If you’re fancying something more luxury than heading down to the pub, we’ve listed a bunch of the best bars at hotels in London which make the perfect date whether is for after work drinks, pre celebration drinks or catching up with friends!
There are plenty of places to have a drink or a cocktail in Knightsbridge. But few can match the Blue Bar for wow factor. Pop in for some of the most colourful cocktails in town, there’s nothing quite like a Nostalgia, a Shiso Mine or a Notorious to ease you into the evening. Hence the name, blue is carried from the walls to the floors, and covering every chair and every menu, so it sure is one for the aesthetics! Spacious and impeccably stylish, this is a bar whose sparkling energy is sure to leave you spellbound.
Ginger Lily is an exotic and intimate choice that brings the buzz and excitement of the Singaporean Bar culture, directly to the streets of London. Be prepared to indulge in a collection of eclectic Singaporean cocktails ranging from classics to contemporary creations. Drink and dine at Ginger Lily to experience luxurious, exotic cocktails and elegant architecture and design at a brilliant location in London, Liverpool street. This unique bar is perfect for date nights, private parties, after-work drinks and cocktail receptions, as they can cater for up to 60 guests.
Located on the ground floor of The Bloomsbury hotel, this bar brings style and glamour. Inspired by the 1920s, find vibrant coral walls, opulent glass chandeliers, decorative palm trees and bespoke illustrations by artist Luke Edward Hall. You’ll be sure to enjoy their delicious cocktails and ‘the world’s longest list of English sparkling wine’ which is what they are known for, the bar also has a cigar terrace for the smokers.
The New York Bar has a fab has a fab cocktail menu that combines signature classics with British history and traditions, such as ‘The Queen’s Swan’, the ‘Industrial Revolution’ and the ‘1666 Great Fire of London’. If your’e looking to treat yourself, there’s a Champagne trolley that the friendly staff wheel out, as well as gin-tasting experiences and live music found here. This inviting bar is a true highlight of London Victoria. striking red décor, original artwork, and friendly ambiance.
Glasshouse on the roof at NYX Hotel is ouanr exclusive 10th floor rooftop bar, where creative cocktails are served with incredible views across central London, with a retractable roof, Glasshouse is the perfect drinks destination at any time of year. Featuring bold décor and statement neon artwork paired with a rich soundscape. Soak up a cool atmosphere with vibrant energy, as you gaze out across the glittering city.
Revel in the glamorous ambience of a secret London hideaway. The Mirror Bar is a best kept secret, an intimate setting, with a sophisticated London buzz, and the best cocktails in Marylebone. Their signature cocktail, the ‘Marylebone Mist’, is not one to forget, enjoy a lovely concoction of dry gin, pear liqueur, apple and lime juice and finished off with absinthe mist. Large mirros and wingback chairs, the discreet charisma of this authentic and atmospheric venue is one to try.
The dramatic jet-black and gold décor of the Beaufort Bar provides the perfect setting for glamour and luxury, described as a ‘hideaway of supreme style and opulence’. The Beaufort Bar’s menu, Nocturne, takes guests on a journey across centuries and through flavours, with incredible mixology and incorporating fizz to great effect, you can expect cocktails created to evoke the very specific flavour.
An intimate Champagne and martini bar tucked behind a sweeping jacquard curtain on the ground floor. Featuring 30 Champagnes, a martini trolley and a selection of classic Club cocktails. Guests can enjoy a Club Martini or create their own, selecting from an extensive list of gin, vodka and vermouth. When ordering a classic drink know that your it will come trollied to your table, topped with vintage glassware and the odd elegantly placed book in keeping with the theme, a fun experience that will keep you ordering more! Note that you do need to be a member of The Ned in order to get in here.
This gem is hidden in the One Hundred Shoreditch Hotel. This bar is designed by Mr lyan, the concept is a stripped back analogue form, with themes of natural variance. This innovative bar combines quality music, high style, food and drinks to create the perfect experience. Stop by from Wednesday till Sunday, opening at 5pm and stay until late!