Mayfair's best kept secret steps out of the shadows to deliver the best pizza in London, cream of the crop cocktails and regular live music acts. As an area best known for being glossy and revelling in excess, few would expect to find an understated and music orientated hang-out in the heart of Mayfair. Tucked away on Old Park Lane The BackRoom goes about its business of serving up world class pizzas, classy cocktails and live music within an environment that provides an intimate rock’n’roll haven.
The deco includes a variety of vintage and iconic items including copies of Melody Maker circa 1971, and an original poster for the WHO, alongside a customised confession booth that forms part of the seating arrangement. The piece du resistance, however, is a door from the famous Apple Studios, signed by none other than The Beatles - showcasing The BackRoom’s commitment to creating an authentic rock’n’roll ambience.
But the bar also has the sustenance to match the style. Boasting a great selection of pizzas and an impressive array of adventurously named cocktails, The BackRoom offers a complete package that oozes “cool” in charismatic surroundings. Pizza fans and cocktails lovers can enjoy The BackRoom all week long, but music aficionados would be well advised to make the establishment a regular haunt on Thursday evenings. Showcasing an eclectic mix of established and new talent, spanning a variety of different genres, these nights are all about letting the good times rock’n’roll.
Niki Henville, London Sales Manager, said; “There are very few venues in the capital that demonstrate such an appreciation for vintage rock’n’roll culture, but we are more than just a well-decorated bar. With the best pizzas in London, a cocktail menu to die for and a consistent offering of quality live music, Londoners will feel right at home here and we look forward to greeting them.”
What we say:
The Back Room is an unexpected hidden gem of a London bar, certainly so considering its location in Mayfair and its owners. The Back Room is set in the old souvenir shop of the Hard Rock Cafe, tucked away off the glamorous road of Old Park Lane which adds to the charm and secrecy of this London bar. The Hard Rock Cafe have carved out a destination bar, a homage to rock n roll with a cool London edge that makes this worth hunting out in Mayfair. You will be amazed with the music memoribillia on show, as well as the tasty pizza's and well priced cocktails available. Thursday night at The Back Room sees some fantastic live bands on show so treat yourself to a night of rock n roll in London in an intimate and off-the-beaten track bar.