Description

Before you can contemplate trying the incredible cocktails and delicious food, you've got to locate Opium. A secret bar if ever there was one; find the nondescript jade green door and head up the long dark stairway to the cool and chic setting above.

Opium Cocktail Bar & Dim Sum Parlour is a chic, hidden venue in the heart of Chinatown. Run by experienced London bar moguls Dre Masso and Eric Yu, Opium certainly has some pedigree behind it. The decor is oriental themed but again keeps an element of freshness with a twist that makes it modern and current; metal finishes on miss-matched Chinese furniture gives Opium, a contemporary London feel that is very welcome. Expect 3 bars of amazing Asian cocktails and a selection of dim sum - just a little teaser to get your appetite going.

The drinks list and ingredients for food dishes will change seasonally to reflect their freshness, a great selling point. Perfect for a fine dinner and drinks evening, Opium would certainly impress a date or be a good place to have a meal with friends. Flash paper cocktails set the evening off with a bang, alongside some stunning dim sum nibbles; expect a cool and trendy crowd, who are distinctly in the know, how else would they have found this Chinatown gem?

Info

  • Splash the Cash £££
  • London - Christmas Lunch, London - Christmas Dinner, London - Themed Christmas
  • No Door Charge.
  • No sportswear

Hours

Day Open Close Notes
Monday 17:00 1:00
Tuesday 17:00 1:00
Wednesday 17:00 2:00
Thursday 17:00 3:00
Friday 17:00 3:00
Saturday 17:00 3:00
Sunday 17:00 0:00

Special opening hours

Day Open Close Notes
Thursday 29th November 2018 15:00 3:00
Friday 30th November 2018 15:00 3:00
Saturday 1st December 2018 15:00 3:00
Thursday 6th December 2018 15:00 3:00
Friday 7th December 2018 15:00 3:00
Saturday 8th December 2018 15:00 3:00
Thursday 13th December 2018 15:00 3:00
Friday 14th December 2018 15:00 3:00
Saturday 15th December 2018 15:00 3:00
Thursday 20th December 2018 15:00 3:00
Friday 21st December 2018 15:00 3:00
Saturday 22nd December 2018 15:00 3:00
Monday 31st December 2018 16:00 4:00

Location

Address

Opium, 15-16 Gerrard Street W1D 6JE

Area

Soho

Nearest Station

Leicester Square (Tube)


Getting there

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Menus

  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Asian/Oriental, International, Vegetarian Friendly and Vegan Friendly food.

  • A word from the chef:

    Opium fuses classic Chinese dim sum and other dishes with a contempary London twist, adding new additions to older staples. Try their Dim Sum platter at £16 with siu mai and har gau or their Cantonese barbecue pork bun at £6.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Seated
Capacity
Standing
Cost Min spend
Midweek*
Min spend
Weekend*
The Peony bar Private Room 23 30 - On Request On Request
The Apothecary Bar Private Room 20 35 - On Request On Request
Full Floor Exclusive Hire Private Room 0 50 - On Request On Request
Full Venue Hire Venue Hire 0 100 - On Request On Request

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Opium Chinatown - London Cocktail Bar Review

Opium Chinatown - London Cocktail Bar Review

Hidden in the heart of Chinatown, Opium Cocktail Bar & Dim Sum Parlour is a secretive spot for late night foodies, boozies, and trendsetters from all around London. Set in arguably the most touristy district of London, Opium is a gem among this area and very worthwhile. The Venue After entering…

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