcoves, savour the live jazz music and experience the prohibition era.
Looking for an Instagrammable retreat with delicious drinks and a laid back atmosphere? Then look no further than dining maestros, Bourne & Hollingsworth. Not only are they renowned for their cocktails and chic style, but they also have a fabulous a la carte menu.
Offering smooth jazz nights and even smoother cocktails, this charming bar in Brixton is a top spot if you're planning for a romantic night out in South London. Head down for coffee dates, cocktail classes and great live entertainment.
Found beneath The Arbitrager in the heart of the city, this classic basement cocktail bar offers a stylish and refined retreat from the stresses of everyday life. Swill exceptional drinks in Demon, Wise & Partners' relaxed atmosphere and be prepared to linger into the night.
The swinging '20s inspired plenty of shenanigans, from Prohibition to illegal gambling. BYOC has harnessed this sense of fun for their outpost in Camden; think crafted cocktails for two hours, Blackjack tables and snappy servers.
Soho's swanky secret is a decadent den of Parisian chic, delicious dessert plates, tasty tipples and gorgeous leather armchairs. Sink into some sophistication and treat a date in a late night lounge perfect for intimate indulgence and sultry surrounds.
Brought to you by the team behind award-winning Callooh Callay, Little Bat is a wonderland of cocktail adventure and amorous spaces. This romantic London bar promises a date night to remember, with themed areas and stunning drinks.
The masterminds behind the successful Nightjar have now turned their attention towards Covent Garden, and are now offering a top spot for those looking for bars with booths in London. Think carefully crafted cocktails, all served in a gorgeous and intimate space.
Feelin' flirty? Few places in East London can compete with the intimacy and atmosphere of Ruby's Bar and Lounge. Hidden away below the cinema sign on Stoke Newington Road, there are speakeasy vibes and a crafted menu of divine cocktails on candlelit tables.
Doused in 19th-century elegance and inspired by manor house libraries, The Punch Room, buried in the London Edition Hotel, is a haven for some romantic drinks in London. Intimate, secretive and by reservation only, the bar is a capsule of classic cocktails and amorous atmosphere.
Sometimes, there's nothing wrong with a timeless classic like dinner and drinks. On the drinks side of things, we're leaning towards this NW6 number; split between two distinct floors, Heads + Tails offers a plethora of mouthwatering sips and creative concoctions.
Get ready for a memorable night out, where you'll head 180m into the sky to enjoy cocktails at one of the city's most prestigious and recognisable landmarks. The views, as you might expect, are to die for, and the romance will be at an all time high.
Inspired by Chinese opium dens, The Courtesan is one Brixton's little-known secrets. The bar and restaurant serves a delicious selection of dim sum and Asian-inspired cocktails, along with regular DJ nights, live music and dazzling burlesque performances.
A sophisticated hideaway in Bethnal Green, Coupette oozes French glamour with its impressive cocktail menu and enticing selection of bar snacks. Nights here will consist of enticing creations inspired by regions of France, such as the truffled white negroni and Champagne pina colada.
Low lighting, cosy corners and a knock-out cocktail list reign supreme at Blind Spot. Open for pre-dinner cocktails, post-show tipples and even masterclasses, the Covent Garden bar also has a selection of entertainment including regular live music nights.
For a night that's as romantic as can be, head down to Soho where this Wardour Street bar is bringing you delicious drinks in an intimate atmosphere. Cuddle up over G&Ts in the gin parlour or take things to the cocktail bar where you'll find live music.
Make it a date night to remember with drinks at one of London's most acclaimed cocktail bars. A favourite among tourists, industry insiders and anyone who knows a good sip, Lyaness touts photo-worthy interiors and a menu to satisfy all tastes.
If you're looking for seasonal cocktails in Kensington in a wonderfully romantic setting, Restaurant Ours is for you. Their interior is all about modern, chic stylings, with exposed brickwork and a splash of greenery. Hungry? Don't miss out on the European menu.
If you're looking for one of the best date night bars in London, then make your way to Eve. Step into this neon enclave for the chance to charm your beau over rounds of signature cocktails, great craft beers, and delicious bar snacks from The Frog.
Inspired by Soho's heyday, Disrepute is an intimate and plush drinking den that's got some stories to tell. Set in the former home of The Pinstripe Club - the starting point of one of politics' most outrageous affairs- the bar commemorates 60s hedonism with gorgeous decor and potent drinks.
Booking into the most romantic bars in London doesn't necessarily mean that you have to spend big - just ask Simmons. Their Fitzrovia bolthole is an absolute gem; offering eclectic interiors, cosy vibes and, most importantly, one of the best happy hours the city.
Found is tucked away beneath Ravey Street, and is home to some of the finest cocktails in the area. With a short but sweet menu of unique drinks offering a novel take on classic concoctions, hide yourselves away in one of their cool alcoves and enjoy some much needed alone time.
A whisky lover's dream, Black Rock is one of Shoreditch's most snug bars. The spot is a celebration of all things whisky, with an incredible collection of 250 bottles in their library; for something a little different, head upstairs for an in-depth blending masterclass.