Absinthe at London Bars

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Seeking a top London destination for enjoying this famous beverage? Peruse our selection of absinthe at London bars and make it a sojourn to remember in the capital. From stylish restaurant bars to more quirky options, our recommended list of absinthe at London bars is sure to please.

Don't forget to check out our popular round-up of the best cocktail bars in London too.
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43 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London, SW1W 0PP
(020) 7958 7000

Escape from the bustle of Victoria for some welcome time out at BBar where you can enjoy a range of South African and other global dishes. BBar also has a comprehensive choice of cocktails and world wines.

  • Victoria’s best cocktail venue, elegant yet relaxed
  • The perfect place to catch up with friends
  • Awarded certificate of excellence from Trip Advisor
  • Monthly special deals and promotions
  • Now also serving breakfast, Monday to Friday

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Baranis is a bar located on Chancery Lane, in the same building as Cigalon. Baranis is a destination bar with a variety of cocktails and wines and a compact choice of sharing platters. Baranis also serve 'The Granny's Green Beast' for those that can stomach absinthe.

115 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London, EC2A 1PP
(020) 7242 8373

Beaufort Bar


The Savoy's Beaufort Bar is an opulent bar built on the hotel's original cabaret stage. This glamorous bar hosts nightly live music and offers an extensive choice of classic and modern cocktails. Try 'The French Envy' for a taste of absinthe in some of London's most luxurious surroundings.

Savoy Hotel, Strand, London, WC2R 0EU
(020) 7836 4343

The Bonneville Tavern

The Bonneville Tavern is a popular venue in Hackney that serves up delicious twists on classic French-Belgian dishes, the best of Belgian and local Hackney beers and late-night cocktails. The Bonneville Tavern are also renowned for their selection of absinthe, for those in search of the green fairy...

43 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney, E5 0NS
(020) 8533 3301



CellarDoor is an intimate cabaret bar housed in a former gents lavatory which was once reputedly the haunt of Wilde, Gielgud, Orton and Crisp. Tucked away outside the Lyceum in Covent Garden, the venue is entered via purple lit stairs in middle of the pavement. Cutting edge cabaret, burlesque and drag ensure CellarDoor’s ongoing popularity. CellarDoor also has a selection of absinthe available for those daring-drinkers that are in search of the green fairy.

Zero Aldwych, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7DN
(020) 7240 8848

Green Bar

The Green Bar at Hotel Cafe Royal is inspired by the Cafe Royal Cocktail book that was compiled in 1937. Celebrating the long history, the cocktail list at the Green Bar features heritage options alongside classic creations. The bar also features an absinthe fountain.

Cafe Royal, 68 Regent Street, Mayfair, London, W1B 4DY
(020) 7406 3310

Milk & Honey


Enjoy the highest quality drinks and service at Milk & Honey, which is famed for its expertly mixed cocktails including 'French Pear', an absinthe laced staple of Milk & Honey's infamous cocktail menu.

61 Poland Street, Soho, London, W1F 7NU
(020) 7065 6840



You'll find this challenging, Swiss beverage on the menu at the delightful Nordic Bar in Fitzrovia.

25 Newman Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 1PN
(020) 7631 3174



Opium is a cocktail and dim sum parlour on Gerrard Street in Chinatown. Expect a variety of cocktails, dim sum and dumplings.

15-16 Gerrard Street, Chinatown, London, W1D 6JE
(020) 7734 7276

Prague Bar


Prague Bar has a comfortable European feel. With the wood floors, exposed brick, Bohemian inspired touches and intimate seating, Prague Bar manages to feel urban and hip, yet welcoming and completely unpretentious.

Of course, absinthe is popular here and they serve it authentically.

6 Kingsland Road, Shoreditch, London, E2 8DA
(020) 7739 9110