Hidden in a Victorian basement, Nine Lives offers beautiful garden aesthetics and guilt-free drinking. Their 'Loop' cocktail list ensures that the venue is zero-waste, which is good for the ethics, whereas their carefully curated approach to music ensures that the venue's good for your ears too.
Beautiful Bars in London
From the good looking to the down right stunning, London has no shortage of pretty places to perch those bums of yours. From restaurants decked out in the finest of foliage, to rooftop bars that give your Instagram a good seeing to, we've been on the hunt for the the city's most attractive plots. Check out our recommendations for London's most beautiful bars.
When it comes to pretty London bars, you probably already know that Roka is up there. With a unique design and impressive dishes, you won't be disappointed.
Masterminds when it comes to creative cuisine and cocktails that feel almost out of this world, Craft London are one of the most beautiful looking bars in London thanks to purple hues, space-age interiors and levels of finesse in London that are sometimes hard to find.
Sweet dreams are made of interiors like Martello Hall's, the pizza-baking spot on Mare Street. Not far from London Fields, the bar is split into a series of spaces, all with retro interiors, old-school ceiling fans, and turquoise tones.
With those views, there's no arguing that Searcys is one of London's most beautiful bars. Whether you're there for the seaside themed pop-up, indulging in date night bubbles or simply showing off the city, this is one spot in London not to be missed.
Set within the Great Hall of a former 19th century grammar school, Baluchi is a beautiful bar that boasts Victorian features, huge windows and hand-crafted chandeliers. Experience a perfect plate of Indian-inspired high tea or drinks in a truly unique setting.
If there's a beautiful bar in London that promises opulence like no other, you're due to find it at The Gibson. Just shy of Old Street, this hidden gem isn't just decked in gold and vintage charm, there's some of London's most elaborate cocktails hidden behind their doors.
If you've made your way to Long Bar at the Sanderson Hotel, you've found one of London's prettiest bars, that's for sure. Sophisticated and doused in luxury, this is a loction where stunning bubbles and must-try cocktails can be found.
If it's an insta-worthy interior that you're after, this Camden spot ticks all the boxes. Monochrome prints? Check. Cool decor? Check. Pizza cones that double up as mouth-watering food porn? Check.
From their flamingo wallpaper down to their golden hue, there's something sexy about The King of Ladies Man that's hard to miss. Join this beautiful, if not secret bar in London for any date night going, or simply to indulge in their unique interiors.
Near & Far isn't just one of the coolest bars in Peckham. The interiors are something to behold, creating a retro kitsch aesthetic ranging from 70s furniture to a disco ball on the dance floor. And if that doesn't tickle your fancy, they have panoramic views of the city to boot.
Covered in neon and inspired by the unapologetic lifestyle of sass queen and Empress of the French Josephine De Beauharnais, this cocktail den of debauchery is one of London's most Instagram-worthy hangouts. Think bespoke tipples, tongue-in-cheek artwork and bucket loads of attitude at this pretty London bar.
While the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel may be known for its famous Spice Girls appearance, the swanky space is also home to Booking Office. Balancing Victorian architecture with a modern decor, you can expect an extensive cocktail list and delicious dishes.
If you're looking for a beautiful bar in London with an air of elegance, you needn't look much further than the regal New York Bar. Located within the Rubens at the Palace hotel, this place specialises in crisp glasses of champagne, bespoke cocktails and some of the most refined (and prettiest) interiors in London.
Decked out in jewel tones and foliage, this pretty London bar is one Islington's best hidden secrets. Perfect for a post-work glass of wine or a boozy weekend brunch, it's got something for every occasion.
Based on an old Victorian train carriage, Hoxley and Porter is a dreamy destination when it comes to dining in the Angel area. Try and nab the booth in the alcove window, perfect for people watching and you work your way through a menu of British staples.
Slick cocktail bar Swift is not just a pretty face, it's also a leading light when it comes to innovative cocktails in the city. Spread across two floors, the spot is full of sexy features, from gold fittings to grand booths.
Industrial design meets member's club elegance at this beautiful London bar. Located in the heart of Ealing, the stunning marble bar that forms the centrepiece to this gorgeous venue is the only place you'll want to order your drinks in London.
Certainly not a shy space to eat and drink in London, Sky Garden is stand out as one of London's most beautiful bars. From its sweeping views of the city to its cocktail bars and indoor garden, Sky Garden is an unstoppable force, and more than a pretty spot for date night and more.
Not only are Lokhandwala churning out the ultimate in Indian tapas dishes for fine, Asian cuisine, their interiors are as pretty as a picture. From golden chandeliers down to foliage and rustic flecks, they're the perfect spot for cocktails and beautiful plates alike.
Tucked away near St Paul's, Cigalon may not scream about itself from the rooftops, but it doesn't need to, not when it's this pretty. From its French cuisine down to its nod to geometrics, the dining space is interesting, and ti's pretty as a picture.
There's a whole lot of history with Disrepute; the Soho bar used to be the site of The Pinstripe Club - the setting of the Profumo affair. It's still pretty scandalous, with 1960s style interiors, lots of nooks and corners, and a killer cocktail list.
With sparkling fairy lights and gorgeous views over the water, Barge East is a stunningly quirky location. Whether you're looking for dinner, drinks or both, this Hackney Wick hotspot has it all. There's a modern British menu, ceramic barbeques and a fabulous selection of drinks.
If you're looking for a beautiful bar in Clapham, you don't need to look much further than Power Keg Diplomany. Brimming with British cool and hosting a restaurant space in their stunning conservatory, prepare for candlelight and cocktail luxury.
One of the best bars in London is also one of the city's sexiest; Aviator at Hush is modelled on the 1960s golden era of travel, with a long, marble topped bar and some quirky neon signage dotted about.
Grade-II listed and completely gorgeous, The Victorian Bathhouse is worth seeking out. The spot still has many of its old features, from jewel-coloured tiles through to intricately carved columns.
Black Sheep aren't just about delicious cocktails and coffee, no live music either: they have a beautiful, modern aesthetic made all the better thanks to their interesting, Banksy-esque murals on the walls.
You'll see the Bloomsbury Club Bar on every pretty bar list in London, and there's good reason for it. Whether it's the twinkling of fairy lights or the high-end cocktails or the small plates, this is a romantic plot in London that feels a world away from the rush.
Looking for something a little different? Head to the West End, where this rooftop dining destination is serving up seasonal dishes, botanical cocktails and stunning views of Covent Garden and some of London's most iconic landmarks.
If you think clean lines, the dotting of plants and brunch are beautiful, you're sure to find a haven in No.197 Chiswick Fire Station. Casual with a clear and fresh charm, this is a restaurant in bar and London that promises an all-day experience to remember.
Part of the glass-fronted NOVA Victoria complex, Timmy Green is the Aussie-inspired restaurant that's been creating a buzz since opening in London. Full of green plants and sharp surfaces, the space transforms seamlessly from bottomless brunch to swish dinner space.
One of the slickest bar names in this list, not only is Dandelyan a global award winner, they're fronting some of the prettiest interiors in London. Join them for the velvety pinks and the blushed gold but stick around for the more than inventive cocktails.
Located just seconds from West Hampstead station, this quirky cocktail bar is bringing a two-fold approach to drinking. You'll find Head upstairs, with a menu of aperitivo-style drinks, while Tails downstairs is all about punchy spirits like whisky and evening tipples.
One for plant lovers and kids of whimsy, Bourne and Hollingsworth Buildings is one of the prettiest bars in London. From their nod to British dining down to their cutesy conservatory space kitted out in the finest of foliage, you're sure to find all things beautiful here.
At the high-end of the London spectrum, this is a place for special occasions and dressin' fancy. One of London's most beautiful restaurants, head on down to Restaurant Ours for plenty of cocktail charm, luxury plates, gorgeous furniture and a beautiful nod to foliage.
From the founders of Nightjar, Oriole is just as prestigious with an experimental and unusual take on cocktails. It's also just as beautiful, with a bar that's modelled on the exotic bird species found in Africa, Europe, Asia, and Australia - expect to find world-influenced decor.
Being pretty comes easy for a location like Dalloway Terrace. A stunning little plot where the terrace reigns supreme, if you're looking for a beautiful London bar, this is the place for you thanks to international wine bottles, afternoon teas, plush breakfast dishes and more.