It’s the colour of Percy Pigs, cosmopolitans and Kylie Jenner's hair circa 2017, and is likely sprawled all over your Insta feed right now. To help you get those grid snaps in? We've found London’s prettiest pink bars and restaurants, from neon affirmations of girl power to rosy-hued pizza parlours. Barbie? Eat your heart out.
Tonight Josephine Clapham
The wife of Napoleon and France’s first official empress, Josephine de Beauharnais was a woman not to be trifled with. Inspired by her bad-ass attitude, Tonight Josephine Clapham is a pink bar in London, decked out with neon signs dedicated to female empowerment and a shiny, reflective dancefloor. Plus, this sassy queen also has outposts in Waterloo and Shoreditch.
If you’re on the hunt for pink places in London, then Mina’s is a bit of a no-brainer. Located in Knightsbridge, the venue showcases terracotta interiors, complete with beaut foliage and abstract artwork. Get stuck into £9 cocktails from 4pm to 7pm during the week or crack on with the most delicious Mediterranean dishes – think Greek-style chicken wings and bowls of lobster linguine.
Peachy Queen Putney
Peachy Queen is the pink Putney bar featuring the most Instagrammable interiors, alongside plenty of neon signs and a sippable cocktail list. What's so special about the drinks here? The venue slings out concoctions inspired by all aspects of pop culture, from the fruity 'Bohemian raspberry' to a 'watermelon sugar high' tipple. Ideal for girls' nights out and hen parties alike, this watering hole isn't to be missed.
With venues on all of the capital's swankiest streets, ELAN Café is a gorgeous pink café and brunch destination. Frequently named as one of London’s most Instagrammable spots, this beaut's floral arrangements could give Chelsea Flower Show a good run for their money. And for those really dedicated to getting their rose gold fix? There’s a selection of blush-tinged lattes and moreish slices of red velvet cake on offer.
The Skinny Kitchen
With blush-coloured walls, ambient lighting, velvet-clad seating and gorgeous greenery, The Skinny Kitchen just had to make this list. Enjoy live entertainment and bottomless brunches at this girly restaurant in London and your Insta game will be on point. Settle into a lush booth at night while tucking into everything from chicken burgers and healthy poke bowls to padron peppers and fresh calamari.
The Breakfast Club Hoxton
Home to East London's cosiest pink booths, The Breakfast Club is the perfect place to get your day or night off to a top start. Fronting plates as enticing as the interiors, this Hoxton Square cutie is sorting you out with morning classics like pancakes, sandwiches and full Englishes. However, they're also adding a little extra spice to your standard brunch with quirky cocktails and craft beers.
With locations in Clapham Junction and Covent Garden, Blame Gloria is a snap-worthy shout for catch-ups and birthday celebrations. The floral haunt showcases rose-covered walls and pretty bathrooms to die for. And if that doesn't wet your whistle, the stunner has a roster of cool events to check out including their ABBA-themed bottomless brunch.
An ode to the OG girl bosses - Queen Victoria, we’re looking at you - Girlfriend is adorned with pastel pink walls and Renaissance paintings that have been given a spray paint makeover. In the heart of Clapham, this Insta-ready bar is serving up cocktails that are almost too pretty to drink. Looking to get the party started? Order a round of Girlfriends Just Wanna Have Fun, a potent concoction of pisco, passionfruit, apricot, lime and girlfriend proseccoot.
Located in Peckham, L'Attitude is a pretty pink palace decked out with gorgeous greenery and pastel colours. The Insta-worthy haven flaunts authentic Dominican tacos, cassava croquttes and nachos, alongside Miami-inspired cocktails. Oh, and their salsa classes? They take place every Saturday, complete with Latin tunes and 2-4-1 on tequila cocktails.
Located down one of Soho’s bustling side streets, Simmons is a much-loved purveyor of uber-cheap tipples. Head here to bask in the neon lights, vintage gaming memorabilia and a giant glittering disco ball, while also enjoying their happy hour deals; think £15 boozy teapots and bottles of fizz for less than £20. On top of that, many of its sister bars in places like Brick Lane and Fitzrovia are also worth the trip for their eye-catching decor.
Oozing fancy-pants vibes, Annabel’s is the Mayfair private members club with perhaps the prettiest loos in the city. As it features hundreds of hand-blown Venetian glass petals (a bathroom essential, surely) and gorgeous crystal pink fittings, you’d be forgiven for forgoing the world-class a la carte menu and camping out in the ladies’ instead.
Provisioners At The Dixon Hotel
Once a magistrates court and police station, The Dixon Hotel is now a swanky venue and a must-visit for any fan of all things fuchsia. Their primary restaurant, Provisioners, offers a slice of California cool, with candy-coloured interiors, crushed velvet furnishings and low-hanging botanicals. While this place knows a thing or two about early morning avo on toast, it also transforms into a sultry space as dusk falls and the lights are dimmed.
Named after the feminine form of ‘Don’, Doña is Stoke Newington’s sultry, underground drinking den. Led by dynamic duo Thea Cumming (co-founder of London Mezcal Week) and Lucie Massey (the brains behind Slap Ya Papa), the menu here is made up exclusively of agave-based sips. Boasting ceilings adorned with flamingo-style feathers, cushy sofas and live DJs on the weekend, this place is giving us serious girls' night out vibes.
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