Cutesy London Bars
Some bars are just so adorable it's impossible to do anything but take a picture of everything from the decorations to your drinks. Cute bars in London are everywhere if you know how to look, because if there's one thing this city loves more than anything else, it's aesthetics. So get those cameras ready, think up a witty caption and prepare to visit these cutesy London bars.
Last updated on 25th August 2017
Part kitsch London bar, part party bar, come to Mabel’s Covent Garden for retro stylings and botantical cocktails. The interiors are all garish yellows and greens, with vanity mirrors and framed pictures perfect to take photos of halfway through drinking your quaint cocktails.
The Hollywood Arms looks like an updated Victorian parlour, oozing luxury just like a cute London bar of this quality should do. With elegant flamingo wallpaper, birdcages and a restaurant offering up delicious gastropub bites, that’s not all they’re offering – they host micro-breweries and wine makers, as well as hosting monthly comedy.
More like something pulled out of a magazine than a bar in Central London, Purl is all about theatre. Their experimental cocktails are worth a picture alone, featuring dry ice to concoctions in a bag, all while sitting in an adorable underground speakeasy made from exposed brickwork, sofas to sink into and even a fireplace.
This quirky London cocktail bar is the perfect place to drink fabulously mixed drinks whilst still having a fun time. The room is extravagantly decorated, with knitted chairs and a bright red colour scheme to be reminiscent of a stylish 1920s living room. This makes it the ideal backdrop to drink some great drinks and catch up with friends.
While a lot of The Bloomsbury Club Bar is all contemporary exposed brickwork, globally renowned wines, and delicious, classic British plates, it’s also the perfect cutesy London bar too. Add in its aesthetic vines filled with fairy lights, you’ll really feel like you’re in a fairy tale.
A deliciously well-crafted European menu accompanied by seasonal cocktails – there’s many reasons to visit Restaurant Ours. But it also happens to be one of the most instagrammable bars in London, awash with plants, adorable fairy lights and velvet sofas.
The Soho branch of the happy hour kings Simmons is probably one of the most kitsch bars in London. Boasting a retro aesthetic with grandma’s lampshades and wallpaper set against white tiled walls and neon signs, it’s the perfect environment to enjoy a teapot cocktail or two.
These cutesy London bars were actually erected in honour of the owner’s late Nan, so you know it’s going to be the cutest thing you’ve seen. Taking up residency in very interesting spaces across the cities, expect cocktails served in alarm clock teapots, afternoon tea amongst framed photos of Pat Butcher and all the retro décor you can handle.
Find the nondescript door and make your way up to Opium. Hidden in the heart of Chinatown, this cool London bar is all East Asian design with Chinese furniture and floral wallpaper. Head here for three floors of tasty Asian cocktails, complimented by a delicious menu of dim sum.
It’s the greenery that makes this one of the most cutesy bars in London. Wherever you go, you’ll be greeted with potted plants and fully-grown trees, so you can enjoy all this pocket of nature in the middle of London. Which is great, because they serve a delicious array of British dishes that are almost as photo-worthy as the bar itself.
Lifted straight out of TOWIE and into Shoreditch, ninetyeight lounge and bar is a mischievous den filled with toys, sweets and quirky décor. You’ll find faux-fur, elegant chairs and kitsch stylings – their mantra is ‘if it’s crazy, we do it’, so expect to find loads of cool things in this cutesy London bar, including some of their fabulously mixed drinks.
Moody, eccentric, and picturesque, Callooh Callay is a wonderfully quirky London bar. Complete with party tunes and a cool assortment of funny decorations, you’ll feel right at cutesy home as you sip on one of their many hand-crafted cocktails.
Inspired by the whacky world of Lewis Carroll, The Walrus Room is awash with vintage brick-a-brack and hand-crafted cocktails. Step into the room and you can munch on seafood bites while sitting round taxidermy ducks, brass candle sticks, and bell jars sitting in old fashioned cabinets, coming together to make it a cute London bar.
One of the coolest kitsch bars in London, Map Maison is full of bombastic décor and retro furnishings, making it one of the more interesting places to drink in the city. Along with the framed memes on the wall, it’s the perfect environment to enjoy one of their quirky cocktails.