Graduation in London

The big day is finally here. No more student finance, beans on toast and all night library sessions. You've done the dissertation and smashed those essays and now it's time to celebrate your entry into adulthood. Whether you're looking for a swanky dinner with the parents, a late-night spot to let your hair down with uni mates, or all of the above, read on for our recommendations of the best places to celebrate graduation in London.

Barrio Shoreditch

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Boasting one of the best interior designs in the capital, this branch of Barrio is a neighbourhood bar serving up cocktails in a club atmosphere. With amazing music, some of the finest drinks and exquisite cuisine to match, you can flit between secluded cocktails and late night revelry.

Scoff & Banter Kensington

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Imperial students may know where to go after hours in Kensington, but if you're after a swish restaurant to take your parents to, then this stunning Cromwell Road spot is ideal. Close to the Royal Albert Hall, it really is the perfect place to raise a glass to your achievements.