Purple Bar Sanderson Hotel

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Found at The Sanderson near the heart of Oxford Circus, The Purple Bar is a deluxe and divine blend of rich purples and lavender velvets; boasting a chic and intimate space that is making it's way to becoming one of London's most talked about destinations.

Draped in violet silk opera curtains, and furnished with lavender Queen Anne chairs, purple etched Venetian mirrors, and a bar that looks like an enormous meteorite just fallen from the sky, Purple Bar not only resembles a luxurious jewellery box, it was actually designed to look like one. Hidden off the main reception area, it is an intentionally intimate bar, seating only around twenty in all. This not only adds to its comfort but also gives it a sense of calm exclusivity.

There are few places in London likely to deliver a more expertly prepared selection of cocktails than Purple bar; From their vintage classics collection with a 'Philadelphia Fish House Punch' to their 'Japanese Cocktail' with Remy Martin VSOP. They also house an array of champagne and offer a cocktail making class with their expert mixologists for a truly unique night out in our lush city. 

Cocktail Heaven is Sanderson's own cocktail making class which takes place in the dramatic backdrop of the luxurious Purple Bar. Guests have a chance to use specialist equipment to make their very own cocktails with the assistance of highly skilled mixologists.

Smith & Sinclair: Launching on 18 November, Sanderson, in partnership with Smith & Sinclair, is set to capture the imagination of guests and visitors this winter with the much-anticipated launch of the first sensory cocktail pop up bar at Purple Bar. From signature edible cocktails to tantalisingly tasty experiences, become a part of Smith & Sinclair's 'eat your drink' movement. Discover Smith & Sinclair's mesmerising cocktail concoctions and alcoholic edibles. Step inside the Flavour Room next door, and let your taste buds tingle and the sight of boozy sherbert and alcoholic pastille pick 'n' mix. 


No Door Charge
Booking required
Splash the Cash £££
West End
Over 21
Wheelchair Access


Day Open Close Notes
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Purple Bar Sanderson Hotel
50 Berners Street, London, W1T 3NG

Central London

Nearest station:
Oxford Circus (Tube)
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Drink Prices Price
Bottle of Lager (330ml) £3.80
Cocktail £14.00
Spirit and Mixer (50ml double shot and mixer) £12.00
Bottle of House Wine £52.00
Bottle of Champagne £90.00


Purple Bar Menu Download

This venue serves Bar Snacks and International food.

Our Review

Purple Bar Sanderson Hotel - London Bar Review

Purple Bar Sanderson Hotel - London Bar Review

Elegant, poised and fitting perfectly in a quirky hotel like the Sanderson, the Purple Bar offers anyone that enters a strange yet sublime feeling. Simultaneously inspiring raised eyebrows and huge smiles, by the time you leave, the bar's serenity,...

Read our full Purple Bar Sanderson Hotel - London Bar Review review

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Venue Venue Hire 50 £4k £7k
* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Dark,rich purple engulfing you on all sides as you walk in. One of my fave places in London. If you have not been before I highly recommend that you visit The Purple Bar.
17 Nov 2016 by

Yaaawww , we're is the purple bar photos , so if it looks very nice from inside we go to it spend some time have couple drinks ,,,, Instead of driving to it thin end up walking and walk out go to another bar ???? Isn't ittt folks I mean even if it's nice you still gara make certain day for it to go to it , because London are full of best bars and night clubbbbbbssssss Johny walkers
28 Sep 2016 by

We had the most wonderful evening. Not only was the setting fabulous, the drinks amazing and the food bits delicious, but what trumped everything was the outstanding service. I have never known such friendly attentive staff and for me, they made my evening. Highly recommend Donna visited Purple Bar Sanderson Hotel on 19 Mar 2016
20 Mar 2016 by

Great cocktails and lovely bartenders, especially the blonde girl. Overall a great place with great decor despite being on the small side. Perfect if you want some chilled drinks and dont like those noisier bars
03 Feb 2016 by

Didn't know this little bar existed. Beautiful and relaxing, felt i was a million miles away from the city. Very chic with attentive staff. Drinks make it worth the visit.
16 Oct 2014 by

Got take here on a date and it hit the ticket. Feels quite special and luxurious. Wasnt really busy, which I suppose is good for the type of place. Quiet, chic, interesting cocktail place. I had a lovely Cosmo.
23 May 2014 by

Really beautiful bar but definitely book up in advance. It's tiny so is very busy most of the time.. Cocktail are pretty expensive but so worth it!
19 Jul 2013 by

The hotel holds two of my favourite bars in London. The Purple bar is an ultra luxurious vodka bar for hotel residents only, but it will be the inspiration for any bar I build in my house. The Long Bar on the other hand, is completely different. You sit on stools quite happily people watching everyone across from you whilst one of the best bar teams in London quite happily mixes drinks for you.
20 Sep 2011 by

Very dramatic. Stunning bar but very expensive! Good for an expensive posh pre-drink before going to soho or a good after meal cocktail!
19 Nov 2010 by

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