Top 10 Bars in London

When it comes to London bars there are so many to choose from; speakeasies, cocktail bars, basement bars, rooftop bars, hotel bars, the list really is endless. To make the 'Top 10' a bar would need something special, unique even, that makes them the real deal. After much deliberation we've come up with our recommended list for the Top 10 Bars in London, these places will charm you and keep you coming back for more, which is exactly why they've made our prestigious list. 

The Cocktail Club are highly-acclaimed venues that are simply adored by London's bar-hoppers. With a cracking selection of punchy cocktails, a menu of top-quality grub and a kitsch themes that just ooze cool, these are some of the best all-round watering holes in the capital.


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Opium is a 19th century styled Chinese drinking den that you really need to experience... but first you have to find it. This secret London cocktail bar is well hidden in one of the unknown nooks of Chinatown - but once you find it, you'll never want to leave. Boasting phenomenal firecracker cocktails and delicious dim sum dishes, it'll be hard for you to keep this one a secret! 

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Dirty Martini Hanover Square has a sparkling interior and an amazing layout, making it one London's coolest spots to grab a drink. With nooks and passageways offering kitsch little drinking hideaways, Dirty Martini's is one of the most unique bars in London. Head down to this West End venue for after-work indulgence, pre-club cocktails or for a evening-long date-night cuddled up in a cosy cubby hole. 

Nightjar Shoreditch

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With chilled vibes, quality cocktails and attentive bar staff, Nightjar is the answer to the over-crowded cocktails bars of West London. Described as the ultimate speakeasy bar in London, descend down into this bar to find candlelit tables, glass jar cocktails and swing bar soundtracks. Without a shadow of doubt, this is one of the best cocktail bars in Shoreditch.