Top 30 Bars To Take Your Parents To

Whether your parents are London locals or visiting for the weekend, the thought of taking them bar hopping might seem a ridiculous prospect. We have put together a list of bars to impress your parents with, all with their own unique yet widely appealing quirks to ensure that everyone is happy. Next time the occasion calls for it, here is a list of our top 10 bars to take your parents to, should you decide to give them a taste of your lifestyle away from home. 

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Humble Grape - Wine Bars in London

Looking to keep mum and dad sweet? Let Humble Grape do the hard work; the stylish and slick wine bars are perfect for catch-ups, with biodynamic bottles to suit everyone's taste. There's also a sturdy menu of British bites to line stomachs.

Tap & Bottle

If your parents are fans of wine? Then Tap & Bottle near London Bridge is a great place to head. Expect to be wowed by tastings or just relaxing across the cosy space for a few glasses, alongside trying the rotating monthly special.

Searcys at the Gherkin

Are Mum and Dad sometimes a bit… difficult to impress? Next time they visit bring out this absolute show-stopper of a trump card - as we offer DMN users exclusive access to the iconic glass dome at the top of the Gherkin; a space usually reserved for private members only. Tick this one off your bucket list while you catch up with ma and pa over exquisite cocktails and unrivalled views of London's skyline.

Maltby Street Wine House

If you want to impress your parents, venture to Maltby Street Wine House in the heart of London Bridge. This suave drinking destination is home to a plethora of lip-smacking drinks, alongside a moreish bar snacks menu, with offerings from the likes of charcuterie boards to bruschetta.

Cecilia's Wine House

If your parents are a huge fan of tasty bevvies (served with a little class), then venture to Covent Garden gem: Cecilia's Wine House. Located on Drury Lane, this fabulous booze venue has a glorious array of serves, alongside a crackin' bar menu to munch on in between.

Vagabond - Various Sites

Parents got a taste for the finer things? Treat them to a night of wine and small plates at one of Vagabond's gorgeous bars. With venues from Fulham to the Tottenham Court Road all bars are well located to shove them in a taxi afterwards.